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Posted: January 17 2012

2nd Annual Greater Capital Region Farmers’ Direct Marketing Conference
Farm to Market:  Your Road to Success

Are you a beginning, experienced or seasoned farmer looking for fresh marketing tips to increase your customer sales?  If so, join us for a day long conference at Hudson Valley Community College on February 10, 2012.  The conference will feature inspirational speaker, Bruce Baker, who is an expert on booth design, marketing, sales and market trends.  Bruce is a dynamic presenter who will provide you with many valuable tips to increase sales.    
The conference will also feature a session on marketing fundamentals with Kathleen Harris from the Northeast Livestock Processing Service Company.  Matt LeRoux from Cornell Cooperative Extension will lead a session on market channel assessment and Stephen Judd from the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension will explain the various tools to establish an online presence for your business.
The cost of the conference including lunch is $40.00 per person if registered by February 3rd.   $45.00 per person after February 3rd.  Please contact Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County at 518-885-8995 to register.
The conference is funded in part by a SARE Speakers’ Fund.   Sponsored by American Farmland Trust, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Albany, Columbia, Fulton-Montgomery, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady and Washington Counties, Hudson Mohawk Resource Conservation and Development Council Inc., and Rensselaer County Economic Development & Planning.

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