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2019 Purdue Small Farm Conference

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The 2019 conference at the Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds & Conference Complex, Danville, Indiana begins with a series of daylong workshops on Thursday, February 28. Topics include writing a food safety plan, vegetable crop planning, mushroom cultivation, biological orcharding and two tours: on the subjects of agri-tourism and livestock processing

Breakout sessions on March 1-2 will cover topics ranging from vegetable and livestock production to farm management and marketing. Participants will have an opportunity to network with Extension educators, expert speakers, other farmers and vendors. Check back for a complete list of speakers.

The Small Farm Trade Show takes place on March 1-2 where more than 50 vendors will showcase their products and services. The Small Farm Poster Session on March 2 will feature research and programs on local foods, diversified agriculture, and small farm production and education. Check back for details on the poster session.

Lunch is included with your registration.  Catering will be provided by Lali Hess and the wonderful staff at The Juniper Spoon, using ingredients sourced from Indiana farms and food businesses.

More information can be found at the website below.


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Kosciusko SWCD Annual Meeting

The Kosciusko County SWCD Annual meeting is on February 19th at 6:30 PM at the Vitale Events Center (Wagon Wheel). The keynote speaker this year will be Tiffany Parker from the Gene Stratton-Porter Historic Site in Rome City, IN. Tickets are $15 per person and be purchased either at the office or through any of the supervisors.

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