Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Two grower/rancher workshops coming up fast!

Irrigation Workshop - 9:30 to Noon on Tuesday, November 3. for growers and hobbyists planting 5 acres or less. Topics includ low-tech irrigation systems, effective use of irrigation, mulching and other water conserving options. This free workshop will be on the second floor of the Arnold Fsrber Building, 601 Laclede, on the Crowder College Neosho campus in the Wright Conference Center.

SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education) Grant Writing Workshop - 9:30 to 3:30 on Monday, November 9. Farmers and ranchers can learn how to write and submit proposals for grants to promote sustainable agriculture practices on their farm or ranch at this workshop at the Southwest Research Center in Mount Vernon, Missouri. Cost is $15, which includes lunch and workshop materials. To register, call 417 483-8139 by November 5.