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.
March 25 – Lean Farm Workshop – Carson – Details
April 10 – Farm to Table Trade Meeting – Reno – Details
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.
- For a list of past workshops, visit our Previous Workshops page
- Grant Opportunities
- 2017 Walker River Producer Grant
Projects of the WNC Specialty Crop Institute are made possible with funding from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.