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University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) Science and Technology Building

315 N. Main Street

Houston, TX 77002

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A program centered around educating women who are interested in a variety of agricultural enterprises. OPEN TO ALL!

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Come and learn how to get started in a variety of agricultural ventures!

The Prairie View A&M University Cooperative Extension Program, in partnership with the University of Houston- Downtown Center for Urban Agriculture and Sustainability is hosting a one day conference that includes speakers with expert knowledge in varying fields of agriculture. Our speakers will help get you and your agricultural endeavors started on the right foot!

This is a Women in Ag Program, but all are welcome to attend!

We will also have a DYNAMIC guest Keynote Speaker - Mrs. Dawn Mellion-Patin, Ph.D. - Vice Chancellor for Extension and Outreach at the Southern University Ag Center

Topics to be covered:

"How to develop and Business Plan”- Dr. Nelson Daniels, PVAMU- CEP

“Backyard Chickens”- Michael & Nicole Graham, The Garden Hen

“How to Start and Orchard”-Gina Brown, A PLantz Life

“Value Added Vegetable Gardening”- Theresa Sees, Harris Co. Master Gardeners

“Rain Water Harvesting”- Nell Wheeler, Metal Rain Tanks, LLC.

“Future Careers in Agriculture”- Paul Winski, Harris Co. Extension Agent

“Small Sustainable Farming”- Cath Colon, Blackwood Educational Land Inst.

Fee Waiver Scholarship for the first 100 registrants!! (Non-Scholarship Tickets are $75)

SECURE YOUR SPOT TODAY!

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