Join us on July 26th, 2018 at Merrimac Farms, Inc. as we present Ready, Set, Grow! the 2018 NYCSGA Summer Crop Tour! We will feature keynote speaker Dr. Fred E. Below a Professor of Crop Physiology in the Department of Crop Sciences at the University of Illinois. The program will focus on cover crops, soil health, and of course yields!
Benefits of Membership
Joining the NYCSGA gets you two memberships for the price of one! NYCSGA members receive dual membership with both the American Soybean Growers Association and the National Corn Growers Association. That's double the leadership training opportunities, double the advocacy efforts, and double the fun!
Corn & Soybean Research
The NYCSGA board of directors responsibly invests New York farmers’ soybean checkoff dollars into research projects that benefit New York soybean producers and their end users. Through a competitive grant process the board also invests research dollars into corn projects through funding received from New York State. NYCSGA puts out RFP's each fall to solicit proposals for these projects.
Promotion & Education
The NYCSGA board of directors responsibly invests New York farmers’ soybean checkoff dollars into promotion & education projects directed toward raising consumer awareness and promoting corn & soybean farming in NewYork State. NYCSGA sends out an RFP for these projects in the Fall.
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