An outreach tool for Jeanine Davis in the Department of Horticultural Science at North Carolina State University to share information from her agricultural research and extension programs on organic farming, medicinal herbs, hops, truffles, and other alternative crops.
Ginseng Expo-Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Ginseng-Register Now!!!
Join us for the second Ginseng Expo in Asheville, NC on December 4 and 5. If you are interested in growing, wild-harvesting, conserving, selling, buying, using, or researching ginseng, this is the event to attend. Presentations will include an intensive on growing wild-simulated ginseng,
conservation, regulations and security, export and trade, root preparation,
other forest botanicals, and the history of ginseng use and trade in the
U.S. Attendees will include those in the industry from diggers to growers to
herbalists to brokers and manufacturers. We are excited that Bob Beyfuss and Scott Persons, two of the most knowledgeable people about ginseng in the country, will be offering a full afternoon session on Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Growing Ginseng.
And check out this impressive list of our confirmed speakers (in alphabetical order):
Hyonho Baek, PhD, Bent Creek Institute, Vice President, Business Development
Ginseng Expert, Retired Agriculture and Natural Resources Program
Leader for Cornell Cooperative Extension of Greene County, NY and the
statewide American Ginseng Specialist for Cornell Cooperative Extension
PhD, Pennsylvania State University, Faculty Instructor, Ecosystem
Science and Management Department and Plant Science Program Director,
Shaver's Creek Environmental Center
Chip Carroll, United Plant Savers, Botanical Sanctuary Manager and Ginseng Grower
Jeanine Davis, PhD,
Author, NCSU, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist
Horticultural Science, Mills River Research Station Alternative Crops
& Organics Program