Ag Innovations for Small Farms Field Day

Randolph Farm will be open to the public for this exciting opportunity to learn about the latest trends, research, and proven techniques designed especially to help small, limited resource, urban and beginning farmers. USDA representatives will be on hand to explain how their agency resources can offer services and support for a wide variety of operations. Highlights include:
• Agriculture Showcase and Education Mobile Units from Maryland and Kentucky
• USDA Resources for farm financing, risk management, advocacy and outreach
• Rain Simulator demonstration from USDA Department of Natural Resources and Conservation
• Urban agriculture site demonstration
• Berry production, management and marketing
• New equipment, tools and technology demonstrations
• Introduction to aquaculture practices and production
• Hops research and production
• High tunnel growing practices and specialty crops
• Randolph Farm Nature Trail Educational Hikes
For more information, contact the Small Farm Outreach Program Office at (804) 524-3292.

VSU Randolph Farm • 4415 River Road • Petersburg, VA

6/7/2018, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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