ITHACA, N.Y. — Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY will host an informational webinar on food scrap recycling by farms on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 from 1:00 to 2:00 PM. The webinar will share information about the opportunities and challenges of accepting food scraps on-farm. Experts will discuss various ways farms can utilize the potential availability of food waste in advance of the New York State Food Donation and Food Scrap Recycling Act, which will go into effect on January 1, 2022.
The webinar will include an opportunity to hear from Sally Rowland, PhD, PE, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, who will describe the specifics of the NYS law. Additionally, Cornell University specialists will discuss the use of food waste on-farm though animal feed, composting, anaerobic digestion and direct land application.
Pre-registration is required. After registering, a personal link to join the webinar will be sent in a confirmation email.
Please contact Jennifer Bockhahn at email@example.com with any questions or comments.
|1:00 PM||New York State Food Donation and Food Scrap Recycling Act Overview
Sally Rowland, PhD, PE, NYS DEC
|1:10 PM||On-Farm Recycling Options – Opportunities and Constraints
|1:50 PM||Questions and Answers|
–Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY
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