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Webinar Forest Farming: Ginseng

November 4, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Photo credit: Eric Burkhart

During this webinar, Dr. Eric Burkhart from Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center will discuss one of Pennsylvania’s most valuable woodland crops: ginseng. Basic horticultural aspects of the crop will be discussed, as will economic considerations for the crop. 

Forest crop tree management and silviculture, including how to manipulate the forest canopy to promote ginseng crops and salvage trees killed by invasive insects, such as the Emerald Ash Borer, will also be discussed.

Speaker information

Dr. Eric Burkhart is a professional botanist and ethnobotanist. He currently serves as an associate teaching professor at Penn State University, as well as the Appalachian Botany and Ethnobotany program director at Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center.

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Take a look at our frequently asked questions about our workshops and events. Otherwise, please contact this event’s coordinator, Aaron de Long, by email at aaron@pasafarming.org or by phone at (814) 349-9856 x709.

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Date: Wed, November 4, 2020

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Cost: Member | $5 Standard | $10


Event Category: PASA Events