NC Agritunity 2019

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Feb. 9, 2019
8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

Free Educational Conference and Trade Show for Small and Beginning Farmers

Iredell Cooperative Extension
444 Bristol Dr. Statesville, NC

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This third annual agricultural conference and trade show was designed to meet the economic and environmental needs of small farmers and beginning gardeners, as well as generate a positive impact by building connections between farmers, educators, and agriculture-related businesses.

Keynote Speaker: Carol Coulter from Heritage Homestead Goat Dairy

Three Concurrent Educational Tracks
Livestock, Alternative Crops, Small Farms

Breakout Sessions Agenda

Session 1 Breakout: 9 a.m.–10 a.m.

Track Topic Speaker
Livestock What to Look for When Buying Goats & Sheep Sara Beth Routh
Alternative Crops Bees for Pollination Gregory Fariss, Apiary Inspector, N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Small Farms Startups Soils Fundamentals Richard Boylan

Session 2 Breakout: 10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

Track Topic Speaker
Livestock Parasite and Vaccines Sara Beth Routh
Alternative Crops Growing Grapes Mark Hoffman
Small Farms Startups Organic Pesticides Richard Boylan

Session 3 Breakout: 1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

Track Topic Speaker
Livestock From Production to Marketing Lee Menius
Alternative Crops Alternative Crops You need to know about Craig Mauney
Small Farms Startups Starting Small Farms with a Business Mind Lara Worden

Lunch available from The Fusion Mexican Grill Truck.
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