Baskets or Pallets: Vegetable Grading and Packaging
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County is offering a hands-on, on-farm experience to aide in understanding how to determine quality and grade of agricultural products. This session is designed to prepare farms in NY, both beginning and experienced, to enter new markets.
We will be at Catskill Cattle Co on Thursday, August 24th from 5:30-7:30pm. Learn how to grade vegetables and package for different markets. Hand-on training with peppers, tomatoes and cucumbers.
The field day is open to 25 participants; preference given to active or retired NYS Military Veterans on a first-come, first-served basis. Fee is $15/person or $20/farm (2 registrants max), veterans may apply for stipend to cover cost of attending.
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