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‘Homegrown Profits’ workshop rescheduled to April 22
LITTLE ROCK -- A workshop to help Arkansas growers expand the reach of their products
has been rescheduled to April 22 at the ASU-Beebe student center.
The “Homegrown Profits” workshop was set for March 4, but cancelled due to icy weather.
“This workshop will give Arkansas farmers a chance to hear from a range of experts
and peers who can help them expand the market reach of their produce, livestock and
value-added products such as soaps and cheeses,” said Ron Rainey, extension economist
and head of the Arkansas MarketMaker project.”
Registration is $10 and participants can pay at the door. For more information, contact
Cherie Bradley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 501-268-5394.
The workshop opens at 8:30 a.m. in the Walmart Room with wrapup at 2:30 p.m.
Among those on the agenda:
9:00 a.m. Growing the Market for Arkansas Agricultural Products
10:45 a.m. “Farm Success Stories” – Grower Panel
1 p.m. Concurrent Break-Out Sessions:
2:30 Workshop Wrap-Up
The conference is sponsored by Arkansas Farm Bureau and the University of Arkansas
System Division of Agriculture.
For more information about the programs of the University of Arkansas Cooperative
Extension Service, contact your county extension office or visit www.uaex.uada.edu. Please note that many links to extension publications will be changing this spring
as the extension service renovates its site.
The Cooperative Extension Service is part of the University of Arkansas System Division
of Agriculture and offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race,
color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, marital or veteran status,
or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
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By Mary HightowerThe Cooperative Extension ServiceU of A System Division of Agriculture
Media Contact: Mary HightowerExtension Communications SpecialistU of A Division of AgricultureCooperative Extension Service(501) email@example.com