Join us as we welcome back Dr. David M. Kohl, Ph.D. with a high energy session that will focus on agriculture's most valuable assets, our young producers. The program will cover ten good reasons to start farming, trends young farmers can capitalize on, basics of operating your business effectively, tips, techniques and more! We will also hear from a grain marketing panel moderated by Dr. Kohl with a discussion targeted toward enthusiastic newcomers. And don't forget the yield contest awards! With the most corn entries ever this year, you don't want to miss these harvest highlights.
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.
New York Youth Institute: Seeds for Change, Cornell University