This workshop is designed to teach individuals how to get started growing American ginseng on forested land. It will cover basic ginseng botany, the 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.
Date: Thursday, September 19th
Time: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Cost: $15.00 per person
Registration deadline: September 18
Register online or call 518-622-9820 x100
Location: Agroforestry Resource Center, Acra Instructor: Bob Beyfuss, Agroforestry professional and retired Extension Educator
Agroforestry Resource Center (Business Office)
6055 Route 23
Acra, New York 12405