Free December 14 Webinar: Crop Planning for Vegetable GrowersScaling up to meet the demands of wholesale or institutional markets requires careful planning and recordkeeping. NCAT Agriculture Specialist Luke Freeman will present a webinar on Dec. 14 to introduce strategies for crop planning. The free webinar will begin at 11 a.m. CST and will last one hour. The crop planning for vegetable growers webinar will help growers understand how to plan crops to fulfill production goals and wholesale contracts and how to calculate planting dates based on an anticipated date of harvest. In addition, Luke will discuss key records that growers should keep to help with future production planning. This webinar is supported by the Outreach and Technical Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers Program of the USDA Office of Advocacy and Outreach, project # 59-2501-15-026. To register, visit https://attra.ncat.org/crop-planning. For more information, contact Luke Freeman at firstname.lastname@example.org
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