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Our program offers a variety of events and opportunities both online and in person:

 

WEBINARS:

These free webinars will occur on the first Wednesday of each month, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST, and will be recorded and posted for later viewing at www.CornellMushrooms.org and at the Small Farms Program YouTube channel.

Click here to sign up for the free webinars.

 

May 1 – Specialty Mushrooms in the US, Research on growing on spent coffee grounds: RECORDING
June 5 –
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Dec 4 –

 

 

WORKSHOPS:

Check back for 2019 summer/fall offerings!

 

ONLINE COURSES:

 

Woodland Mushroom Cultivation

(BF 151) – Online Course (FALL 2019)

Growing Mushrooms on Logs, Stumps, and Woodchips

Mushrooms are an emerging niche crop with many benefits, including improving farmer stewardship of forested lands and the ability to offer a unique and highly desired product. With a bit of practice, mushrooms can be easily grown in the woods on many products that can be the surplus of healthy forest management.

This course trains new and experienced farmers in the background, techniques, and economics of farm scale woodland mushroom production. Students will learn the basic biology of mushrooms, cultivation techniques for shiitake, oyster, lions mane, and stropharia mushrooms, proper conditions for fruiting, management needs, and harvesting and marketing mushrooms.

LINK TO COURSE DESCRIPTION

 

 

Indoor Specialty Mushroom Cultivation

(BF 153) – Online Course (SPRING 2020)

Making good use of farm buildings for mushroom production

Mushrooms are an emerging niche crop with many benefits and offer a unique and highly desired product.

With a bit of practice, oyster mushrooms can easily be grown in a variety of locations and on many different substrates including straw, coffee grounds, and more.

This course trains new and experienced farmers in the background, techniques, and economics of farm scale commercial production. Students will learn the basic biology of mushrooms, cultivation techniques, proper conditions for fruiting, management needs, and harvesting and marketing mushrooms.

LINK TO COURSE DESCRIPTION

 

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