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Cornell Cooperative Presents class on Record-Keeping Tips for Farm Financials

Belmont – Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County is pleased to offer Stress Less Farm Financials: Record-Keeping Tips and Reducing Farm and Family Stress on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 from 11 am to 1 pm at the Cooperative Extension Center located at 5435A County Rd 48 Belmont, NY.

Your dream career in farming is going great. Except for the weather, uncooperative neighbors, a non-communicative family member, and the occasional livestock or plant-growing issue… Yes, farming is stressful. There are many things out of your control and your farm is also your lifestyle, so it is hard to leave the stress at the office. However, you can implement some key strategies to make farming less stressful. Financial topics will include: record-keeping systems (paper to electronic) and financial document organizing tips. Join Ginny Carlberg, Financial Consultant and Teresa McMahon, Family Consultant from NY FarmNet, who will share ideas and tips for communication techniques, risk management, self-care and much more. This class will be discussion-style and relaxed, so please bring your questions and ideas!

There is no cost to attend however pre-registered is requested by February 21st to assist with planning for food and handouts. For more information or to register contact Lynn Bliven at or 585-268-7644 ext. 18.

The Stress Less Farm Financials workshop is one of many programs offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County (CCE-Allegany). The association is part of the national cooperative extension system, an educational partnership between County, State, and Federal governments. As New York’s land grant university Cornell administers the system in this state. For more information, call 525-268-7644 or visit our website at Cornell University Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities.