Ginseng Seminar

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The Cooperative Extension Service is offering a free seminar on Ginseng Production for homeowners who desire to grow “sang.” This program will be held on Thursday, September 3, 2020, from 6–8 p.m. online via Zoom.

Topics covered will be: state regulations for growing and hunting “sang”, plant physiology, present and historical use of ginseng and comparing Asian versus American ginseng. Major time and emphasis of the program will be dedicated to the woods simulated cultural practices such as: site selection and preparation, sowing, harvesting, drying the roots, and seed stratification.

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For more information contact the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Macon County Center at 828 349 2046 or email Christy Bredenkamp at

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