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Farmland Webinars

  • Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Tuesday October 15th, 6:30-8:00pm How to Market My Farmland , Guest Speaker: Jennifer Fimbal, CCE Dutchess County — so you have some land, but aren’t using it. Or maybe you want someone to farm it but don’t know where to start. During this workshop we will learn different methods for reaching out to both the agricultural and realtor communities to find someone interested in utilizing your land.

Tuesday October 29th, 6:30-8pm Where do I find farmland & Can I afford it? Guest Speakers: Michael Parker (National Young Farmer Coalition) & Alex Morency (American Farmland Trust-NY) We’ll learn about the FindingFarmland Calculator designed by the National Young Farmer Coalition & the NYFarmlandFinder designed by American Farmland Trust-NY, learn how to use them together to find farmland and gain the information necessary when approaching a lender.

Tuesday November 12th, 6:30-8pm Understanding Appropriate Agricultural Land Uses and Setting Realistic Land Values , Guest Speaker: Nicole Tommell (CNY Dairy, Field Crops & Livestock team) — whether you are a landowner, or looking for farmland, understanding the best/most appropriate land uses, as well as it’s value are paramount to getting started on the right food. Join us as we learn how to set realistic land values and understand how to evaluate land for appropriate farm uses.

Tuesday November 26th, 6:30-8pm Leasing — Whether you are pursuing an agricultural assessment, or are looking to formalize an agreement for agricultural land use, leases are one potential tool. They do not need to be complicated, but should include several key features which outline roles, expectations, and terms, just to name a few. Join us as we learn how to properly put together a farmland lease that protects both parties.

Cost & Registration:

Webinars cost $5 each to attend (per person or couple), payable at the door.
To register, email mr55@cornell.edu or call 607-272-2292. Pre-registration is appreciated.


$5/webinar (person or couple) payable at the door


Monika Roth
Agriculture Specialist (Part-Time)
(607) 272-2292 ext. 126


CCE-Tompkins Education Center
615 Willow Avenue
Ithaca, NY 14850-3555

Last updated October 16, 2019