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3005, 2018

Webinar: Develop a Forage Chain for Your Livestock

By |May 30th, 2018||0 Comments

From the organizers:

Make the most of your livestock operation by sequencing a combination of annual, perennial, and stored forages to feed your ruminant animals.

Kent Solberg, Grazing and Livestock Specialist with the Sustainable Farming Association, will discuss options for building a forage chain. Join us to learn how a well-designed forage chain can offer multiple benefits […]

1505, 2018

Webinar: The Nutritional Benefits of Pasture-Raised Animals

By |May 15th, 2018||0 Comments

From the organizers:

Are you a farmer who raises your animals on pasture? Or perhaps you are a consumer who buys humanely-raised meat, milk, and eggs. This is the webinar for you! Join us to learn more about the nutritional benefits that come from raising food animals on grass.
 
Our presenter, Collette Lentz, MS, will discuss the […]

205, 2018

Webinar: Land Access Basics for Livestock Farmers

By |May 2nd, 2018||0 Comments

From the organizers:

Overwhelmed by the challenges of accessing farmland? Don’t be. Whether you are a new, beginning or established farmer, this webinar will help you navigate the issues around accessing farmland or a farm property. Jason Silverman with Land For Good will discuss land tenure arrangements, including leasing and owning, as well as provide tips […]

1703, 2018

Free Webinar! Crop Planning for Urban Agriculture

By |March 17th, 2018||0 Comments

From the organizers:

This webinar, facilitated by Paul Rogé, reviews the practical skills involved in year-round crop planning for ecologically-based gardens and farms. By the end of the webinar, we will have estimated productivity, nutritional contributions, and economic benefits from garden or farm projects. We will also discuss the specificities different food-producing projects, including biophysical, cultural, […]

212, 2016

Webinar: All Bugs Good and Bad

By |December 2nd, 2016||Comments Off on Webinar: All Bugs Good and Bad

Join Extension for this webinar series about good and bad insects.  Learn how you can help pollinators and other good insects by using pesticides properly.  Learn about how to control insects we think of as bad, like fire ants, vegetable bugs, a new invasive fruit fly, and cockroaches.  Snakes aren’t insects but they can be good and bad, so there will be a […]

411, 2016

Webinar: All Bugs Good and Bad

By |November 4th, 2016||Comments Off on Webinar: All Bugs Good and Bad

Join Extension for this webinar series about good and bad insects.  Learn how you can help pollinators and other good insects by using pesticides properly.  Learn about how to control insects we think of as bad, like fire ants, vegetable bugs, a new invasive fruit fly, and cockroaches.  Snakes aren’t insects but they can be good and bad, so there will be a […]

710, 2016

Webinar: All Bugs Good and Bad

By |October 7th, 2016||Comments Off on Webinar: All Bugs Good and Bad

Join Extension for this webinar series about good and bad insects.  Learn how you can help pollinators and other good insects by using pesticides properly.  Learn about how to control insects we think of as bad, like fire ants, vegetable bugs, a new invasive fruit fly, and cockroaches.  Snakes aren’t insects but they can be good and bad, so there will be a […]

1703, 2016

Natural Resources and Biodiversity Conservation in Organic Production (webinar)

By |March 17th, 2016||Comments Off on Natural Resources and Biodiversity Conservation in Organic Production (webinar)

Hosted by: National Resource Conservation Service

USDA organic regulations broadly require operations to “maintain or improve the natural resources of the operation, including soil and water quality.” Given the wide scope of this language, the USDA National Organic Program has released new guidance concerning Natural Resources and Biodiversity Conservation. The guidance provides examples of practices that […]

2708, 2015

Conservation Webinar – Environmental Benefits of Organic Agriculture: Soil

By |August 27th, 2015||0 Comments

Soil building practices such as crop rotations, cover crops, and organic fertilizers are central to organic practices. These practices replenish soil organic matter, feed soil life, reduce erosion, improve soil structure, and enhance nutrient cycling and water retention. This session will present scientific research examining the benefits of organic farming practices to soil.

This webinar is […]

1802, 2015

Webinar: NRCS Assistance for Transitioning to Organic

By |February 18th, 2015||0 Comments

Join this webinar to learn about a newly revised NRCS plan that can support producers by addressing natural resource concerns as they transition their operation to organic and that also enables producers to apply for assistance to implement conservation practices. The intended audience for this presentation is producers, land managers and others; however, all are […]