NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – Tennessee State University’s College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences and the Cooperative Extension Program have announced a new series of informative workshops to be held on the third Tuesday of each month.
Called the “Third Tuesday TSU Field Days and Educational Workshops,” the series will feature presentations, seminars, demonstrations, field visits, and hands-on activities from scientists, extension agents, and other helpful authorities on subjects related to food and agriculture.
The inaugural program on “Insect Control in the Field and the Home” will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 21 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room 118 of the Farrell-Westbrook Complex on the main campus.
Below are the schedule and titles for the remainder of 2014:
Feb. 18 “Pruning and Care for Fruit Trees and Small Fruits”
March 18 “Local Foods and Gardening Basics”
April 15 “Hive Splitting for Beekeepers”
May 20 “Goat Production and Local Meat Producers”
June 17 “On-farm or At-home Biodiesel Production”
Aug. 19 “Fall Vegetable Production Using High Tunnel Greenhouses”
Sept. 16 “Turf Establishment and Maintenance”
Oct. 21 “Eating for Wellness”
The times and locations for future workshops are to be announced prior to each session. However, all Third Tuesday TSU Field Days and Educational Workshops will be held at one of the following locations: Room 118 Farrell-Westbrook Complex (main campus), Nashville AREC (1521 Ed Temple Blvd., Nashville, TN), or the Ashland City AREC (3101 River Rd., Ashland City, TN).
Due to the Thanksgiving and winter holidays, no workshops will be held in November or December.
A $10 registration fee, including lunch, is required for each workshop. To register or request more information, please contact Dr. Jason de Koff at (615) 963-4929 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or go to www.tnstate.edu/agriculture.
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