<html><body style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; -webkit-line-break: after-white-space; "><div><div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; "><font face="Helvetica" size="5" color="#000000" style="font: 18.0px Helvetica; color: #000000"><b>From: </b></font><font face="Helvetica" size="5" style="font: 18.0px Helvetica">Violet Stone &lt;<a href="mailto:vws7@cornell.edu">vws7@cornell.edu</a>&gt;</font></div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; "><font class="Apple-style-span" face="Helvetica"><b><br></b></font></div> </div><span class="Apple-style-span" style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: auto; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-border-horizontal-spacing: 0px; -webkit-border-vertical-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-decorations-in-effect: none; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; "><div ocsi="x"><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; "><font face="Tahoma" size="2">Dear Small Farms Supporters,<br><br>Here is the JUNE 2010 SMALL FARMS UPDATE.&nbsp; The Small Farms Update is intended as a resource for farmers and agricultural service providers in New York and is provided to you by Cornell's Small Farms Program.<br><br>This update summarizes announcements, information resources, opportunities and upcoming events relevant to small farms.&nbsp; Please feel free to share this information in newsletters, email lists, etc.<br>&nbsp;<br>----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br>CLICK THIS LINK TO VIEW THE JUNE 2010 UPDATE:<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.smallfarms.cornell.edu/pages/news/monthlyupdates/71_june2010.cfm">http://www.smallfarms.cornell.edu/pages/news/monthlyupdates/71_june2010.cfm</a></font></div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-right: 0px; "><font face="Tahoma" size="2">----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br><br>If you have announcements you would like to include, please forward these to Violet Stone (<a href="mailto:vws7@cornell.edu">vws7@cornell.edu</a>) or Anu Rangarajan (<a href="mailto:ar47@cornell.edu">ar47@cornell.edu</a>).&nbsp; Any suggestions you have for additional resources or events are also<br>welcome.<br><br>Thank you again for your interest and support of small farms in New York.<br><br>Best regards,<br><br>Anu Rangarajan<br>Director, Cornell Small Farms Program<br><br>----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br>CLICK THIS LINK TO VIEW THE MAY 2010 UPDATE:<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.smallfarms.cornell.edu/pages/news/monthlyupdates/71_june2010.cfm">http://www.smallfarms.cornell.edu/pages/news/monthlyupdates/71_june2010.cfm</a></font><font face="Tahoma" size="2"><br>----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br><br>TABLE OF CONTENTS<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><br><br></font></div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-right: 0px; "><font face="Tahoma" size="2">ANNOUNCEMENTS<br></font><font face="Tahoma" size="2">NY Small Dairy Innovators: Successful Strategies for Smaller Dairies</font></div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-right: 0px; "><font face="Tahoma" size="2">With New Staff, Small Farms Program Supports More Farmers</font></div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-right: 0px; "><font face="Tahoma" size="2">Is Your Farm Powered by Renewable Energy?</font></div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-right: 0px; "><font face="Tahoma" size="2">Help Us Prioritize Biggest Challenges for New Farmers After Start-up<br></font></div><font face="Tahoma" size="2"></font><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; "><font face="Tahoma" size="2"></font>&nbsp;</p><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; "><font face="Tahoma" size="2">UPCOMING EVENTS<br></font><font face="Tahoma" size="2">Beginning Farmer Training Calendar</font></div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; "><font face="Tahoma" size="2">Grazing Calendar</font></div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; "><font face="Tahoma" size="2">Cornell Sheep Program Calendar</font></div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; "><font face="Tahoma" size="2">Other Featured Events<br></font></div><font face="Tahoma" size="2"></font><font face="Tahoma" size="2"><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; "><br>&nbsp;</div></font><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; "><font face="Tahoma" size="2">CAREER, ETC. OPPS</font></div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; "><font face="Tahoma" size="2">Attention Beef Farmers: Cornell Seeks Antibiotic-Free Beef for Sale to Dining Halls<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><br></font></div><font face="Tahoma" size="2"></font><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; "><font face="Tahoma" size="2"></font>&nbsp;</p><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; "><font face="Tahoma" size="2">FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES</font></div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; "><font face="Tahoma" size="2">New York NRCS Announces Funding for Conservation Innovation Grants  Pre-proposals, Due June 25<br>Tree Assistance Program  Sign-Up, Due July 6<br>USDA Offers Payments Through Farm Transition Program<br>USDA Grant for Farmers Markets<br></font></div><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; "><font face="Tahoma" size="2"></font>&nbsp;</p><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; "><font face="Tahoma" size="2">RESOURCES</font></div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; "><font face="Tahoma" size="2">Slide Show Highlights Urban Farmers<br>Online Certification Available for Sheep Quality Assurance<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><br>USDA Maps Detail U.S. Local Meat Processing Facilities<br>USDA Releases Local Food Systems Report<br></font></div><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; "><font face="Tahoma" size="2"></font>&nbsp;</p><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; "><font face="Tahoma" size="2">PROGRAM HIGHLIGHT<br></font><font face="Tahoma" size="2">Small Farms Program Launches Small Dairy Workteam</font></div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; "><font face="Tahoma" size="2"><font face="tahoma"></font><br>----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br>CLICK THIS LINK TO VIEW THE MAY 2010 UPDATE:<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.smallfarms.cornell.edu/pages/news/monthlyupdates/71_june2010.cfm">http://www.smallfarms.cornell.edu/pages/news/monthlyupdates/71_june2010.cfm</a></font></div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; "><font face="Tahoma" size="2">----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br><br></font></div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; "><font face="Tahoma" size="2">To subscribe to this listserve, visit<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.smallfarms.cornell.edu/pages/contact/newsletter.cfm">http://www.smallfarms.cornell.edu/pages/contact/newsletter.cfm</a></font></div><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; "><font face="Tahoma" size="2"></font>&nbsp;</p><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; "><font face="Tahoma" size="2">To unsubscribe from Small Farm E-mails, send an email message to<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:sfpcontacts-l-request@cornell.edu">sfpcontacts-l-request@cornell.edu</a><br>In the body of the message, simply write "leave". You must send this message from the email address where you receive the e-list's messages. The message must be sent in plain text, that is, no formatting, font styles, or HTML code.<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><br><br><br>----------------<br>Violet Stone<br>Cornell Small Farms Program<br>Northeast SARE<br>607-255-9227<br><a href="mailto:vws7@cornell.edu">vws7@cornell.edu</a><br><br><a href="http://www.smallfarms.cornell.edu">www.smallfarms.cornell.edu</a><br><a href="http://www.nesare.org">www.nesare.org</a></font></div><pre>&nbsp;</pre></div></span></div><br><div apple-content-edited="true"> <span class="Apple-style-span" style="border-collapse: separate; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: auto; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-border-horizontal-spacing: 0px; -webkit-border-vertical-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-decorations-in-effect: none; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; "><div style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; -webkit-line-break: after-white-space; "><div>- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -.<br><a href="http://flxpermaculture.net">http://flxpermaculture.net</a><br>- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -.</div><div><br></div></div></span><br class="Apple-interchange-newline"> </div><br></body></html>