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Bottomly Farms, 6460 Glade Valley Road, Ennice, NC, US, 28623 Bottomly Farms, 6460 Glade Valley Road, Ennice, NC, US, 28623 Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center 3 days awayRegister with Eventbrite
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Description: Alleghany County Greens Production Workshop for Direct Market

Location:
Bottomly Farms, 6460 Glade Valley Road, Ennice, NC, US, 28623

Contacts:
Craig Mauney | Phone: 828-989-7900 & Email: craig_mauney@ncsu.edu
Aaron Tompkins | Phone: 336-372-5597 & Email: aaron_tompkins@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/alleghany-county-greens-production-workshop-for-direct-market-tickets-65980233655

Cost:  No Charge
Sep 24 Tue