Twilight Farm Tours to take place Thursday, August 29th, 2019
In an effort to foster a greater understanding of practices occuring on today’s agriculutural opertions, the families of three Seneca County farms are inviting those interested in learning more about how farms are striving to be compatable with the environment and remain profitable in these challanging times to visit them on Thursday, August 29th.
Tour participants will learn more as each farm discusses their changes in management practices to conserve water and soil along with how and when nutrients are used. The farm families will be joined by Extension Specialists from CCE’s NWNY Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Team as well as other agriculture industry related professionals.
The Twilight Farm Tours will conclude with a cheese tasting and Farm to Table Dinner at Muranda Cheese Company for a charge. Information on the dinner can be found atwww.senecacountycce.org.
RSVP’s for the drive yourself Ag Tour are required by Wednesday, August 28th or until the tour is filled. For more information, please visit Seneca County CCE at www.senecacountycce.org or directly to the registration page at https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/twilighttours_245. All registered will receive a map with the farm locations and times. For questions, feel free to contact Judy Wright, Agriculture Development Specialist with Seneca County CCE at [email protected] or 315-539-9251 ext. 109.
For over 100 years, Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension has served the people of the County, putting to practical use the scholarship and research of Cornell University and the national land grant system in the areas of agriculture and food systems sustainability; families, nutrition, health and safety (human ecology); youth development (4-H); environmental and natural resource enhancement; and community and economic vitality. The office is located at 308 Main Street Shop Centre in Waterloo. For more information, please contact us at 315-539-9251 or email[email protected].