HILLSBOROUGH, N.C.–For 20 years the Orange County Agricultural Summit has been meeting the needs of farmers across the region. As the environment changes, so do the needs of the farmer and their clients.
We will have a keynote address from Napoleon Wallace from North Carolina Commerce Department to speak on Rural Prosperity. Come and watch “Farmland” the movie with Lynda Loveland, Farm Bureau and listen to a panel discussion that includes Bryan Blinson, Executive Director of the North Carolina Cattlemen’s Association and Dr. Richard Bonanno, Director the North Carolina Cooperative Extension at NCSU.
There will be Extension Specialist from NCSU and NCATSU to teach workshops on How to make Money and High Tunnel Production – Blackberries.
We will close out the day teaching farmers how to use Drones in Agriculture, Tractor Safety using a three-point hitch, and Calibrating your sprayer!
Registration is FREE and Lunch is provided.
To register, go to go.ncsu.edu/20thannualagriculturalsummit
—Tyrone L Fisher, Orange County Center, NC State Extension