Join Debbie Hamrick, as she shares insights into demographic and consumer trends that are shaping specialty crops demand in North Carolina and what that means to Tarheel agriculture. She’ll also discuss state and federal legislative and regulatory issues that directly affect specialty crops producers, including 2013 NC General Assembly highlights and FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act implementation.
Speaker(s): Debbie Hamrick, Director, Specialty Crops, NC Farm Bureau Federation
Co-Sponsor(s): CCC&TI Small Business Center, Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture and Watauga County Extension Service
252 Poplar Grove Road
Boone NC 28607