Entering its 14th year, the university’s Small Farm Expo and Farmer Recognition Program will evolve its program for 2018 to include the Urban Agriculture Conference. This year’s Conference will extend into a 2-day Event.
Day 1 will offer an array of nationally recognized urban agriculture speakers offering solutions for local farm to table produce, livestock, and dairy operations. Agents and producers will find mini courses in marketing their products, finding customers and Good Agriculture Practices (GAP).
Day 2 will offer State and Federal program assistance information, TSU farm tours with mini courses, Farmer and Youth Awards Ceremony and a Closing Keynote Speaker to share insights into the blending of urban and traditional agriculture practices (TBA).
Youth Program: We will continue to offer a youth program and this year we will include youth awards.