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Schedule

Monday, February 21

  • 9 a.m. - Welcome and Technology Overview
  • 9:45 a.m. - Perfecting Pawpaw Production and Marketing
  • 11 a.m. - Pest Management Using Advanced Tools
  • 1 p.m. - Holistic Outlook & Opportunities for Cider Industry
  • 2:15 p.m. - Agricultural Carbon Credit Leasing Checklist
  • 3:30 p.m. - Tax Considerations for Beginning Farmers

Tuesday, February 22

  • 9 a.m. -  Welcome and Technology Overview
  • 9:45 a.m.  -  Micro Farm Opportunity for Direct Marketers
  • 11 a.m. -  Breaking Barriers and Building Relationships Through "Ag"Vocacy
  • 1 p.m. -   Meet the Farmer Veteran Coalition, West Virginia Chapter
  • 2:15 p.m. -  Managing Risk with Farm Insurance
  • 3:30 p.m. -  Funding Opportunities! Meat Processing, Food Supply Chains, Value-Added Foods Oh My!

Wednesday, February 23

  • 9 a.m. -  Welcome and Technology Overview
  • 9:45 a.m. - Understanding Your Market
  • 11 a.m. -  Reaching Your Market
  • 1 p.m. -  Get Schooled on Farm to School - Grower Panel
  • 2:15 p.m. -  Disease Management in Small Fruits
  • 3:30 p.m. -  Exploring West Virginia Agritourism
  • 6:30 p.m. -   West Virginia Agri-Women Meeting

Thursday, February 24

  • 9 a.m. -  Welcome and Technology Overview
  • 9:45 a.m.  -  Food Justice in Appalachia
  • 11 a.m. -  How to Participate in Appalachia Food Justice
  • 1 p.m. -  FARMacy
  • 2:15 p.m. -  Localized Information Exchange (LIE) Network Panel
  • 3:30 p.m. - Farmers Market Rountdable

Friday, February 25

  • 9 a.m. -  Welcome and Technology Overview
  • 9:45 a.m.  -  Water Quality: how you, other citizens, and the state take care of streams
  • 11 a.m. -  Cooperative Solutions for Farmers and Rural Communities 
  • 1 p.m. - Building an On-Farm Market
  • 2:15 p.m. -  Simple Solutions for Your Eroding Stream