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Permalink Rhode Island Farm Succession School

December 11, 2018, January 9, 2019, and February 8, 2019
Warwick, Rhode Island

Land for Good offers structured and sustained support with farm succession planning to help you make decisions, engage your family, and organize the legal and financial mechanics of succession. Your commitment of three winter days will allow you to develop a concrete succession plan for your farm business, your land, and your future.

In: Northeast SARE Region


Permalink Woodland Management in Missouri

December 11, 2018
Cook Station, Missouri

This one-day workshop presented by The Center for Agroforestry at the University of Missouri and North Central SARE is facilitated by state forestry extension specialists. The workshop is available free of charge to natural resource and agricultural service providers and educators. It covers basic woodland management, woodland health, selling timber, and agroforestry opportunities for small farms.

In: North Central SARE Region


Permalink Advanced Grower Meeting: Where Do We Go From Here?

December 11, 2018
Easton, Pennsylvania

PASA invites you to share your experiences, ideas, and questions with your peers at this full-day advanced grower meeting, which will feature presentations from Pennsylvania vegetable growers, complemented by facilitated group discussions.

In: Northeast SARE Region


Permalink Wholesale Readiness for Entering Institutional Markets

December 11-12, 2018
Gibsonia, Pennsylvania

PASA presents this two-day intensive that will prepare experienced growers for entering wholesale and institutional markets, such as schools, hospitals, businesses, and food hubs. This workshop is designed for advanced growers and has limited space available.

In: Northeast SARE Region


Permalink MarketReady Program

December 11, 2018
Sioux City, Iowa

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach - Agriculture and Natural Resources offers a one-day workshop that focuses on best marketing practices when dealing with wholesale, retail, and institutional market outlets. Topics will include communications and relationship building, regulations, packaging/labeling, grading, pricing, logistics, and more. The workshop will also include a buyer panel.

In: North Central SARE Region


Permalink Direct Marketing Meat: The Logistics of Meat Processing

December 11, 2018

Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) offers free webinars on a variety of topics relevant to humane animal production. In this session, join Rebecca Thistlethwaite of the Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network to discuss the ins and outs of getting your animals processed into sellable meat for different market channels, including how to prepare your animals for slaughter and the various regulations involved.

In: Online


Permalink Molasses as the Primary Energy Source for Grazing Dairy Cows

December 11, 2018

This free, one-hour eOrganic webinar will present a summary of research from the USDA-ARS, USDA-NRCS, and the University of New Hampshire that evaluated the use of molasses in grassfed dairy systems that was conducted as a result of farmer questions regarding molasses supplementation. Grassfed dairy farms often seek alternative energy sources to maintain or improve cow health and productivity, and farm profitability. Molasses is one of the few energy sources allowed under grassfed labels; however, few recommendations were available for farmers. The webinar is presented by USDA animal scientist Dr. Kathy Soder. Advance registration is required.

In: Online



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