Reinventing the Hudson Valley Breadbasket

Event Details

Date: 
June 23, 2014
Location: 
Migliorelli Farm and Hudson Valley Farm Hub
Time: 
10:00am-12:00pm & 12:30pm-2:30pm

Morning Program at Migliorelli Farm

72 Rockefeller Ln, Red Hook NY 12571

  • 10:00am-12:00 pm
  • View Cornell’s Hudson Valley regional winter barley, spelt, wheat, emmer, and einkorn variety trials and demonstration plots.
  • Learn about Cornell’s initiative to select regionally-adapted small grains varieties for local and specialty markets with Cornell’s Dr. Mark Sorrells.
  • Learn about disease and pest considerations for small grains with Cornell’s Dr. Gary Bergstrom and Ken Wise.

Afternoon Program at the Hudson Valley Farm Hub

2504 US Route 209 Kingston, NY 12401

  • ·          12:30pm-2:30 pm
  • ·          Catered lunch from 12:30 to 1:30.
  • ·          View Cornell’s Hudson Valley regional spring wheat, and barley variety trials.
  • ·          Learn about post-harvest grain equipment and considerations for beginning and small-scale growers            with Dr. Elizabeth Dyck of OGRIN, and Robert Perry of NOFA-NY.
  • ·          Learn about small grains-related research and other initiatives beginning at the Hudson Valley Farm Hub.

Registration Instructions:  Please contact Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County (www.cceulster.orgat 845-340-3990 ext. 327 or email cad266@cornell.edu for details. Click HERE for the registration form.

Sponsor/Funders: This field day is supported by Anson Mills, The Local Economies Project, USDA/OREI.