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Hudson Valley Value-Added Grains School

Popular event is back to support interest in small grains Feb. 10

The school is intended to support: 1) burgeoning interests in small grains for the artisan baking and craft brewing and distilling industries, and 2) interest in other grains, oilseeds, and marketing strategies with potential for producing significantly greater-than-average crop value. (Hans Splinter, Flickr/Creative Commons)

COXSACKIE, N.Y. — Join Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County and the Capital Area Agriculture and Horticulture Program for the 3rd Annual Hudson Valley Value-Added Grains School and trade show.

The school is intended to support: 1) burgeoning interests in small grains for the artisan baking and craft brewing and distilling industries, and 2) interest in other grains, oilseeds, and marketing strategies with potential for producing significantly greater-than-average crop value.

3rd Annual
Cornell Cooperative Extension
Hudson Valley Value-Added Grains School 

Date:
Friday, February 10, 2017

Location:
Pegasus Restaurant
10885 State Route 9W Coxsackie, NY 12051
(7 miles from I-87 Exit 21, Catskill and Exit 21b, Coxsackie).

Time:
9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Trade show and registration begins at 8:45 am

The 2017 Program will include updates on Hudson Valley grain trials, understanding malting grain options for NYS markets, a big-picture perspective on the growth of value-added grains markets nationwide, and grower talks on adopting malting barley into vegetable operations and on novel marketing approaches and strategies to add value layers to grain.

This is a popular event with excellent turnout the past two years. To preview content from past Grains Schools, check out the following links:

For registration information and full event details on this year’s Grains School visit the event page:  http://ulster.cce.cornell.edu/events/2017/02/10/hudson-valley-grain-school. 

DEC Credits in categories 1a and 21, and CCA credits, have been applied for.

For more information or help registering contact Carrie at 845-340-3990 ext. 311 or email cad266@cornell.edu.

—Cornell Cooperative Extension

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