Other Ag News: Baskets or Pallets – Vegetable Grading and Packaging

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 8:32am

Thursday, August 24, 2017, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County is offering a hands-on, on-farm experience to aide in understanding how to determine quality and grade of agricultural products. This session is designed to prepare farms in NY, both beginning and experienced, to enter new markets.

Learn how to grade vegetables and package for different markets. Hand-on training with peppers, tomatoes and cucumbers. This workshop will take place at Catskill Cattle Co (located in Deposit, NY).

The field day is open to 25 participants; preference given to active or retired NYS Military Veterans on a first-come, first-served basis. Veterans may apply for stipend to cover cost of attending. For more information or to apply contact Laura Biasillo, CCE Broome County at (607) 584-5007 or email lw257@cornell.edu.

Fee: $15/person or $20/farm

To register, visit the website at: https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/veggradingpacking_203

2017 Census of Agriculture. Your Voice. Your Future. Your Opportunity. Coming this December! Click here for more information.

Events

10/24/2017 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
10/25/2017 -
3:00pm to 6:00pm
10/28/2017 -
8:00am to 1:00pm
10/31/2017 -
11:00am to 5:00pm

NYS Ag & Markets: Wine, Beer & Spirits Summit

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cattaraugus Counties ... putting knowledge to work