Shiitake Spawn Availability for 2012 – Orders due 3/23/11
The shiitake mushroom spawn produced by NCA&T’s Mycology Program is again being made available to commercial-scale growers (200 logs or more). To be eligible to receive this spawn, growers must have all their logs cut by Friday, March 23, and their spawn orders also in by that date. Also, growers should have attended a shiitake production workshop (taught be Extension and/or NCA&T State University) prior to placing their spawn order.
Information and spawn requests from growers in Ashe & Watauga Counties can be sent to Richard Boylan, Area Agent for Alternative Agriculture via e-mail at email@example.com Be sure to put “Mushroom Spawn Order” in the title of your e-mail.
Shiitake Spawn will be available for pickup from the Watauga County Cooperative Extension Center beginning on the afternoon of Thursday, 3/29/12, or at the Ashe County Cooperative Extension Center beginning on the afternoon of Monday, 4/2/12.