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Permalink Montana Farm to Institution Producer Webinar

March 29, 2018

The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) will host a webinar for farmers and ranchers about direct marketing and selling to institutions, focusing on a case study of hospital sales. Learn about some of the strategies that you might use to streamline forming a relationship with an institutional buyer.

In: Online


Permalink Tips for Modifying and Building Sprayers for Specialty Crops

March 29, 2018

In this episode of the University of Illinois Extension's weekly educational series for the small farm community, join Nathan Johanning for an in-depth discussion of sprayer modification for your specialty crop operation.

In: Online


Permalink Abrasive Weeding: Efficacy, Multifunctionality, and Profitability

March 29, 2018

Join eOrganic for a new webinar on abrasive weeding by Sam Wortman of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. This free webinar will present results from more than three years of research and development, and discuss opportunities for maximizing weed control, crop nutrition and yield, and profitability with abrasive weeding. Advance registration is required.

In: Online


Permalink Pastured and Free-Range Poultry

March 29, 2018
Esparto, California

UC Davis and partners including NCAT present a one-day course for beginning free-range and pastured poultry farmers, with information on husbandry practices, housing, records maintenance, biosecurity, and more.

In: Western SARE Region


Permalink Maximizing Soil Health with Ray Archuleta

March 27, 28, or 29, 2018
Lewiston, Faribault, Austin, or Kasson, Minnesota

These workshops with soil-health evangelist Ray Archuleta are a chance to dig in and gain understanding of how soil-building methods like cover crops, reduced tillage, and livestock integration can boost the resiliency and health of our farms. These workshops are being organized by the Land Stewardship Project in cooperation with local Soil and Water Conservation Districts and University of Minnesota Extension.

In: North Central SARE Region


Permalink Northeast Georgia Cover Crop Field Day

March 29, 2018
Watkinsville, Georgia

University of Georgia's Northeast Cover Crop Field Day will focus on the cover crop benefits and selection for row crop and grazing production systems, termination methods and weed management, and field demonstrations will cover planting dates, performance of mixes and single varieties and other topics.

In: Southern SARE Region


Permalink Biochar: Know it, make it, use it

March 29, 2018
Lawrence, Kansas

The Great Plains Biochar Initiative sponsors this half-day, free workshop hosted by Kansas Forest Service. Kelpie Wilson of Wilson Biochar Associates presents an overview of biochar and an opportunity to learn how to make it through a hands-on demonstration.

In: North Central SARE Region


Permalink Cover Crops for Corn and Soybeans

March 27, 28, or 29, 2018
Oskaloosa, Clarion, or Story City, Iowa

Practical Farmers of Iowa has planned a series of free afternoon field days focused on cover crop issues. Farmers and community members are invited to see cover crops in action on working farms around Iowa, and learn about cover crop basics as well as practices used to maximize the financial return from cover crops. Many events include stops at multiple farms and locations.

In: North Central SARE Region


Permalink Produce Safety Alliance Training

March 29, 2018
Mason City, Iowa

This is a full-day training on FSMA produce safety.

In: North Central SARE Region



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