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Production 101 Workshop for Beginning Farmers
Wednesday | March 19, 2014 | 12:00 pm — 5:00 pm
Morgan Hill Community Center | 17000 Monterey Street, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Join us for this great workshop for beginning farmers. The following topics on vegetable crop production will be covered: * Resources – brief discussion and detailed handout * Regulatory requirements * Current pest and disease issues in our region * Efficient water use (drip and sprinkler)* Non-chemical weed management strategies * Scale appropriate tractor and implement options and configurations *
Also the following topics on Planning and Marketing will be covered:* Starting farm budgets (both capital and operational * Realistic growth curves * Assessing markets * Basic record keeping for financial management *
Sadie Clements, Regional Manager, Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF), will make a brief presentation about Farm to Market Tools and Services. Brett Melone, Loan Officer, California FarmLink, will make a brief presentation about financing options.
Space is limited, register online.
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