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Cornell Cooperative Extension Statewide Mission

The Cornell Cooperative Extension educational system enables people to improve their lives and communities through partnerships that put experience and research knowledge to work.

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ANNUAL MEETING & HARVEST DINNER

Thursday, November 3, Alumni Hall, Delhi, 5:00pm-8:30pm

To register by credit card, call 607-865-6531

To register online to go:

https://pub.cce.cornell.edu/event_registration/

go to “Filter by Host” drop down; Select “Delaware” and then click the blue “Register” button.

Supporting Feed Management Plans to improve farm profitability and protect water quality.

“PLAN TO SUCCEED”

For New or Diversifying Farm Businesses!

October 21, November 4, November 18,  10 am – 2 pm

CCE Resource Center, Hamden; $30 total fee includes lunches

Learn How To: Assess Your Resources; Research the Market; Develop a Logo/Brand; Learn about Rules and Regulations; Create Financial Records/Budgets; Manage Risk; Write the Business Plan

“No one plans to fail, they fail to plan” so plan on success by attending this 3-part program!

Registration required by October 11th by calling (607) 865-6531.

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FREE ENERGY WORKSHOPS PLANNED

Fall is the perfect time to take some steps to make your home more energy efficient.  Each workshop participant or household will receive free information and a courtesy CFL (compact fluorescent light bulb) to use in their homes.

CCE will be conducting NYSERDA’s Free Energy workshops titled “EMPOWER Save Energy, Save Dollars” at the following locations.

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Pre-register by calling 607-865-6531.

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FREE INVASIVE SPECIES IDENTIFICATION

CCE of Delaware County, in partnership with the Catskill Region Invasive Species Partnership Project (CRISP), will identify any suspected invasive species that you may locate in the county.  Please call Carla Crim at 607-865-6531 for assistance.

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Creating Learning Environments on Working Farms

September 14, 5pm-7:30pm, Hudson Valley Farm Hub, 1875 Mountain Road, Hurley NY.

How can farmers and apprentices co-create a learning environment that hones their skills and meets their farming goals?  Also, the NOFA-NY team will lead a discussion about their recently produced On-Farm Skills Guide.

Registration fee: $15/person or $25/farm.  To register call 585-271-1979 or https://www.nofany.org/events-news/events

 

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2016 4-H Youth Golf Classic

Results of the 2016 Event.

We would like to thank our players and sponsors of this event.

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Milk Money Mondays

JULY 25 & AUGUST 22 from 7-9PM

CCE will offer open forums to discuss ideas in response to prolonged low milk prices affecting dairy operations.

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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DROUGHT EMERGENCIES

Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Disaster Education Network has extensive resources available to help you address questions or concerns regarding water scarcity or potential drought.

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Milk Money Mondays

JULY 25 & AUGUST 22 from 7-9PM

CCE will offer open forums to discuss ideas in response to prolonged low milk prices affecting dairy operations.

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Perennial Forage Cutting Heights

Recommendations for Alfalfa, Grass, & Mixed

Nutritionists indicate that the presence of ash in forages is becoming a chronic problem on many dairies. It has been reported that a 2 percent increase in ash (from 9 to 11 percent) can reduce milk by 1.9 lbs/cow/day (Sniffen, Fencrest, LLC.). That is certainly significant.

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