Cornell Small Farms Update & Online Beginning Farmer Training

Announcements: Small Farms Program Request for Proposals; Two Beginning Farmer Online Courses Offered in March; Visit Us at the New York Organic Farming Conference in Saratoga Springs!

Upcoming Events: Small Farms Program Sponsored Events; Beginning Farmer Training Calendar; Grazing Events; Cornell Sheep Program Calendar; Other Featured Events

Career etc. Opportunities: Director of Farming, Hudson Valley, NY; Farm Manager, Iroquois Farm, Ogdensburg, NY; LEAD New York Program Accepting Applications for Class 14 – Due 3/1/11

Funding Opportunities: Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative – Due 2/10/11; Innovative Greenhouse Gas Reduction and Carbon Sequestration Projects – Due 2/11/11; Technical Assistance for Rural Biomass Energy Entrepreneurs – 3/1/2011; Pest Management Alternatives Program – Due 3/3/11; Conservation Funds Available for Organic Growers – Due 3/4/11

Resources: NOFA-NY Introduces New Farm Technical Assistance Help Line; Pesticide Management Education Program Distance Learning Center Women in Agribusiness Network; Hay Production Resources for New York and Similar Climates; New ‘Gas Drilling and NY Foodsheds’ List-serve

Program Highlight: Small Farms Program Request for Project Proposals – Due 2/15/11

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