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Baskets or Pallets: Vegetable Grading and Packaging

Baskets or Pallets: Vegetable Grading and Packaging

Cornell Cooperative Extension will be offering a series of field days to aide in understanding how to determine quality and grade of agricultural products. These sessions are designed to prepare farms in NY, both beginning and experienced, to enter new markets.

It will be held at Ernest Girod’s Farm – 10431 County Road 23 Fillmore, NY 14735 on Wednesday, July 12 from 9 -11 AM. Learn how to grade vegetables and package for different markets! There will be hands-on training with peppers, tomatoes and cucumbers.

The field days are open to 25 participants; preference is given to active or retired NYS Military Veterans on a first-come, first-served basis. The fee is $10/person; veterans may apply for stipend to cover cost of attending. For more information or to apply contact Lynn Bliven, CCE Allegany County at 585-268-7644 ext. 18 or email lao3@cornell.edu.

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