YORKSHIRE, N.Y. — On Saturday, March 4, 2017 Cornell Cooperative Extension will be sponsoring the 25th Annual Rural Landowner Workshop. The program will begin at 9:00 AM and end at 3:00 PM. Following the opening session there will be three concurrent sessions with three classes per session to choose from.
The Rural Landowner Workshop is a regional program involving several agencies that provide educational information and outreach to landowners. Presenters are brought in from both private and public sectors to provide participants with up-to-date information.
The opening session will be Growing Chinese Medicinal Herbs in New York with Jean Giblette, owner of High Falls Gardens, founder and director of High Falls Foundation Inc. Some additional topic: Growing Medicinal Tree and Shrub Crops, Black Bears, EBA and Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in Western NY, A Tree’s Life, The Green Lie, Deer Assessment, USDA/NRCS Conservation Farm Bill Program Opportunities, Steps for a Healthy and Productive Sugarbush, Creating Early Successional Habitat for Wildlife, and Wetland Restoration.
The program will be held at Pioneer Central School located on County Line Road in Yorkshire, NY. There is a cost for this program and pre-registration is required. Early Bird Registration deadline: Friday, February 17th, 2017. For more information or to register contact Lynn Bliven, Cornell Cooperative Extension at 585-268-7644 ext. 18.
—Cornell Cooperative Extension Allegany County
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