2021 Virtual Urban Farmer Meetings
The Agriculture and Food Systems (AgFS) Program held two Urban Farmer Winter Meetings in January of 2021.
Farmers in attendance were relatively new to the business, with most survey respondents saying they’ve been farming fewer than 10 years. They all said they farm fewer than 30 acres. 8 agriculture service providers also attended this year’s meetings.
Improved, crop production efficiencies, marketing, and knowledge of regulations.
say UMD Extension programming will increase their yield per acre.
say the information they learned will benefit them.
say UMD Extension programming will increase their earnings per acre by at least $1.
“High-quality content. Moderator and speakers are great.”
“Appreciate the effort to take these meetings to a virtual platform.”
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