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Virginia Winter Forage Conferences

January 21, 2020
Wytheville, Virginia
The day-long 2020 Winter Forage Conferences will be held at various locations across Virginia. The 2020 theme is "Thinking Strategically: The Role of Hay in Today's Grazing System." Keynote speakers are Kevin Yon and Dr. Dan Undersander.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Using New Technology in Grazing Systems

January 21, 2020
Canton, North Carolina
North Carolina Forage & Grassland Council's Winter Conference Series takes place in four locations across the state. The schedule features speakers, local producer profiles, NCSU Extension Update, a trade show, and more.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Practical Tools and Solutions for Sustaining Family Farms Conference

January 22-25, 2020
Little Rock, Arkansas
Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group's annual Practical Tools and Solutions for Sustaining Family Farms Conference features "field-tested" presenters, a full slate of hot-topic conference sessions and pre-conference courses, several field trips, a poster display, and a trade show. This year's special topic is "Agricultural Resilience in a Changing Climate."
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Virginia Winter Forage Conferences

January 22, 2020
Chatham, Virginia
The day-long 2020 Winter Forage Conferences will be held at various locations across Virginia. The 2020 theme is "Thinking Strategically: The Role of Hay in Today's Grazing System." Keynote speakers are Kevin Yon and Dr. Dan Undersander.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Using New Technology in Grazing Systems

January 22, 2020
Statesville, North Carolina
North Carolina Forage & Grassland Council's Winter Conference Series takes place in four locations across the state. The schedule features speakers, local producer profiles, NCSU Extension Update, a trade show, and more.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Virginia Winter Forage Conferences

January 23, 2020
Brandy Station, Virginia
The day-long 2020 Winter Forage Conferences will be held at various locations across Virginia. The 2020 theme is "Thinking Strategically: The Role of Hay in Today's Grazing System." Keynote speakers are Kevin Yon and Dr. Dan Undersander.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Using New Technology in Grazing Systems

January 23, 2020
Staley, North Carolina
North Carolina Forage & Grassland Council's Winter Conference Series takes place in four locations across the state. The schedule features speakers, local producer profiles, NCSU Extension Update, a trade show, and more.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Virginia Winter Forage Conferences

January 24, 2020
Weyers Cave, Virginia
The day-long 2020 Winter Forage Conferences will be held at various locations across Virginia. The 2020 theme is "Thinking Strategically: The Role of Hay in Today's Grazing System." Keynote speakers are Kevin Yon and Dr. Dan Undersander.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Using New Technology in Grazing Systems

January 24, 2020
Kenansville, North Carolina
North Carolina Forage & Grassland Council's Winter Conference Series takes place in four locations across the state. The schedule features speakers, local producer profiles, NCSU Extension Update, a trade show, and more.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Rogue Food Conference

January 25, 2020
Hebron, Kentucky
Joel Salatin and Go Rogue present a conference featuring unique speakers including Joel Salatin, Congressman Thomas Massie, John Moody, Niti Bala, and more, sharing creative ways to circumvent regulation that inhibits small-scale food production.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Considerations for Growing and Marketing Wine Grapes in Tennessee

January 27, 2020
Crossville, Tennessee
Join University of Tennessee Center for Profitable Agriculture for an all-day educational workshop designed for current, new, or potential grape producers to learn to grow, market, and budget for grapes in Tennessee.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Considerations for Growing and Marketing Wine Grapes in Tennessee

January 28, 2020
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Join University of Tennessee Center for Profitable Agriculture for an all-day educational workshop designed for current, new, or potential grape producers. Learn to grow, market, and budget for grapes in Tennessee.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Considerations for Growing and Marketing Wine Grapes in Tennessee

January 29, 2020
White Pine, Tennessee
Join University of Tennessee Center for Profitable Agriculture for an all-day educational workshop designed for current, new, or potential grape producers. Learn to grow, market, and budget for grapes in Tennessee.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Got Farm Records...Now What?

January 30, 2020
Jackson, Tennessee
This day-long workshop from the University of Tennessee Center for Profitable Agriculture is designed for existing or would-be operators of a value-added farm business. Using records developed for an example farm with value-added enterprises, presenters will teach how to export the example farm records into a spreadsheet and how to analyze and use them in making business-management decisions.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

NAFDMA Agritourism Conference & Expo

January 31 - February 4, 2020
Charleston, South Carolina
The NAFDMA Agritourism Conference & Expo is for anyone in the agritourism industry, including operators, owners, and managers. The event features dozens of speakers and seminars, inspiring site visits and fun excursions, hands-on learning opportunities, and a trade show. Inspired farmers will discuss and share ideas about connecting their communities with agriculture.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

A Holistic Approach to Soil Health

January 31, 2020
Cumming, Georgia
In the Holistic Crop Management workshop series from Organic Growers School, growers across Southern Appalachia will gain tools to manage their crop production for whole-farm success. This one-day workshop will give you an in-depth look at soil health and provide a hands-on opportunity to work with soil monitoring in the field. Participants will learn how to manage the four ecosystem processes. Presenters will introduce some simple soil tests you can use to promote soil health and productivity on your farm. A local farmer with experience in holistic management will share soil-management practices that promote soil health and produce high quality, profitable crops.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Managing Weeds Holistically

February 1, 2020
Cumming, Georgia
In the Holistic Crop Management workshop series from Organic Growers School, growers across Southern Appalachia will gain tools to manage their crop production for whole-farm success. This one-day workshop will cover common weed biology, ecology, and identification. Participants will also learn preventative, mechanical, and cultural practices to implement on the farm to reduce weed pressure and save time and money.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Fort Bend Regional Vegetable Conference

February 6, 2020
Rosenberg, Texas
The 35th annual Fort Bend Regional Vegetable Conference is a celebration of vegetable production along the upper Gulf Coast region of Texas. Several counties, Fort Bend, and partners including NCAT put on this event focused on teaching sustainable practices to help producers maximize efficiency and profitability.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Advanced Enterprise Development

February 6, 2020
Marshall, North Carolina
This 4-hour training from Organic Growers School will dig deep into enterprise development and adaptive management for beginning and experienced small farmers. Participants will learn how to understand the factors that influence farm profitability. They will also learn to assess their recordkeeping and other farm documentation and identify and practice using tools that can help enhance their farm financial picture.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Georgia Organics Conference

February 7-8, 2020
Athens, Georgia
The 2020 Georgia Organics Conference will include farm tours and field trips that highlight growers, artisans, and local food champions, as well as in-depth workshops, educational sessions, and the Farmers Feast. The event will unite approximately 800 attendees to learn new skills, network with good food movement peers, feast on incredible local food, celebrate achievements, and recommit to building a better food future.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Gulf Coast Grape Growers Field Day

February 7, 2020
Cat Spring, Texas
The 28th annual Gulf Coast Grape Growers Field Day educational program offers both basic and applied research updates for improved vineyard and winery management. The agenda features an optional one-hour industry perspective for those new to the grape and wine industry. Other topics will include bacteriophage as an approach for managing Pierce's disease, recent updates in monitoring nutrition, improvements on vineyard management tasks and disease management, Herbemont (the grape and wine), and managing pH in the winery.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Farm Dreams Workshop

February 8, 2020
Asheville, North Carolina
Organic Growers School offers this entry-level Farm Dreams workshop with practical, common-sense information on sustainable farming and how to move forward.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

A Holistic Approach to Soil Health

February 10, 2020
Jonesborough, Tennessee
In the Holistic Crop Management workshop series from Organic Growers School, growers across Southern Appalachia will gain tools to manage their crop production for whole-farm success. This one-day workshop will give you an in-depth look at soil health and provide a hands-on opportunity to work with soil monitoring in the field. Participants will learn how to manage the four ecosystem processes. Presenters will introduce some simple soil tests you can use to promote soil health and productivity on your farm. A local farmer with experience in holistic management will share soil-management practices that promote soil health and produce high quality, profitable crops.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Oklahoma Farmers Market and Agritourism Conference

February 10-12, 2020
Edmond, Oklahoma
The Oklahoma Nutrition Information and Education Project, in partnership with the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, hosts the annual Oklahoma Farmers Market and Agritourism Conference. This multi-day conference covers topics of interest for farmers market managers, producers, community support organizations, and agritourism site managers. Pre-conference workshops and post-conference tours are on the schedule. The main conference is a free event.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Managing Weeds Holistically

February 11, 2020
Jonesborough, Tennessee
In the Holistic Crop Management workshop series from Organic Growers School, growers across Southern Appalachia will gain tools to manage their crop production for whole-farm success. This one-day workshop will cover common weed biology, ecology, and identification. Participants will also learn preventative, mechanical, and cultural practices to implement on the farm to reduce weed pressure and save time and money.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Organic Commodities and Livestock Conference

February 11, 2020
Raleigh, North Carolina
Carolina Farm Stewardship Association presents this training event for commercial-scale growers. Learn how organic methods and markets can improve the profitability of your farm.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Got Farm Records...Now What?

February 12, 2020
Clarksville, Tennessee
This one-day workshop from the University of Tennessee Center for Profitable Agriculture is designed for existing or would-be operators of a value-added farm business. Using records developed for an example farm with value-added enterprises, presenters will teach how to export the example farm records into a spreadsheet and how to analyze and use them in making business management decisions.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Considerations for Growing and Marketing Wine Grapes in Tennessee

February 13, 2020
Franklin, Tennessee
Join University of Tennessee Center for Profitable Agriculture for an all-day educational workshop designed for current, new, or potential grape producers to learn to grow, market, and budget for grapes in Tennessee.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Considerations for Growing and Marketing Wine Grapes in Tennessee

February 14, 2020
Jackson, Tennessee
Join University of Tennessee Center for Profitable Agriculture for an all-day educational workshop designed for current, new, or potential grape producers to learn to grow, market, and budget for grapes in Tennessee.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Mother Earth News Fair

February 15-16, 2020
Belton, Texas
Mother Earth News Fairs feature presentations by expert sustainability speakers and hands-on workshops, as well as a marketplace abounding with innovative resources and products. Topics include Nature and Community, Organic Gardening, Natural Building, Modern Homesteading, and more.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Managing Disease Holistically

February 17, 2020
Alexander, North Carolina
This event is part of a Holistic Crop Management workshop series presented by Organic Growers School. The one-day workshop takes a deep dive into ecologically based preventive, cultural, and integrated practices to reduce the impact of the disease on your farm. Gain a thorough understanding of what causes disease, identification techniques, and best management practices for reducing the damage that crop disease can cause.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Managing Pests Holistically

February 18, 2020
Alexander, North Carolina
This one-day workshop is part of the Holistic Crop Management workshop series presented by Organic Growers School. Gain an ecological understanding of pests including their biology, how to sample for pest and beneficial insects, and their relationship to soil and nutrient management. Also, learn management strategies that are commonly used to prevent pest damage and promote beneficials and develop a plan to manage pest outbreaks effectively on your farm.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Pick TN Conference

February 20-22, 2020
Franklin, Tennessee
The Pick TN Conference supports farmers and farmers market managers by enhancing their access to suppliers, education, and training and by providing networking opportunities to better their farm businesses. Expect classes on vegetable production, agritourism, marketing, beekeeping, organic production, wine making, flower production, farmers market management, and more.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Business of Farming Conference

February 22, 2020
Asheville, North Carolina
ASAP's Business of Farming Conference brings together professional farmers from across the Southeast region to network and share resources to grow their farm businesses. Farmers will learn about marketing, business planning, branding, and management from regional experts and innovative peers. The conference is designed for beginning and established farmers as well as those seriously considering farming as a profession.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

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