Cornell dean to speak at Penn Yan winery

The New York Farm Bureau Foundation for Agricultural Education will host a regional forum at The Anthony Road Winery in Penn Yan on Saturday, February 12, 2011.Dr. Kathryn Boor, Dean of the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences at Cornell University, will be the keynote speaker. Dean Boor will bring the activities of the CALS to the local audience through description and an explanation of Cornell’s active role throughout the agriculture industry that touches each of us every single day.Attendees will also learn about wine and experience through taste the Martini Family selection of fine wines. “This is the first of our series of Regional Forums to be held throughout the state in 2011,” said Paul Bencal, NYFB Foundation Board Chairman. “These forums are open to everyone and will offer a great opportunity to experience local wines and learn about local agriculture and the work being done by the NYFB Foundation to educate New Yorkers regarding agriculture.” Date: Saturday, February 12, 2011Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.Location: The Anthony Road Winery, 1020 Anthony Road, Penn Yan, NY 14527Tickets: $15 – Reservations are appreciated. Call 1-800-342-4143

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