Upcoming Workshops

ATTRA Workshops

Conference: Central Texas GAP and Wholesale Readiness Training
National Center for Appropriate TechnologyNCAT and The Common Market Texas are presenting this training.
Location: Elgin, Texas
Date: 2019-06-19
Registration Info: 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.
Registration Link: www.ncat.org/events/
Posted: 2019-05-15 18:29:10

Conference: The Impacts of Integrating Livestock into Cropping Systems on Soil Health and Crop Production
National Center for Appropriate TechnologyNCAT and Montana State University are presenting this event.
Location: Bozeman, Montana
Date: 2019-06-26
Registration Info: Join agriculture experts from Montana State University (MSU) and the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) for a free morning workshop on integrating livestock into cropping systems, held at MSU's Fort Ellis Research Farm. Learn how integrated crop-livestock production systems may provide more sustainable alternatives to traditional conventional methods and extensive tillage practices and improve soil health and quality. Registration is required.
Registration Link: http://www.ncat.org/events/
Posted: 2019-06-14 08:12:25

Conference: Monitoring Workshop
National Center for Appropriate TechnologyNCAT is hosting this event.
Location: Fredericksburg, Texas
Date: 2019-06-28
Registration Info: This evening Monitoring Workshop at the Roam Ranch will 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.
Registration Link:
Posted: 2019-05-17 11:00:52

Conference: Fruit for Butte
National Center for Appropriate TechnologyNCAT's SIFT farm is presenting this event.
Location: Butte, Montana
Date: 2019-07-09
Registration Info: This free afternoon event is part of the Summer Workshop Series at NCAT's Small-Scale Intensive Farm Training (SIFT)site. Workshops include an informative presentation and hands-on training. No registration is required. SIFT's fruit bushes were planted in 2017 and 2018, and represent some modern varieties of bush cherries and honeyberries, alongside a control row of Nanking cherries. Also, check out the native hedgerow planted around the SIFT farm in 2014 as a wind buffer and biodiversity habitat for birds and insects.
Registration Link: https://sift.ncat.org/
Posted: 2019-06-06 15:27:54

Conference: Poultry Farmer Workshop
National Center for Appropriate TechnologyNCAT is partnering with University of California Cooperative Extension to produce several poultry workshops.
Location: Davis, California
Date: 2019-07-11
Registration Info: University of California Cooperative Extension and partners including NCAT will present an evening workshop. Presentations will include an overview of pastured poultry production, a talk on management of pastured poultry flocks as well as design and material considerations for coops for small flock, and discussion of food safety with regard to pastured poultry production.
Registration Link: https://ucanr.edu/sites/poultry/events/
Posted: 2019-05-23 08:48:17

Conference: Extend Your Growing Season: High Tunnel Construction
National Center for Appropriate TechnologyThis workshop is part of the SIFT Farm Summer Workshop Series.
Location: Butte, Montana
Date: 2019-07-23
Registration Info: This free afternoon workshop will cover different designs, costs, materials, and their effectiveness as a season extension tools for Southwest Montana. Presenters will be discussing the EQIP program and how it can help farmers finance greenhouses. This workshop will include a hands on demonstration of high-tunnel construction. No registration is required.
Registration Link: www.ncat.org/events/
Posted: 2019-06-12 17:52:08



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