Annual Long Island Agricultural Forum scheduled for next week

01/05/2016 12:36 PM |

BARBARAELLEN KOCH FILE PHOTO | Aquebogue farmer Donald McKay cutting a field of hay recently on Sound Avenue in Riverhead. The hay is sprayed with citric acid to prevent mold from growing.

The annual Long Island Agricultural Forum will take place Thursday and Friday, Jan. 14-15, at Suffolk County Community College’s Eastern Campus in Riverhead. 

The conference will address topics relevant to the local horticulture and agricultural industries. Food writer and communications consultant T.W. Barritt will discuss farmers, oystermen and food entrepreneurs who have influenced local food growth and consumption. Dinner, open to the public, will celebrate the farming community.

To register, contact Melissa Elkins at 631-727-7850, ext. 341, or [email protected]. Visit ccesuffolk.org for a complete schedule and registration information or see below:

2016 LI Ag Forum Short Program

2016 Ag Forum Registration Page

Photo Caption: Aquebogue farmer Donald McKay cutting a field of hay on Sound Avenue in Riverhead. The hay is sprayed with citric acid to prevent mold from growing. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)

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