The workshop, called Protecting your Business, Preventing a Recall, will be held at the Gov. James Martin Building at the state fairgrounds. It is designed for meat producers and processors, value-added food producers and mid-sized food processing/packaging businesses. They will be given the option of developing their own recall plan.
The cost is $25, which includes lunch and materials. The registration deadline is Jan. 21. For information, call Annette Dunlap at (919) 707-3117 or go to www.ncagr.gov/markets/agribiz/.
LUMBERTON — The second annual Cape Fear Regional Cattle Conference will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Jan. 25.
It will be held at the Southeastern North Carolina Agricultural Center and Farmers Market, located at 1027 U.S. 74 East in Lumberton. There will be speakers and a cattle trade show. The cost is $5.
For information or to register, call the Extension Center at (910) 671-3276 by Jan. 21.
LUMBERTON — A workshop called Managing Price Volatility by Using Futures and Options will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday in the O.P. Owens Agriculture Center, located at 455 Caton Road in Lumberton.
The workshop, which is free, will cover grain hedging, basis trading, cost of carry, cotton futures and options trading on futures, equities and indices. Registrations are due by Friday.
For information or to register, call Nick Lassiter with the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services at (919) 707-3129 or Nelson Brownlee at the Extension Center at (910) 671-3276 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
RALEIGH — The fifth annual Agritourism Networking Association Winter Conference will be held Feb. 17 and Feb. 18 at Little River Golf and Resort.
The conference, which is designed for agritourism entrepreneurs and other interested parties, will feature optional farm tours on Feb. 17 and seven workshops on Feb. 18. Early registration is due by Feb. 3. The cost is $70 for association members, $85 for non-members and $60 for cooperative extension staff. After Feb. 3, the fee is $100.
For information or a registration form, visit www.ncagr.gov/agritourism or call Martha Glass at (919) 707-3120.