Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) Entrepreneur Conference

Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 8:30am to 5:00pm

Warren Hall, 401

Do you have a serious interest in developing a business plan for a New York state based commercial CEA vegetable operation? This conference is for you.

Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) enables year-round production of fresh vegetables through greenhouse environmental control (heating, lighting) combined with hydroponic/soilless production systems. While CEA is an increasingly popular method of meeting consumer demand for locally grown food, many factors must be considered when developing a business plan and assessing its viability. This conference is intended to provide more detailed knowledge of CEA production systems, economics, marketing, and ways to access financing and state resources. It will also help guide new or transitioning operations through the process of developing a business plan for a CEA greenhouse vegetable business.

Read more about the conference and view the full agenda.

If you think this is for you, you’ll need to apply to attend. But if selected, the program is free. (You’ll need to cover travel and lodging expenses.)

Applications are due by September 29 and must be completed online here. If selected to attend you will be notified by October 3.

If you have questions, please contact me:  nsm47@cornell.edu

Event Type

Conference/Workshop

Departments

Sustainability

Tags

horticulture, sips

Website

http://www.cornellcea.com/workshops/i...

Hashtag

#sustainability

Contact E-Mail

nsm47@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Neil Mattson

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