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September 11, 2017: USDA NRCS Small Farm Workshop (Dinwiddie County, VA)

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Monday, September 11, 2017
10:00 AM to 12 Noon


King's Farm
11672 Old Stage Road
Petersburg, VA23805

Strike Force workshops are designed to help farmers improve production and provide financial incentives for environmental practices, finance new markets facility, and increase sources and access for locally grown agricultural products.

This workshop will focus on pond management practices for farmers and include information related to:

• Water Quality Management

• Fish Culture

• Weed and Pest Management

• Fish Cage Production

• USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service update


 Contact:  Vernon Heath, 804.892.4518,

The Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition is a state-wide and coalition-based Extension program, housed in Virginia Tech’s Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education. Funding was sponsored by the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) of the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Award #2017-70011-26861, and the Southern Risk Management Education Center Grant #545015. For more information about the program or funding, contact Kim Niewolny, Program Director and Extension Specialist, at or 540-231-5784.

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