Small Farms Field Day

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Small Farm Field Day

Small Farms Field Day
Hosted by N.C. Cooperative Extension at N.C. A&T State University, Small Farms Field Day is an annual free event that showcases ongoing agricultural research and demonstration projects.

Date: Thursday, June 14, 2018
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: The N.C. A&T State University Farm, 3136 McConnell Road, Greensboro, NC 27405
Cost: FREE! (must pre-register)
Registration: Register online or contact Tiffany Slade at sladet@ncat.edu or 336.285.4653. – Advance registration required by June 7.
Additional Information: If you have a person with a disability and need assistance to participate in this activity, please contact Betty Rodriguez at bmrodrig@ncat.edu or 336-285-4680 before June 4, 2018.

The projects focus on sustainable agricultural practices that help small- and limited-resource farmers make more profits.

Tours and On-farm Demonstrations
Equipment and Small Machines for Small Farms
Ginger: How to Grow, Add Value & Make it Profitable
Industrial Hemp: CBD Varieties and Fertility
Raising Resilient Goats
Beef Cattle: Productivity and Income
Displays and Presentations
Making Money to Grow Organic Vegetables
Heir-Property: Issues for Small Farmers and Woodland Owners
Food Safety Modernization Act: What You Need to Know
Injuries in Agriculture: A Comparison to Other Industries
Fit Farmers, Fit Families, Fit Fields
Cookies Made with Grape Seeds and Skins
Onion Peel: Reducing Obesity and Inflammation
Low-Fat Fried Foods and Human Health
Reducing Ammonia from Poultry Litter in Broiler Chicken Houses
Producing High-Value Bio-Fertilizers

Rain or shine. Lunch included.