Beginning Farmer Workshop

Feb 7, 20189:00 amto4:00 pm

Person County Cooperative Extension along with Granville County Cooperative Extension will be hosting a Beginning Farmer Workshop:

Feb 7, 2018, 9am – 4pm
Person County Office Building Auditorium
304 S. Morgan St 
Roxboro, NC

Registration will begin at 9 am with the program starting at 9:30 am and lasting until 4 pm. This will be a full day of education for anyone with little or no experience in agriculture, who is interested in starting a farming operation.

Topics will include basic needs for crops and livestock, terminology of farming, economics of farming, equipment, risks and more. This will be a fast paced program that hits the highlights of several areas related to farming and agriculture.

The registration fee covers speakers, materials and lunch. Registration cost is $25 per person or $40 for two people from the same farm. Preregistration deadline is January 31, 2018.  After that, the registration fee goes up to $35 for a single person and $50 for two from the same farm.

Questions and a request for a registration form can be directed to Kim Woods at kim_woods@ncsu.edu or at the Person County Extension office 336-599-1195 or the Granville County Extension office 919-603-1350.

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