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Alliance Feld Day - Carthage

Friday, February 17, 2017 -
10:00am to 2:30pm

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians operates five farms, 18 high tunnels and one greenhouse that are utilized for wholesale and CSA shares. Two of their farms are the ONLY tribally-owned certified organic produce operations in the nation.  The three other farms will become certified organic this year.  This event will be held at their Farm I, between Carthage and Kosciusko.  Farm I is one of their USDA Certified Organic farms and consists of seven high tunnels, one greenhouse for plug production, and one acre of field production.  High tunnel and field crops include tomatoes, tomatoberrys, cucumbers, eggplant, kale, and collards.  YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS THIS ONE!
 
Topics will include: "A Seed Starting Demonstration; Preparing for Spring Planting; and Featuring the Farm’s High Tunnels, Greenhouse, and Field Production”.  Experts from Mississippi State University Extension Service, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Alcorn State University Extension Program, and experienced farmers will participate and help to provide greater support to local farmers and growers.  
 
REGISTRATION: 10:00AM.  PROGRAM: 10:30AM TO 2:30PM
 
There is NO COST to attend this event, but PRE-REGISTRATION is required!
TO REGISTER SEND EMAIL TO: keithmdp@yahoo.com.

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