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The recording of the December 12th, "Opportunities and Challenges of Small Grain Production, Processing, and Marketing" webinar featuring Nigel Tudor of Weatherbury Farm is now available below or through the Capital RC&D YouTube Channel. See press release below for additional information about the webinar. 


For Immediate Release

November 22, 2016

For More Information Contact: Cheryl Burns, 717-241-4361

Small Farm Opportunities with Small Grains

The Opportunities and Challenges of Small Grain Production, Processing, and Marketing; December 12th, 1:00 PM

(Carlisle) - Small grains such as wheat, barley, oats, and rye are not usually associated with small acreage farming or as a specialty crop and are perhaps most associated with commodity production or for their value as a cover crop. Yet, there is also a market for a variety of specialty small grains with bakers, restaurateurs, brewers, distilleries and even home consumers. For a commodity grower looking to expand into direct marketing, or for a producer with limited acreage, there are many opportunities for growth with small grains. Nigel Tudor of Weatherbury Farm in Washington County, PA, will address the production, processing and marketing of small grains, via webinar on Monday, December 12th at 1:00 PM.

Weatherbury Farm is a 100 acre farm specializing in grass-fed beef and lamb as well as organic grains. Weatherbury's products are marketed direct-to-consumer and used in products created throughout the greater Pittsburgh region, including a micro-distillery and micro-brewery. Weatherbury's farmer, Nigel Tudor, is experienced in crop selection, production, milling, and marketing of their grain products and will draw from his expertise to share detail during the webinar about the farm, their small grain operation, and also discuss steps to identify business opportunities that compliment regional small grain production and infrastructure.

The webinar is free but pre-registration is required by Friday, December 9th, 2016. For those unable to participate in the live event, a recording will be available on the Capital RC&D website, www.capitalrcd.org.

For more information or to register, contact Cheryl Burns at Capital RC&D at 717-241-4361 or via email at cburns@capitalrcd.org. Visit www.capitalrcd.org for additional upcoming webinars.

The Capital Resource Conservation & Development (RC&D) Area Council is a seven-county, non-profit that provides leadership to promote regional partnerships for the responsible use and conservation of our natural, community, and economic resources. The Capital RC&D serves Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, and York.

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To register for this webinar, visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3666033829458700290