Hot new crops: Friends of Ag breakfast April 19

Published 5:27 pm Thursday, April 6, 2017

Polk County Office of Agricultural Economic Development and Polk County Farm Bureau invite the community to their monthly Friends of Agriculture Breakfast on Wednesday, April 19 at 7 a.m.

Each Friends of Agriculture Breakfast features a breakfast and a speaker on areas of interest to our community of farmers, gardeners and food enthusiasts. This is a free event held at the 4-H Building, 135 Locust Street in Columbus.

Interested in growing ginger, hops, truffles, or another specialty crop? Then join us for a presentation on “Hot New Crops: Should You Grow Them?” from Jeanine Davis, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist with N.C. State University.

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Donations of canned foods will be collected at this event to benefit the clients of Thermal Belt Outreach Ministries.​​​

Article submitted by Amy DeCamp