Rabbits: Pasture Raised Commercial Production
NOVEMBER 15, 2018
1PM - 4PM
VSU Randolph Farm Pavilion
4415 River Road • Petersburg, VA
Get practical information about the benefits of including a commercial rabbit production as part of your farm operation.
TOPICS & PRESENTERS INCLUDE
Virginia Laws for Processing and Selling Rabbit Meat. (Dr. Rachel Perez-Baum, DVM, MPH, Virginia Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Offices of Meat & Poultry Services)
Raising Rabbits From Farm to Restaurant. A look at barn, cage and processing unit construction, USDA regulations and marketing. (Kelly Strickland, Chesapeake Green Farms)
VSU Pasture Raised Commercial Rabbits. Discussion of growth, nutrition and utilizing a nutrient management plan to effectively manage waste as a cost-effective, organic soil amendment in the garden and on the farm. (Tammy Holler, Nutrient Management Specialist, VSU Small Farm Outreach Program)
For information, call the Small Farm Outreach Program Office at (804) 524-3292 or contact small farm agent and nutrient management specialist Tammy Holler (email@example.com, (804) 229-2730)
THIS WORKSHOP IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call (804) 524-3292 / TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.