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Accessing land is one of the most complex financial decisions that you will make as a farmer. This workshop designed to prepare early career farmers to approach land access with confidence.
When: Thursday, November 1, 2018, from 10AM-6PM
Where: Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center, 455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759
Cost: The training is offered at a sliding scale registration rate, from $0-$20. We will provide lunch and refreshments throughout the day.
You will learn about:
Searching for farmland in Western North Carolina and the greater region
Finding help to evaluate farm properties
The financing process for different methods of accessing land
Working with a land trust
Financial planning using NYFC’s Finding Farmland Calculator
Case studies of other farmers’ paths to land access
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Annual Carolina Farm Stewardship Association Conference. carolinafarmstewards.org/sac/
Time: 9:30 am Wednesday through lunch on Thursday
Location: Crowne Plaza Resort, Asheville, NC
Cost: $40 per person with pre-registration prior to February 7th. Registration at the door is $50
Registration required: To register: http://www.ncagr.gov/markets/commodit/horticul/tomatoes/
Conference Contact: To exhibit or sponsor, or for more information, contact Ellen Moss at 828-685-3989, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please include our event in the calendar of your organization
Description: This is the largest commercial vegetable grower event in the region with a high quality educational program put together by vegetable extension specialist/agents at NC State University Cooperative Extension. There will also be a trade show and a fundraiser that supports student scholarships. The program will include presentations on many different topics to help vegetable growers. The final program will be completed in December 2018. Topics will include such things as Management of Foliar Diseases of Tomato, Using Chemigation to Manage Phytophthora Blight, Breeding for Late Blight Resistance and Tolerance to Bacterial Spot and Verticillium Wilt, Evaluation of Tomato Lines for Late Blight Resistance, Flavonoids in Tomato, Evaluation of Insecticides for Key Pests of Fruiting Vegetable Crops, Native Natural Enemies on Biological Control of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, Growing Industrial Hemp for Cannabinoids in Western North Carolina, to name a few. There will be a sponsored lunch and awards program at noon on Thursday. Pesticide credits will be offered.