WVa Agriculture Department webinars set for August

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Department of Agriculture is continuing its live webinars on agricultural subjects next week.

The webinars are called the Homesteading Series and allow an opportunity for industry experts and local producers to share knowledge. The webinars are recorded and can be viewed on the agency’s YouTube channel.

Webinars in June and July covered backyard chickens, canning, preservation and freezing, small fruit production, goat herding, West Virginia dairy farming, farm tool use and maintenance and forest farming.

August topics will cover culinary and medical herbs, fresh cut flowers, pasture pork and processing and consumer impact of West Virginia-grown products.

Links to participate will be provided on the agency’s website and social media.

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