Newsletter: Greensboro Echo (Voice of Rural America)
WCSHC’s Pledge (“Be on time “to finish before time”)
Regular monthly meeting starts promptly (3:50pm)
Date: First Monday
Place: Winston County Extension Office
WELCOME TO WINSTON COUNTY SELF HELP COOPERATIVE
WCSHC Purpose is to help small farmers purchase and sell in bulk with a goal of creating sustainability in rural communities by connecting with USDA and other organizations to provide services in a timely manner.
WCSHC'S Fencing 101 Workshop
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 • 8:00 am
210 Ivy Avenue
Louisville, MS 39339
Deadline for registration is by Tuesday, September 14, 2015.
The Winston County Self Help Cooperative will host a fencing workshop for beginning and veteran farmers. This op will help first timeworksh users of the Natural Resources Conservation Service’s Environmental Quality Incentive Program to avoid costly mistakes and build a fence according to NRCS’ criteria. Alonzo Miller, a professional fence builder will demonstrate how to build a perimeter, cross, and net wire fence. Participants will visit two farms with recent installed fence and “Heavy Use Area Protection Practices”. NRCS and FSA personnel will participate and answer questions about services offered through their agencies. If you want to know how to build a fence then you should attend this workshop. WCSHC will conclude this day of learning with a down home Southern Fish Fry and storytelling by “The Garden Doctor Thomas Coleman.”