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Fifth Annual Northeast USA Rice Conference

Akaogi Farm 27 Earthbridge Rd
Westminster West, VT

The 5th Annual Northeast USA Rice Conference will be held on Saturday, August 2, 2014. This conference will be a reflection on rice farming in the Northeast since the first conference at Akaogi Farm and a look ahead towards the future. Presentations will provide updates on various projects, including cold tolerant rice variety breeding at Cornell University, and information about educational efforts aimed at increasing consumer knowledge of rice.
Featuring:
•Phylliss Odessey (Director of Horticulture, Randall’s Island Park, NYC)
•Nick Storrs (Urban Farm Manager, Randall’s Island Park, NYC)
•Eunyoung Sebazco (Horticulture Manager, Randall’s Island Park, NYC)
•Diane Wang (PhD student, Plant Breeding and Genetics, Cornell University)
•Sandy Harrington (Technician, Plant Breeding and Genetics, Cornell University)

Registration Fee: $50/person, $60/couple, $40/student
Registration fee includes lunch and copy of the 2013 conference proceedings. Register early, space is limited. Deadline for registration is July 25th. To register please provide your name, e-mail address, and a check made out to Mia Murphy, 351 Longley Road, Groton, MA 01450. Contact Mia at makaogi@gmail.com.