This workshop is designed to teach individuals how to get started growing American ginseng on forested land. It will cover basic ginseng botany, economics of ginseng production, site selection criteria, harvesting and marketing. It will not discuss the medicinal effects of ginseng or ginseng products.It is aimed at landowners who are looking for alternative forest income opportunities as well as individuals who are interested in growing small quantities of ginseng for personal use.
Registration deadline: September 19
Register online: https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/GrowGinseng2018_210 or call 518-622-9820 x100
Instructor: Bob Beyfuss, Agroforestry professional and retired Extension Educator
$15.00 per person
Agroforestry Resource Center
6055 Route 23
Acra, New York 12405