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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course
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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course

Monday, December 18, 2017

From outbreaks of E. coli and botulism to Hepatitis A and Norovirus, food borne illnesses cost the United States billions of dollars each year while the fiscal impact on commercial, non-profit and municipal enterprises can total thousands of dollars in addition to possible closure of the kitch...

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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course

Monday, January 8, 2018

From outbreaks of E. coli and botulism to Hepatitis A and Norovirus, food borne illnesses cost the United States billions of dollars each year while the fiscal impact on commercial, non-profit and municipal enterprises can total thousands of dollars in addition to possible closure of the kitch...

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Backyard Chickens for Beginners
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Backyard Chickens for Beginners

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Are you interested in raising your own chickens for meat or egg production? Join us to learn about starting out with chickens in the Hudson Valley. This class is being held in January and repeated in February. Chickens can provide eggs, meat, and fun!   The class instructor is our ...

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Pigs for Beginners
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Pigs for Beginners

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

There has been a surge in interest for pastured and woodlot pig rearing in the last few years. This class will review best care practices for raising pigs and discuss some of the ways that producers can integrate pigs into their current production system.  Whether you're interested in b...

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Free Movie Night:  How to get your Cattle to Eat Weeds
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Free Movie Night: How to get your Cattle to Eat Weeds

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

PUG, or Progressive Ulster Graziers (PUG), is a group of local graziers which meets every other month to review techniques and procedures pertaining to progressive grazing practices.  In this installment, we will watch a movie on how to train your cattle to eat weeds.There will be time for a...

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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course

Monday, February 5, 2018

From outbreaks of E. coli and botulism to Hepatitis A and Norovirus, food borne illnesses cost the United States billions of dollars each year while the fiscal impact on commercial, non-profit and municipal enterprises can total thousands of dollars in addition to possible closure of the kitch...

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Small Ruminants for Beginners (Goats and Sheep)
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Small Ruminants for Beginners (Goats and Sheep)

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Are you interested in raising your own sheep or goats? Join us for a class on starting out with small ruminants in the Hudson Valley.  This class will be held on February 6 and repeated on February 28.Sheep and goats can provide meat, fiber, and friends! Whether you are interested in starti...

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4th Annual Grain School:  Supplying Local Grains to Local Artisan Bakers
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4th Annual Grain School: Supplying Local Grains to Local Artisan Bakers

Friday, February 9, 2018

This year's Grain School focuses on supplying local grains to local artisan bakers. It will be a great opportunity for anyone interested in the grains industry to learn and network.  Location: Pegasus Restaurant and Banquet Hall, 10885 Route 9W, Coxsackie, NY (less than 10 miles off Ca...

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Backyard Chickens for Beginners
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Backyard Chickens for Beginners

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Are you interested in raising your own chickens for meat or egg production? Join us to learn about starting out with chickens in the Hudson Valley. This class is being held in January and repeated in February. Chickens can provide eggs, meat, and fun!   The class instructor is our ...

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Small Ruminants for Beginners (Goats and Sheep)
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Small Ruminants for Beginners (Goats and Sheep)

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Are you interested in raising your own sheep or goats? Join us for a class on starting out with small ruminants in the Hudson Valley.  This class will be held on February 6 and repeated on February 28.Sheep and goats can provide meat, fiber, and friends! Whether you are interested in starti...

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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course
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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course

Monday, March 5, 2018

From outbreaks of E. coli and botulism to Hepatitis A and Norovirus, food borne illnesses cost the United States billions of dollars each year while the fiscal impact on commercial, non-profit and municipal enterprises can total thousands of dollars in addition to possible closure of the kitch...

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Getting Started with Rotational Grazing
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Getting Started with Rotational Grazing

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Learn the basics and benefits of rotating your animals. This course will cover site selection, fence building, water systems, and setting your goals to get the most out of your time, your resources, and your animals.Further details will be posted.  To be sent a brochure and registration inf...

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Getting Started with Rabbits
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Getting Started with Rabbits

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Are you interested in growing rabbits to sell as food or breeding stock?  Our guest presenter, Ashley Pierce, will review all the techniques and knowledge you need to get started with your very own successful and profitable rabbit enterprise.   Further details and registration op...

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Raising Pigs on Pasture
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Raising Pigs on Pasture

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Learn the techniques and pitfalls of raising pigs on pasture or woodland.  We will review forage quality, parasite control, breed selection, and marketing modalities. More details and registration information will be posted.  To be sent a brochure/registration as soon as it beco...

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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course

Monday, April 9, 2018

From outbreaks of E. coli and botulism to Hepatitis A and Norovirus, food borne illnesses cost the United States billions of dollars each year while the fiscal impact on commercial, non-profit and municipal enterprises can total thousands of dollars in addition to possible closure of the kitch...

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Small Ruminant Parasite Control
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Small Ruminant Parasite Control

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Parasites are the most important limiting factor in small ruminant flocks. In this class Jason Detzel, our Livestock Educator, will discuss the lifecycle and biology of parasites affecting small ruminants and the many ways to treat them.A fecal egg count is a simple procedure you can perform at ...

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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course

Monday, May 7, 2018

From outbreaks of E. coli and botulism to Hepatitis A and Norovirus, food borne illnesses cost the United States billions of dollars each year while the fiscal impact on commercial, non-profit and municipal enterprises can total thousands of dollars in addition to possible closure of the kitch...

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Small Ruminant Parasite Control
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Small Ruminant Parasite Control

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Parasites are the most important limiting factor in small ruminant flocks. In this class Jason Detzel, our Livestock Educator, will discuss the lifecycle and biology of parasites affecting small ruminants and the many ways to treat them.A fecal egg count is a simple procedure you can perform at ...

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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course

Monday, June 4, 2018

From outbreaks of E. coli and botulism to Hepatitis A and Norovirus, food borne illnesses cost the United States billions of dollars each year while the fiscal impact on commercial, non-profit and municipal enterprises can total thousands of dollars in addition to possible closure of the kitch...

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