University of Maryland Extension

Appalachia Grows - Small Farms Conference

When: 
Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 (All day)
Where: 
Frostburg State University
Address: 
Lane Center
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532
United States
Event Type: 
Description/Notes: 

The second part of the conference will be held on Saturday, January 24th and will feature six different tracks including vegetable production, small fruits, season extension using high tunnels, natural resoources, farm management & marketing and livestock production.   The keynote speaker will be Matt Lohr.  Matt is Director of the Knowledge Center for Farm Credit of the Virginias and the former Virginia Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services.  The event will also feature over 20 vendors providing agriculture goods and services.  For more information and to register log on to the website http:www.appgrows.com or call the Garrett County Extension Office at 301-334-6960.

Conference is being sponsored by University of Maryland Extension, WV University Extension Service, Penn State Cooperative Extension, Garrett Co. Economic Development, US Dept of Agriculture and National Institute of Food & Agriculture (NIFA )

Cost: 
View cost per person on website
Contact: 
Cheryl DeBerry or Willie Lantz
Contact Email: 
cdeberry@garrettcounty.org
Contact Phone: 
301-334-6960
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