Western Nevada College Specialty Crop Institute is an innovative
program to provide training for alternative farming methods and crops for Nevada’s high-desert climate. The program’s goals are to expand and diversify Nevada agriculture. Training includes business planning and classroom lectures with on-farm experiences. Instructors are selected on a local and national basis to include the best of industry experts, successful producers, and educators.
Additional workshops are being planned. Check back for updates. Contact project direct Ann Louhela to receive notifications of future workshops.
- For a list of past workshops, visit our Previous Workshops page
- Grant Opportunities
- 2016 Walker River Producer Grant
- Nevada Small Business Development Center Walker Basin Micro-Grant
Projects of the WNC Specialty Crop Institute are made possible with funding from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.