Cornell University is hosting a CEA conference on Friday April 26. The Cornell Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) advisory/stakeholder group was formed to address the increasing demands of consumers for fresh, local, and year-round produce. In the Northeast, meeting this demand means incorporating various technologies to extend the growing season.
The CEA advisory/stakeholder meetings are designed to address this challenge with a multifaceted approach made possible by the diversity of its participants, which include: New York State producers, agribusiness professionals, supermarkets, government agencies, financial management companies, and Cornell faculty and faculty/staff from the Cornell AgriTech, the Charles S. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, the School of Integrative Plant Science, and the Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering.
The April 26, 2019 conference is designed to explore possibilities that could enable New York State to become a leader in the industry. Participants will hear from industry experts and leading academics about how they can create and capture economic synergies that will provide tremendous lasting value for New York State and beyond.
The meeting will be held at the Jordan Hall Auditorium at Cornell AgriTech, 614 W North St., Geneva, N.Y. Parking is free and located directly behind the building.