Organic Tomato Production Workshop-With Farm Visit and Grafting Demo
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
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!
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)
Questions? Please seek the appropriate contact: