Cornell Small Farms Program Online Courses Beginning January 15th

Cornell Small Farms Program Online Courses Beginning January 15th

The Cornell Small Farms Program has released a list of new classes beginning on January 15th. Below is a list of the highlighted courses. You can see a full course listing on the Cornell Small Farms Program website.

BF 102: Exploring Markets and Profits
Have an idea for a farm enterprise but not sure if it’s feasible? This course will help you explore the potential markets and profitability of your ideas.
BF 107: Climate Smart Farming
In this course, learn to identify the key impacts on your farm, and develop a plan of action to both increase resiliency to extreme temperature and precipitation, as well as strategies to reduce your farm’s greenhouse gas footprint.
BF 121: Veggie Farming Part 2

This course continues where BF 120 ends and covers vegetable production from transplanting to harvest, including in-season fertility, integrated pest management, weed control options, harvesting strategies, and tips for marketing your products.
BF 151: Woodland Shiitake Mushroom Cultivation
This course trains new and experienced farmers in the background, techniques, and economics of farm scale woodland mushroom production.
BF 203: Holistic Financial Planning
This course will help you with the delicate balancing act that all farmers must succeed in: balancing healthy profits with healthy land and a healthy farm family and personal life.
BF 223: Tree Fruit Production
This course trains beginning tree fruit growers in fundamental concepts in orchard planning and management.
BF 232: Commercial Sheep Production
Have sheep or thinking about getting a flock? Producers of all experience levels will find something for them in this lively, wide-ranging course.

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