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Journeyman Farmer Certificate Program 2day Training

January 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

$75

UGA Extension is launching the Journeyman Farmer Program.  This comprehensive, three-part certification program is designed for people considering beginning or operating small farms.

Registration includes materials for this 7 session training to be held on:

  1. Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 – 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
  2. Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 – 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
  3. Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 – 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  4. Thursday, March 1, 2018 – 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
  5. Thursday, March 8, 2018 – 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
  6. Thursday, March 15, 2018 – 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
  7. Thursday, March 22, 2018 – 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.

For Forsyth County and the surrounding area:

Part 2:  Vegetable and Small Fruit Production

  • Soil health & fertility
  • Cover crops & soil amendments
  • Crop rotation & pest management
  • Crop selection, propagation & management
  • Irrigation, equipment & tillage
  • Food safety & handling
  • Crop planning and marketing

For more information, please contact Heather Kolich, UGA Extension Forsyth County, at 770-887-2418 or hnkolich@uga.edu.

Organizers

Journeyman Farmer Program
UGA Extension

Venue

Lanier Technical College
3410 Ronald Reagan Boulevard
Cumming, 30041 United States
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