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Alliance field day returns to High Hope Farm Aug. 19
CEDAR BLUFF, Miss. -- Farmers can learn about soil fertility, growing fall crops and preserving the harvest during the upcoming Alliance for Sustainable Agricultural Production field day Aug. 19.
The on-farm field day will be at High Hope Farm, located at 10705 Milam Road in Cedar Bluff.
Experts with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station and cooperating agencies will present information and lead question-and-answer sessions. Farmers and vendors can also display their services and items for sale.
High Hope Farm uses natural and sustainable agricultural practices to raise grass-fed beef and sheep and operate a small market garden of fruits and vegetables.
The field day is free, but preregistration is required. On-site check-in opens at 10 a.m. The program begins at 10:30 a.m. and ends at 2:30 p.m.
In addition to the Extension Service and Experiment Station, other filed day sponsors include the Alcorn State University Extension Program, University of Mississippi Transactional Law Clinic, National Center for Appropriate Technology, Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce, and Mississippi Department of Education.
For more information or to register for the field day, contact alliance manager Keith Benson at 601-988-4999 or email@example.com. For detailed directions, contact Johnny Wray, High Hope Farm owner, at 662-295-3986.