COBLESKILL, N.Y. — The Institute for Rural Vitality at SUNY Cobleskill is excited to be hosting the Ag Solutions Fair once again this year – virtually. After an uncertain year for the agriculture industry, new opportunities are emerging. We have the chance to seize the moment as marketing trends shift, consumer demand for local foods increases, and new resources become available.
In partnership with National Grid and NYSERDA, the Institute for Rural Vitality will be offering a two-week webinar series that provides resources for farm and food businesses to access capital and markets. Now is the time to register for any or all of the six free webinars from April 5 through 16. All webinars and resources discussed will be made available on the Ag Solutions Fair website following the event. There are also still sponsorship opportunities available for agri-businesses to promote products and services across New York State.
To register, become a sponsor, and to access the full schedule of events, please visit https://www.cobleskill.edu/institute/.
4/5 2:00PM Access to Capital: Traditional Funding
4/7 2:00PM Controlling Farm Energy Costs with Energy Audits and Utility Incentives
4/9 2:00PM Access to Capital: Alternative Funding
4/12 2:00PM COVID-19 Market Dynamics
4/14 2:00PM Leveraging the Pandemic: Agritourism and E-commerce
4/16 2:00PM Access to Markets: Assistance Programs
About the Institute of Rural Vitality at SUNY Cobleskill:
The Institute for Rural Vitality at SUNY Cobleskill has a clear mission that encompasses a broad range of initiatives and activities: to engage the substantial resources of SUNY Cobleskill in collaboration with regional partners to enhance community and economic vitality in rural New York. With robust student involvement, the Institute creates boundless new immersive learning opportunities, complementing SUNY Cobleskill’s academic programs to support research opportunities for faculty and students as well as internships and applied learning opportunities.
Please register today – all sessions are free of charge!
–Institute of Rural Vitality at SUNY Cobleskill
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