| GUEST WRITER
The North Dakota State University Extension is hosting a series of webinars on food entrepreneurship in February.
The webinars will practically take place from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. (local time) on February 2, 9, 16 and 23.
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“This is an excellent opportunity to learn about entrepreneurship in the food industry,” said Brooks Warner, Nelson County’s NDSU extension agent for agriculture and natural resources.
The topics and moderators are:
February 2nd: “Learn about butcher waste disposal options and the process of composting butcher waste” – Mary Keena, specialist in environmental management for livestock expansion
Located at the NDSU’s Carrington Research Extension Center
February 9: “Diversify Your Harvests: High Tunnel Cut Flower Production” – Esther McGinnis, Gardener at NDSU Extension, and “What to Expect on the Farm and Farmer’s Markets” – Jan Stankiewicz, Health and Nutrition Specialist at NDSU Extension
February 16: “Connecting Local Meat Producers to Consumers” – Travis Hoffman, NDSU Extension Sheep Specialist, and “Create Your Own Food Product” – Julie Garden-Robinson, NDSU Extension Food and Nutrition Specialist
February 23: “Update on High Quality Plant Research” – Harlene Hatterman-Valenti, Professor of High Quality Plant Production, NDSU Plant Sciences Department, and “Notes on Fruit Production” – Kathy Wiederholt, Project Manager for Fruit, Carrington Research Extension Center
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To register, visit https://tinyurl.com/NDSUsmallfarm. Registration is free.
For more information, contact Warner at 701-247-2521 or [email protected]