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Jan. 14-16, 2020: EMPIRE STATE PRODUCERS EXPO, SRC Arena, Syracuse, NY
Oncenter Convention Center, SRC Arena, Syracuse, NY. This show combines the major fruit, flower, vegetable, and direct marketing association of NYS in order to provide a comprehensive trade show and educational conference for the fruit and vegetable growers. Sponsored by the NYS Vegetable Growers Association and others for details, on the entire conference contact the NYS Vegetable Growers Association at (585) 993-0775 nysvegetablegrowers@gmail.com. Check out the Expo online at CLICK HERE for more information & to register.

Feb. 20, 2020: EMPIRE STATE POTATO GROWERS INC. ANNUAL MEETING, 9:00am, Club 57, 7465 Seneca Rd N, Hornell, NY 14843. More info contact Jamie Meyer, jmeyer@nypotatoes.org, 585.526.5356.

Feb. 20, 2020: NY ANNUAL CERTIFIED SEED POTATO MEETING, 11:00am, Club 57, 7465 Seneca Rd N, Hornell, NY 14843.

Feb. 20, 2020: GROWER-PROCESSOR MEETING, provides an excellent opportunity to visit with processors and brokers, and to reinforce the importance of New York State potatoes to the health of their businesses. The meeting will start at 12:00 PM.  Please contact Gary Mahany, gmahany@verizon.net or 607-725-1956 for more information.


Feb. 19-27, 2020: POTATO INDUSTRY LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE, Michigan & Washington, DC. This 8-day program is designed to identify, develop and cultivate new leaders within the US potato industry. Coordinated by the National Potato Council & the Potatoes USA participants are selected through state organization nominations and a committee facilitated by NPC & PUSA. The Institute is made possible each year through a major sponsorship from Syngenta. For more information: http://nationalpotatocouncil.org/events-and-programs/potato-industry-leadership-institute/

Feb. 24-26, 2020: POTATO DC FLY-IN, Capital Hilton, Washington, DC. Each February, potato growers and industry leaders from across the country descend upon the nation’s capital as part of NPC’s Potato DC Fly-In. This annual meeting is designed to give participants a chance to better understand and advocate fro the industry’s most pressing federal policy priorities. For more information contact the NPC, 202.682.9456, http://nationalpotatocouncil.org/events-and-programs/potato-dc-fly-in/

March 9-12, 2020: POTATOES USA ANNUAL MEETING, Marriott City Center, Denver, CO. For more information contact. http://growers.potatoesusa.com/calendar.