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MCINTOSH CO., GA (WTOC) -

A free workshop for small scale farmers and anyone interested in starting a small agricultural operation will be held Thursday at the Sapelo Island National Estuarine Research Reserve. 

Attendees will learn about financial assistance provided by USDA agencies to small agricultural producers, as well as receiving expert advice on rural development issues, irrigation basics, and other technical matters. 

The workshop begins at 9:30 a.m. at the Sapelo Island National Estuarine Research Reserve Long Tabby Educational Lab. 

To register for the free workshop, contact the GSWCC Statesboro office at 912.681.5241 or the Coastal Georgia RC&D Council 912.495.2070 and leave a message with their name and telephone number.

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