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Alliance hosts plant propagation workshop
JACKSON, Miss. -- Mississippi farmers and gardeners who want to learn about plant propagation and seed starting are invited to attend the next Alliance of Sustainable Farms field day.
On Jan. 17, the alliance will host Seed Starting and Plant Propagation at Mynelle Gardens in Jackson. The event will include roundtable discussions, a tour of the facility, and plant propagation and seed starting demonstrations.
The alliance will host the program with support from the Mississippi State University Extension Service, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Alcorn State University Extension Program, Up In Farms Food Hub, Metro Master Gardeners and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.
Shaun Broderick, MSU Extension assistant professor of ornamental horticulture, will conduct the propagation demonstrations and discussion. Bill Evans, director of horticulture with Up In Farms Food Hub, will conduct the seed starting demonstrations and discussion. The event will also feature the Metro Master Gardeners, an offshoot of the Hinds County Master Gardeners.
County Master Gardener programs are supported by MSU Extension. Master Gardeners deliver research-based information on gardening to the public and enhance local horticulture through volunteer projects.
There is no cost to attend the field day, including lunch, but preregistration is required. Onsite check-in begins at 10 a.m. The program begins at 10:30 a.m. and ends at 2:30 p.m. To register for the field day, email AllianceofSustainableFarms@gmail.com.
Mynelle Gardens is located at 4736 Clinton Boulevard in Jackson.
MSU is an equal opportunity institution. For disability accommodation, please contact Benson at AllianceofSustainableFarms@gmail.com.