Is starting an agricultural business right for you? Whether your vision includes making goat cheese, selling cut flowers, or growing rare tomato varieties, this course will give you the tools to start making that dream come true. Runs from September 30 to October 21.
Hear what it takes to raise beef, sheep or pigs on a few acres. Topics covered include housing, nutrition, health and breeding.
Learn the basics of soil’s physical, chemical and biological properties that lead to optimal plant growth.
Get an introduction to growing vegetables...from growing seedlings to preparing beds, keeping out the weeds, and harvesting.
The class is for those who have an interest in possibly keeping bees or beginning beekeepers. No knowledge of beekeeping is necessary. The “Basics of Beekeeping” class will provide participants with information that will help them decide if keeping honey bees is right for them. Participants will see examples of a hive, hive parts, and beekeepers tools.