November
11

If you're a producer, backyard gardener, food processor, student or Ag professional this conference is for you. Want to know what the USDA Seed Laboratory does to protect and store the worlds plant varieties, how to properly grow and save heirloom seeds or how to produce your own on farm nitrogen to fertilize your vegetables. These are just a few of the topics that will be covered at the November 11-12 "Farm to Market Conference". This information packed conference also includes topics on building soil health, grape growing for northern climates, how to effectively manage a hoop house, best soil management practices, hop production, fruit tree production, branding and marketing your products, what grants are out there, staying safe with the foods you sell, selling wholesale using third part certification, how to safely ferment food, and what's new on FSMA. 

November 11, the conference includes the following full day workshops • Acidified Food Processors Certification Workshop – Dr. Brian Nummer Utah State • Learn to Build A High Tunnel – Del Jimenez NM State University • Plant Breeding and Seed Production – Organic Seed Alliance • Farmer Market Manager Training – WY Department of Ag and UWYO 

November 12 is full day of seminars • Four tracks of topics on marketing, production and processing to choose from. 

Opening Speaker Dr. Nate Story: “Technology & Local Food Production: What the Future Holds”


Date:
Friday, November 11, 2016; 8:00 AM - Saturday, November 12, 2016 5:00 PM
Location:
Laramie County Community College
1400 College Drive Cheyenne WY
Region:
Southeast
Contact:
Ted Craig
ted.craig@wyo.gov, Phone: 307-777-6651
Website:
http://bit.ly/farmtomarket2016
Category:
Agribusiness
Type:
Conference

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