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Free Workshop at 6th Annual Ag Agency Awareness Day

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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County, in collaboration with the Oswego County Soil and Water Conservation District, USDA Farm Service Agency, and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, will be sponsoring a free workshop for agriculture producers on Wednesday, April 5, 2023, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The four agencies that serve the farmers and residents in Oswego County will be hosting the 6th Ag Agency Awareness Day at the Mexico VFW, located at 5390 Scenic Avenue (State Route 3), just north of the Village of Mexico, N.Y. This program is primarily geared towards beginning farmers and other agricultural producers who are looking for information on how to improve or expand their agriculture businesses. Federal and NYS programs will be discussed, including some cost share programs.

There is no cost to attend this event, but registration is required by Friday, March 31, 2023. Please go to or scan the QR code for more information and to register. Lunch will be provided free for those who preregister, courtesy of CCE Oswego and the Soil & Water Conservation District. The event is partially funded by the Finger Lakes-Lake Ontario Watershed Protection Alliance. For further information, please contact Joshua Vrooman, Agriculture Community Educator, at [email protected] or 315-963-7286 ext. 200.

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities, and provides equal program and employment opportunities. Please contact the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County office if you have any special needs. For more information, please call 315-963-7286 or go online to

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