Avery County's NEW Extension Agent, Bill Hoffman, is excited to announce the tri-county Small Farm Agri-Shop Series. The kicking off date, in Avery County, is scheduled for Wednesday, February 27th, 2019.
The program will begin with registration at Trosly Farms, located in Elk Park, at 8:30 am. Jerry Moody, County Extension Director, will open the series at 9AM with the WELCOME and introduction of speakers.
Below you will find the topics for the day:
* Crop Planning * Soils, Fertility and IPM
* High Tunnels * Aggregation and Other Market Opportunities
* Start-Up Veggie Production
* Successful Aggregation
* Industrial Hemp
A demonstration with the Paper Pot Planter will be presented during the morning session.
At noon a sponsored lunch will be provided; lunch location will be announced at a later date.
NC A&T State University is sponsoring this educational event.