Food entrepreneurship webinar series begins in February

North Dakota State University Extension
Farm Forum

North Dakota State University Extension is hosting a food entrepreneurship webinar series in February.

The webinars will be held virtually from 5 to 6 p.m. Central time Feb. 2, Feb. 9, Feb. 16 and Feb. 23.

The topics and presenters are:

Feb. 2:

  • “Learn about disposal options for butcher waste and the process of composting butcher waste” — Mary Keena, Extension livestock environmental management specialist based at NDSU’s Carrington Research Extension Center.

Feb 9:

  • “Diversify your crops: high-tunnel cut flower production” — Esther McGinnis, NDSU Extension horticulturist; and “What to expect with farm-to-school and farmers markets” — Jan Stankiewicz, NDSU Extension community health and nutrition specialist.

Feb. 16:

  • “Connecting producers to consumers with local meat” — Travis Hoffman, NDSU Extension sheep specialist; and “Creating your own food product” — Julie Garden-Robinson, NDSU Extension food and nutrition specialist.

Feb. 23:

  • “High-value crops research update” — Harlene Hatterman-Valenti, high-value crop production professor, NDSU plant sciences department; and “Notes on fruit production” — Kathy Wiederholt, fruit project manager, Carrington Research Extension Center.

Farmers markets are one of the topics that will be covered in the food entrepreneurship webinar series that NDSU Extension is hosting.