Nevada Program Offers Certification for Beginning Small-Acreage and Livestock Producers

University of Nevada, Reno, Extension is offering training and certification for beginning producers through its Herds & Harvest Program. A Small Acreage – Level 1 Certification Program is scheduled for January 26 through April 23, 2022. The course involves five Zoom meetings and concludes with an in-person tour of small acreage farms and ranches. Training topics include goal setting, livestock and crop production, marketing, and farm financial management. A separate Farm to Fork Level 1 Certification course focused on livestock production for local consumption is scheduled for March 2-30, 2022, for the Zoom courses, with tour dates still to be determined.