Virtual Beginning and Ongoing Farm Series

Virtual Beginning and Ongoing Farm Series


Virtual Beginning and Ongoing Farm Series

  • Wednesday, February 23, 2022, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Wednesday, March 2, 2022, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Wednesday, March 9, 2022, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Wednesday, March 16, 2022, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Starting a Farm Business - February 23, 6:30pm
    • Steve Hadcock, Beginning Farmer and Market Development Educator with the CCE Capital Area Agricultural and Horticultural Program, will be answering your questions about starting a farm business. What are the risks of starting a farm business? Can I make enough income to sustain the business? What does it take financially to start a farm business?
  • Marketing Ag Products - March 2, 6:30pm
    • Sophie Ano, SUNY Cobleskill professor, Ph.D., Department Chair for Business, Food, Service and Agriculture, will be discussing the basics of marketing your farm or food business using social media and other outlets.
  • Conservation Easements for Agriculture - March 9, 6:30pm
    • May Leinhart, Otsego Land Trust Stewardship Associate, Master’s degree in Geography, will talk about private conservation easements, state and local tax credits, and options farmers and landowners have in conserving their property.
  • Farmland Succession Planning - March 16 - 6:30pm
    • Farm Net Farm Business Management Specialist Gabriel Gurley will discuss the fundamentals of farm succession and how to develop a succession plan.
  • What’s New at NYSAMP? - March 16 - 7:30pm
    • The New York State Agricultural Mediation Program (NYSAMP) is “More than Mediation”. Welcome to an overview of NYSAMP and the ways it can serve farmers, their families and their businesses, presented by Christine Tauzel. We look forward to seeing you!

Fee: $10 per class, $25 for all

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Questions? Contact Jessica Holmes at / 518-234-4303 ext. 119


$10 per class, $25 for all



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Last updated January 24, 2022