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Spring Kentucky Fencing School-Russellville

May 30, 2019
Russellville, Kentucky
This day-long workshop is organized and sponsored by the Kentucky Forage and Grassland Council, UK Cooperative Extension Service, and the Master Grazer Program. It is designed to help producers learn the newest fencing methods and sound fencing construction with classroom and hands-on learning.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Selling to School Districts

May 30, 2019
Carrolton, Georgia
Georgia Organics is offering a free evening workshop for farmers interested in selling to school systems. The workshop will address food safety requirements, the bid process and record keeping. There will be an opportunity to network with nutrition directors.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Specialty Crop Production at Whitton Farms

June 2, 2019
Tyronza, Arkansas
Join Heifer USA and New South Produce Cooperative for this farm training event at Whitton Farms with owners and operators, Jill and Keith Forrester. Participants will enjoy a private tour of their lovely farm with 20 acres in specialty crop production, learn from their successes (and failures!), engage in question answer sessions, and learn how their relationship with New South Produce Cooperative has benefited their farm.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

How Plants and Animals Respond to Grazing

June 4, 2019
Ardmore, Oklahoma
This free morning workshop at the Noble Research Institute is for producers interested in applying the basic concepts of grazing management. Learn about plant and animal interactions, terminology and concepts, and plant and animal responses to grazing. Visit grazing paddocks at the Noble Research Institute and discuss the effects of grazing and applied grazing management with consultants in the field.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

USDA Program Updates and Hemp Production Questions Answered

June 5, 2019
Monroeville, Alabama
Join USDA offices in Alabama, Alabama Cooperative Extension, and the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries at this free producer workshop to hear detailed information from the experts on USDA programs offered to producers. Topics of discussion will include conservation, financial and technical assistance, disaster programs, organic production, hemp production, and crop insurance/risk management tools. This same event will be held/replicated in four locations around the state.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

USDA Program Updates and Hemp Production Questions Answered

June 6, 2019
New Brockton, Alabama
Join USDA offices in Alabama, Alabama Cooperative Extension, and the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries at this free producer workshop to hear detailed information from the experts on USDA programs offered to producers. Topics of discussion will include conservation, financial and technical assistance, disaster programs, organic production, hemp production, and crop insurance/risk management tools. This same event will be held/replicated in four locations around the state.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Dryland Cover Crop Field Day

June 6, 2019
Lyford, Texas
Join agriculture specialists from the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT), University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley, and Hilltop Gardens for a field day about the uses and benefits of cover crops. NCAT agriculture specialist Justin Duncan will discuss weed and insect suppression with cover crops. The event is free and registration is open from 8:00 to 8:30 a.m. on the day of the event. For more information, contact NCAT agriculture specialist Colin Mitchell at colinm@ncat.org or 866-319-1669.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

North Carolina A&T Small Farms Field Day

June 6, 2019
Greensboro, North Carolina
Hosted by Cooperative Extension at North Carolina A&T State University, Small Farms Field Day is an annual free event that showcases ongoing agricultural research and demonstration projects. The projects focus on sustainable agricultural practices that help small- and limited-resource farmers make more profits.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Putting Your Land To Work

June 6, 2019
Fayetteville, Arkansas
Cobblestone Farm will host an evening workshop on what you can do with your farm property and what to look for in a farmland purchase. National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) staff members Luke Freeman, Nina Prater, Guy Ames, and Margo Hale will present on assessing your soil quality and site needs for vegetables and cut flowers, fruit trees and berries, and livestock and poultry. The workshop will include presentations and a field walk discussing farm site attributes and site needs for various farm enterprises. Please wear weather-appropriate clothing and farm-appropriate shoes.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Georgia Farm to School and Early Care and Education Summit

June 7-8, 2019
Macon, Georgia
The Seventh Georgia Farm to School and Early Care and Education Summit is presented by Georgia Farm to School Alliance and Georgia Farm to Early Care and Education and hosted by the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning and Georgia Organics. This year's Summit welcomes early-care providers and staff, teachers, school nutrition staff, students, parents, farmers, distributors, and others interested in learning more about Georgia's farm to ECE and farm to school community.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Benefits of Using Native Warm-Season Grasses in a Grazing System

June 11, 2019
Lewisburg, Tennessee
At this evening training session, participants will learn the latest research supported methods for reliable native forage establishment and grazing management to maintain grass vigor and animal performance through the summer. This training is being hosted by the Center for Native Grasslands Management, Dairy AgResearch and Education Center, National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative, Quail Forever, Natural Resources Conservation Service, and UT Extension.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

South Texas GAP and Wholesale Readiness Training

June 12, July 10-11, and August 7, 2019
Harlingen, Texas
Join agriculture specialists from the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) and The Common Market Texas for four days of in-depth training in successfully entering the wholesale market. Producers must commit to attending all four training days. Geared to fruit and vegetable growers who seek to enter the wholesale market, these trainings will cover a range of topics to help open new business opportunities for farmers. Topics include wholesale readiness, sustainable agriculture production, food safety and GAP certification, and production and financial planning.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Produce Food Safety for Military Veterans

June 13, 2019
Nixon, Texas
Texas AgrAbility offers a free, hands-on workshop for military veterans that provides an introduction to food safety for people who grow produce and provides important information you need to know in order to safely sell your products.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Conservation on My Land, Where Can I Find Help?

June 14, 2019
Gordonsville, Virginia
American Farmland Trust is offering a women-dedicated learning circle for Virginia women farmland or forest land owners located in Spotsylvania, Orange, Culpeper, and Louisa counties. Learning Circles provide women the opportunity to meet other landowners, share their farm successes and challenges, discuss their goals for their land, and access advice and technical assistance to help them implement conservation practices on their land.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Farm Fundamentals

June 14, 2019
McClain, Mississippi
This workshop is the third in a series sponsored by Alcorn University, NCAT, and other partners. The free, day-long event covers production, financial, marketing, food safety, and food policy topics.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Matching Forage Quality to Performance

June 14, 2019
Marietta, Oklahoma
This day-long workshop for cow-calf producers from the Noble Research Institute is designed to help you learn how to manage the relationship between native forage and livestock, enabling you to improve the health and productivity of your native pasture while benefiting your cow-calf operation. At this workshop, you will learn firsthand how to estimate native forage quality and quantity and how to use this to best meet your herd's nutritional needs. Presenters will also explain and demonstrate the benefits of tools, such as grazing exclosures, prescribed fire, and forage testing.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Greg Judy at Heifer Ranch

June 15-16, 2019
Perryville, Arkansas
Join Heifer USA and special guest, Greg Judy, at Heifer Ranch for a workshop focused on regenerative livestock management techniques. The first day of the workshop covers setting up a profitable grazing operation from scratch and grass-finished livestock. The option to attend both days includes overnight lodging and dinner, and the second day's workshop on multispecies grazing advantages.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Central Texas GAP and Wholesale Readiness Training

June 19, July 17-18, and August 21, 2019
Elgin, Texas
Join agriculture specialists from the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) and The Common Market Texas for four days of in-depth training in successfully entering the wholesale market. Producers must commit to attending all four training days. Geared to fruit and vegetable growers who seek to enter the wholesale market, these trainings will cover a range of topics to help open new business opportunities for farmers. Topics include wholesale readiness, sustainable agriculture production, food safety and GAP certification, and production and financial planning.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Multi-disciplinary Field Day

June 20, 2019
Frankfort, Kentucky
This event is part of Kentucky State University's Third Thursday Thing series, targeting small farmers, beginning farmers, and agricultural professionals.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

ASAP's Farm Tour

June 22-23, 2019
Western North Carolina
Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project (ASAP) offers an opportunity to connect with the region's farmers and get a behind-the-scenes look at local food in the Central Mountains of Western North Carolina. Enjoy guided tours, demonstrations, hands-on activities, and tastings. The two-afternoon tour is a family-friendly event and a great outing for visitors of all ages, abilities, and interests.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Cut Flower Workshop at Dripping Springs Garden

June 23, 2019
Huntsville, Arkansas
Join Heifer USA for an all-day workshop with organic gardener Mark Cain at Dripping Springs Garden. Enjoy live demonstrations, a farm tour, and a farm-raised lunch. All skill levels are welcome. Participants will learn about production techniques for cut flowers, bouquet making, harvesting tips, marketing approaches, and more.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Organic Row Crop Production Field Day

June 25, 2019
Crofton, Kentucky
This Organic Association of Kentucky morning Field Day will visit Durham Farms' fields in production to learn their systems for organic corn, soybean, and hemp production. The event is geared towards large-scale production farmers in transition or interested in the possibility.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Organic No-Till Market Farming and Summer Greens Production

June 27, 2019
Lawrenceburg, Kentucky
Join the Organic Association of Kentucky for a Field Day at Rough Draft Farmstead, a certified organic, no-till vegetable farm in Anderson County specializing in summer lettuce, carrots, and beets. Jesse Frost and Hannah Crabtree will highlight the no-till systems they utilize for improved soil health, weed management, and water retention, as well as their methods for growing consistent summer lettuce including varieties, propagation, irrigation, and transplanting. This Field Day is geared toward production farmers and will feature mid-scale diversified vegetable production. Pre-registration is required.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Sheep 101 Workshop

June 28, 2019
Seguin, Texas
BattleGround to Breaking Ground presents a free evening sheep production workshop and demonstration. Topics will include breed knowledge, predation, pasture management, nutrition, shearing and wool marketing. The demonstration portion will include basic handling, drenching, ear tagging, vaccinating, hoof trimming. Registration is limited to 30 participants.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

Monitoring Workshop

June 28, 2019
Fredericksburg, Texas
NCAT will be hosting an evening Monitoring Workshop at the Roam Ranch to go over monitoring techniques and get you on your way to efficiently monitoring your land. If you are interested in attending, please call or email Sustainable Agriculture Specialist Kara Kroeger at 479-587-3479 or KaraK@NCAT.org.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

BattleGround to Breaking Ground Agriculture Business Workshop

June 29, 2019
Seguin, Texas
This is a free, one-day workshop designed for military veterans, beginning farmers and ranchers, individuals with disabilities, and anyone interested in starting an agriculture business. Workshop sessions will include rural business ideas, business planning, possibilities for farming/ranching with a disability, and an introduction to support resources.
In: Southern SARE Region

 

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