Food Entrepreneurship Webinar Series Set

Brooks Warner
GUEST WRITER

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.

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“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:

“This is an excellent opportunity to learn about food entrepreneurship,” says Brooks Warner, the NDSU Extension agriculture and natural resources agent in Nelson County.

Feb. 2: “Learn about disposal options for butcher waste and the process of composting butcher waste” - 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” - Esther McGinnis, NDSU Extension horticulturist, and “What to expect with farm-to-school and farmers markets” - Jan Stankiewicz, NDSU Extension community health and nutrition specialist

Feb. 16: “Connecting producers to consumers with local meat” - Travis Hoffman, NDSU Extension sheep specialist, and “Creating your own food product” - Julie Garden-Robinson, NDSU Extension food and nutrition specialist

Feb. 23: “High-value crops research update” - Harlene Hatterman-Valenti, high-value crop production professor, NDSU Plant Sciences Department, and “Notes on fruit production”- Kathy Wiederholt, fruit project manager, Carrington Research Extension Center

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To register, visit https://tinyurl.com/NDSUsmallfarm. Registration is free.

For more information, contact Warner at 701-247-2521 or brooks.warner@ndsu.edu.