Monday, January 24, 2011
Hickory Metro Convention Center, Hickory, NC
This year's NC Cattlemen's Conference will be held in conjunction with the NC Dairymen's Conference in Hickory, NC. There will be some joint sessions with the two groups as well as programs specifically for dairy and beef producers. This conference also features an extensive trade show with over 70 vendors. For further info or to register for the conference go to: www.nccattle.com/Conference.html
- will engage in hands-on training sessions to improve carcass utilization, value-added product development & artisanal butchery techniques
- learn about innovative marketing alliances & regional processing initiatives
- discuss emerging trends, marketing standards, & regulatory issues
- explore how production practices impact meat quality, marketability and profitability
Check out the website and you won't be disappointed - the schedule offers 2 FULL days of information-rich, fun-filled activities for those interested in the growing market for local meats. Visit www.carolinameatconference.com for registration information and a link to register on-line.
Early registration rates run until February 18th. Some training sessions are limited to 25 participants and are available on a first-come, first-served basis so act now to make sure you secure a spot.
Thursday, January 13, 2011
North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
Division of Marketing
When: Friday, February 11, 2011, 9:30 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Where: Governor James Martin Building, NC State Fairgrounds, Raleigh
Can’t make this program? We will be offering it in Elizabeth City (March 11) and Monroe (March 18) – Registration will open for these programs in mid-February
Who should attend: Farmers market managers and board members
Pre-registration is required – Registration Deadline is February 4, 2011
For more information, contact:
Kevin Hardison, 919.707.3123, Kevin.firstname.lastname@example.org
or Annette Dunlap 919.707.3117, Annette.email@example.com
Date: January 28th, 2011
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Gaston Citizens Resource Center, Dallas, NC