Beginning and Small Farms Conference Scheduled

Last Updated on Jan 7, 2015 at 3:25pm | Agribusiness

Current, beginning, and potential farmers in the region are encouraged to learn, network, and be inspired at the first ever Appalachia Grows: Beginning and Small Farms Conference scheduled for Friday and Saturday, January 23rd and 24th, at Frostburg State University.
Friday's program is exclusively for new and beginning farmers. Saturday's program is for everyone!
Topics to be covered on Friday include:
  • Starting a Farm
  • Selecting the Best Farm Property
  • Selecting the Ideal Enterprise for Your New Farm
  • And more...
Saturday's topics include:
  • Small Ruminant Production: Management and Profitability
  • Deer Management
  • Social Media Strategies for Marketing Planning
  • Fall to Spring Vegetable Harvest and Marketing
  • Hydroponic Vegetable Basics
  • High and Mid Tunnels for Beginners
  • And much more...
Take a look at the full conference agenda to see all topics to be addressed during this 2-day event.
Cost includes meals and refreshment breaks, conference materials, and more. A limited number of scholarships are available.
For more information, please visit or call (301) 334-6960.