Eastern Panhandle Growers’ Workshop December 7-8

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  1. KatherineA

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    You are invited to the first Eastern Panhandle Grower Workshop on Dec. 7-8, 2018 at the Blue Ridge Community and Technical College in Martinsburg, West Virginia.

    On Friday, Dec. 7, a tour will explore various local horticultural farm operations. Cost: $15.00, which includes a local lunch at Blue Moon Cafe.

    On Saturday, Dec. 8, twelve educational workshops will cover advanced fruit and vegetable growing while benefiting entry-level farming. Cost: $40.00, which includes a local lunch.

    Register here: https://www.regonline.com/2018easternpanhandlegrowerworkshop

    Topics include:
    • Evaluation of Leafy Greens for the Eastern Panhandle
    • Fundamentals of Small Fruit Disease Management
    • Soil Grown Specialty Greens
    • Alternative Fumigation Methods for Growing Strawberries
    • Selling Produce to Hospitals
    • Postharvest Decay Control: Conventional and Alternative Approaches
    • Utilizing a Farmers Cooperative for Marketing your Produce
    • Comparison of Hybrid and Heirloom Tomato Production Within High Tunnels
    • Specialty Cut Flower Production as a Small Farm Enterprise
    • Greenhouse Vegetable Production as an Income Generator for the Ag-Entrepreneur
    • Understanding Nutrient Problems and their Management in Tomatoes, Melons and Other Vegetables
    • Using the CSA Model
     

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