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Event Offers DEC Credits

Event Details

Date

Jan 21 - Jan 23, 2014

Time

Morning, Mid-day, and Afternoon Sessions

Location

The OnCenter Convention Center
Syracuse, NY 13202

Host

NYS Vegetable Growers Association
Jeanette Marvin
315-986-9320

www.nysvga.org


2014 Empire State Producers Expo

January 21 - January 23, 2014

2014 Empire State Producers Expo

Formerly known as the Empire State Fruit & Vegetable Expo, the Empire State Producers Expo includes a one-day Becker Forum (Monday, January 20, 2014), a three-day trade show, and three days of concurrent educational sessions. The educational sessions are organized by Cornell Cooperative Extension Educators from across New York State. Attendees can expect information on vegetables, tree fruits, berries, greenhouse floral production, business and marketing, and general interest topics relevant to the agricultural industry. The Expo offers both DEC and Certified Crop Advisor credits.

The Expo Trade Show includes over 160 companies representing a variety of products and services from equipment and inputs to software, packaging, bakery supplies and much more.

For our vegetable friends, below is a list of the DEC credits you can expect for each vegetable-related session at the Expo.

January 21 (in categories 1a, 10, 23):
Processing Vegetables = 1.50
Sweet Corn = 0.75
Cabbage/Cole Crops = 1.75
Potato = 3.75
Transplant Production Onions = 0.50
Onions = 2.75
Specialty Legume Crops = 0.50

January 22 (in categories 1a, 10, 23):
Seed Saving = 0.25 (also in category 4)
Cover Crops = 0.75

January 23 (in categories 1a, 10, 23 except as noted):
Vine Crops = 1.25
Alternative Nightshades = 0.75
Spotted Wing Drosophila = 3.5 (not in category 23 but does include category 22)
Plasticulture = 0.50

The full meeting agenda and information can be found on the NYS Vegetable Growers Association website.




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Asparagus

Asparagus

Beets

Beets

Broccoli

Broccoli

Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts

Cabbage

Cabbage

Carrots

Carrots

Cauliflower

Cauliflower

Cucumbers

Cucumbers

Dry Beans

Dry Beans

Eggplant

Eggplant

Ethnic Vegetables

Ethnic Vegetables

Garlic

Garlic

Horseradish

Horseradish

Kohlrabi

Kohlrabi

Leeks

Leeks

Lettuce / Leafy Greens

Lettuce / Leafy Greens

Melons

Melons

Onions

Onions

Parsnips

Parsnips

Peas

Peas

Peppers

Peppers

Potatoes

Potatoes

Pumpkins / Gourds

Pumpkins / Gourds

Radishes

Radishes

Rhubarb

Rhubarb

Rutabaga

Rutabaga

Snap Beans

Snap Beans

Squash - Summer

Squash - Summer

Squash- Winter

Squash- Winter

Sweet Corn

Sweet Corn

Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes

Tomatoes

Tomatoes

Turnips

Turnips

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Upcoming Events

2018 Processing Snap Bean Advisory Meeting

Event Offers DEC Credits

December 4, 2018
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Canandaigua, NY

Discuss the 2018 snap bean growing season and management concerns. Reports and discussion of the 2018 Snap Bean Research Projects funded by the Association. Review priorities and the role of the advisory group in applications for state and federal grants. Give your input on the format of future advisory meetings and future educational programs.
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2018 Processing Vegetable Crops Advisory Meeting

Event Offers DEC Credits

December 12, 2018
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Batavia, NY

Sweet corn, pea, beet, and carrot processing growers and industry members are invited to attend. Discuss the 2018 growing season and management concerns. Reports and discussion of the 2018 Projects funded by the New York Vegetable Research Council/Association. Review priorities and the role of the advisory group in applications for state and federal grants. Give your input on the format of future advisory meetings and future educational programs. 
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2019 Empire State Producers EXPO

Event Offers DEC Credits

January 15 - January 17, 2019
1.25 hr sessions throughout each day
Syracuse, NY

The 2019 Empire State Producers Expo combines the major fruit, flower and vegetable associations of New York State in order to provide a comprehensive trade show and educational conference for New York producers, as well as the surrounding states and Eastern Canada. 
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Announcements

Vegetable Sizing Templates Available

To assist farmers looking to sell into wholesale markets, vegetable sizing templates are now available for bell peppers, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, cucumbers, eggplant, potatoes, tomatoes, zucchini and summer squash. The crop templates are scaled to size (8.5 x 11 paper). They can be printed and used to create sizing templates to be used by workers on the wash and pack lines. Additional grading resources are available too.

Empire State Producers EXPO Proceedings

Proceedings from the Empire State Producers EXPO conference from 2011-2018 are available online.

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