Western Nevada College Specialty Crop Institute workshop presents: Commercial Lavender Production & Sales Workshop, Friday, July 9, 9am-4pm, Lavender Ridge Farm, Reno, NV. $35 includes lunch. $45 if registered after June 30. Workshop introduces commercial lavender production, from plant selection through harvest and marketing. Topics include site selection, soils, irrigation, pests and diseases, lavender varieties and their uses, harvesting and pruning, oil distillation, and product/market development. Intended for new and experienced growers interested in starting a lavender farm or business. Featured speaker Curtis Beus, Washington State University Extension, is a nationally-acclaimed expert on commercial lavender production. Beus has worked with lavender growers for more than a decade and has been instrumental in the development of the lavender industry and Sequim Lavender Festival in Washington. Registration form and details at http://www.wnc.edu/sci. Call 775-351-2551 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for details. As of June 24, WORKSHOP IS NEARLY SOLD OUT. CALL FOR AVAILABILITY. NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION AVAILABLE.