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Agri-Business Summit

Topic: Marketing and Sales
Thursday, May 19, 2016 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Emerging Markets, Funding and other Resources for Agriculturally Based Businesses and Service Providers

Are you in the Agriculture Business or an Agriculture Service Provider and looking for a place to connect with others, learn about different markets and find resources available in your county? Join experts from AgriVentures in a full day, comprehensive workshop that will provide an overview and discussion of resources in a variety of areas, including:

Land assessments and Land trusts
Animals, including mountain livestock
Training programs
Specialty emerging markets, such as high tunnels, truffles,hops, forest herbs, organic/alternative crops and bees
Lending Options and Business Planning
“Speed Dating” Round-talk to local service providers or sign up for more in-depth discussions

Hear from experts from Mountain BizWorks, Organic Growers School, NC Cooperative Extension, Smoky Mountain High Tunnel Initiative, Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Extension Center, Land of Sky, and many others.

*A Resource Guide will also be provided to all participants



Speaker(s): Mountain BizWorks, Organic Growers School, NC Cooperative Extension, Smoky Mountain High Tunnel Initiative, Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Extension Center, Land of Sky, and many others

Seminar will be held in the Business Sciences Building, Room 112 (Blue Room)


Fee: Free

Phone: 828-395-1416
Email: Send

Location

286 ICC Loop Road
Spindale N.C. 28160-0804
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