02/17/2012 - Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County will be offering two programs to help farmers invest wisely and manage windfall income. These programs are being sponsored in partnership with the Watershed Agricultural Council. Both programs will be held at the Delaware County Resource Center, Cooperative Extension, 34570 State Highway 10, Hamden, NY.
"Managing Resources through Investments" will be presented on February 23, 2012 from 11 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. with a snow date of February 24. Owen Kennedy of Farm Family Life and Insurance will lead the discussion. This program will cover the basics of investing. Participants will learn about investments and the terminology and definitions of various products. They will learn how to determine an individual's risk tolerance level so that the best choices are made.
A second program, "Managing Windfalls" will be held on March 1 from 11 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., with a March 2nd snow date. Using his years of experience in financial planning, Alan Davino, of Delhi will cover such topics as how to handle lump sums of money such as easements, inheritances, or land sales so that participants can make the most of these one-time events. Participants will learn how to develop a plan and make sure that large windfalls are managed properly. They will be able build upon what they learned at the February 23rd program on investments. In addition, a tax professional will be on hand to answer questions about income taxes.
The fee for the each program is $10.00 per person. This includes lunch and handouts. Registration and pre-payment would be appreciated by February 20. To register, send a check made payable to Cornell Cooperative Extension and mail to: P.O. Box 184, Hamden, NY 13782 and indicated which or both programs you are attending.
Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by calling Mariane Kiraly at 607-865-6531 by February 20th. Requests received after this date will be met when possible. For further information or for a registration brochure, contact Mariane Kiraly at the above number or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County provides equal program and employment opportunities. The Watershed Agricultural Council is an equal opportunity provider and employer.