Food entrepreneurship webinar series begins in February | Farm Forum

North Dakota State University Extension is hosting a food entrepreneurship webinar series in February.

The webinars will be held virtually from 5 to 6 p.m. Central time Feb. 2, Feb. 9, Feb. 16 and Feb. 23.

The topics and presenters are:

Feb. 2:

  • “Learn about disposal options for butcher waste and the process of composting butcher waste” — Mary Keena, Extension livestock environmental management specialist based at NDSU’s Carrington Research Extension Center.

Feb 9:

  • “Diversify your crops: high-tunnel cut flower production” — Esther McGinnis, NDSU Extension horticulturist; and “What to expect with farm-to-school and farmers markets” — Jan Stankiewicz, NDSU Extension community health and nutrition specialist.

Feb. 16:

  • “Connecting producers to consumers with local meat” — Travis Hoffman, NDSU Extension sheep specialist; and “Creating your own food product” — Julie Garden-Robinson, NDSU Extension food and nutrition specialist.

Feb. 23:

  • “High-value crops research update” — Harlene Hatterman-Valenti, high-value crop production professor, NDSU plant sciences department; and “Notes on fruit production” — Kathy Wiederholt, fruit project manager, Carrington Research Extension Center.
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