Veterans are invited to attend a FREE webinar from Cornell Cooperative Extension and Cornell Small Farm’s Veteran Program, Farm Ops to learn more about soil sampling for success.

Veterans are invited to attend a FREE webinar about soil sampling

Soil Sampling for Success

A FREE Live Seminar for Veterans Provided by Cornell Cooperative Extension and Cornell Small Farms Program Farm Ops

SOUTHWEST, NEW YORK (May 13th, 2022) – Are you planting things in soil? (We’re guessing the answer is probably yes). Then you need a soil sample! NYS and NJ Veterans are invited to join Cornell Cooperative Extension Specialists, Amy Barkley and Katelyn Walley-Stoll, to learn more about soil sampling in a FREE virtual seminar. This will take place on Monday, May 23rd, 2022 from 6pm – 7:30pm via Zoom. Registration is required before May 20th by visiting

Soil samples are one of the most important tools farmers, homesteaders, and gardeners can use to make their growing adventures even more successful! NYS Veterans are invited to join this free virtual seminar to learn more about the importance of soil sampling, how to take a sample, and how to read soil sample reports. This interactive session will include videos, discussion, and lots of resources to help improve your upcoming growing season!

For any questions, concerns, or accommodation requests, please contact Katelyn Walley-Stoll at or 716-640-0522. Funding and support for this event is provided by Cornell Small Farms Veteran Program, Farm Ops. Learn more about Farm Ops by visiting

SWNYDLFC is a partnership between Cornell University and the CCE Associations of Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, and Steuben counties. Their team includes Katelyn Walley-Stoll, Farm Business Management (716-640-0522); Camila Lage, Dairy Management (607-422-6788); and Amy Barkley, Livestock Management (716-640-0844). CCE is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities and provides equal program and employment opportunities.

For more information about Cornell Cooperative Extension, contact your county’s Association Executive Director. Allegany County – Laura Hunsberger, or 585-268-7644. Cattaraugus County – Dick Rivers, or 716-699-2377. Chautauqua County – Emily Reynolds, or 716-664-9502. Erie County – Diane Held, or 716-652-5400. Steuben County – Tess McKinley,, or 607-664-2301. 


Katelyn Walley-Stoll
Team Leader, Business Management Specialist

Last updated May 13, 2022