The 5th Annual Northeast USA Rice Conference
Saturday August 2, 2014
9:00am - 4:00pm
27 Earthbridge Road
Westminster West, Vermont
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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.
- 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 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 via email.
Your registration will not be complete until payment is received. Confirmation of registration will be sent by e-mail. There are no refunds. However if you are unable to attend the conference, a copy of the 2013 conference proceedings will be mailed to you.
This conference will be held at Akaogi Farm rain or shine and presentations will occur inside a tent. Please be mindful of the weather and dress accordingly.
The Fifth Annual Northeast USA Rice Conference is a collaboration between the McCouch RiceLab's Rice Diversity Project at Cornell University and Akaogi Farm. It is funded in part by the National Science Foundation.