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​ Organic Grain: Harvesting, Storage, and Processing

  • Monday, October 19, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Monday, October 26, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Monday, November 2, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Three workshops regarding the harvesting, handling, storage, and processing of grain crops. It's the final year of our NE SARE grant lead by Elizabeth Dyck, the coordinator of the Organic Growers' Research and Information-Sharing Network (OGRIN). The training program will be a series of three intensive 75 minute online short courses with video field days/workshops that will largely be taught by farmers and NE Grain Experts and located on farms and/or at processing venues. Sponsored by NOFA-NJ (https://nofanj.org/ ).

Session One 10/19: Production with a focus on harvesting. Harvesting continues to be critical especially for new grain farmers who are not familiar with combines.

Presented By: Elizabeth Dyck of OGRIN with Joe Heckman of Rutgers and Scott Morgan of Morganics Farm

Session Two 10/26: Cleaning, drying, storage.

Presented By: Elizabeth Dyck of OGRIN and Aaron Gabriel of Cornell Cooperative Extension.

Session Three 11/2: Processing and Marketing

Presented By: Elizabeth Dyck of OGRIN and Joel Steigman of Small Valley Grains.

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Last updated September 28, 2020