Western NC Strawberry Pre-Plant Meeting
Event Date: August 27, 2019, 9:30 a.m.–3 p.m.
Location: North River Farms
Cost: No Charge
Lunch & Snacks provided at no charge
Whether you are the next generation on the farm or an established producer looking to expand your customer base, this workshop will offer an overview of current strawberry production and marketing strategies for Western North Carolina.
Topics that will be covered include:
- Direct Market strategies and opportunities for tapping into regional demand for local food
- Pre-plant production considerations – fumigation, weeds, erosion, and fertility
- What does the industry need in Western NC? Sharing of your needs and opinions
- Demonstration on Strawberry Bed Laying