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. Ginseng seed will be available for purchase at the end of the event.
Date: Thursday, September 24
Time: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Agroforestry Resource Center, Acra
Cost: $15.00 per person
Registration deadline: September 23
Instructor: Bob Beyfuss, Agroforestry professional and retired Extension Educator
Agroforestry Resource Center (Business Office)
6055 Route 23
Acra, New York 12405
Last updated September 15, 2020