Register Now for Organic Soil & Disease Management in High Tunnels Workshop!

Spring cover crops in the Haygrove tunnel at Peregrine Farm.

Spring cover crops in the Haygrove tunnel at Peregrine Farm.

The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer a High Tunnel Production workshop as part of its Enhancing Sustainability Series on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 from 9:00 am-3:00 pm at the Silk Hope Farm Heritage Center in Silk Hope, NC. The focus will be on Organic Soil and Disease Management in High Tunnel Production Systems.

Topics: Peregrine Farm High Tunnel System: How We Manage Soils and Diseases Organically; Cover Crops, Crop Rotation, & Fertility in High Tunnels; Managing Soil-borne Diseases in High Tunnels; Managing Foliar Diseases in High Tunnels; Resources for Soil & Disease Management in High Tunnels

Speakers: Julie Grossman, NCSU; Alex Hitt, Peregrine Farm; Frank Louws, NCSU; Lina Quesada, NCSU;  and Debbie Roos, NC Cooperative Extension

Details and registration information are on the workshop section of the Growing Small Farms website.

 

Registration deadline is March 19; our workshops often fill up so don’t wait until right before the deadline to register!