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Nevada Small Farm Conference scheduled for Feb. 20-22

By ThisIsReno

 

Image: Nevada Dept. of Agriculture

Image: Nevada Dept. of Agriculture

SPARKS —  The 2014 Nevada Small Farm Conference is being held at John Ascuaga’s Nugget in Sparks, Feb. 20-22, 2014

Interested in traditional topics such as soils, bee keeping and egg production? Or innovative topics like agritourism, fodder production and renewable energy? The Small Farm Conference is lining up the best speakers for 25 sessions and five pre-conference workshops, along with a social mixer.

Pre-conference workshops on Thursday, Feb. 20 include direct marketing meat, hoop-house production Chinese medicinal herbs, distillery grains and building sustainable soils. The conference will cover livestock and poultry production, aquaponics, business planning, agritourism, organic farming, food hubs, food safety and more.

Attendees are encouraged to register early as many of the workshops sell out before the Jan. 31 early bird registration deadline.

Information: Visit the conference website, www.nevadafarmconference.com, or contact Ann Louhela at 775-351-2551 or [email protected]