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Title

Considerations for Beginning Farmers

Location

White Co. Ag Complex (Fairgrounds)

Start Date

3/28/2017 12:00 AM

End Time

3/28/2017 11:59 PM

Description

A new workshop offered by University of Tennessee Extension has been planned for those who have been dreaming of green acres. Co-sponsored by Farm Credit Mid-America, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development and UT-Tennessee State University Extension, “Considerations for Beginning Farmers” will be offered to anyone interested in becoming a farm owner-operator.
 
The full-day workshop is designed for those with little or no farming background. Program topics include the language of agriculture; a self-assessment of goals, desires and commitment; basic crop and livestock needs; evaluating land suitability; equipment and tools; potential risks; and more.
 
Registration to attend is $25 per person, which includes the program and lunch.

Category

Training/Workshop/Field Day

All Day Event

Yes

Recurrence

 

Workspace

Program Area

UTIA

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Affiliation

UTIA

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TextDate

March 28, 2017

StartDate

3/27/2017 8:00 PM

EndDate

3/28/2017 7:59 PM

Event Contact

 

Leadership Team

Residential and Consumer Horticulture

Focus-Area-Programs

Rural and Ag Business Development

Attachments

Brochure-Beginning Farmer Education Workshop.pdf    
Content Type: Event
Created at 9/8/2016 12:17 PM by Martin, Claire
Last modified at 10/18/2016 10:48 AM by Martin, Claire