National Small Farm Conference – Registration Open

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The 7th National Small Farm Conference September 20-22, 2016
Virginia Beach Convention Center Virginia Beach, Virginia

Hosted by Virginia State University’s College of Agriculture, Virginia Cooperative Extension and the
U.S. Department of Agriculture, with support from Virginia Tech


We are pleased to invite you to register for the 7th National Small Farm Conference, “Creating and Sustaining Small Farmers and Ranchers.”

Join approximately 750 agriculture professionals from across the country, including small and beginning farmers and ranchers, Extension specialists, land-grant university specialists, county educators, community-based organizations, researchers, state agency personnel, foundations and others with vested interests in small farm programs.

Learn through short courses, presentations, exhibits, success stories and educational tours around Virginia Beach about innovative ideas in research, extension and outreach. Participate in discussions and strengthen partnerships to address the challenges facing small farmers and ranchers that will help them to not only survive but thrive in today’s economy.

Through August 5 Starting August 6
Conference Only $325 $400
Conference + Pre-Conference Short Courses* $350 $425

Conference Registration Includes:

Tuesday Evening ­

Welcome Reception (*Pre-conference Short Courses )­­


Breakfast Buffet • Conference Materials • Breakout Sessions • Posters & Exhibits • Boxed Lunch • Educational Tour • (Wednesday Evening Dinner on your Own)


Breakfast Buffet • Breakout Sessions • Poster Presentations, Exhibits and Success Stories • Buffet Lunch • Dinner Buffet

Lodging: Conference lodging is available at the per diem rate of $96 per night.


Don’t forget you have until April 15 to respond to the Call for Abstracts.

Interested in becoming an event sponsor? Great! Learn More.

Would you like to have a display at the event? Learn More.

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