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Farm-disaster workshops set for Jan. 14, 15 and 16

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Farm-disaster preparation workshops will be held by Cornell Cooperative Extension associations from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at three locations in the north country.

Registration is $35 and includes lunch and information materials.

n Monday: Farm Credit East, 25417 Route 12, Burrville. Register at 376-527 or mlm40@cornell.edu.

n Tuesday: Cornell Cooperative Extension Learning Farm, 1894 Route 68, Canton. Register at 379-9192 or arf22@cornell.edu.

n Wednesday: Franklin County Emergency Services, 55 Bare Hill Road, Malone. Register at 518-483-7403 or hnf9@cornell.edu.

The workshop topics include how to prevent and prepare for accidents involving farm equipment on the road; on-farm fires or structure collapse; biosecurity; agricultural products storage, and wind and storm damage.

Farms that complete training will receive certificates for discounts from insurance providers.

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