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Specialty Crop Institute

The Western Nevada College Specialty Crop Institute was created to provide training for alternative farming methods and crops for Nevada’s high desert agriculture. Training is provided by the best of industry experts, producers and educators through classroom lectures and hands-on, on-farm experiences. The goals of the Specialty Crop Institute are to expand and diversify Nevada agriculture.

 UPCOMING EVENTS

March 25 – Lean Farm Workshop – CarsonDetails

April 10 – Farm to Table Trade Meeting – RenoDetails

May 20 – Hoop House Construction – UNR High Desert Initiative – Details TBA

June 26 – Value-added Lavender Workshop – Yerington – Details TBA

August 18 – Peppers & Trials Workshop – Details TBA

November  4 – Holistic Land Management – Details TBA

December  1 – Small Farm Equipment Field Day – Details TBA

Additional workshops are being planned. Check back for updates. Contact project direct Ann Louhela to receive notifications of future workshops.

Projects of the WNC Specialty Crop Institute are made possible with funding from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.