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Hosted by the Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture Production:

The Alliance hosts monthly workshops at their demonstration farm in Goodman, MS.  Workshops are free but pre-registration is required!

Friday, September 18th
Registration: 10:00AM
Program: 10:15AM – 2:30PM
Selling to Institutions: Specialty Food Stores, Certification Options and Assistance: USDA National Organic Program; Farmer and Family Health Issues; and Legal Assistance to Farmers

Friday, October 16th
Registration: 10:00AM
Program: 10:15AM – 2:30PM
Growing Cool Season Crops; Introduction of New Crop: Cocoyam (Taro); Legal Assistance to Farmers; and Vendor Opportunities

Friday, November 20th
Registration: 10:00AM
Program: 10:15AM – 2:30PM
Preparation for Spring Planting: Crop Nutrient Management; Pest, Disease, Weed Control; Irrigation; and Persimmon: A Nutritious and Medicinal Fruit

Friday, December 11th
Registration: 10:00AM
Program: 10:15AM – 2:30PM
Crop Selection/Seed Acquisition for Spring Planting, Equipment Maintenance, Selection and Acquisition; Spring Field Preparations; Winter Fruit Crop Activities

SPONSORS AND PARTNERS: Funds for this project were provided through the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce, USDA Specialty Crop Grant Program; Mississippi State University Extension Service, Alcorn State University Extension, and University of Mississippi Transactional Legal Clinic.


RSVP: Keith Benson, 601-988-4999, [email protected]  Pre-Registration is Required!


This event is not hosted by ASAN.  As one of ASAN’s roles is to share information and resources across our network so as to maximize all of our impact, we routinely post events that we ourselves are not hosting.  If you have questions regarding this event, please contact event organizers rather than ASAN.

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