Minority, Women’s & Small Farmer’s conference, 2nd annual, Friday, April 7, 3–7 p.m., Saturday, April 8, 8 a.m. –4 p.m.

Central State University Extension and the Central State Campus Community welcome the Second Annual Minority, Women & Small Farmers' Conference!

Through workshops, exhibits and presentations, you’ll gather techniques and resources to help improve your small farm operations. Network and strengthen existing partnerships with other small farm professionals, and take home new ideas to help ensure you not only survive, but thrive in today’s economy.

Sustainable agriculture for a sustainable community


Agriculture Finance

  • USDA Funding Opportunities
  • New & Beginning Farmers

Farm Management

  • Women In Agriculture
  • Organic Farming
  • Pesticide Certification

Sustainable Agriculture

  • Small Farm Programs
  • Natural Resources
  • Local Food Systems

Urban Agriculture

  • Farmers Market
  • Community Gardening & Urban Farming
  • High Tunnels (Hoop Houses)
  • Aquaponics/Aquaculture

Research & Extension

  • Small Farm Systems
  • Community and Leadership in Agriculture
  • Healthy Communities
  • Carbon Sequestration & Soils

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Registration includes:

  • Concurrent Sessions
  • Friday’s Network Reception
  • Saturday’s Continental Breakfast & Lunch