VOORHEESVILLE, N.Y. — The Capital Area Agriculture & Horticulture Program and Cornell Cooperative Extension Albany County are pleased to announce the Thirteenth Annual Winter Green-Up, the Northeast’s original grazing conference.
Admission for Winter Green-Up 2021 is $35 for three sessions, $25 for two sessions, $15 for a single session.
Winter Green-Up has a long tradition of presenting speakers with expertise in grazing, meat and food production, and livestock handling. Winter Green-Up 2021 is no exception. 2021’s topics and speakers include:
Elizabeth Marks, is a Biologist for the USDA NRCS in the Hudson Valley of New York and a certified Holistic Management (HM) educator. She will be discussing Climate Change Trends Over the Last 125 Years In the Northeast and What Farmers Can Do to Be Resilient to Them (January 13, 2021, 1:00—3:00 PM EST).
Ed Rayburn is an Extension Specialist at West Virginia University, focusing on pasture and forage management and livestock nutrition. He will be speaking about Capturing and Converting Sunlight to Healthy Soil, Meat and Milk – It’s What Plants Do (January 20, 2021, 1:00—3:00 PM EST).
Fred Provenza is Professor Emeritus of Behavioral Ecology in the Dept. of Wildland Resources at Utah State University, where he directed an award-winning research group pioneering an understanding of learning’s influence on foraging behavior and how behavior links soil, plants, herbivores, and humans. Fred will be teaching us about Nourishing the Wisdom Body (January 27, 2021, 1:00—3:00 PM EST).
To register and pay online: https://tinyurl.com/WinterGreenUp2021. For questions regarding registration or being a sponsor for this event, or to register by telephone, please contact email@example.com or (518)765-3518.
–Cornell Cooperative Extension