Thursday, December 2, 2010

Great Plains Vegetable Conference

These all day workshop is being held on January 6th, 2010 in conjunction with the Great Plains Growers Conference that is held each year in St. Joseph, MO. 

* High Tunnel Workshop ($50)
* Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Mini-School ($60)
* Farm Smarter, Not Harder ($60)
* Tree Fruit ($50)

Friday and Saturday are filled with tracks on
* Small Fruit Production
* Fruit Trees/Irrigation
* Tomatoes/Sweet Corn
* Organic
* Vegetable "Revue"
* Beginner Vegetable Production
* Cut Flowers
* Farmers' Markets
(for a full description of titles and presenters in each of these tracks online.)

Each workshop begins at 8:00 am and ends at 5:00 pm.  The cost to attend one of these workshops is listed behind the title above.  The registration to attend the general tracts are $35 for each day (Jan 7 and 8).

For registrations postmarked after December 23, 2010 add $5 per registration/ day. Registration fee includes break refreshments & noon meals. Cancellations with refund only before January 3. Please make check or money order payable to:  University Extension.
Mail to: GPGC, MU Extension, 4125 Mitchell Avenue, St. Joseph, MO 64507. There is a $25.00 fee on all returned checks.

Register Online and Pay with a Credit Card.

Contact the Katie Cook in the Buchanan County Extension Office at (816) 279-1691 with registration questions.

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