“So, you want to start a farm?”

Date(s) - Saturday, Apr 07, 2018
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Frank W. Bratt Agricultural Center


“So, You Want to Start A Farm?” will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, April 7 at the Frank Bratt Agricultural Center, 3542 Turner Rd., Jamestown.

It is presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Agriculture Program as part of their 2017-2018 L.E.A.F. (Learn. Empower. Achieve. Farm.) Workshop Series.

This workshop is for participants who have ever dreamed of having their own farm operation. Topics covered will be broad and include enterprise selection, insurance, marketing and resources for future exploration of owning your own farm business.

The instructor for this workshop will be Katelyn Walley-Stoll, Farm Business Management Educator with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County. She is a graduate of Cornell University with a degree in Animal Science and Ag Business Management, and owns and operates a diversified livestock farm. Participants of this workshop will be asked to complete a pre-workshop survey to better focus the course presentation and will receive a comprehensive binder with resources for beginning farmers.

The cost is $10 per family.

Pre-registration is required prior to the workshop to allow for adequate time to prepare printed resources and materials.

To register, email kaw249@cornell.edu, or call 716-664-9502, ext. 202.