March 13, 2014
Annual Berry Production/Marketing Conference at VSU
Virginia State University - Gateway Dining Hall
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Discussion topics will include blueberry and blackberry production, crop diseases and insects, high tunnel raspberry production, and food safety concerns for U-pick operations. Registration deadline is March 10. For $20 per person, register online at http://tinyurl.com/2014 BerryConference-VSU. Anyone needing special services or accommodations in order to participate should call Mollie Klein in advance at (804.524.5960 or e-mail email@example.com to discuss arrangements.April 15 & 16, 2014
Virginia Urban Agriculture Summit
Holiday Inn Lynchburg
The Virginia Food System Council, Lynchburg Grows, VCE VDACS and The Virginia Farm Bureau Federation are hosting a two day conference addressing multiple aspects of agricultural and health issues in urban settings. This is slated to be an annual event bringing together 150-200 participants in Virginia's community.