Monday, June 3, 2013

Small and Beginning Farmers Workshop

A Small and Beginning Farmers Workshop is scheduled for Monday, June 17, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The workshop will be held at the Cobb Water Systems Lab, at 662 South Cobb Drive, Marietta, GA, 30060.

Topics to be covered:
  • Improving Soil Quality for Vegetable Production
  • Integrated Pest Management for Vegetable Crops
  • Produce Safety
  • FSA Programs
  • NRCS Programs
  • Community Supported Agriculture
Attendees can also get onsite assistance with obtaining farm and tract numbers and completing EQIP applications.

Registration deadline is June 13; the workshop is free of charge, but space is limited. Lunch will be provided.

To register, call 706-295-6131 
or email

The event is sponsored by Cobb County Soil and Water Conservation District, Cobb County Government, Cobb County Cooperative Extension, Paulding County Cooperative Extension, Farm Service Agency (FSA), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), and Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission.