A great group of speakers will discuss spelt, emmer, einkorn, and heritage corn—their production practices and markets.
9:30 am Registration
10:00 am Welcome
10:05 am Who Are The Ancient Grains, Why Are They Popular, Uses, Nutrition
10:35 am Agronomics of the Ancient Grains: seed (anatomy, proteins, starchs) and genetic characteristics, genetic relationships of the grains
10:45 am Growing Ancient Grains
11:25 am Bread Break
11:40 am Ancient Grains – overview of SVM, milling and market potential of ancient grains
12:00 pm Malster / Brewer / Distiller using ancient grains
12:15 pm Food Safety Modernization Act
12:30 pm Lunch
1:00 pm demo a mobile app o determine machinery and crops costs
1:15 pm Ancient Grain Varieties, upcoming grains (hulless oats & barley, purple barley), lessons learned from Cornell research, growing tips
1:55 pm Conventional and Organic Weed Control in Small Grains
2:40 pm Growing Heritage Corn
3:15 pm All Souls Tortilleria (Burlington, VT) story of their company and using heritage corn
End – 3:45 pm
Registration is now open!
Deadline for registration is February 5th.
This event is hosted by CCE Ulster County and the Capital Area Ag and Hort Program.
Location: Pegasus Restaurant 10885 Route 9W Coxsackie NY 12051
$40 Event fee is non-refundable.
Last updated January 21, 2020