CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. — Here in the northeast, cultivating log-grown mushrooms can be commercially viable even for small operations. Join Ken Mudge, retired Cornell Associate Professor of Horticulture and co-author of the book “Farming The Woods”, for a presentation on forest cultivation of shiitake, and other specialty mushrooms, for home or small farm-scale production.
Introduction to Mushroom Cultivation
April 30, 2019 | 6:00 – 8:30 pm
Cornell Cooperative Extension, 480 North Main Street, Canandaigua, NY 14424.
Learn the proper tree species, timing, inoculation and management techniques, along with the basic economics and marketing. Participants will get to inoculate their own log to take home. Anyone interested in growing mushrooms for commercial sale or personal use, are encouraged to attend.
Fee: $35.00/person. Fee includes an inoculated log, a copy of “Best Management Practices for Log-based Shiitake Cultivation in the Northeastern United States”. Space is limited. Pre-registration requested.
To register, call 585-394-3977 x 427 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, address, and phone number.
–Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County
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