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Cornell holds COVID-19 video conference for dairy farmers Friday

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Cornell Cooperative Extension is holding a seminar by video conference Friday morning for dairy farmers about how to manage their businesses with COVID-19 in mind.  The conference is scheduled for 10 a.m. with ZOOM video conferencing technology, and can be ...

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Farm preparedness workshops cover social media, certification and sneaky activists (access required)

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Farm preparedness in the 2020s is a lot more sophisticated than locking the barn door before the horse gets out. The “Modern On-Farm Preparedness” series of workshops and webinars offered by the Cornell Cooperative Extension and other dairy-related agencies starts ...

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Wine panel: Climate change is here but improving soils could help (access required)

The view and wine flights invite visitors to Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery to linger a while.

Wineries in the Finger Lakes have been experiencing evidence of climate change for some time, but there may be things owners can do to mitigate its effects. That came out of a panel discussion last week at Ravines Wine Cellars in ...

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Wyoming County puts buy-local listing online (access required)

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A new online guide helps Wyoming County farms and producers reach out to consumers on the go. The “Buy Wyoming County Grown” website makes available a listing of producers offering apples to zucchini, and bedding plants to Christmas trees. Until ...

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Leadership program seeks to foster growth in agriculture industry (access required)

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When it comes to agriculture, the industry is no Silicon Valley. Surveys conducted just a few years ago found that the average American farmer was 58 while the average American computer programmer was 31. The food and agriculture workforce has only gotten older since ...

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Federal grant will restart 4-H program in Rochester for urban youth and parents (access required)

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A federal agriculture grant of $640,000 will help re-establish an urban youth 4-H program run by the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County. The grant from the Children, Youth and Families at Risk Sustainable Community Project of the U.S. Department ...

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