Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension
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Waterloo, New York 13165
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Today's Hot Topic
Seneca County CCE has started a blog to post Seneca Produce Auction Market Reports. Auctions take place every Tuesday at 10AM and every Friday at 12 noon at 2295 Yerkes Road, Romulus. We will be posting market reports following each of the auctions. Tuesday auctions will be posted by Wednesday morning and Friday auctions by Monday morning.
Call Derek at SCCCE at 315-539-9251 for details.
New 4-H Junior Master Gardening Club
Meets every Thursday, 6-7:30PM in Fayette.
For more information call our office at 315-539-9251.
Check out the Demo Garden!
The Master Gardeners started a demonstration garden last year at the North Seneca Ambulance site and are already hard at work on the 9 raised beds again this year. Open house is scheduled for Saturday, June 8th from 10AM to 11AM so come and see what is growing! And we have a blog where we share photos and updates about the garden so check that out! http://blogs.cornell.edu/senecademogarden/
Seneca County "Local Motion" Map
This new resource aids residents and visitors to Seneca County who are looking for fun, family physical activities. The intent is to make it easier for families to increase their physical activity while having fun together. The map locates outdoor and indoor recreation opportunities, many of which are free and open to the public. In order to use the map please select locations from categories in the drop down list below or select points directly from the map. Once you select a point you will be able to get directions and learn more about the physical activity options available at that location. Access the map at http://www.senecacountycce.org/localmotion/.
This map is brought to you through generous support from Seneca County CCE, Finger Lakes Health, and the Seneca County Department of Public Health; members of the Seneca County Childhood Obesity Task Force. For more information about this project, contact Mo Tidball at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 315-539-9251.
Seneca County Fair Parade
The Seneca County Agriculture Society is planning a bigger, better parade this year. Click the links below for more information, including award money for groups!
Time to Subscribe to the Seneca
County CCE Ag Program!
It's a new year and time to renew or start your subscription to the Agriculture Program in Seneca County. There are three different programs that you can enroll in: Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops; Vegetable; Grape. For those that were subscribed in 2012, you should have received a renewal form in the mail. If not or if you are a new subscriber, click on one of the links above (except for the Grape Program, please call 315-539-9251) to get the correct enrollment form and send it with your payment to us. Renew or subscribe soon in order to take advantage of the various newsletters, announcements, and other information that you will receive when you become a Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension Agricultural Program subscriber. A subscription year runs January to December, so get your paperwork in soon. If you would like a copy mailed to you or need more information, please call 315-539-9251.
New York Extension Disaster
Education Network (EDEN)
With April showers on the way, NY EDEN wants residents to be aware of some important flood information. There are on-average, 5,000 floods each year making this are our nation's most common natural disaster. In 2009, there were 175 flooding events in New York State at a cost of $32.82 million in property damage!
Flood watch - flooding is possible.
Flood warning - flooding is occurring or will occur soon. If advised by officials to evacuate, do so immediately.
Flash flood warning - unexpected flooding is imminent. Seek higher ground immediately. Two key elements contribute to flash floods:(1) rainfall intensity (2) length of time that it has been raining. Flash floods are the #1 weather-related killer in the United States.
Click here to get more flooding tips from NY EDEN.
Annual Cooperative Leaders Forum
The Cornell Cooperative Enterprise Program and the Northeast Cooperative Council will host the 63rd Cooperative Leaders Forum March 11-12 at the Doubletree Hotel, East Syracuse, NY. A dynamic program is planned with a focus on how cooperative businesses can adapt and thrive in a constantly changing world. There will be presentations on changing demographics and what that means for agricultural cooperative businesses and their farmer members; updates on federal government regulatory and policy issues surrounding commodities, international trade, and transportation; production agreements between U. S. and Netherlands-based Friesland Campina; and board of directors governance and fiduciary responsibilities.
To register for the conference, visit the following website: http://cooperatives.dyson.cornell.edu/events.htm For information about the conference, contact Bobbie Severson at email@example.com or phone 607/255-1987.
Dairy Foods Certificate Program
Cornell Dairy Foods Extension is now offering curriculum based certificates in the areas of fluid milk processing for quality & safety; yogurt & fermented dairy foods; and cheese manufacture. Required courses for the certificate programs are listed here along with other training and meeting opportunities.
Dairy Foods Certificate Program Overview
Frequently Asked Questions
For a listing of programs offered by Extension Personnel at Cornell University's NYS Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, including Good Agriculture Practices (GAPs) and Better Process Control programs, go to the Events Listing page of the station's web site: NYSE Events Listing
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