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Kombucha Making Workshop
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Kombucha Making Workshop

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Kombucha tea is an effervescent, fermented drink made with tea, sugar, yeast and a symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast that contains vitamin B and probiotic organisms.  Join Colleen Cavagna as she walks through the steps to make Kombucha at home.  You will be introduced to a SCO...

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Agri-tourism Strategic Marketing Conference
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Agri-tourism Strategic Marketing Conference

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Cornell Cooperative Extension and the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University are offering a hands-on workshop to prepare farms in New York, both beginning and experienced, to enter new markets using agri-tourism. The conference will take place at Be...

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2017 Farmer Neighbor Dinner - September 27, 2017
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2017 Farmer Neighbor Dinner - September 27, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

You are cordially invited to attend the 4th Annual Allegany County Farmer Neighbor Dinner to be held Wednesday September 27, 2017 at the Lake Lodge located at 6107 Terbury Road in Alfred Station. The evening hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County, Soil & Water Conservatio...

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Fall pH Clinics - Master Gardeners
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Fall pH Clinics - Master Gardeners

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Master Gardeners are hosting pH Clinics this fall where you can have your soil tested for free! Sept. 16th - 9:30 am - 11:30am   Wellsville WJQZ Radio Station MG's Terry Haas, Deb Bigelow, Steve JakobiSept. 30th - 11 am – 1 pm     Alfred - Tinkertown Hardware &...

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Southern Tier Stocker Initiative Short Course
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Southern Tier Stocker Initiative Short Course

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Interested in learning about stocker cattle? This course is designed for farmers of all experience levels to learn about managing stocker cattle (calves purchased in the spring, then sold to a finisher after adding weight using relatively inexpensive, excess pasture). The course will help you dis...

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Baskets or Pallets: Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA)
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Baskets or Pallets: Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA)

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Cornell Cooperative Extension is offering a series of field days to aide in understanding how to determine quality and grade of agricultural products. These sessions are designed to prepare farms in NY, both beginning and experienced, to enter new markets. We will be at Wagoner Bees & Produce&nb...

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Board of Director's Meeting
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Board of Director's Meeting

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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Ag & Food Systems Issue Committee Meeting
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Ag & Food Systems Issue Committee Meeting

Monday, October 23, 2017

Issue committees help determine the direction of work in the county and region within each CCE Association. Issue Committee members’ major responsibility is to help guide the direction of workshops, classes and other services that we offer residents of Allegany County, and to review the effect...

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Southern Tier Stocker Initiative Short Course
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Southern Tier Stocker Initiative Short Course

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Interested in learning about stocker cattle? This course is designed for farmers of all experience levels to learn about managing stocker cattle (calves purchased in the spring, then sold to a finisher after adding weight using relatively inexpensive, excess pasture). The course will help you dis...

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Ask a Master Gardener - At the Farmers Market
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Ask a Master Gardener - At the Farmers Market

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Have a gardening question? Come to the  Alfred Farmers Market August 13th, Sept. 17th or October 29th and talk with Master Gardener Steve Jakobi about your plant questions. 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Centerpieces for the Holidays
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Centerpieces for the Holidays

Thursday, November 9, 2017

The Holidays are a time for dazzling your friends and relatives with beautiful natural arrangements for your table. From fruit to evergreens to tree branches you will find the arrangement that will make the perfect statement for your gathering. Participants will be able to build their own evergre...

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CCE Allegany County Annual Meeting
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CCE Allegany County Annual Meeting

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Save the date for our Annual Meeting to be held on November 14th from 6-9 pm (Location TBA). This year's program will be on the Dairy Industry in NYS with Carl Moody Regional Dairy Processing Specialist, Harvest NY . Enjoy some local farm products and participate in tasting of NYS cheeses.

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Ag & Food Systems Issue Committee Meeting
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Ag & Food Systems Issue Committee Meeting

Monday, November 27, 2017

Issue committees help determine the direction of work in the county and region within each CCE Association. Issue Committee members’ major responsibility is to help guide the direction of workshops, classes and other services that we offer residents of Allegany County, and to review the effect...

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Southern Tier Stocker Initiative Short Course
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Southern Tier Stocker Initiative Short Course

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Interested in learning about stocker cattle? This course is designed for farmers of all experience levels to learn about managing stocker cattle (calves purchased in the spring, then sold to a finisher after adding weight using relatively inexpensive, excess pasture). The course will help you dis...

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Southern Tier Stocker Initiative Short Course
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Southern Tier Stocker Initiative Short Course

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Interested in learning about stocker cattle? This course is designed for farmers of all experience levels to learn about managing stocker cattle (calves purchased in the spring, then sold to a finisher after adding weight using relatively inexpensive, excess pasture). The course will help you dis...

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