Information Possibly Outdated
The information presented on this page was originally released on January 25, 2011. It may not be outdated, but please search our site for more current information. If you plan to quote or reference this information in a publication, please check with the Extension specialist or author before proceeding.
Fruit, vegetable conference planned for February 11
VERONA – Fruit and vegetable producers and people with an interest in this business should mark their calendars for a Feb. 11 Mississippi State University Extension Service conference and trade show.
The Northeast Mississippi Fruit and Vegetable Producers Association Educational Conference and Trade Show will be held at the Lee County Agri-Center in Verona. The conference will begin with an 8 a.m. registration and wrap up at 5 p.m. The registration fee is $10 and includes handouts and lunch.
Presenters will discuss topics such as soil fertility, weed management, organics, marketing, high tunnels, irrigation, fire blight, fruit tree production, orchard management, grafting and irrigation. Vendors from across the Southeast will be exhibiting their products. Crop consultants, Master Gardeners and Extension agents can obtain continuing education credits by attending.
For more information contact Scott Cagle at (662) 456-4269 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Writer: Karen Templeton