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Agricultural Day

The State University of New York (SUNY) College of Agriculture and Technology at Morrisville  celebrated the Agricultural Day on April 26, 2001.  The annual event attracted hundreds of elementary school students as well as faculty, students, and staff.  This year's program included tours, exhibits, and a celebrity milking contest.  Tours included the dairy facilities, the Wildlife Museum, hayrides and games, GPS demonstration, and crop demonstration.  Several exhibits of dairy products, dairy princess, petting zoo, horse shoeing, fish tank, cow calving, dairy cattle breeds, and equipment were also part of this annual event.  The Agricultural Day was sponsored by the Dairy Club (Jim Curtis, Club Advisor) and the School of Agriculture and Natural Resources.Top

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Agricultural and Food Ventures Conference 2001

Focusing on...Networking of Producers, Processors,
Retailers, Restaurateurs, and Consumers for
Economic Vitality

The State University of New York (SUNY) College of Agriculture and Technology at Morrisville hosted the Agricultural and Food Ventures Conference 2001 on the 5th and 6th of April, 2001.  The theme of this conference was "Networking of Producers, Processors, Retailers, Restaurateurs, and Consumers for Economic Vitality".  The conference was co-sponsored by New York Small Scale Food Processors Association (NYSSFPA) and other organizations.  The conference brought together producers, processors, retailers, restaurateurs, and other professionals in the agricultural industry to exchange information, discuss opportunities, and address challenges for agriculture and food ventures in the 21st century.  The conference was held in conjunction with the Second Annual Meeting of the New York State Small Scale Food Processors Association.

Conference sessions consisted of the following:

E-Commerce
Packaging
Business planning
Ethnic Food Market
Product Quality
Distribution Channels
Export and International Marketing
Internet Marketing
Packaging for Marketing
Networking
Agricultural Tourism
Affluent/Health Food Market
Capital Acquisition and Debt Service
Labeling
Consumer Trends
Regulations on Fruits, Vegetables, Dairy, Meat, and Poultry
Product Liability Insurance
Small Scale Food Product Development
Linking Producers to Processors

Several panel discussions were also held including the following:

Linking Chefs and Restaurateurs with Producers
Where to Market Your Products
Identification of Funding Sources

The Agricultural and Food Ventures Conference 2001 was held at the campus of the SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology in Morrisville, New York.  You can view the Conference's web site by clicking here . For more information, please call 315-684-6083 or send e-mail to Dr. Christopher D. Lu at lucd@morrisville.edu.Top

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