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Miner Institute to host NY Agri-Women

Women involved in ag from around the state to visit Chazy March 27-28

NY Agri-Women is an organization of women involved in agriculture from around NY State. (NY Agri-Women)

CHAZY, N.Y. — The William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute is pleased to welcome NY Agri-Women to Chazy for a spring conference March 27-28. NY Agri-Women is an organization of women involved in agriculture from around NY State. More than 100 farm businesses are represented in the group, which is a state affiliate of American Agri-Women.

The conference begins with a reception at the Joseph C. Burke Education and Research Center at Miner Institute, 586 Ridge Road in Chazy, at 5 pm on Friday, March 27. At 6:30 pm, Miner Institute Research Scientist Dr. Heather Dann will give a talk on the importance of agricultural research and highlight the research program at Miner Institute.

On Saturday, March 28 the program re-convenes at 9 a.m. at the Joseph C. Burke Education and Research Center. Bonnie Collins, resource educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County and co-coordinator of Annie’s Project, will give a talk on building connections for the wellness of women. There will also be a comprehensive tour of Miner Institute’s dairy and equine facilities and a visit to the Miner sugarhouse where maple producer Robert Atwood will discuss maple production.

Anyone interested in attending or learning more about the NY Agri-Women spring conference at Miner Institute can contact Rachel Dutil at dutil@whminer.com or call 518-846-7121, ext. 115.

—Miner Institute

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