Workshop Series: Farmland for a New Generation — Ask the Experts!

A workshop series that helps landowners and farmland seekers develop a successful arrangement for leasing farmland.

When:  October 15, October 29, November 12 and November 26 

Where:   CCE of Columbia and Greene Counties, 479 Route 66, Hudson, NY  12534

Join us as we “ask the experts” questions related to finding/listing farmland, marketing farmland, creating a lease and setting values for farmland!  This workshop series is designed to bring farmland owners and farmland seekers together to network and learn. These workshops will be available in-person with guest speakers, facilitated discussions and time for networking. The dates and topics being covered are:

Tuesday, October 15th, 6:30-8pmHow to Market My Farmland
Guest Speaker: Jennifer Fimbel (CCE Dutchess County)

Tuesday, October 29th, 6:30-8pmWhere Do I Find Farmland & Can I Afford It?
Guest Speakers: Michael Parker (National Young Farmer Coalition) & Alex Morency (American Farmland Trust-NY)

Tuesday, November 12th, 6:30-8pmUnderstanding Appropriate Agricultural Land Uses and Setting Realistic Land Values
Guest Speaker: Nicole Tommell (CNY Dairy, Field Crops & Livestock Team)

Tuesday, November 26th, 6:30-8pmProtecting Yourself with a Good Lease Agreement
Guest Speaker: Jerry Cosgrove, Esq. (Scolaro, Fetter, Grizanti, McGough & King, P.C.)

The cost per session is $10 for two people from the same farm or household to attend one session. You may choose to attend as many sessions as you like. If you wish to attend all four sessions, the package cost is $30 for two people from the same farm or household to attend.  The cost covers materials and light refreshments.

You may register online at:

To register by telephone: 518-765-3518. For more detailed information about the workshop series, please contact Steve Hadcock at or by phone at 518-380-1497.

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