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Western NC Strawberry Pre-Plant Meeting

August 27, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Whether you are the next generation on the farm or an established producer looking to expand your customer base, this workshop from NC Cooperative Extension will offer an overview of current strawberry production and marketing strategies for Western North Carolina.

Topics that will be covered include:
– Direct Market strategies and opportunities for tapping into regional demand for local food
– Pre-plant production considerations – fumigation, weeds, erosion, and fertility
– What does the industry need in Western NC? Sharing of your needs and opinions
– Demonstration on Strawberry Bed Laying


August 27, 2019
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
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North River Farms
3333 North Mills River Road
Mills River, NC 28759 United States