This program is part one of a four part series on sustainable agriculture production. Topics will include insect and disease management options for farmers in organic or naturally grown systems.
Program begins at 5:30 with a meal sourced from local producers.
J. Phil Campbell Research and Education Center
1420 Experiment Station Road
Watkinsville, GA 30677
More details pending
People can contact the Oconee County Extension Office to register.
Cost: $15 for individual session, $40 if registering for all four sessions.
Oconee County Extension Office
Please see the information below and attached for additional information, pre-registration is required since meals are provided. Registration is $15 per session or $40 for all four programs. All programs include dinner featuring sustainably grown local food items.
Northeast Georgia is home to many small farms that are using direct marketing and alternative production practices to market to local consumers, retailers, and restaurants. University of Georgia Cooperative Extension is hosting a series of programs to provide the latest research-based information to these producers. The dates, topics, and registration dates are listed below.
These programs are designed for small farm producers that are implementing organic or sustainably grown practices (not necessarily “certified” organic or naturally grown) on their farms. All programs will be held at the J. Phil Campbell Research and Education Center in Watkinsville and will start with a meal at 5:30 PM. Cost for registration is $15 per session or $40 for all four programs.
Jan. 29 – Organic Insect and Disease Control in Fruits and Vegetables (Register by Jan. 18th)
Feb. 12 – Food Safety for Small Farms (Register by Jan. 18th or Feb. 4th)
Feb. 19 – Small Farm Grazing Management (Register by Jan. 18th or Feb. 11th)
March 5 – Profitable Marketing for Small Farms (Register by Jan. 18th or Feb. 25th)