New and Beginner Farmer Program


New and Beginning Farmer Program

  • Saturday, March 16, 2024, 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Join us for the 2024 New and Beginning Farmer Series. Presenters from CCE, Cornell and partner agencies will cover a variety of topics in short workshops that help new and aspiring farmers get started!

Ulster County is home to a diverse farming community, and presentations will cover a range of topics with opportunities to connect with specialists and technical support providers. Sessions include local farming and gardening resources, poultry and livestock production, agroforestry, soil health and cover cropping, agritourism and value added, and marketing and business planning for farms.

Resources for Beginner Farmers and Gardeners
Raising Poultry 101
Getting Started with Livestock
Getting Started with Agroforestry and Silvopasture
Agritourism 101
Soil Health and Amendments
Cover Cropping 101
Value Added Products
Marketing 101
Business Planning

Complimentary coffee and water will be available for a refreshing boost throughout the event. To help keep the program registration fees low, please kindly note lunches won't be provided. You are free to bring your own or check out nearby plaza dining places during the hour-break.


$15, sorry no refunds


Last updated January 31, 2024