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You are invited to attend the 2022 Jefferson County Agricultural Development Conference. 

"Who Moved My Cheese, Adapting To The Future Of Agriculture."

Friday April 8th, 2022
Hilton Garden Inn, Watertown NY
8:30am - 2:30pm
free lunch for all registered participants


Our speakers will examine our agricultural industry, what changes are expected and how to adapt to the future.
We will celebrate our 20th anniversary of our agricultural economic development program in Jefferson County. 
Our speakers include:



 

Jay M. Matteson

Jefferson County Agricultural Coordinator

 

 

 

20 Years of Assisting in the Retention Growth and Promotion of Agriculture in Jefferson County.

 

8:45 - 9:30 am

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Catharine M. Young

Executive Director

Center of Excellence for

Food and Agiculture at

Cornell AgriTech

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The Role of the NYS Center for Excellence for Food and Agriculture in shaping the future of agriculture in NYS.

10:45 - 11:45am

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Dr. Todd Schmit

Associate Professor, 

Cornell University

 

 

 

Targeting Agricultural Economic Development: Assessing Industry Linkages & Opportunities for Growth.

9:30 - 10:30am

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Jennifer Coleman

Director of Communications

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Farmers of the Future, Who are the farmers of the future? What will it take to survive and thrive as a farmer and what will they require from us?

1:00 - 2:30pm

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