Mark your calendars for February 23-25, 2018, when the Asheville Truffle Experience will fill multiple venues around town with pungent decadence. Learn about the mystery of this ultra-prized ingredient, attend tastings and wine-paired dinners, learn about the rise of truffle cultivation in the U.S. and how to train your truffle dog, and participate in a hands-on culinary lesson. For more information and to register, go to: www.ashevilletruffle.com/
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Raising Organic Broccoli in the East
Wednesday January 23, 12:00 – 1:00 pm EST
Eastern buyers are eager to source more locally grown organic broccoli. Fortunately, broccoli is well-suited to organic practices. Nevertheless, meeting that demand will require efficient production.
This webinar will cover management approaches for organic production that help production efficiency. The presentations include lessons learned by an all-star cast. Prospective growers will come away with a better sense of how to achieve success, and current organic broccoli growers are likely to pick up some useful ideas to increase their profitability.
• Jeanine Davis, Margaret Bloomquist and Richard Boylan, North Carolina State University, experts on organic production systems
• Thomas Björkman, Cornell University. Vegetable physiologist
• Bryan Brown, NYS IPM. Weed management specialist and expert on organic weed management
• Jill Eccleston, Cornell University, Integrated control of emerging insect pests
• Organic nutrition for a nitrogen-hungry crop
• Weed management in high fertility and short season
• Insect management amid many hungry pests
• Varieties suitable for organic production in the East
• The market for organic broccoli
Join the webinar by clicking this Zoom link: https://cornell.zoom.us/j/855304241 on a computer, tablet or smartphone. To test your Zoom connection in advance, please visit https://zoom.us/test. It may take a minute or so to install the software.
To get the audio only on a telephone, call +1 646 876 9923 and enter meeting id 855304241
Sponsored by the Eastern Broccoli Project (a multi-institutional project funded by USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Specialty Crop Research Initiative). See our website at EasternBroccoli.org
Read more at: https://watauga.ces.ncsu.edu/2019/01/hemp-production-information-meeting-in-ashe-county-on-wednesday-1-30-19/?src=rss
For more information and to register for this meeting, visit the Eventbrite conference page at:
The NC Tomato Growers Association brings you the 51st annual Winter Vegetable Conference and annual tomato meeting. This is the largest commercial vegetable grower event in the region with a high quality educational program put together by vegetable extension specialists and agents at NC State University Cooperative Extension. There will also be a trade show and a fundraiser that supports student scholarships. A sponsored lunch and awards program will be included at noon on Thursday. Pesticide credits will be available for those attending.
Here is the link to the Conference Eventbrite page where you can review the agenda and register as a guest, sponsor, or exhibitor: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/51st-annual-winter-vegetable-conference-and-trade-show-tickets-53096186122?aff
ASAP’s Business of Farming Conference brings together professional farmers from across the Southeast region to network and share resources to grow their farm businesses. At the conference farmers learn about marketing, business planning, branding, and management from regional experts and innovative farmers. The conference is designed for beginning and established farmers, and those seriously considering farming as a profession.
To register and for complete information, visit https://asapconnections.org/events/business-of-farming-conference/