Friday, March 21 2014 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday, March 21, 2014
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
86 Avenue E
Geneva, NY 14456
Canandaigua, NY: After a long winter and with spring around the corner, local agriculturalists would like to share their passion for farming with their neighbors and friends.
The community is invited to the Ontario County Agriculture Appreciation Celebration on Friday, March 21, 20143 at Club 86, 86 Avenue E, Geneva, NY. A diverse group of agriculture industry representatives will gather for this event to recognize the vital importance of agriculture in Ontario County and to honor industry leaders.
The evening begins at 6:00 pm with a social time and a chance to participate in a silent auction to benefit the 4-H Scholarship Fund. The banquet will follow with a buffet dinner, which will include a dessert table featuring Ontario County desserts and local Upstate Farms milk.
Awards for excellence and innovation in agriculture will be presented at the banquet including the Rodney Lightfoote Agricultural Viability and Innovation Award for Ontario County, Jackie Kunes Outstanding Woman in Agriculture; Paul and Peg Zimmerman Outstanding Young Farmer; Ralph Jerome Scholarship and Farm Bureau Citizenship Scholarships.
Cornell Cooperative Extension, Ontario County Farm Bureau and Ontario County Agricultural Enhancement Board are sponsoring the Agriculture Appreciation Celebration. The cost for the evening is $20.00 per person or $35.00 per couple. For more information, reservations contact Cornell Cooperative Extension at 585-394-3977 x 427 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org The registration flyer is available at www.cceontario.org