Your success is our success! We host a variety of educational workshops and Field Days to give berry growers like you the tools you need to protect and improve your crops, learn the latest in farming techniques, and market your business. We also keep you up-to-date on other industry events.

 

NYSBGA Events

 

Blueberry Intensive

March 5
Ellicottville

Blueberry Intensive - Ellicottville
from 35.00

We’re partnering with the experts art Cornell University and Cornell CCE to bring you the region’s first-ever blueberry intensive, an in-depth look at blueberry growing techniques, pests and diseases, marketing and other business topics, and an afternoon demonstration on a working farm.

This jam-packed information session will cover:

  • Blueberry nutrition and site prep

  • Business topics, including marketing, labor, and profitability tools

  • A discussion panel featuring successful blueberry growers

  • Common diseases of blueberries

  • Integrated pest management

  • Weather tracking and tools

  • Pruning techniques, including a live demonstration on a working berry farm

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Blueberry Intensive

March 14
Millbrook

Blueberry Intensive - Millbrook
from 35.00

We’re partnering with the experts art Cornell University and Cornell CCE to bring you the region’s first-ever blueberry intensive, an in-depth look at blueberry growing techniques, pests and diseases, marketing and other business topics, and an afternoon demonstration on a working farm.

This jam-packed information session will cover:

  • Blueberry nutrition and site prep

  • Business topics, including marketing, labor, and profitability tools

  • A discussion panel featuring successful blueberry growers

  • Common diseases of blueberries

  • Integrated pest management

  • Weather tracking and tools

  • Pruning techniques, including a live demonstration on a working berry farm

    View the full workshop agenda.

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Other Events

 

Farm Management Master Class: Employee Supervision

March 5–6, March 11–12
Hyde Park & Rochester

Click here for updated information and registration.

 

Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training

March 11
Binghamton

Participation in this training will give you the tools to create an on-farm food safety plan and complete one of the requirements of either FSMA OR the New York State Grown and Certified branding program. We will also discuss potential funding streams to make infrastructure upgrades to your farm related to food safety! Register here.

 

Farm Disaster Preparation Certificate Course

March 14
Morrisville

From participating in this one-day workshop you will learn:

  • What to invest in for disaster preparation that will provide positive returns to the farm, even if a disaster does not occur.

  • How farm managers and employees can increase their abil­ity to respond to an emergency to reduce potential losses to the farm.

  • Gain a better understanding of what emergencies or disasters you are vulnerable to.

Register here.

 

Agritourism Workshop

March 26
Malone

Topics include getting started with agritourism, visitor expectations and customer relations for agritourism destination, income sources in agritourism, agritourism liability and questions to clarify with your insurer, mar­keting your agritourism enterprise, and boosting farm visitors. Register here.

 

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