Cornell Cooperative Extension is having an Agricultural Risk Management Conference on May 19, 2014 from 8:30am-3:00pm at the Library and Liberal Arts Center on the JCC Olean Campus.
“The Broken Windows Theory and Your Farm: How the “Little Things” with Risk Management Can Make the Big Difference” Cari Rincker, Esq. co-author of Field Manual: Legal Guide for New York Farmers and Food Entrepreneurs will be the Keynote speaker talking about the “Broken Windows Theory” as explained in Malcolm Gladwell’s book, “Outliers”. Using this theme, Cari will explain how to apply the “Broken Windows Theory” to your farm in terms of risk management. It’s truly the little things that make the big difference.
Participants will be able to select topics of interest to attend for 3 additional sessions.
Topics will include:
- Business Structure & Planning,
- Safety on the Farm,
- Good Agriculture,
- Farm Transfer Planning,
- Labor Regulations,
- Farm Leasing,
- and Understanding Farm Insurance Needs and Options.
Speakers and exhibitors are from private and public sectors.
Registration deadline: Friday, May 9th. Cost: $25 per person; price includes proceedings, continental breakfast and lunch. For more information, contact Lynn Bliven at the Belmont office: 585-268-7644 ext. 18.