March 16, 2017

Farmers Market Workshop slated

STE. GENEVIEVE -- The University of Missouri Extension Center is offering produce growers a learning opportunity related to the farmerís market. Two workshops will be available at different locations.

The first will be Friday, March 24, 2017 beginning at 8:30 am at the Clinton Center in Sikeston.

The second workshop will occur on Saturday, March 25, 2017 beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Mineral Area College in Park Hills.

These workshops will offer attendees the option of having scales certified.

Topics covered include Food Safety Modernization Act, funding for the market, sampling at the market, IPM practices for cucumber beetle and weed warfare.

To register call Kate Kammler at 573-883-3548.

Please register by March 20, 2017.

A registration form can be printed, filled out and mailed by going to http://extension.missouri.edu/butler and clicking on the workshop flyer.

MU and LU are equal opportunity/ADA institutions.