SEPTEMBER 24, 2017

Forsyth County Center, Winston-Salem

New this year, NC Choices is holding a Pre-Conference event for Extension agents, specialists, and associates seeking additional meat-related training in a smaller atmosphere.  The training will be held at the Forsyth County Center and will include educational sessions plus a tour of a brand new meat processing facility not yet open to the public!  See below for details and scholarship information  

11:30AM - 12:30PM Check-In/Lunch Provided

12:45PM - 2:00PM Characteristics of Pasture Raised Meats (Dr. Susan Duckett)

2:15PM -  3:45PM Local Meat Business Basics : Enterprising, Sales tax and Insurance for Meats (Johnny Rogers, Guido van der Hoeven)

4:00PM - 6:00PM NEW processing facility tour (details coming soon...)

See the full schedule for the Special Pre-Conference for Cooperative Extension Professionals HERE

All Extension agents interested in registering for the Pre and/or full Carolina Meat Conference free of charge must fill out the Cooperative Extension scholarship form by July 10, 2017.  Applications submitted after July 10 will be considered as funds permit. Scholarship priority will be given to those attending BOTH the pre and full conference, though attending both is not required for scholarship support.  Please direct questions to Susan Jones: Funds are made possible by the NC Cooperative Extension Animal Agriculture Program Team AND the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Program.