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Farmer Discussion Meetings

  • Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Tuesday, December 19, 2017, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Thursday, December 21, 2017, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Cornell Cooperative Extension-Albany and the Capital Area Agriculture & Horticulture Program are pleased to announce an upcoming series of Farmer Discussion Meetings, to be held in Albany, Rensselaer, Greene, Columbia and Washington Counties on various dates.

We will get together over lunch (provided free). Then Aaron Gabriel will discuss basic insect biology and identification; including practice in using a hand lens to look at insects and how to send pictures using a phone. Afterward, Sandy Buxton will lead a discussion about how to estimate farm machinery costs to make better decisions about repairing/renting/purchasing machinery. Pesticide credit requested.

All Discussion Groups meet from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Lunch is free of charge. Please RSVP or direct any questions to Aaron Gabriel (518-380-1496, adg12@cornell.edu) or Sandy Buxton (518-380-1498, sab22@cornell.edu).

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December 12th @ Knox Town Hall

2192 Berne-Altamont Rd., Knox

(Albany County)


December 13th @ Proudfit Hall

181 South Main St. Salem, NY

(Washington County)


December 19th @ Brunswick Family Community Center

19 Keyes Ln, Troy, NY

(Rensselaer County)


December 20th @ CCE – Columbia/Greene Office

479 Rte 66, Hudson, NY

(Columbia County)


December 21st @ Agroforestry Resource Center

6055 NY Rte 23, Acra, NY

(Greene County)