WELCOME! Our website is full of information and upcoming programs, but here are a few items of interest:
Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Join NYS Maple Specialist Steven Childs for our annual Maple School. This year’s topics include:
Maple Flavors: What creates the maple flavor, how can we enhance good flavor in our maple syrup and what situations make for poor and off flavors? These questions will be considered in this talk.
Tapping for Quality: What about tapping can lead to better quality and higher production. This session will look at time of tapping, where on the tree works best, what is the best pattern to use, what about spouts and drops, what about cleaning lines and other related questions.
Maple Energy: This session will take a quick view of the issues of energy efficiency, how much can various pieces of equipment save and how they can influence profit or costs.
Space is limited. To register, email [email protected] or call 607-865-6531.
NYS 4-H STEM CAMP
Friday, June 19-Sunday, June 21
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
Do NOT have to be a 4-Her to attend!
STEM Camp has several courses to choose from. Each camper chooses one course to learn about the for weekend.
Who can attend? Any youth 10 years old and older
Cost: $75.00 per participant
More information coming soon!
For more information please call Emily Roach at 607-865-6531
FARMERS’ INCOME TAX SCHOOL
Thursday, January 23rd
CCE-Resource Center, Hamden
The Farmers’ Income Tax School will be held on Thursday, January 23rd (snow date January 30th) at 1:00 p.m. at the Delaware County Resource Center in Hamden. Registration will begin at 12:45. Cost is $5.00 per farm for members, $10 per farm for non-members.
This year the school will highlight: Federal and State updates, new legislation, credits, update in social security, capital gain, sec. 179 changes, depreciation enhancements, NYS highlights, and much more. We will also lead you through a typical tax return. Bring your questions and we will do our best to give you the answers you need. Tax forms will be available.
Presenters will be Mariane Kiraly, Extension Resource Educator and Sandy Whittaker, Tax Practitioner.
Register by calling Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County at 607-865-6531 or email: [email protected] so we have adequate handouts available.
Catch Me Cooking!
Charlotte Valley School– January 29, February 12 & 26, March 11 & 25, April 1 – 5:00pm-6:30pm
Call Jen Jester at 607-278-5511 to register for Charlotte Valley location
Lauren’s Central School-March 3,10,17,24,31 – 5:00pm-6:30pm
Call Jean Barry at 607-432-2050 for Lauren’s location.
A hands-on culinary and nutrition series for FAMILIES.
6 Sessions include: Cooking dinner and eating together; Nutrition; Knife & safe food handling skills; Cooking skills & techniques; FREE cooking utensil; FREE cookbook
To register: Contact CCE at 607-865-6531
FARMERS’ MARKET MANAGER CERTIFICATION
Webinar Schedule – 9 Sessions
(November 15, 21; December 5,11; January 8,17,28; February 4, 19)
The FMM PRO course is a professional certification program for farmers market managers. The program teaches all aspects of running a farmers market. Managers use the program to ensure their markets are operating at top efficiency; ensure their partners, collaborators and funders that they have the skills needed to operate a successful market; and encourages investment in a market and their manager to support a professionally run market.
All webinars are scheduled for Noon to 1:30pm and they are free to participate, but registration is required. See attached link for webinar schedule.
Once the updated sessions are added to the online curriculum, each participant will receive a link to the online program to register for the full course.
4-H PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
Friday, February 7, 5:00pm-8:00pm, CCE-Resource Center, Hamden
Saturday, February 8, 9:00am-1:00pm, CCE-Resource Center, Hamden
Deposit location & date coming soon.
To register, please contact the Extension office: [email protected]; 607-865-6531.
Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Disaster Education Network has extensive resources available to help you address concerns regarding winter storms or severe cold weather.