2018 Schedule

(Formerly Immigrant and Minority Farmers Conference) 


Friday, January 26 - Saturday, January 27, 2018
at the University of Minnesota Continuing Education & Conference Center,
1890 Buford Ave., St. Paul, MN.


[NEW!] Friday, 6:00 p.m. Check-in; 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. workshop topics:

-- Success starts with a plan: financial and business planning
-- Growing healthy transplants: get your hands dirty in the greenhouse
-- High tunnel systems: how to grow your farm with high tunnels

Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. workshop topics:

-- Weed management
-- Grow the best tomatoes
-- Grow the best brassicas
-- Goal setting for beginning farmers
-- Farmer-to-farmer problem solving
-- Marketing 
-- Wholesale contracts and food safety
-- Production practices for specialty crops (hot pepper, Asian eggplant, others)
-- More!

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