Schoharie County Agricultural Disaster Information Meeting

September 14, 2011

Cornell Cooperative Extension Schoharie County and Schoharie County Planning & Development will host an Agricultural Disaster Information Meeting on Thursday, Sept. 15, from 3 - 5 p.m. at the Best Western (121 Burgin Drive in Cobleskill). This meeting is targeted to farmers who have experienced flood related losses to their farm businesses or homes. On hand will be representatives from multiple agencies and agricultural service providers who will present an overview of assistance programs, resources, and will be available to answer questions.

 

Among those present will be FEMA, Farm Service Agency, Natural Resource Conservation Service, Schoharie County Soil & Water Conservation District, NYS Dept. of Ag & Markets, NY Farm Bureau, NY FarmNet, NY Center for Agricultural Medicine & Health, CNY Dairy & Field Crops Team, Capital District Vegetable & Small Fruit Program, Quality Milk Production Services, elected officials / representatives and local agencies. Registration is NOT required; farmers from all surrounding counties are welcome. For more information, contact David Cox at 518-234-4303/518-296-8310.

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