Category Archives: State News

Delaware Technical Community College Launches Market and Greenhouses

Liz Comiskey October 16, 2017

“Delaware Technical Community College students now have a hands-on way to study sustainable agriculture and the benefits of working with a fresh market. School, state and local officials gathered at the college’s 4-acre agricultural complex at the Jack F. Owens Campus in Georgetown in early October to celebrate its new market and greenhouses, where students…

November Farmers Market Manager Trainings in Franklin & Knoxville

Darlene Wolnik October 11, 2017

The Center for Profitable Agriculture is hosting two Farmers Market Manager Training: Nov. 28 in Franklin Nov. 29 in Knoxville Pre-registration required by November 20 here or contact Hal Pepper at 931-486-2777. The Center is a partnership between UT Extension and the Tennessee Farm Bureau.  As a department in UT Extension, the Center for Profitable Agriculture provides educational…

Louisiana Women in Agriculture Conference February 22-23, 2018

Darlene Wolnik

Of the over 26,000 farms in Louisiana, 3,500 of them are primarily operated by women.   The 2018 conference is being held in Alexandria, Louisiana on February 22nd – 23rd, 2018 and is LIMITED TO 300  Location: Holiday Inn Downtown Alexandria (Special room rates available if reserved up to 30 days before event) We will “Kick-Off” the conference…