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Online Farming Courses for Everyone!

Interactive 5-7-week courses connect you to the information and people you need to start a successful farm business or diversify your farm. Click here to view the course catalogue.

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Programs for Farmer Veterans

Veterans often encounter unique obstacles when considering entering into farming. Read about the resources and training we’re offering to military veterans at our Northeast Beginning Farmers Project Website

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Looking for Events?

Field Days? Workshops? Conferences? Our brand new events calendar lets you search by region, so you can find events in your own community. Click here!

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Starting a Farm?

Do you need help turning your farm dream into action? The self-guided tutorials in our “Plan Your Farm” Hub walk you through drafting the foundation for your business plan. Get started right here!

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Horse-Powered Haymaking Demonstration

August 6-7, 2016 Northland Sheep Dairy, Marathon, NY This two-day event will focus on haymaking with horses. Day one is a hands-on mowing workshop. Limited to six people, participants will learn how to run horse-drawn mowers. Basic teamster skills are required. Day two is a haymaking demonstration, examining tools used in the production of high … Read More

Scholarships Available for Mediation Training

Scholarships are available for a Basic Mediation Training which will be held in September by Mediation Matters, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing conflict resolution services to Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren, and Washington Counties. The scholarships are provided by the NY State Agricultural Mediation Program (NYSAMP) in order to train mediators who can help … Read More

Buffalo Farm-to-School Program Seeks NYS Grown Produce

Buffalo Public Schools is seeking input from New York State farmers interested in supplying some of the district’s fresh produce needs for the 2016-17 school year, as part of their farm to school initiative. Responses to the request for information are due August 15th, 2016. The goals, through this request for information, are to: -Identify … Read More