NY Corn & Soybean Growers Association Announces
“Soybean Marketing 101” Workshops
Workshops designed to help new soybean farmers with grain contracting
Includes a free meal!
One lucky attendee at each session will win an Ipad Mini!
The New York Corn & Soybean Growers Association (NYCSGA) will be hosting “Soybean Marketing 101” workshops in Eastern and Northern New York in late July. The workshops are designed to help growers new to the soybean industry with grain contracting and purchasing crop insurance while under contract.
The first meeting will be Wednesday, July 24 at the Carolina House, 59 Broad St. (Route 9) in Kinderhook from 6- 8:30 pm. Attendance includes complimentary dinner and a chance to win an Ipad mini.
The second workshop will take place Thursday, July 25 at the Hilton Garden Inn off Arsenal St. in Watertown from 11:30am – 1:30pm. Attendance at this workshop will include complimentary lunch and a chance to also win an Ipad mini.
NYCSGA has lined up two grain marketing experts as presenters, Karen Thorp, of DeLong Grain Company and Jeremy Forrett of Crop Growers, Farm Credit East. Karen will cover the benefits of grain contracting and how it can improve a farm operation’s bottom line, while Jeremy present how forward contracting and crop insurance work together.
Attendees must RSVP by Friday, July 19th to Julia Robbins, email@example.com or 315-583-5296.
Attendance at a “Soybean Marketing 101” meeting will also include a complimentary ticket to the NYCSGA Summer Crop Tour, Tuesday Aug. 13 at the Du Mond Farm in Union Springs.
“Soybean Marketing 101” workshops are co-sponsored by the American Soybean Association and AgCo.