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Economic Impact of Stall Stocking Density

Lindsay Ferlito, Dairy Management
North Country Regional Ag Team

Last Modified: April 26, 2017

Incase You Missed It - Grants for Small, Beginning Farmers

Kelsey O'Shea, Agriculture Business Development
North Country Regional Ag Team

Last Modified: January 23, 2017

On December 16th, 2016 Liz Higgins, from the Eastern NY Horticulture team, joined us in Plattsburgh, NY to lead a discussion on the current grants and other incentives available for beginning and small farms.

Farm Finance 101

Kelsey O'Shea, Agriculture Business Development
North Country Regional Ag Team

Last Modified: December 28, 2016

Ever wish you paid more attention in that accounting class? Maybe you're a bit rusty on financial ratios, or looking to learn something new. Each month I will go over an accounting or finance topic as it relates to your farm business, so stay tuned! This month is on leverage and repayment capacity measures:









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Upcoming Events

Open Farm Day

June 10, 2017

Adams Center, NY

Windsong Dairy

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School of Logging

July 10 - August 5, 2017

Prepare yourself to work successfully in mechanized timber harvesting operations! Learn
to safely operate common logging equipment and conduct an authentic timber harvesting operation,
tour regional logging operations and sawmills, and interact with professionals from all aspects
of the forest products supply chain.
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Harvest NY Upcoming Programs/Workshops

Cured Meats Workshop
May 31-June 1, 2017
Cornell University

The course is ideally suited for:
  • Small-scale Meat Processors
  • Restaurant Owners
  • Producers Wanting Detailed Information

To Register Click Here....

Employment Opportunity

Assistant Farm Manager

Come grow with Indian Ladder Farms, a century-old, family-run farm in Capital District Region of New York State. Farm features 60 acres of apples (including 20% new plantings) small fruits, large retail farm market, cider mill and associated on-site farm brewery and cidery. Sales take place primarily on-farm with some direct-store retail. Job includes participation in administration of orchard IPM program, pick your own operation, direct-store sales management and general farm work. Salary and benefits commensurate with skill level and include possible housing option. Detailed job description is available at:
E mail your cover letter and resume to

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