Managing Risk in a Dairy Downturn

Managing Risk in a Dairy Downturn

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Guide to Farming

Updated for 2017! "The Guide to Farming in NY State" covers topics pertinent to planning and operating a farm business, from getting started, to selling what you produce. Free download here!

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Cooperative Extension puts a wealth of useful, research-based information at your finger tips!

In addition to what you'll find here on our website, we offer free or low-cost workshops on topics that range from how to make healthy food on a budget to starting a home vegetable garden. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit the CCE-Franklin Education Center to learn more. We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!

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2017 Vegetable Varieties

Check out this list from Cornell's Garden Based Learning Program to see what varieties they recommend as being well-suited to NY State gardens for 2017!

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Dairy Goat Producers Meeting

A great event for dairy goat enthusiasts to get together and gauge the local market and processing capabilities. Guest speakers include: Ag & Markets Inspector, Neil Reardon and CCE Livestock Specialist, Betsy Hodge

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4-H Public Presentations

ONLINE REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! CLICK HERE 4‐H Public Presentations is a nationally recognized element of the Cooperative Extension 4‐H Youth Development Program. This public speaking event is one of 4‐H's most beneficial and rewarding experiences.

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Winter Energy Tips

Heating is by far one of our biggest energy expenses. Find tips here on how you can reduce energy costs to heat your home.

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New Employment Opportunity

CCE Franklin County is looking for a Beginning Farmer Program Community Educator. Please click here to learn more and apply!

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March 2017 Ag Advisor

Click Here to Download this Month's Ag Advisor. This month's issue is the last free paper edition so sign-up today to get the Advisor electronically or pay the low $15 fee if you would like a paper copy for remainder of 2017.

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Last updated March 29, 2017