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Farming on a Few Acres workshop Oct. 15 in Fincaslte

A workshop for landowners with small acreage is being offered Friday, Oct. 8 at the Fincastle Volunteer Fire House in Fincastle.

Farming on a Few Acres is designed for landowners with 15 or fewer acres.

It is hosted by the Virginia Cooperative Extension offices in Botetourt, Craig and Roanoke Counties.

Presentations are targeted at individuals who have small acreage and are interested in land-based business opportunities. Topics will include bees, small berries, vegetable crops, nursery production, introduction to small ponds, poultry and small ruminants.

The workshop is from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and costs $10 per person, which includes lunch. Registration is due by Friday, Oct. 8 and can be made by contacting Cassie Driskill at the Botetourt Extension Office, 473-8260, or sending the registration fee to Cassie Driskill, VCE-Botetourt Office, P.O. Box 217, Fincastle, 24090-0217.

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