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Highgate Farm, 1 Rigsby Road, Marshall, NC, US, 28753 Highgate Farm, 1 Rigsby Road, Marshall, NC, US, 28753 Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center 1 day agoRegister with Eventbrite
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Description: Madison County Greens Production Workshop for Direct Market


Location: Highgate Farm, 1 Rigsby Road, Marshall, NC, US, 28753

Contacts:


Craig Mauney | Phone: 828-989-7900 & Email: craig_mauney@ncsu.edu
Elizabeth Ayers | Phone: 828-649-2411 & Email: elizabeth_ayers@ncsu.edu


Description:  


     This workshop is aimed at training growers considering production of greens for direct market outlets (tailgate markets, farm stands, CSA, etc.). Craig Mauney, Area Specialized Agent, Commercial Fruit and Vegetable Production will lead the group at the farm in discussing production practices for growing a variety of greens in the region.
     Specific topics include cultivar selection, site establishment (soil conditions and planting), fertilization, irrigation, pruning, harvesting, and resources for pest control. Workshop includes a lecture followed by a hands on activity such as disease scouting or harvesting. All participants receive a resource notebook and a scouting lens to take home to their farm.


Registration: 


https://www.eventbrite.com/e/madison-county-greens-production-workshop-for-direct-market-tickets-65977505495

Cost:  No Charge
Sep 19 Thu