Northeast NC Niche Agriculture Field Day set in Barco
Published 8:11 pm Tuesday, May 2, 2023
By Adam Formella, Currituck Extension
Small farmers interested in growing niche crops or raising livestock are invited to attend the first annual Northeast North Carolina Niche Agriculture Field Day on May 12, 2023 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Currituck County Extension Center in Barco.
This day will be filled with outdoor demonstrations of techniques used by small farms producing livestock and horticultural crops. In addition, agricultural supply vendors and agency exhibitors will be at the Field Day to visit with and learn more about their products and programs.
Demonstration topics include small ruminant herd health, rotational grazing fence systems, honey bee hive inspections, mobile poultry processing units, fruit trees and figs, drip irrigation systems, garlic and other niche crop production, growing ginger and mulch plastic installation. A full schedule will be announced soon and can be found at currituck.ces.ncsu.edu/.
Registration at Eventbrite (https://nencnicheagfieldday.eventbrite.com) is required to attend this event.