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Production Techniques for High Tunnels: Seminar 1 – Preparing for Your High Tunnel Operation

October 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Please Join NC Cooperative Extension, ASAP, & Empowering Mtn Food Systems for a Series of Regional Virtual Seminars on High Tunnel Production

These workshops are aimed at training growers considering production of crops in a High Tunnel for direct market outlets (tailgate markets, farm stands, CSA, etc.). Craig Mauney, Extension Area Specialized Agent, Lisa Gonzalez, Clay County Extension Director and Mary Jac Brennan, Heartplace Farm Consulting will lead the group of Specialists, Agents, and Farmers from various locations to provide 3 seminars.

Specific topics include equipment & infrastructure, enterprise budgets, soil management, crop planning, seeding and transplanting, best crops and cover crops for high tunnels, pest management, food safety and marketing. Workshop includes lectures, question and answer as well as a farm focus case study.

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Online
NC United States