EAST AURORA, N.Y. — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County and the Cornell Vegetable Program continue with their monthly Women in Agriculture Discussion Group (W.A.V.E.S). Each month, an industry leading Farm-Her will provide an overview of her operation, lead a tour, and share her expertise. CCE & Cornell researchers will provide production tips & tricks.
W.A.V.E.S is open to anyone professionally farming, including employees, and FFA/4-H youth age 16 & up who plan a career in horticulture; and is FREE of charge thanks to a grant from Farm Credit East’s Northeast AgEnhancement program. Receive a free CCE Erie Ag Enrollment with registration. (Learn more about CCE Erie Ag Enrollment benefits at http://erie.cce.cornell.edu/agriculture/ag-enrollment.)
The July meeting is scheduled for Monday, July 15 from 6:30-8:30pm at Thorpes Organic Family Farm, East Aurora, NY. The group will meet at the main farm address (CSA stand).
Hosts: Gayle & Naomi Thorpe
Commodity: Small Fruit, Vegetables
Business Topics: Transitioning to Next Generation, Diversified Operation Management
Production Skill: Fruit Production, Insect Control
Guest Expert: Abby Seaman – NYS IPM Center
You can view the full 2019 W.A.V.E.S schedule at http://erie.cce.cornell.edu/resources/women-in-agriculture-discussion-group
For more information, or to register contact Jolie Hibit (716)652-5400×176 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accommodations for persons with special needs may be requested by contacting Elizabeth Buck at (716)652-5400×178 or email@example.com by July 3rd.
–Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County