Ginger Turmeric Field Day 2017
November 10, 2016
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
VSU Randolph Farm
4415 River Road • Petersburg, VA
REGISTER ONLINE AT: https://goo.gl/forms/GGPRYK1nuu1W9n293
$10 registration fee is payable by cash or check on the day of the event.
Ginger and turmeric have been used widely throughout history in many different types of cuisines for their spice and flavor, and these spices may also provide a number of health benefits. Learn more about the production and marketing of ginger and turmeric and see how to harves, clean and package these spice crops.
This field day will include a field visit, a round table grower discussion and a culinary demonstration.
If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Agriculture & Natural Resources Program office at (804) 524-5960 / (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 am. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.ginger turmeric_2016
Ginger Turmeric Field Day Nov 5 2015
Small Farm Berry & Vegetable Field Day
June 16, 2015 • 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
The event will be held at VSU Randolph Farm, 4415 River Road, Petersburg, VA 23803
RAIN or SHINE
Beginning and experienced farmers will learn from Cooperative Extension Specialists about the latest research, trends and proven techniques for maximizing farm profits on limited acreage. USDA representatives will be on hand to explain how government resources can open doors for small farmers. Visit farm-related exhibitors and enjoy an Iron Chef competition demonstrating how to prepare winning meals with locally grown produce.
This event is FREE and includes a light breakfast and boxed lunch.
• Expanding Local Markets (including EBT cards and SNAP sign-up)
• Farm Loans and Grants
• Protecting Your Land and Legacy
• Managing Risk
• Farm Facts, Advocacy and Outreach
SMALL FARM OUTREACH
• Maximizing Profits in Minimal Space
• No-till Production Techniques
• Cover Crops
• High Tunnels
• Precision Ag Demonstration
• Equipment and Tools for the Small Farmer
• Pest and Disease Management
• New Varieties
• Soil Enhancement and Fertilization
• Pruning and Trellising
• Marketing & Packaging
REGISTER ONLINE BY JUNE 9, 2015 at: http://goo.gl/forms/HhocWIzUV3
To register by phone or email, contact Mark Klingman (email@example.com) or call (804) 524-5626.