2013 Small Farm Conference - "Opening Doors to Success" Program & registration info is now available

This intensive conference will give you the opportunity to choose from different seminars taught by Extension professionals and industry leaders on a wide variety of agricultural enterprises. A tradeshow representing the many industries servicing small farms will be present for you to visit with throughout the two day event.

When Mar 08, 2013 06:00 PM to
Mar 09, 2013 06:00 PM
Where Wilmington College, Wilmington Ohio
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Contact Phone 937-382-0901 Ext. 15
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Small farm owners who want to learn more about how to make their farms work better for them by increasing profits, increasing marketing efforts, expanding operations or adding new educational or agritainment amenities, can attend workshops and presentations on these and more issues during the conference. 

The "Opening Doors to Success" conference and trade show is designed to help producers learn more tips, techniques, methods, and increase issue awareness to make their small farm operations more successful, which can lead to increased farm profits

Some of the topics to be addressed include:  Bee Keeping; Vermiculture, Vegetable Nutrient Management; Generating Energy for the Small Farm; Utilizing Maps and Apps Technology to Market Your Business; Christmas Tree Production; Cover Crops; Grafting of Trees; Cheese, Lavender Production; Raised Bed Production; Pasture Management; Selecting a Livestock Enterprise for a Small Farm, Fertigation of Tomatoes; Greenhouse/Tunnel Production; Food safety; Agricultural Law Considerations; Developing Water Systems for Pastures; Growing Hops; Marketing; Financial Management; Disease Management of Fruits and Vegetables.

Click here for Opening Doors to Success Registration Form

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