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USDA: Small Farm Improvement, Growth & Opportunity

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USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Workshop

March 7, 2018
6PM - 8PM

 Olde Dominion Agricultural Complex
19783 US-29, Chatham, VA 24531

Representatives from USDA agencies, Virginia Cooperative Extension and Virginia State University (VSU) have teamed up to develop strategies for increasing awareness of and participation in USDA programs.

This workshop is designed to help farmers improve production and provide financial incentives for environmental practices, finance new markets facility, and increase sources and access for locally grown agricultural products.

Presenters will share information about what their agencies have to offer those in farming.

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For more information, contact the Small Farm Outreach Program Office at (804) 524-3292 or Small Farm Agent Cassidy Williams (cwilliams@vsu.edu / 804-704-4033) or Grace Summers (gsummers@vsu.edu / 804-712-0093).

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Small Farm Outreach Program office at smallfarm@vsu.edu, (804) 524-3292 / TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 am. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.