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Read the December 2014 "Crop Grower"

Read the December 2014 issue of NYCSGA's "Crop Grower", which is published by Lee Publications, as an insert in Country Folks.

December 2014 Crop Grower

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This post is written on behalf of the Membership and Soybean Checkoff, both administered by the NY Corn & Soybean Growers Association.

Registration now open for the 2015 NY Corn & Soybean Expo

Register now!

2015 NY Corn & Soybean Winter Expo

"So you thought you were buying the farm? Guess again!"

January 29, 2015, Holiday Inn in Liverpool, NY

Special Guest: Dr. Ron Hanson of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln

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Online Registration (Link navigates away from nycornsoy.org)

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Precision Ag Grower Research Meeting

Are you interested in participating in NYCSGA's
2015 Precision Agriculture Research Initiative?


Please join us Monday, December 8th for our First Annual Precision Agriculture Research Grower Meeting.
The agenda will include:

  • Project overview
  • 2014 preliminary results
  • Outlook for the 2015 season
  • Variety discussion
  • Grower discussion and input

We are encouraging growers to use this as an opportunity to collaborate on the project with fellow participants and the research staff.The meeting will be held at 11:00am in Union Springs and lunch will be provided.

Read more: Precision Ag Grower Research Meeting

Exploring New Markets Through Organic Production

Are you interested in adding value by taking advantage of the burgeoning organic food market?

The New York Soybean Checkoff is hosting a grain marketing meeting focused on transitioning conventional acres to organic. The meeting will be held Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 9:30 am at the Geneva Experiment Station, 630 W. North Street, Geneva. Hear from local growers who are primarily organic, and who have a mix of conventional and organic acres. Production experts will also be on-hand to discuss how to transition land into organic.

Speakers will include: Bill Strassburg, Wegmans Markets; Stephen McGrattan, NYS Dept. Ag & Markets; Brett Kreher, Kreher's Poultry Farm; Tom Jeffres, RL Jeffres & Sons; Luke Howard, Blue River Organic Hybrid Seeds.

RSVP by Nov. 7 to Julia Robbins, 315-583-5296, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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 This article is written on behalf of the New York Soybean Checkoff as administered by the New York Corn & Soybean Growers Association.

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