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The Northern Connecticut Agricultural Summit

February 29, 2020 - 8:15 am to 1:10 pm
Asnuntuck Community College
170 Elm Street, Enfield, CT 06082

The second annual Northern Connecticut Agricultural Summit, which is geared toward current and prospective farmers to raise awareness and provide educational seminars to those interested in farming, will be Saturday, Feb. 29, at Asnuntuck Community College.

The schedule includes four consecutive seminars on hemp, including how to grow hemp, the application process, an update on the current licensed cultivation of hemp, and a discussion with a panel of local hemp growers. Other seminars include pollination, farm regulations and permits, raising backyard poultry, farmland access and insurance, as well as improving soil health and information on available state agriculture grants.

The summit is free of charge and includes a continental breakfast and vendor exhibits.

Pre-registration is requested. Registration forms are available by contacting Chris Casey at 860-698-6267 or via email. They are also available at the Department of Economic and Community Development at Town Hall at 820 Enfield St., or on the Enfield Agricultural Commission’s webpage.

Event Type: In-Person Event or Training
Event Category: General Sustainability Event

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