Shiitake Mushroom Production Workshop March 20th

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Stokes Cooperative Extension will present a Shiitake mushroom workshop on Monday, March 20th at 6:00 p.m. at the King Public Library located at 101 Pilot View Drive in King. Topics to be covered include- selecting and cutting logs for mushroom production; tools and materials needed; drilling, inoculating, and sealing logs; where and how to stack and store logs; when to harvest; and potential markets to sell mushrooms.

Those interested in inoculating logs for their personal use are asked to bring logs of oak or sweetgum, 3 inches – 8 inches in diameter, 3ft. – 4ft. long, and freshly cut within 2 – 3 weeks of the date of the class.

Registration is required and there is a $8 per attendee fee to cover the cost of materials.

For more information or to register for the class contact Randy Fulk, Stokes Cooperative Extension at 336-593-8179 or by email at randy_fulk@ncsu.edu or April Shelton at the library at 336-983-3868 or by email at ashelton@nwrl.org.