Farming & Conservation Opportunities For Hispanic, African American, and Other Underserved Farmers

April 9, 2019 9:00am to 3:00pm

Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: Pine Forge Academy, 361 Pine Forge Road, Pine Forge, PA 19548


 

Capital RC&D and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service invite you to come and start a fresh growing season with new tools, ideas, and support from your production and conservation team. Learn about opportunities for farmers from farmers, financial assistance programs, grants, land access, and that your voice matters. Meet your partners in production and conservation that are willing to give you a hand. All farmers are welcome to attend, and registration is just $10 and includes lunch. If cost is a barrier to your participation, contact Abigail at 570-415-6463 or abigail.appleman@usda.gov for scholarship options. Seating is limited. Registration ends April 5Intérpretes estarán presentes.

Click here to register.


 

 

Tentative Agenda:

9:00 am Welcome Message

9:15 am Keynote Address

9:45 am Penn State Extension: Production Resources

10:05 am NRCS: Technical and Financial Assistance 

10:25 am Break

10:40 am PA FarmLink: Land Access

11:00 am High Tunnels (Inter-Agency Collaborative Presentation)

12:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm FSA: Loans & Insurance

1:20 pm Penn State Extension: Marketing

1:40 pm Berks County Conservation District

1:50 pm Break

2:00 pm Panel of Farmers

2:40 pm Closing Message

(3:00 pm – End)

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