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Winter Green-Up 2022

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Join Cornell Cooperative Extension Albany County for its Fourteenth Annual Winter Green-Up! 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly the rapid spread of the Omicron variant, it has become necessary to change the nature of Winter Green-Up 2022.

Winter Green-Up 2022 will be presented entirely online, via Zoom, on two dates, January 25 and February 1, 2022, from 1:00 to 4:00pm.

January 25, 2022 Winter Green-Up Speakers

Pricing for Profit: An Introduction to the Cornell Meat Price Calculator 

Matt LeRoux, Extension Associate at Cornell University

Matt LeRoux has 20 years' experience serving farms through Cornell Cooperative Extension, non-profits, and consulting, working with produce and livestock farmers and food businesses. He developed the Marketing Channel Assessment Tool for produce growers and the Cornell Meat Price & Yield Calculator.

How to Navigate Cattle Markets and Sales 

Stacylyn Himelright, Cattle Procurement Lead, Cargill Beef Plant, Pennsylvania

Stacylyn Himelright is the Cattle Procurement Lead/Head Buyer at the Cargill Beef plant in Wyalusing, PA, and was a cattle buyer in Eastern/Central NY state for nine years. She will lead a presentation on navigating cattle markets, answering questions about selling cattle.

 

February 1, 2022 Winter Green-Up Speakers

Why Grazing Matters: Insuring Beneficial Animal Impact 

Judith D. Schwartz, Author

https://www.judithdschwartz.com/

Judith D. Schwartz is an author whose work explores the ecological role of animals in the landscape. She lives and works on the side of a mountain in southwestern Vermont. She is the author of Cows Save the PlanetWater In Plain Sight and The Reindeer Chronicles

Meat Quality from a Butcher’s Perspective 

Michael Lapi, Chef-Instructor, SUNY Cobleskill

An instructor of Culinary Arts and Meat Processing at SUNY Cobleskill, Michael provides a platform for the promotion of locally sourced foods through Farm to Table and Whole Animal Butchery classes.

Questions may be directed to:

Ashley, 518-649-0267/arp253@cornell.edu

Tom, 518-577-0958/tjg3@cornell.edu

When
January 25th, 2022 1:00 PM through February 1st, 2022 4:00 PM
Location
Online via Zoom
NY
United States
Event Fee(s)
Event Fee per person, January 25, 2022 $15.00
Event Fee per person, February 1, 2022 $15.00
Event Fee per person, both sessions $25.00

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