Orchard & Berry Production for the Small Farm Workshop
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Friday, September 10, 9am-4:30pm Western Nevada College Carson Campus & Agape Organics Farm $35 (includes lunch) - $45 if registered after August 31 Limited seating - registration required.
Learn about orchard & berry production for the small farm including best varieties to grow in Northern Nevada's high desert climate and soils, site selection, planting, pruning, pest management and marketing. Workshop includes classroom training and on-farm tour. Intended for experienced and new farmers interested in small scale commercial production and sales.
Featured speaker and local expert Michael Janik has been growing and experimenting with orchard fruit and berries for more than a decade. He's grown more than 100 apple varieties, as well as currants, grapes, berries and more. Janik is an ISA certified arborist and accomplished at grafting.
To register or for more information, contact Ann Louhela, 775-351-2551, or visit the website, www.wnc.edu/sci.