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Permalink No-Till Market Gardening Intensive

July 9, 2017
Tyringham, Massachusetts

During this day-long NOFA Massachusetts workshop, learn techniques for intensively growing vegetables using no-till practices on a commercial scale from long-time farmers Jen and Pete Salinetti of Woven Roots Farm.

In: Northeast SARE Region


Permalink Farm Dreams

July 10, 2017
Springfield, Illinois

The Land Connection's Farm Dreams workshops are three-hour evening workshops held on a working farm. Discover what it would really take to start your own farm business, from assessing your skills and resources, to meeting successful farmers in your region, to deciding next steps for pursuing your farm dream.

In: North Central SARE Region


Permalink Considerations for Beginning Farmers

July 11, 2017
Jackson, Tennessee

This full-day workshop offered by University of Tennessee Extension is designed for those with little or no farming background. Program topics include the language of agriculture; a self-assessment of goals, desires and commitment; basic crop and livestock needs; evaluating land suitability; equipment and tools; potential risks; and more.

In: Southern SARE Region


Permalink Soil Health Challenges of High Disturbance Crops

July 11, 2017

This free, one-hour webinar is presented by the USDA NRCS Soil Health Division. This webinar focuses on how innovative farmers overcome the impact of disturbance activities by adopting the ecological concepts outlined in NRCS' soil health principles. The presenter will cover innovative methods of seeding cover crops after harvest, cover crop selection for optimum benefits, and impacts of grazing livestock to accelerate soil health changes.

In: Online


Permalink Wednesday Webinars: Email Newsletters, Tips and Tools

July 12, 2017

Mid-Atlantic Women in Agriculture and University of Maryland Extension offer this free webinar series twice each month. This session will discuss the nuts and bolts of developing a newsletter, criteria for content, frequency of distribution, the best way to grow a newsletter, and how to use it to generate revenue and build relationships.

In: Online


Permalink Lavender and Mint Essential Oil Project Field Workshop

July 12, 2017
Hoosick Falls, New York

This free afternoon field day will highlight Lawrie and Karen's experience growing lavender at Hay Berry Farm and Dr. Lily Calderwood's Northeast SARE partnership grant titled "Development of Mint and Lavender Production in the Northeast."

In: Northeast SARE Region


Permalink Powering Up Our Soils

July 12-14, 2017
St. Louis, Missouri

At the second annual meeting of the Soil Health Institute, soil health leaders will converge to address critical topics in soil health that will shape land use management decisions for generations to come. You are cordially invited to participate. Participants will gain an in-depth comprehensive understanding of the issues and opportunities afforded through soil health, along with the strategic direction for realizing those opportunities.

In: North Central SARE Region




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