grassfed beef conference

posted December 18, 2009

on January 29. This is going to be good…

photo from the grass whisperer

The Small Farms Program and Northeast SARE are pleased to co-sponsor the Second Annual Winter Green-Up Grass-Fed Beef Conference. The conference will be held Friday, January 29, 2010, 10am to 9:00pm and Saturday, January 30, 2010 9:00am to 4:00pm at the Century House in Latham, NY.

Both local and nationally acclaimed speakers will be present to discuss a range of topics; ultra high stock density, marketing grass-fed beef to restaurants and butcher shops, intensive grazing, grass-fed protocols and branded beef products, and transitioning your farm from grain-fed to grass-fed beef.

Cost to attend the conference early registration (before Dec 31, 2009) is $75.00 for days, $55 for day one only and $45.00 for day two only. After December 31, 2009 the registration fee is $85.00 for both days, $65.00 for day one only and $55.00 for day two only. Rooms are being held at The Century House for Friday and Saturday night at the special rate of $99.00 per night, blocks of rooms will be held until January 8, 2010. Call 518-785-0931 to reserve your room. Please mention the conference to receive the special rate.

For a complete agenda and registration form contact Tom Gallagher at Cornell Cooperative Extension Albany County 518-765-3500 or or Morgan Hartman at This conference is hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension Albany County and Black Queen Angus Farm. Early registration is recommended! Last year’s conference filled up early.

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