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Backyard Farming

June 9, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm


Prairie View A&M University and the Texas
A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be hosting a Backyard Farming and Management
Practices Workshop
at the Tyler
Rose Center (420 Rose Park Dr Tyler, Texas 75702). The program is sponsored by the Smith County Soil and Water
Conservation District, Texas Organics, Vital Earth, and Texas
Farm Bureau Insurance.

This educational event is
tailored towards small landowners and urban
residential homeowners who have an
interest in starting vegetable and small poultry production in their own backyards. The program will also cover composting along
with basic hydroponics
and aquaponics.

Topics and speakers
Composting – Clint Perkins, Smith County Extension Agent-Agriculture and Natural Resources
Backyard Poultry Production – Lee Dudley, Panola County Extension Agent-Agriculture and Natural Resources
Summer Gardening — Greg Grant, Smith County County Extension Agent-Horticulture
Hydroponics and Aquaponics – Jeremy Peaches, Prairie View A&M University Urban Gardening Specialist

To register for the event, call the Smith County AgriLife
Extension office at 903-590-2980 or email Smith County Prairie View Agent
Antony Brown at acbrown@pvamu.edu.
The cost for the program is $10
per person with payment accepted at the door
via cash, check, or credit cards.
Lunch will be provided. 
If you have
any questions, please contact the Smith County Extension office
903-590-2980. The
flyer and schedule are posted on the Texas A&M AgriLife-Smith County
Facebook page.


June 9, 2023
11:00 am - 4:00 pm


Smith County Agrilife


Tyler Rose Center
420 Rose Park Dr
Tyler, TX 75702 United States
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