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Amazing Grazing

Summer 2014 Grazing Educational Workshops


Date Workshop/Location Contact
August 12-14 Producer pasture ecology, Clemson John Andrae,
August 19 Summer grazing workshop, Greene County
August 21 Summer grazing workshop, Randolph County
August 23 Beef Cattle Field Day, Butner Beef Cattle Field Lab Dean Askew
August 26 Summer grazing workshop, Cleveland County
August 28 Summer grazing workshop, Union County or
September 2 Summer grazing workshop, Center for Environmental Farming Systems, Goldsboro
Download: Summer 2014 Grazing Educational Calendar (.pdf)
Packaged Peppers

Local Foods - Understanding Packaging & Specifications for Wholesale Markets (WEBINAR)

September 4, 10-11:30 am


Description:  Are you interested in connecting to, or assisting farm clients connect to, new wholesale markets, such as food service and retail grocers? On this webinar, a wholesale produce buying expert will: 1) guide attendees through pack size requirements, quality and specifications, 2) explain how and why specifications may differ in wholesale markets, and 3) explain how a grower may better communicate with a buyer. Another expert will focus on labeling requirements for producers selling to retail grocers, specifically sharing how to guide a grower in acquiring PLU/UPC codes - an opportunity for more successfully branding and marketing their product in these markets.


Intended Audience:  Produce Farmers, Extension Agents and other farm Service Providers


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No pre-registration is required.

Support for this webinar is provided in part by Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Professional Development Program and by NC Growing Together, a Center for Environmental Farming Systems-led initiative.

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