Know Your Lands workshop series, Oct 7, 14 and 21

Chrys B. Gardener cab69 at cornell.edu
Mon Oct 6 09:51:49 EDT 2014


Know Your Lands Resources Workshop Series
Sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension-Tompkins County
-Soil Resources, Tuesday, Oct. 7, 7-8:30pm
-Forest Resources, Tuesday, Oct. 14th, 7-8:30pm
-Land Ownership Logistics and Opportunities, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 7-8:30pm

All 3 sessions are held at 4-H Acres - Lower Creek Rd. off Route 13, Ithaca
Sign up for all sessions or just come to the one that interests you most; $5 per session
Call 607-272-2292 or email mjc72 at cornell.edu<mailto:mjc72 at cornell.edu>


Workshops for Rural Landowners and Beginning Farmers
Cornell Cooperative Extension-Tompkins County-is offering a Know Your Lands Resources workshop series in October; there will be three sessions held on Tuesdays (the 7th, 14th, and 21st) from 7-8:30pm.  All three sessions will be held at 4-H Acres - Lower Creek Rd. off Route 13.

At the first workshop, Janice Degni, CCE agronomist, will discuss soil resources, including the relationship between soil type, drainage and land use; understanding and using the soil survey; and the process for bringing an overgrown field back into production.  Brett Chedzoy, CCE Forestry Educator, will discuss forest resources at the second workshop.  In this presentation, he will cover topics that include: assessing your woods; why and how to manage your woods; adding value; tree management; profitable tree planting; and pests, invasives, and wildlife.  At the final workshop, Monika Roth (CCE Ag Educator), Ian Bailey (Finger Lakes LandLink), Jon Negley (TCSWCD) and Patrick Barry (USDA NRCS), will present on Land Ownership Logistics and Opportunities.  They will cover topics including: land taxes and agricultural assessment; leasing land to farmers; Finger Lakes Land Link; and resources and support that is available via the TCSWCD, USDA NRCS and Groundswell.

Sign up for all sessions or just come to the one that interests you most; $5 per session
Call 607-272-2292 or email mjc72 at cornell.edu<mailto:mjc72 at cornell.edu> for more information.


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