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Farm Ops Summer Workshop Series

  • Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Open to Active Duty Service Members, Veterans, and Dependents. 

  • August 3rd - Buying Your Small Farm Dream - 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM 
    • Learn the basics of finding the right property for starting a small hobby farm or business. 
  • August 10th - Market Gardening 101 - 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM 
    • Evaluating profitable crops and markets, grow season planning, legal requirements, sanitation, and food safety. 
  • August 17th - Poultry 101 - 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM 
    • Learn the basics of raising poultry for eggs and meat. 
  • August 24th - Extreme Season Extension of Salad Greens - 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM 
    • Learn about the economics of winter growing, hydroponics, stacked indoor production using artificial lighting, use of cold frames, hot beds, and high tunnels. 
  • August 31st - Rabbitry 101 - 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM 
    • Learn the basics of raising rabbits for pets or meat. 
  • September 7th - Hogs 101 - 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM 
    • Learn the basics of getting started in raising hogs. 
  • September 14th - Beef Cattle 101 - 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM 
    • Learn the basics of getting started in raising beef cattle. 

Fee

Free

Register

https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/FarmOpsSeries _222

Contact

John Buneta
Soldiers and Veterans in Agriculture Specialist
jjb399@cornell.edu
315-788-8450 ext. 269

Location

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County
203 North Hamilton Street
Watertown, New York 13601

Last updated August 3, 2022