Wilcox County Small Farmers Area Work Conference

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From the organizers:

Wilcox County Small Farmers Area Work Conference

When: Sat., Feb 29, 2020 – 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Where: Elijah “Tracy” Shaw III Community Center 17349 AL Highway 5, Catherine, AL

Session Highlights:

  • USDA Updates
  • Cost Share 
  • Herd Health Education
  • Soil Health/Pasture Forage Management
  • Timber Management
  • Technology for Youth/Drone Demonstration

This is a one-day educational forum that features alternative farming opportunities.  Issues will be addressed surrounding small farmers, farm families and rural communities.

CONFERENCE SPONSORS:  Tuskegee University Cooperative Extension Program, Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), Wilcox County Cooperative Extension System, Wilcox County Soil & Water Conservation District, USDA Rural Development, Farm Service Agency (FSA), ALA-TOM RC&D, Student Education Enhancement Program (SEEP), The United Christian Community Association (TUCCA), Beginning Farmer and Rancher Program (BFRD)

CONTACT INFORMATION:  Tuskegee University Extension @ (334) 548-2535, Wilcox NRCS @ (334) 682-4116, Andrew Williams @ (334) 216-1344 or Darrell McGuire @ (334) 349-9115

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