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2016 Growers Academy - Christiansburg
January 19- March 1, 2016
Montgomery County Government Center Classroom
Christiansburg, VA

In partnership with Virginia Cooperative Extension and the Virginia Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Coalition, the Virginia Tech Catawba Sustainability Center is offering the 2016 Growers' Academy in Christiansburg, VA. The course is designed to help new and transitioning agricultural businesses succeed. The series focuses on whole farm business planning and low-input crop production. Instructors include resource professionals and farm business owners.

Topics include:

Introduction to Whole Farm Planning
Business Management
Enterprise Budgets & Financial Services
Soil and Pest Management
Marketing Strategies
Crops and Crop Planning

For More Information Contact:

Erin Burcham, VT Roanoke Center, 540-767-6145
Email: erinb1@vt.edu

Continuing & Professional Education @ Virginia Tech