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FSU Presents Workshop on Cultivating Ginseng
06/19/2006

Frostburg State University will host an all-day workshop on growing and harvesting American Ginseng on Saturday, July 29, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in room 226 of the Compton Science Center.

Participants will learn how to identify if their land would be capable of growing ginseng, growing techniques, harvesting and drying techniques, sales and permit protocols, and how to protect their crops from poachers.

There will also be a planting demonstration, and ginseng plantlets and seed will be available for sale.

The workshop is open to the public, but advance registration is required. Reserve a seat at the workshop by calling (301) 687-4213 or by e-mailing llyon@frostburg.edu.

FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. To request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, call (301) 687-4102, TDD (301) 687-7955.

For further information on this release, contact:

Office of News and Media Services
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

Telephone: 301-687-3171
Fax: 301-687-7589
E-mail: news@frostburg.edu