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Agri-Business Expo

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

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
• Talk one-on-one with local service providers
*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

Co-Sponsor(s): Land of Sky

Held at the Mayland Community College, Spruce Pine Campus - Sam Center Auditorium 9:00 am


Fee: Free

Phone: (828) 766-1295
Email: Send

Location

200 Mayland Drive
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
The new office location for the Small Business Center is in room 37 of the Samuel L Phillips Center for Business and Technology, aka "The Phillips Building." At the Spruce Pine Mayland Campus, the Phillips building is located closest to the main drive into campus. Free guest parking is available in the large student parking lot. Most business classes are held on the second floor of the Phillips building which can be accessed by an elevator or steps. Event signage will be posted on the main doors and classroom to assist in finding class locations. Call (828) 766-1295 or email acook@mayland.edu for more information. 
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