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September 11, 2017: USDA NRCS Small Farm Workshop (Dinwiddie County, VA)

Event Link: https://www.ext.vsu.edu/events/2017/7/20/nrcs-strikeforce-prince-george-wbbch-er6st

Monday, September 11, 2017
10:00 AM to 12 Noon

REGISTER ONLINE: https://goo.gl/forms/hxb4dU2ZiWWLshu93

King's Farm
11672 Old Stage Road
Petersburg, VA23805

Strike Force workshops are designed to help farmers improve production and provide financial incentives for environmental practices, finance new markets facility, and increase sources and access for locally grown agricultural products.

This workshop will focus on pond management practices for farmers and include information related to:

• Water Quality Management

• Fish Culture

• Weed and Pest Management

• Fish Cage Production

• USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service update

 

 Contact:  Vernon Heath, 804.892.4518, vheath@vsu.edu

The Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Program is a state-wide and coalition-based Extension program housed in Virginia Tech’s Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education. Funding was sponsored by the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) of the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Award #2015-70017-22887. For more information, contact Kim Niewolny, Program Director and Extension Specialist, at niewolny@vt.edu or 540-231-5784.

 

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