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Permalink Dry Farming Collaborative Field Day

August 29, 2017
Philomath, Oregon

The Dry Farming Collaborative's August series of field days concludes with this event at Gathering Together Farm, Sunbow Produce, and the OSU Oak Creek Center for Urban Horticulture. Crops that will be featured include tomatoes, melons, squash, and dry beans.

In: Western SARE Region


Permalink A Look at Soil Regneration with Jill Clapperton

August 29, 2017
Shenandoah, Iowa

At this Practical Farmers of Iowa afternoon field day, Chris and Janenne Teachout welcome internationally renowned soil scientist Jill Clapperton to their farm to talk about soil regeneration and soil health. Chris will also discuss advanced cover cropping techniques he has tried over the past few years.

In: North Central SARE Region


Permalink Rotational Dairy Grazing

August 29, 2017
Canajoharie, New York

At this free afternoon field day, Organic Valley and NOFA-NY invite you to learn about a multispecies rotational grazing system. Hear from Aaron Fisher as he shares his knowledge on balancing forages for both his milk cow herd and his sheep. He will share his experiences in intensive grazing on his 30-cow dairy. Mark Kopecky, Organic Valley Agronomist, will speak on balancing soils in a grazing rotation. Learn about soil health as it pertains to both field-crop production and pasture management.

In: Northeast SARE Region


Permalink Foust Farms Cover Crop Walk and Pollinator Planting Tour

August 29, 2017
Charlo, Montana

Join the Lake County Conservation District (LCCD) and the Ronan Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) office for the final event in the Summer Pasture Walks series. For the past three years the Fousts have used a diverse mixture of cover crops to improve their soil health and feed their livestock. Presenters will talk about cover crops, species selection, and management and share stories of successes and challenges. The tour will also visit a new dryland grass seeding with a diverse mixture of grasses, forbs, and legumes.

In: Western SARE Region


Permalink Texas Grazingland Conference

August 29-31, 2017
Waco, Texas

Texas Grazing Lands Coalition presents this event featuring a tour, speakers, and concurrent sessions that will feature both wildlife and livestock grazing issues with successful producers discussing how healthy ecosystems contribute directly to profitable ranching.

In: Southern SARE Region


Permalink Where Does a Value-Added Producer Go to Find Money?

August 29, 2017
Blountville or Maynardville, Tennessee

This workshop developed by University of Tennessee Extension Center for Profitable Agriculture is designed to help growers learn where they may apply for grants and loans, who may apply, and eligibility requirements. The Blountville workshop will offer an additional topic, "Sales Tax, Business License and Product Liability Insurance for Value-Added Products." There is no registration fee for these workshops, but pre-registration is required as space is limited.

In: Southern SARE Region



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