North Dakota State University Extension is hosting a food entrepreneurship webinar series in February.
The webinars will be held virtually from 5 to 6 p.m. Central time Feb. 2, 9, 16 and 23.
“This is an excellent opportunity to learn about food entrepreneurship,” says Brooks Warner, the NDSU Extension agriculture and natural resources agent in Nelson County.
The topics and presenters are:
- Feb. 2: “Learn about disposal options for butcher waste and the process of composting butcher waste,” with Mary Keena, Extension livestock environmental management specialist based at NDSU’s Carrington Research Extension Center
- Feb 9: “Diversify your crops: high-tunnel cut flower production,” with Esther McGinnis, NDSU Extension horticulturist, and “What to expect with farm-to-school and farmers markets,” led by Jan Stankiewicz, NDSU Extension community health and nutrition specialist
- Feb. 16: “Connecting producers to consumers with local meat,” led by Travis Hoffman, NDSU Extension sheep specialist, and “Creating your own food product,” with Julie Garden-Robinson, NDSU Extension food and nutrition specialist
- Feb. 23: “High-value crops research update," with Harlene Hatterman-Valenti, high-value crop production professor, NDSU Plant Sciences Department, and “Notes on fruit production,” led by Kathy Wiederholt, fruit project manager, Carrington Research Extension Center
To register, visit https://tinyurl.com/NDSUsmallfarm. Registration is free.
For more information, contact Warner at 701-247-2521 or firstname.lastname@example.org.