MEDIA ADVISORY: WVU hosts Organic Field Day, celebrates research farm’s 20th anniversary
WHAT: Organic Field Day, including workshops, tours of research plots and hands-on activities, will celebrate 20 years of pioneering work in organic farming at West Virginia University
WHO: Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design faculty and students, WVU Extension Service
- Joe Hatton, deputy commissioner of the West Virginia Department of Agriculture
- Kim Kroll, associate director of the USDA’s Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program
WHEN: Saturday (Aug. 24) Gates open at 2 p.m., events begin at 3 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6:15 p.m.
WHERE: WVU Organic Farm, Rt. 705, Morgantown
From I-68, take Exit 7 and travel west on Rt. 857, 1 mile to Rt. 119 (second stop light). Stay straight onto Rt.119 (south) for 1.5 mile. Proceed to the roundabout and bear right onto Rt. 705. Look for the driveway on the left (¼ mile) for the WVU Organic Research Farm.
CONTACT: Lindsay Willey
Interim Director of Marketing and Communications
Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design
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