Agroecology for Organic Farmers and Gardeners
January 26 & 27, 2015
**ATTENTION! CONFERENCE RATE HAS JUST BEEN DISCOUNTED!**
Challenging times require critical knowledge, skills, and change if we are to achieve healthy farms and sustainable food production.
During the two-day 2015 Sustainable Development Sessions on Agroecology, you will learn agroecological principles and application to design biodiverse, resilient farms; discover soil enhancing and soil remediation techniques and learn critical methods to assess and strengthen health and sustainability of farms and gardens.
FAMU StateWide Small Farm Programs is coordinating this workshop in collaboration with Florida Organic Growers, PGG, local small farmers, and community collaborators.
Healthy farms, Healthy lives, Best management practices
Dr. Don Huber, Purdue/Emeritus Professor
Dr. Huber will examine impact of present agricultural systems on soil, plants, insects, and human health. He will discuss health effects, remediation, managing nutrition to control plant diseases, micronutrients, GMOs and glyphosate best management practices. Includes an on-farm session.
FAMU Center for Viticulture and Small Fruit Research
6506 Mahan Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32317
3 to 6 p.m. both days
Registration for both days (*REGISTRATION HAS BEEN DISCOUNTED!*)
Click here for general registration
For additional information about this and other sustainable development sessions please contact: Dr. Jennifer Taylor, Coordinator Small Farm Programs/FAMU StateWide Small Farm Programs, College of Agriculture and Food Sciences. Jennifer.Taylor@famu.edu