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Wooly Adelgid Workshop
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Wooly Adelgid Workshop

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Whether you are in the business of forestry or just have an appreciation and concern for the woods, you have, no doubt, heard of the Hemlock Wooly Adelgid by now. The Hemlock Wooly Adelgid is an invasive aphid like insect that has been wreaking havoc on hemlock trees. This means that we all need ...

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Advanced Vet Science
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Advanced Vet Science

Monday, December 18, 2017

Come join our new Vet Science Program! This program will introduce youth to the importance of animal health in a wide variety of species. We will hear from experts in the vet science field as well as engage in hands-on activities and learning. This is a first-come, first-served class that will ...

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Farmer Discussion Group Meeting Insect Basics and Estimating Machinery Costs for Better Decision-Making
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Farmer Discussion Group Meeting Insect Basics and Estimating Machinery Costs for Better Decision-Making

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

We will start with lunch, then Aaron Gabriel will discuss basic insect biology and identification; practice using a hand lens to look at insects and how to send pictures using a phone. Then Sandy Buxton will lead a discussion about how to estimate farm machinery costs to make better decisions abo...

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Farmer Discussion Group Meeting Insect Basics and Estimating Machinery Costs for Better Decision-Making
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Farmer Discussion Group Meeting Insect Basics and Estimating Machinery Costs for Better Decision-Making

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

We will start with lunch, then Aaron Gabriel will discuss basic insect biology and identification; practice using a hand lens to look at insects and how to send pictures using a phone.Then Sandy Buxton will lead a discussion about how to estimate farm machinery costs to make better decisions abou...

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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training
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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

The federal Renovation Repair & Painting Rule (RRP) requires that anyone who is paid to perform work that disturbs paint in housing & child occupied facilities built before 1978 be trained & certified as a renovator. There is no cost to attend but pre-registration is required.Registration forms c...

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Farmer Discussion Group Meeting Insect Basics and Estimating Machinery Costs for Better Decision-Making
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Farmer Discussion Group Meeting Insect Basics and Estimating Machinery Costs for Better Decision-Making

Thursday, December 21, 2017

We will start with lunch, then Aaron Gabriel will discuss basic insect biology and identification; practice using a hand lens to look at insects and how to send pictures using a phone.Then Sandy Buxton will lead a discussion about how to estimate farm machinery costs to make better decisions abou...

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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Refresher Training
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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Refresher Training

Friday, December 22, 2017

Five years after taking the RRP Initial class, an EPA certified renovator must successfully complete an EPA RRP Refresher course to continue working. RRP Refresher classes are 4 hours & include a light breakfast. There is no cost to attend but pre-registration is required.Registration forms can b...

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Marketing Your Farm as a Great Place to Work
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Marketing Your Farm as a Great Place to Work

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Do you have a lot of staff turnover? Do you want to improve your communication skills with your employees? This workshop is for you. Learn to create a work environment that attracts and retains quality employees. You will leave with an assessment of your current employee management strengths a...

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Healthy Living on a Budget
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Healthy Living on a Budget

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Come and learn about how you can implement your New Year's resolution to eat healthier, on a budget.For more information regarding this program contact Marybeth Mitcham at 518-623-3291.

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What Is My Job? Hiring, Training & Evaluating Farm Employees Effectively
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What Is My Job? Hiring, Training & Evaluating Farm Employees Effectively

Thursday, January 4, 2018

How well do your employees understand their jobs? Everyone wants farm employees who know what to do without being told. Unfortunately, most people you hire or manage can’t read minds. This workshop will help you develop effective tools for training and evaluating new employees or employees mov...

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Budget-Friendly Plant-Based Diets on a Budget
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Budget-Friendly Plant-Based Diets on a Budget

Sunday, January 7, 2018

The New Year is right around the corner, & with it, a chance to start living a healthier lifestyle. If you have considered plant-based diets, & wondered if they are a good fit for your New Year’s Resolutions, come & join us for a fun, interactive class that will not only cover the benefits of a p...

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Intermediate Archery Program
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Intermediate Archery Program

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Must be at least 8 years old & completed Basic Archery. Move beyond the basics of recurve shooting with compound bows. Once established, students will be allowed to select either a recurve or compound & work toward improving their grouping at several distances. Fee $5.

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Advanced Archery Program
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Advanced Archery Program

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Must be at least 8 years old & completed Basic & Intermediate Archery. Crossbow usage & the use of sights. Fee $5. For more information contact John Bowe 518-623-3291.

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Capturing Money Using QuickBooks
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Capturing Money Using QuickBooks

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Develop working knowledge of Quickbooks, set up a chart of accounts, learn how to automate the recording of receipts and expenses and to generate financial reports to monitor and track your business. Completion of this course qualifies participants for a $150 credit toward Quickbooks software. Fo...

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Declutter & Get Organized
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Declutter & Get Organized

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Did you resolve to get organized in 2018? If you haven’t started or need a nudge, this program can help! Don’t let the accumulation of stuff and piles of paper hold you back. This workshop will help you find ways to let the clutter go. Reclaim your living space and recharge your life! Cost: $7.00...

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Capital Region Bedding Plant Conference
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Capital Region Bedding Plant Conference

Thursday, January 11, 2018

This event will include a series of presentations addressing greenhouse pest and disease management and control, plant root zone monitoring and minimizing the impact of horticultural pesticides on wild and domesticated bees. Admission is $45.00 per person if pre-registered, or $65.00 per person a...

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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training
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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training

Thursday, January 11, 2018

The federal Renovation Repair & Painting Rule (RRP) requires that anyone who is paid to perform work that disturbs paint in housing and child occupied facilities built before 1978 be trained and certified as a renovator. RRP Initial classes are 8 hours and include a light breakfast and lunch. The...

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FREE Movie Night: More than Honey
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FREE Movie Night: More than Honey

Thursday, January 11, 2018

This movie will discuss the lifecycle of bees and diseases of all breeds around the world.In the US, the latest estimates suggest that a total of 1.5 million (out of 2.4 million total beehives) have disappeared across 27 states. In Germany, according to the National Beekeepers’ Association, one-f...

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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting Refresher Training
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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting Refresher Training

Friday, January 12, 2018

Five years after taking the RRP Initial class, an EPA certified renovator must successfully complete an EPA RRP Refresher course to continue working. RRP Refresher classes are 4 hours and include a light breakfast. There is no cost to attend but pre-registration is required.Registration forms can...

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Making Jam & Jelly
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Making Jam & Jelly

Friday, January 12, 2018

Learn the art and science (interplay of fruit, acid, pectin and sugar) of making gelled products. Participants will take home a jar of jam or jelly. Costs $20.00 adults, $10 under 18, Pre-registration required, class size limited to 14. Instructor: Diane Whitten, CCE Nutrition Educator and Certif...

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Beginner Maple Program & Backyard Reverse Osmosis
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Beginner Maple Program & Backyard Reverse Osmosis

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Do you want to learn how to tap your trees for syrup? This program will cover a variety of areas relevant to anyone fairly new to maple production, either the small commercial producer or back yard producer. Topics include: why make maple syrup, tree identification, tapping, sap collection, boili...

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Hemlock Woolly Adelgid: An Education and Training Opportunity
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Hemlock Woolly Adelgid: An Education and Training Opportunity

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Hemlocks are under attack by the hemlock woolly adelgid, an invasive insect that is now established in our region. Come and learn about the threat this forest pest poses for New York’s forests. This training will focus on correctly identifying hemlock trees and hemlock woolly adelgid in the field...

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Capturing Money Using QuickBooks
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Capturing Money Using QuickBooks

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Develop working knowledge of Quickbooks, set up a chart of accounts, learn how to automate the recording of receipts and expenses and to generate financial reports to monitor and track your business. Completion of this course qualifies participants for a $150 credit toward Quickbooks software. Fo...

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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training
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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

The federal Renovation Repair & Painting Rule (RRP) requires that anyone who is paid to perform work that disturbs paint in housing and child occupied facilities built before 1978 be trained and certified as a renovator. RRP Initial classes are 8 hours and include a light breakfast and lunch. The...

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Healthy Living on a Budget
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Healthy Living on a Budget

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Come and learn about how you can implement your New Year's resolution to eat healthier, on a budget.For more information regarding this program contact Marybeth Mitcham at 518-623-3291.

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Eat to Stay Young
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Eat to Stay Young

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Phytochemicals and antioxidants. You’ve heard of them, but what are they, what do they do, and how do you get them from your food? Cooking and samples of recipes with superfoods that are rich in antioxidants will be included. You must be a CDPHP member and register for this class directly through...

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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Refresher Training
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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Refresher Training

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Five years after taking the RRP Initial class, an EPA certified renovator must successfully complete an EPA RRP Refresher course to continue working. RRP Refresher classes are 4 hours and include a light breakfast. There is no cost to attend but pre-registration is required.Registration forms can...

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Dining with Diabetes
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Dining with Diabetes

Monday, January 22, 2018

Learn how to plan delicious meals including desserts while managing your blood sugar. Sample healthy recipes. Talk with others who live with diabetes everyday like you. Cost: Free thanks to sponsorship by Saratoga Springs Lions Club. Instructor: Diane Whitten, CCE Nutrition Educator. To register ...

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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training
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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training - The federal Renovation Repair & Painting Rule (RRP) requires that anyone who is paid to perform work that disturbs paint in housing & child occupied facilities built before 1978 be trained & certified as a renovator. There is no c...

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Pathways of Invasion: What’s on your property?
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Pathways of Invasion: What’s on your property?

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Invasive species are non-native species that cause more harm than good to the environment, economy, or to human and animal health. It is important to know what is growing on your property to protect your land value and health of livestock. Topics include: Introduction to invasive species and econ...

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Declutter & Get Organize
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Declutter & Get Organize

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Did you resolve to get organized in 2018? If you haven’t started or need a nudge, this program can help! Don’t let the accumulation of stuff and piles of paper hold you back. This workshop will help you find ways to let the clutter go. Information on where to sell or donate your no longer needed,...

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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Refresher Training
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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Refresher Training

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Refresher Training - Five years after taking the RRP Initial class, an EPA certified renovator must successfully complete an EPA RRP Refresher course to continue working. RRP Refresher classes are 4 hours and include a light breakfast. There is no...

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Capturing Money Using QuickBooks
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Capturing Money Using QuickBooks

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Develop working knowledge of Quickbooks, set up a chart of accounts, learn how to automate the recording of receipts and expenses and to generate financial reports to monitor and track your business. Completion of this course qualifies participants for a $150 credit toward Quickbooks software. Fo...

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Declutter & Get Organize
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Declutter & Get Organize

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Did you resolve to get organized in 2018? If you haven’t started or need a nudge, this program can help! Don’t let the accumulation of stuff and piles of paper hold you back. This workshop will help you find ways to let the clutter go. Information on where to sell or donate your no longer needed,...

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Parenting Apart
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Parenting Apart

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

A parent program designed specifically for parents who are separating, divorcing, or parenting apart from the other parent. The main focus is on helping parents understand what their children are experiencing & how they can help them through this transition. Pre-registration required by calling C...

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Dining with Diabetes
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Dining with Diabetes

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Learn how to plan delicious meals including desserts while managing your blood sugar. Sample healthy recipes. Talk with others who live with diabetes everyday like you. Instructor: Diane Whitten, CCE Nutrition Educator. To register call 518-885-8995.

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Parenting Apart
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Parenting Apart

Thursday, January 25, 2018

A parent program designed specifically for parents who are separating, divorcing, or parenting apart from the other parent. The main focus is on helping parents understand what their children are experiencing & how they can help them through this transition. Pre-registration required by calling C...

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Window Replacement Workshop
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Window Replacement Workshop

Friday, January 26, 2018

This class is designed to teach landlords, homeowners, tenants, and contractors how to replace old windows using lead safe work practices. Workshop topics related to window replacement will include lead poisoning prevention education, tools needed, cost benefits, and energy savings. Educational r...

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Jams from Frozen Fruit
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Jams from Frozen Fruit

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Learn to safely prepare jams from frozen fruit. This is a hands-on class where participants will end up preparing jam to take home. Cost is $22.00 per person. Register by January 24th online:https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/Jamsfromfrozen_210 or call 518-622-9820 x 0.

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Managing for Today and Tomorrow
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Managing for Today and Tomorrow

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Workshop series designed for farm women to learn about business, estate, retirement and succession planning. In addition to presentations, there will be discussions based on participant questions and follow-up activities for family members to complete at home. For more information contact Steve H...

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Winter Green-Up
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Winter Green-Up

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Speakers: Brian Maloney, custom grazer, grass-fed beef and pork producer, direct marketer. MacKenzie Waro, Livestock Processing and Marketing Specialist, CCE Harvest New York team. Sandra Kay Miller, owner/operator of Painted Hand Farm, a diversified grass-fed livestock farm. For more information...

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Beginning Beekeeper Workshop
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Beginning Beekeeper Workshop

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Do you think you would like to be a beekeeper? Whether you are just thinking about it or already have a hive or two and want to learn more about over-wintering, pest control, honey harvesting, selling and using hive products, this short course is made for you. We will cover necessary equipment, h...

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Dining with Diabetes
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Dining with Diabetes

Monday, January 29, 2018

Learn how to plan delicious meals including desserts while managing your blood sugar. Sample healthy recipes. Talk with others who live with diabetes everyday like you. Cost: Free thanks to sponsorship by Saratoga Springs Lions Club. Instructor: Diane Whitten, CCE Nutrition Educator. To register ...

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Master Gardener Tuesday Tea Series: Seed Catalogues
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Master Gardener Tuesday Tea Series: Seed Catalogues

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Are you a beginning gardener who needs help deciphering seed vocabulary, or some advice on how to start seeds or plan your garden? Or are you an experienced gardener looking to learn and share tips on best varieties for our area? We will have a number of current seed catalogues available to perus...

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Part Time Farmer Tax School
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Part Time Farmer Tax School

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Do you ask these questions: How much farm income do I need to deduct it on my taxes? What form(s) do I need to complete? What, if any, tax management strategy should I have for my farm business? Sandy Buxton and Steve Hadcock will be prepared to answer these and other tax related questions for yo...

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Managing Dairy Manure Systems: Sharing Experiences of Farmers and Engineers
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Managing Dairy Manure Systems: Sharing Experiences of Farmers and Engineers

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Separating sand & solids; Draglines; Hauling; Storages below & above ground; Pumping; Satellite Lagoons. Speakers: Curt Gooch, Cornell Pro-Dairy Program, Peter Wright, retired engineer, NRCS, Farmer Panel: Matthew’s (Severy) Trucking, Newmont Farm, Ideal Dairy, Gettyvue, & others. Early-Bird Regi...

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Dining with Diabetes
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Dining with Diabetes

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Learn how to plan delicious meals including desserts while managing your blood sugar. Sample healthy recipes. Talk with others who live with diabetes everyday like you. Instructor: Diane Whitten, CCE Nutrition Educator. To register call 518-885-8995.

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Managing for Today and Tomorrow
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Managing for Today and Tomorrow

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Workshop series designed for farm women to learn about business, estate, retirement and succession planning. In addition to presentations, there will be discussions based on participant questions and follow-up activities for family members to complete at home. For more information contact Steve H...

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Dining with Diabetes
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Dining with Diabetes

Monday, February 5, 2018

Learn how to plan delicious meals including desserts while managing your blood sugar. Sample healthy recipes. Talk with others who live with diabetes everyday like you. Cost: Free thanks to sponsorship by Saratoga Springs Lions Club. Instructor: Diane Whitten, CCE Nutrition Educator. To register ...

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Dining with Diabetes
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Dining with Diabetes

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Learn how to plan delicious meals including desserts while managing your blood sugar. Sample healthy recipes. Talk with others who live with diabetes everyday like you. Instructor: Diane Whitten, CCE Nutrition Educator. To register call 518-885-8995.

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Managing for Today and Tomorrow
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Managing for Today and Tomorrow

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Workshop series designed for farm women to learn about business, estate, retirement and succession planning. In addition to presentations, there will be discussions based on participant questions and follow-up activities for family members to complete at home. For more information contact Steve H...

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Managing for Today and Tomorrow
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Managing for Today and Tomorrow

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Workshop series designed for farm women to learn about business, estate, retirement and succession planning. In addition to presentations, there will be discussions based on participant questions and follow-up activities for family members to complete at home. For more information contact Steve H...

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Managing for Today and Tomorrow
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Managing for Today and Tomorrow

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Workshop series designed for farm women to learn about business, estate, retirement and succession planning. In addition to presentations, there will be discussions based on participant questions and follow-up activities for family members to complete at home. For more information contact Steve H...

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Winter Dog Obedience Class
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Winter Dog Obedience Class

Monday, January 22, 2018

In this class you will learn how to teach basic obedience while having fun bonding with your dog. There will also be an optional Canine Good Citizen test with an evaluator from the American Kennel Club. The class will focus on teaching your dog basic manners, behavior modification, & socializatio...

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