New York industry to discuss hot issues - The Packer

New York industry to discuss hot issues

12/28/2012 09:59:00 AM
Doug Ohlemeier

Vegetable association president Mark Henry, president of Eden, N.Y.-based W.D. Henry & Sons Inc., which markets its vegetables through Eden Valley Growers, said the show has become a major attraction for leading state associations that have joined in recent years.

“Syracuse is a general feeding point for the Northeast,” he said.

“We can draw on a wide range of university and professional people that are well-versed in a lot of the issues that face those of us in the Northeast and the whole country, from labor to insect and disease management and varieties. The show brings a wide range of representatives from the industry, from seed providers to packaging. It offers one-stop shopping for a wide variety of groups.”

The show normally attracts up to 1,400 participants.

dohlemeier@thepacker.com

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