Monday, August 5, 2013

Organic Tomato Production Workshop-with farm visit and grafting demo


CFSA and NC State University Present:
 
Commercial Organic Tomato Production: 
Practical Strategies from Regional Organic Growers

 
When: August 15, 2013: 8:30 am—4 pm
Where: Meet at the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Extension Center. 455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759 
Directions at: www.ces.ncsu.edu/fletcher/directions2.html
What: We will spend time in the field and greenhouse at The Living Web Educational Farm and In the classroom at the Research & Extension Center for this In-Depth Workshop.
Our focus will be on strategies to overcome common pitfalls in organic tomato production and disease management. This workshop is intended for commercial producers, so speakers will assume participants have a healthy baseline knowledge. Plenty of Time for questions!

Speakers:
Patryk Battle & Marshall Hagan (Living Web Farms): On-Farm Tour and Discussion, From seed to harvest. 
Jeanine Davis (NC State University Alternative Crops & Organic Extension Specialist): Tomato Production Systems Overview
Amanda Sizemore (Organic farmer, Cane Creek Farm): Disease Management
Tom Elmore (Organic farmer, Thatchmore Farm): Grafting Techniques

Cost: $12 (lunch from Laurie’s Catering) 

Registration Details: To register, you will need to access the CFSA online store (along linked above): https://netforum.avectra.com/eweb/Shopping/Shopping.aspx?Site=CFSA&WebCode=Shopping&cart=0

*Note: If you are a first-time registrants in our system, simply create a guest user name and password by clicking the “New Visitor Registration” link when prompted to login.

If you are a CFSA members or already in our system but you don't remember your password, click on the "Forgot your password?" link and follow the instructions. This will send an email to you, resetting your password so you can get into the system and register

Questions? Please seek the appropriate contact:

Registration: Anna MacDonald Dobbs: anna@carolinafarmstewards.org919-542-2402

Workshop content: Eric Soderholm, eric@carolinafarmstewards.org, 252-482-0696

No comments:

Post a Comment