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Permalink Introduction to Agritainment Law Webinar

July 19, 2018

Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) presents attorney Marlene van Es of Trellis Legal, discussing factors you should consider for hosting an agritainment venture on your farm, including knowing your legal responsibilities, analyzing potential risks to your farm business, and understanding steps you can take to protect your business from liability concerns.

In: Online


Permalink Working with Organic Producers – Crop

July 19, 2018

This webinar is part of the Iowa Organic Webinar Series from NRCS. This webinar will include an introduction to the organic certification process, a presentation of the basic organic crop production regulations related to conservation, and opportunities for NRCS support. It will also identify resources with more detailed information. The presentation will be relevant for both field crops and diversified vegetable production.

In: Online


Permalink Grazing Cover Crops: Planning and Infrastructure

July 23, 2018

In this free evening webinar from The Pasture Project, Kent Solberg, Livestock and Grazing Specialist with the Sustainable Farming Association, will share field-tested best practices for successfully integrating cover crops and adaptive grazing, including species selection, cover crop establishment, forage chain integration, temporary infrastructure, lease options, and more.

In: Online


Permalink Online Marketing Webinar Series: Social Media Basics

July 24, 2018

This free, one-hour webinar is part of a monthly series for farm direct marketers, offered by University of Tennessee Center for Profitable Agriculture.

In: Online


Permalink Using Instagram to Grow Your Farm Business

July 25, 2018

This free one-hour webinar from NCAT and University of Arkansas Extension will teach you how to set up and manage an Instagram account to help you grow your farm business. We will cover the basics of creating a farm Instagram account from scratch, tips for creating stunning photos and videos for your feed, how to engage with followers and other businesses, advertising on Instagram, and using tools to manage multiple accounts and scheduling posts ahead of time.

In: Online


Permalink Farm Transition Taxes and Medicaid Estate Recovery

July 25, 2018

This free one-hour webinar is part of the Mid-Atlantic Women in Agriculture bi-weekly webinar series. This session offers an overview of the new federal estate tax laws and other related tax issues. Presenters will provide examples of how to determine if your farm estate could trigger federal estate tax limits and Maryland and Delaware gift, estate, and inheritance taxes. It will also discuss longterm healthcare and how to avoid the state's recovery for any healthcare assistance.

In: Online


Permalink Value Chain Coordination: Getting Started

July 26, 2018

This free National Good Food Network webinar is the first in a series that illuminates, by inspirational example, the skills needed to find success in coordinating a value chain. Panelists will illustrate their experiences with value chain coordination, introduce concrete metrics to demonstrate impact, and explain, based on their past work, how one can begin coordinating value chains in a new community.

In: Online


Permalink Achieving Financial Success with Grazing Cover Crops

July 30, 2018

In this free evening webinar from The Pasture Project, Meghan Filbert, Livestock Program Manager at Practice Farmers of Iowa (PFI), will introduce the best management principles and practices for maximizing the economic value of cover crops. The webinar will highlight three Iowa farms who practice cover crop grazing, including multi-year net profit data.

In: Online


Permalink NGFN Webinar: 2018 Food Hub Benchmark Study

August 2, 2018

This free webinar from the National Good Food Network focuses on the Farm Credit East / Wallace Center 2018 Food Hub Benchmark Study that dives deep into the business fundamentals that illuminate just how food hubs are maturing as businesses. This webinar highlights how successful food hubs across the nation have achieved their mission and goals through financial and business metrics. Farmers who attend the webinar will gain a better understanding of their ability to access new markets through food hubs.

In: Online


Permalink Benefits of Agroforestry in Transitioning and Organic Systems

August 7, 2018

This free, one-hour webinar.webinar will explore the opportunities and challenges associated with integrating trees and shrubs into conventional and organic forests/farms in U.S. Temperate and Tropical resource settings. In the Understanding Organic Agriculture series, this webinar is presented by USDA NRCS Science and Technology.

In: Online


Permalink Understanding Credit and Credit Scores

August 8, 2018

This free, one-hour webinar is part of the Mid-Atlantic Women in Agriculture bi-weekly Wednesday Webinars series. Join this session to develop a greater understanding of credit, how it impacts your life, and steps you can take to improve your credit score.

In: Online


Permalink Shifting Towards an Ecological Approach to Nutrient Management for Soil Health

August 14, 2018

This free, one-hour webinar is presented by NRCS Soil Health Division.

In: Online


Permalink Working with Organic Producers – Livestock

August 16, 2018

This webinar from the Iowa NRCS Organic Webinar Series will provide a presentation of the basic organic livestock production regulations related to conservation and opportunities for NRCS support. Presenters will also identify resources with more detailed information.

In: Online


Permalink An Overview of the Resource Stewardship Evaluation Tool

August 22, 2018

Mid-Atlantic Women in Agriculture's free, bi-weekly webinar series continues with this session on NRCS's new Resource Stewardship Evaluation Tool (RSET). This is a new and voluntary service in conservation planning that evaluates an operation's current conservation and management practices and compares them against science-based stewardship thresholds for five overarching natural resource concerns that evaluate the health of soil, water quality and quantity, air quality, and wildlife habitat.

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