sexual harassment in farms


Sexual Harassment Prevention Discussions for Farms

  • Thursday, September 26, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

SWNY Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Team offers opportunities to learn more about the rules, regulations, and resources ahead of the October deadline

Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Program (SWNYDLFC) is working to help farm owners, agricultural employers, and human resource managers better understand the new NYS Sexual Harassment Prevention Regulations which go into full effect on October 9th, 2019. To better serve the region’s farmers, there will be a series of lunchtime discussions offered to help farms ensure they are in compliance.

Katelyn Walley-Stoll, Farm Business Management Specialist with SWNYDLFC will be leading the discussion. She will discuss the regulations and associated deadlines, resources available to farm employers, and understanding compliance for your business. For additional resources and information on Agricultural Workforce Development from Cornell, visit

Each event will run from 11am to 1pm and will supply a light lunch and handouts. Minimum participation is 5 farms for each location, and maximum is 20 farms. Discussion locations without adequate registrations on the RSVP date will be cancelled. Please check for the latest updates and plan to register early. Register by calling Katelyn at 716-640-0522 or emailing This discussion is for employers and HR managers – not a training for employees.

Bath session - RSVP by Sept 25 - $10 per person

The Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Program (SWNYDLFC) is a new initiative that started in July 2019 as a partnership between Cornell University and the CCE Associations of the five county region that includes Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, and Steuben. SWNYDLFC Regional specialists work with Cornell Faculty and Extension Educators statewide to address the issues that impact the dairy, livestock, and field crops industries in New York through educational programming and events, consultations, and on-farm research. Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities and provides equal program and employment opportunities.


Katelyn Walley-Stoll
Business Management Specialist Cornell University Cooperative Extension SWNY Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops


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Last updated September 11, 2019