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Marketing Your Meat Workshop set for Oct.

September 6, 2017

Direct Marketing Your Meat Workshop is set for October over four sessions. Participants may pick one session at $10 or all four of them for just $30. The workshops will be held 6 – 8 p.m. at the Agriculture Building, 163 Kabler Lane, Rustburg, VA 24588. Contact Alyssa at or call 434-946-9365.

Session 1: October 5, 2017
What is Direct Marketing? Understanding regulations and the inspection process

Session 2: October 12, 2017
Basic Economics of Direct Marketing: Lessons from the Field

Session 3: October 19, 2017
Carcass Breakdown: Pricing cuts of meat

Session 4: October 26, 2017
Marketing your products: “Name that Claim” Label claims Demystified

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Amherst Extension O ce at (434)946 9365 during business hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event.
Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.