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7th National Small Farm Conference



Virginia Beach Convention Center, September 20-22, 2016, Virginia Beach, VA

Hosted by Virginia State University’s College of Agriculture, Virginia Cooperative Extension and the U.S. Department of Agriculture with support from Virginia Tech

Welcome to the 7th National Small Farm Conference, “Creating and Sustaining Small Farmers and Ranchers” website. Here you’ll learn everything about the U.S.’s premier conference that addresses the needs, challenges and successes of small farmers from Alaska to Alabama, from Maine to Maui, and even from countries far beyond our shores.

 At the conference, through short courses, oral and poster paper presentations, exhibits, success stories and educational tours in and around Virginia Beach you’ll:

  • Learn about innovative advances in research, extension and outreach
  • Network and strengthen existing partnerships with other small farm professionals
  • Take home new ideas that will help to ensure small farmers and ranchers in your region not only survive, but thrive in today’s economy. 

REGISTER HERE

For more information: www.vsu.edu/nationalsmallfarmconference


If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Mark Klingman at (804) 524-5626/TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to discuss accommodations a minimum of 30 days prior to the event.

For more information, please call (804) 524-5626 or email NSFC2016@vsu.edu

Extension is a joint program of Virginia Tech, Virginia State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and state and local governments.Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Interim Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.

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