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New York Pork Producers Annual Meeting
January 26, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
On Saturday, January 26th, New York Pork Producers will hold its 2019 Annual Meeting at the Pembroke Community Center 116 East Main St. (Route 33) Corfu, NY 14036. Producers as well as youth, involved in hog production, are invited and encouraged to attend. Cost is $10.00 for adults and $5.00 youth under the age of 18, can be paid at the door.
To Pre-Register: go to the NYPP website (www.newyorkpork.org) scroll to the bottom left, fill out the online registration form under NYPP Annual Meeting and submit.
Or call: Krista at (716) 697-3031
Please leave your name, phone number, names of all that are attending.
Indicate if you will be taking the TQA training or the Youth YQCA training.
Beginning with registration at 8:00 AM, this one-day meeting will feature a trade show, informational speakers talking about, “What does GMO mean to my Farm?”, Social Media Marketing, “What message does your label send to consumers?”, African Swine Fever Update and much more. There will be a silent auction, an excellent pork buffet sponsored by Pork Checkoff and YQCA & TQA training. The New York Pork Producers’ Annual Members Meeting will follow this event.
The silent auction always includes interesting, useful and fun items. A spirit of friendly competition reigns as participants enjoy bidding against each other.
Donations for the silent auction are open to everyone and are greatly appreciated!
Any youth that plans on participating in the 2019 ESYS Contest will get 2 points for attending this meeting and 1 point for bringing an item for the silent auction.
|8:00 AM||Registration, Trade Show and Silent Auction|
|8:30 AM||Welcome and Introductions|
|8:45 AM||Jake Ledoux – Young Adults in Argriculture, How to Thrive & Survive.|
|9:15 AM||National Pork Board Update – Ernie Barnes|
|9:45 AM||National Pork Producers Council – Craig Boelling|
|10:15 AM||Margaret Smith – What Does GMO Mean to My Farm?|
|Professor, Plant Breeding and Genetics, Cornell University|
|10:45 AM||Lynn Bliven – What Message Does Your Label Send to Consumers?|
|Agriculture & Natural Resources Issue Leader, Cornell Cooperative Ext. Allegany|
|11:15 AM||Bree Bacon Woodbridge – Social Media Marketing|
|Business Advisor, Small Business Development Center, Sanborn, NY|
|11:45 AM||David Smith, DVM – African Swine Fever Update|
|Director, Division of Animal Industry, NYS Department of Agriculture & Markets|
|….Silent Auction Bidding….|
|1:00 PM||Question & Answer Panel|
|1:30 PM||Finalize Silent Auction Bids, Visit with fellow producers|
|2:00 PM||Silent Auction Closed|
|2:15 PM||TQA Training / YQCA Training|
|4:00 PM||NYPP Annual Member Meeting|
|NYPP Board if Directors Meeting|