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March 26, 2018
In this free, one-hour webinar from NOFA Massachusetts, Andrew Mefferd, Editor and Publisher of Growing for Market Magazine, will discuss many fairly simple changes you can make in the greenhouse or hoophouse that can help you get more out of it. Topics include optimizing crop spacing, fertility, watering, trellising, pruning, bug netting, and more.
In: Southern SARE Region
March 26-28, 2018
This year, Alcorn State University's annual Small Farmers Conference focuses on Innovating and Implementing Good Farm Practices. The agenda includes pre-conference sessions, social activities, speakers, learning sites and tours, and concurrent sessions.
March 26 - April 3, 2018
Beginning in Havana, Cuba
Organic Growers School is partnering with Food First and Altruvistas to offer a nine-day tour of Cuba with a focus on the country's organic and sustainable agriculture practices. Learn about Cuba's transition to agroecological farming practices and the national policies that prioritize organic farming and the remediation of hunger from farmers and food activists around the country.
In: Northeast SARE Region
March 19 or 26, 2018
Pennsylvania Furnace or Montrose, Pennsylvania
This Penn State Extension evening workshop provides an overview of sheep and goat production principles. Topics covered will include basic production practices, reproduction, feeding and nutrition, health care, marketing tips, and financial aspects. The meeting will also offer information on grant funding that is available to help get your enterprise started.