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Living From the Ground Up Agenda

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Friday, October 25, 2013
- Deadline to RSVP for Dinner with Daniel and to get early bird $45 fee for LFGU Seminar

Thursday, October 31, 2013
- Dinner by Design with Daniel Salatin at NTCC Culinary School - Pittsburg 7:00 - 9:00 pm


NTCC Farmer's Market & Vendor Displays 8:00 - 5:00 pm
Registration and Breakfast
Breakfast provided by: Creative Catering - Goldie Vaughn
8:30 - 9:30 am
Welcome 9:30 am
Introductions 9:45 am
"Mom and Dad… I Want to Farm" 10:00 - 11:30 am
Keynote Speaker Daniel Salatin, Polyface Farms
Lunch
Menu: Grilled Chicken, Potatoes, Green beans, Cobbler, Tea
11:30- 12:20 pm

 

TOPICS TIMES
Track 1 Building a Sustainable Business Location: AG 117 Computer Lab
"Multi-Species Grazing Plan: Maximize Your Pasture"
Daniel Salatin, Polyface Farms
12:30 - 2:00 pm
"Adding Value to Your Farm Business"
Howard Montgomery, Gourmet Gardens, Rusk,TX
2:00 - 3:30 pm
Track 2 Economics of Farming Location: AG 116 Laboratory
The Finances of Farming
Ag Credit Banks, Farm Bureau, Extension, FSA, NRCS
12:30 - 2:00pm
"Certified Naturally Grown" pork and vegetables
Val Vetter and Debra Aaron, Piney Woods Ranch Winnsboro, TX
2:00 - 3:30 pm
Track 3 Backyard Homesteading Location: Ag Kitchen
Crafting and Selling Artisan Goat Soaps and Lotions
Becki Faith Anderson
12:30 - 2:00 pm
Bee Keeping Basics
Jessie Wright, Boggy Creek Farms
2:00 - 3:30 pm
All Tracks: Pavilion for Tractor Maintenance 101 and Wrap Up Location: Pavilion, Snack provided by NTCC Ag Club Group A begins with Tractor Maintenance
Maintenance 101 for your tractor
Tony Whitworth, NTCC Shelby Automotive
3:30 - 4:15 pm
Wrap Up - Panel Discussion
Speakers answer final questions
4:15 to 5 pm


    
 
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