EVENTS

2019 Small Farm Outreach Annual Conference - Strengthening and Sustaining Small Farms

 
 
 
 
 
October 24-26, 2019
Hilton Garden Inn Suffolk Riverfront
 
 
DETAILS & REGISTRATION [r20.rs6.net]
 
 
 
Gather with Virginia farmers, landowners and agriculture professionals for this year’s Small Farm Outreach Program Annual Conference on October 24-26 in Suffolk, Virginia. You will have the opportunity to hear about available resources, smart business strategies, and successful production practices—especially for new and beginning farmers who want to learn more about what it takes to farm profitability and sustainability.
 
$75 per person
(includes meals, refreshments and bus tours at the conference)
 
FEATURING SPECIAL SESSIONS TO HELP YOU:
Manage Risk on Your Farm
Improve Production, Marketing and Management
Learn Step-by-Step Practices to Start Your Farm
Connect with Farmer/Veteran Programs in Virginia
 
PLUS! CHOOSE FROM THREE EXCITING BUS TOURS
Check out the full conference agenda here. [r20.rs6.net]
 
Extension is a joint program of Virginia Tech, Virginia State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and state and local governments. Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg. 
 
Founded in 1882, Virginia State University is one of Virginia’s two land-grant institutions and is located 20 minutes south of Richmond in the village of Ettrick. VSU’s College of Agriculture consists of three academic departments: Agriculture, Hospitality Management, and Family and Consumer Sciences. Integrated within the College are an Agricultural Research Station; Randolph Farm, a 417-acre research and educational facility; and Virginia Cooperative Extension. 
 
 

10/24/2019 8:00 AM - 10/26/2019 5:00 PM

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