Regional Niche Fruit Production Workshop: Monday, March 9, 2020

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Back by popular demand, N.C. Cooperative Extension, Franklin County Center will be offering a detailed, hands-on training for those interested in producing a profitable niche fruit crop on their land. The instructor will be longtime Area Specialized Fruits and Vegetable Agent, Craig Mauney.

Registration will be from 8:30–9 a.m. From 9 a.m.–noon, production and marketing of niche fruits such as paw-paws, figs, hardy kiwi, pomegranate, etc. will be presented.

A sponsored lunch will be served at noon to the participants, followed by hands-on propagation of some of the fruit plants after lunch. The workshop should conclude by 2 p.m.

If you plan to attend this free workshop, contact 919-496-3344 to pre-register. For more information, contact Martha Mobley, Local Food Agent, at or call the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Franklin County office at 919-496-3344. Registrations are due by noon on Thursday, March 5.

Image of Niche Fruit Production & Marketing Workshop flyer with date, time, place and registration information with image of 3 fruit trees.