Fri., November 11, 2016 at 12:30pm
Sat., November 12, 2016 at 12:00am
6300 Arsenal St
WATERTOWN- Cornell Cooperative Extension would like to invite you to the upcoming 2016 Northeast Livestock Conference – Making Links: Producers “Meat” Consumers. This will be the first conference of its kind in Northern New York and will be the start of developing a sound foundation for a strong local protein market. The two-day conference is a part of the Local Foods Promotion Program. The Livestock Conference is designed to improve the production, quality, and market for locally produced meats and will cover topics such as marketing, costs of production, product pricing, processing, and more. The conference will be held at the Ramada Inn on Arsenal Street in Watertown. Come enjoy a locally sourced meal on Friday evening and listen to “Animal Welfare is not Rare It’s Well Done!” by Jessica Ziehm, Executive Director of the NY Animal Agriculture Coalition. The workshops run on Friday, November 11, from 12:30-7:30 PM and Saturday, November 12, from 8:15 AM-1:30 PM. To learn more or register please visit www.ccejefferson.org or contact Kaitlyn Lawrence at (315)-788-8450.