Silvopasturing as a Strategy to Enhance Grazing Systems in Forest-Covered New England

When: March 9 at 7 pm Description: Brett will share personal experiences on how silvopasturing has benefited family ranching operations in western New York and central Argentina to improve the land and welfare of their livestock, while also improving the bottom line. Bio: Brett Chedzoy is a forester with Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County, New York.  He works regiona...
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The State of: Advocacy in 2021

Advocating for farmers and ranchers with Congress, the White House and numerous federal departments and agencies is the cornerstone of Farm Bureau’s work. With few opportunities to engage with policymakers in person in the coming months, Farm Bureau will have to adjust, adapt, and enhance the way we deliver agriculture’s message.
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USDA ready to assist farmers affected by winter storms

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds rural communities, farmers and ranchers, families and small businesses affected by the recent winter storms that USDA has programs that provide assistance. USDA staff in the regional, state and county offices are prepared with a variety of program flexibilities and other assistance to residents, agricultural producers and impacted comm...
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Eighth Biennial Harvest New England Agricultural Marketing Conference & Trade Show

February 24-25: There is Still Time to Register! Extra Two Day Seminar for Market Managers Set for February 22 -23  Although we’ll miss seeing you in person, the virtual conference is set for two half days on February 24 and 25 and will be offered at no cost to attendees. Reserve your spot at the conference at www.harvestnewengland.org.  Speakers include farmers from across the region. K...
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