NC State Extension

New Bern-Craven County Convention & Visitors Center, 203 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28560, USA New Bern-Craven County Convention & Visitors Center, 203 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28560, USA Growing Small Farms 2 weeks away
Description: March 8-10, 2018 – North Carolina Aquaculture Development Conference

This conference is designed to bring together the general public, current and prospective fish farmers, scientists, and government personnel to learn about opportunities to develop and enhance freshwater and marine aquaculture in North Carolina. Attendees will be able to tour select freshwater farms on Thursday and hear the latest research based findings from recognized state and national experts during the Friday conference.  Our trade show will exhibit some of the latest aquaculture equipment and products and our famous "Cultured Seafoods Festival", the 'all you care to eat...' gathering on Friday night, will showcase all manner of NC aquacultured products.  This year we've added an oyster shucking demonstration and tasting of fresh NC raw-oysters.  Our shellfish workshops will wrap up the conference on Saturday morning.  This fun and unique meeting is only offered once each year, so be sure not to miss out!

For additional information, including how to register, please go to the conference website at: NCAquaculture.org

Mar 8 Thu

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Pittsboro, NC 27312, USA Pittsboro, NC 27312, USA Growing Small Farms 1 week away
Description: The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer an Introduction to Organic Certification Workshop as part of its Enhancing Sustainability Series from 2:00-5:00 pm on Tuesday March 6 at the Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center in Pittsboro. Chatham County Agricultural Extension Agent Debbie Roos will present an overview of the organic certification process and regulations and demonstrate some of the helpful resources available to farmers. Pre-registration is required. For a detailed agenda and information on how to register visit the Growing Small Farms website at http://go.ncsu.edu/2018-organic-cert   
Mar 6 Tue
Pittsboro, NC 27312, USA Pittsboro, NC 27312, USA Growing Small Farms 3 weeks away
Description:

The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will conduct an Industrial Hemp Production Workshop on Monday March 19 from 6-9 pm in Pittsboro. The workshop will feature NCSU researchers and specialists plus growers, processors, and others in the hemp industry. Advance registration is required. See a complete agenda and get registration details at go.ncsu.edu/2018-hemp

Mar 19 Mon
Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center, 1192 US-64 BUS, Pittsboro, NC 27312, USA Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center, 1192 US-64 BUS, Pittsboro, NC 27312, USA Growing Small Farms 4 weeks away
Description:

Chatham County invites residents to our first annual Spring Ag Fest at the Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center (CCACC) on Saturday, March 24, from 10 am to 2 pm. The Spring Ag Fest is a celebration of Chatham County's agriculture, forestry, and natural resources. The event will offer something for everyone: livestock, exhibits, demonstrations, food trucks, and more. The Livestock Arena will feature a demonstration 4-H livestock show, a barrel racing demo, dressage demo, cutting horse demo, sheep herding demo, and a Parade of Breeds. Exhibitors will highlight local farms, farmers’ markets, sustainable agriculture, agricultural support and advocacy, agribusiness, beekeeping, livestock, forestry, green industry, wildlife, conservation, and much more. Visitors will get an up-close look at the Forest Service’s firefighting helicopter and meet Smokey the Bear. The event is free and open to the public. 

Mar 24 Sat
2 months away
Description:

Come tour local, sustainable farms and discover the delicious meat, dairy, fruits and veggies produced right here in the Piedmont! Conducted by Carolina Farm Stewardship Association. Details will be at www.carolinafarmstewards.org/pft/

Apr 28 Sat