ASU to host Shiitake Mushroom Production Workshops
The Alcorn State University Extension Program (ASUEP) will hold four Shiitake Mushroom Workshops scheduled on the following dates and times, according to Audrey Wilson, AREA agriculture extension educator.
Saturday, January 28, 2012
10:00 a.m. to Noon Four C’s Activity Center
714 Beulah Ave.
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. McComb Library
1022 Virginia Ave.
Saturday, February 11, 2012
10:00 a.m. to Noon Franklin County Extension Office
20 Walnut St
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Bogue Chitto/Lincoln County Community Center
Bogue Chitto, Mississippi
Interested persons are asked to dress for the outdoors and bring 3-4 logs, sweet gum or oak preferably and 40 inches in length and 6-8 inches in diameter, to the workshop. The logs will provide participants with a jump start on mushroom production for the fall season.
The sessions will be conducted by Ricky Johnson, farm manager and Audrey Wilson.
To register for either workshop, call Ms. Wilson at the Pike County Extension Office, 601.783.5321.