Cornell Cooperative Extension will be offering a series of field days to aide in understanding how to determine quality and grade of agricultural products. These sessions are designed to prepare farms in NY, both beginning and experienced, to enter new markets.
We will be at the Genesee Valley Produce Auction 8855 County Road 3 Centerville, NY 14029 on Wednesday, May 31st, 5-7PM. We will review concepts of wholesaling marketing and addressing the importance of quality and uniformity. In addition, we will discuss the importance of tracking products, packaging and overview labeling requirements.
The field days are open to 25 participants; preference given to active or retired NYS Military Veterans on a first-come, first-served basis. Fee is $10/person, veterans may apply for stipend to cover cost of attending. For more information or to apply contact Lynn Bliven, CCE Allegany County at 585-268-7644 ext. 18 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Genesee Valley Produce Auction
8855 County Road 3
Centerville, NY 14029