Climate Smart Farming at Fruit and Veg Expo & NOFA-NY

Climate Smart Farming at Fruit and Veg Expo & NOFA-NY

The Climate Smart Farming Program will be at two large agricultural events in January 2016: the 2016 Empire State Producers Expo and the 2016 NOFA-NY Winter Conference.

The 2016 Empire State Producers Expo runs January 19-21 at the Oncenter Convention Center in Syracuse, NY.  It combines the major fruit, flower, vegetable, and direct marketing associations of New York State in order to provide a comprehensive trade show and educational conference for the fruit and vegetable growers of this state, as well as the surrounding states and Eastern Canada. The CSF Program is organizing a session on Thursday, January 21st, on “Climate Smart Farming: New Practices and Tools to prepare for Climate Variability and Extreme Weather” featuring a producer panel.

The 2016 NOFA-NY Winter Conference is held from January 22-24 at the Saratoga Hilton and City Center in Saratoga Springs, NY. The theme of the  34th Annual Organic Farming & Gardening Conference —“Good Hard Work: Ecosystems, Economics, Energy & Equity”—honors farmers and farmworkers and the invaluable positive impact organic farming has on the world. The CSF Program will be hosting a focus group meeting with producers to better understand farmer beliefs and actions around extreme weather and climate change.

Join us at these events in Syracuse and Saratoga Springs, NY, or contact us for more information.