High Tunnel Production Workshop
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Clemson Sandhill REC Lakehouse
900 Clemson Road, Columbia, 29229
Afternoon field session at nearby Cabin Branch Organic Farm, Elgin
Registration: $12/person (includes lunch)
Contact Charlie Fisher at firstname.lastname@example.org or (803) 576-2080, or register online at www.ColumbiaHighTunnelWorkshop.eventbrite.com.
Printable Flyer and Agenda
Celia Barss: Cabin Branch Organic Farm. Celia has been farming for over 15 years and is a graduate of the UC Santa Cruz organic program. She has managed farms in Pennsylvania, Georgia, and SC; mentored new farmers; been a featured presenter at Georgia Organics and SAAWG; and was named the 2014 Georgia Organic Land Steward of the Year.
Gena Moore: Organic Research Coordinator, Carolina Farm Stewardship Association. Gena launched CFSA's high tunnel program in 2016. She conducts research on high tunnel production and provides consulting services for farmers producing in high tunnels.
Dr. Brian Ward: Research Specialist, Clemson University Coastal Research and Education Center (CREC). Brian directs the Organic Research Farm at the CREC and is an organic specialist in crop rotations that benefit soils, grains and vegetables.
Kellee Melton: Assistant State Conservationist for Programs, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service. Kellee has been with the NRCS for 17 years and is a graduate of Clemson University. She currently manages the financial assistance and easements programs for SC.
This program is supported by the South Carolina New & Beginning Farmer Program, the Richland and Kershaw Soil and Water Conservation Districts, Clemson Cooperative Extension and Clemson Extension Agribusiness, the USDA-NRCS, and Cabin Branch Organic Farm. This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under award number 2016-70017-25351.
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Conservation Districts are political subdivisions of state government under the local direction of five-member Boards of Commissioners. The Richland Soil and Water Conservation District promotes the wise use of natural resources for the benefit of the citizens of Richland County.
Richland Soil and Water Conservation District
2020 Hampton Street, Room 3063A
Columbia, SC 29204
Phone (803) 576-2080
Fax (803) 576-2088