Officials To Help Local Farmers Understand New Sexual Harassment Prevention Requirements

Photo: Brian Johnson & Dane Kantner / CC BY-SA 2.0

ELLICOTTVILLE – Cornell Cooperative Extension officials are trying to help local farm owners better understand new sexual harassment prevention regulations that go into effect next month.

Farm Business Management Specialist Katelyn Walley-Stoll will be leading several programs available to farm owners, agricultural employers, and human resource managers better understand the new NYS Sexual Harassment Prevention Regulations which go into full effect October 9.

Walley-Stoll will discuss the regulations and associated deadlines, resources available to farm employers, and understanding compliance for your business.

Each event will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 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.

Organizers say check for the latest updates.

Those interested can register by calling 716-640-0522 or emailing

This discussion is for employers and HR managers – not a training for employees. A full list of dates and locations is below:

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Rushford Town Hall

8999 Main Street

Rushford, NY 14777

RSVP by 5pm on 9/17/19


Thursday, September 19th, 2019

WNY Crop Management

117 Conewango Road

Randolph, NY 14772

RSVP by 5pm on 9/18/19


Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

Eden Pub

8557 North Main Street

Eden, NY 14057

RSVP by 5pm on 9/20/19


Thursday, September 26th, 2019

Civil Defense Center

7220 State Route 54

Bath, NY 14810

RSVP by 5pm on 9/25/19


Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

Dutch Village Restaurant

8729 East Main Street

Clymer, NY 14724

RSVP by 5pm on 9/27/19



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