Wednesday, NOVEMBER 12
VSU’s Small Farm Family Conference in Suffolk
Virginia farmers, landowners and agricultural professionals will convene at the Hilton Garden Inn at 100 East Constance Road in Suffolk Wednesday, Nov.12 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for Virginia State University’s annual Small Farm Family Conference.
Participants will have opportunities to attend various concurrent educational workshops to learn of strategies promoting small farm profitability and sustainability.
As keynote speaker, Jennifer Dougherty, audit programs coordinator with USDA’s Marketing Service, will discuss good agricultural and good handling practices.
Registration fee of $25 per person or $40 per couple includes buffet breakfast and awards luncheon. Registration is free for children 16 and under.
Register online by Oct. 31 at: http://goo.gl/forms/vB5u4j5gyE
OR, by contacting Mark Klingman at (804) 524-5493 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Anyone needing special services or accommodations should contact Klingman in advance to discuss arrangements.