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Growers’ peer-mentoring ideas begin Monday

Beginning Monday, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension will offer five “Great Ideas From Growers” sessions, where small farm producers from across the state can share their knowledge and experiences to help each other improve their businesses. “This provides an opportunity for owners of small, specialized farms to learn from others’ experience,s” said Extension Educator Holly Gatzke, who will lead the sessions. Based on information requested from producers, topics this year will focus on production (planting, irrigating, weed control, fertilization, plant selection, etc.), sales and marketing (CSAs, farmers markets, roadside stands, restaurants, wholesales, etc.), and crop planning. The sessions will be …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jan 9, 2014 06:51PM Published Jan 9, 2014 06:51PM Copyright 2014 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.