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Cooperative Extension sponsoring Fall Field Day

Meghann Evans

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The NC Cooperative Extension Service is sponsoring a Fall Field Day at N.C. Agricultural and Technical State University Farm in Greensboro on Oct. 18th from 9 to 11:30 a.m.


Local foods production systems training will be offered in the following areas:


• Growing vegetables without soil (hydroponics)


• Organic nutrient management (cover crops, organic fertilizer, etc.) in high tunnel tomato production


• Cauliflower and (alternative colored) broccoli production


The NC A&T University Farm is located off McConnell Road in Greensboro.


Stokes County Cooperative Extension will be taking a van to the event. The van will depart the Stokes Cooperative Extension office at 7:30 a.m. and return around 12:45 p.m.


To ride the van call 336-593-8179 or e-mail randy_fulk@ncsu.edu. There is no charge to attend the Fall Field Day.

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