College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
AGNR Research

Alternative Specialty Crop Program Workshop - Diversity for Profit

When: 
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
Where: 
Wye Research and Education Center
Address: 
124 Wye Narrows Drive
Queenstown, MD 21658
United States
Event Type: 
Description / Notes: 

Farm diversification opens opportunity and increases potential profitability! Adding specialty fruit and vegetable crops to your farm can increase profit margins several ways. Like diversifying in the stock market, engaging in more than one enterprise and adding value to what you already grow will spread profit risk, not to mention the “growing” interests in locally produced foods.

Extension educators and local growers come together to present their ideas during this one‐day program to help you increase your knowledge on specialty crops, processing, marketing and the University services available to help you.

Lunch will be served and will feature some specialty crop foods. There will be a $20 per person fee to cover expenses.

 

Call Debby Dant to register by December 1st, 2015 at 410‐827‐8056 X115

Please contact Andrew Ristvey for program details at 410‐827‐8056 X113, aristvey@umd.edu
Cost: 
$20
Contact: 
Debby Dant
Contact Email: 
ddant@umd.edu
Contact Phone: 
410-827-8056 X115
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