Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Small Scale Farming Workshop to Be Held

Looking to learn how to produce your own food or start a diversified agriculture business on your acreage or in your backyard? UNL Extension will be hosting “Small Spaces, Big Potential”: a Small Scale Farming Workshop on Saturday, November 23rd. Education and Research Center (5985 G Road) beginning at 9:00 am and running till 4:30 pm.

The workshop will feature presentations by local farmers and UNL Extension personnel. Breakout session topics will include: raising meat goats, bee keeping, raising bucket calves on your acreage, growing small and tree fruits, vegetable production, and growing in high tunnels.

Additionally, information will be shared on a variety of diversified agricultural enterprises and funding opportunities. The cost to attend if pre-registered is $20 per individual, $30 per couple, and $10 per youth
participant. The cost of at the door registration is: $25 per individual, $35 per couple, and $15 per youth. For questions or to pre-register contact the Nemaha County Extension Office (402-274-4755).

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