Training on Sustainable Agroforestry Practices

Tuskegee University: Mary Starke Harper Hall 1200 West Montgomery Road, Tuskegee, AL

Agroforestry is a sustainable land-use system that involves the intentional integration and management of trees, crops, and/or livestock in a single management unit.  This system offers more economical, environmental, and social benefits compared to the sole operation of its components. Workshop topics/activities include: • Agroforestry and silvopasture • Tree management in agroforestry systems • Agroforestry [...]


Winter Forages Field Day & Workshop: Alternatives for Livestock Producers

Alabama Agricultural & Mechanical University 372 Walker Lane, Hazel Green, AL

From the organizers: An opportunity to learn more about winter forage options, nutrition, and grazing management practices for livestock production. Dress in outdoor clothing, shoes or boots, and sun protection Winfred Thomas Agricultural Research Station To register: E-mail Robert Spencer at [email protected] or call (256) 372-4983. Also, contact Spencer for special needs by Friday, May [...]



From the organizers: The 34th Street Wholistic Gardens and Education Center (the Gardens) is a purposefully designed organic garden model and wellness park that allows people of all age groups and cultures to grow healthy foods and participate in activities that promote health, wellness and good stewardship of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Region.  The Gardens has more [...]


ALLIANCE FIELD DAY: Hosted by PJ Farm in Saucier, MS

PJ Farm 19102 W Honey Branch Road, Saucier, MS

From the organizers: Alliance field days are hosted by sustainable farming operations throughout the state, and PJ Farm is living the definition of sustainability.  They are “certified organic”, positioned for profitability, and engage positively with the world around them. Field day presentations and discussions will include: “Improving Soil Health, Benefits of Herbs, Beekeeping, and Much More”.   PJ Farm [...]


Farm Field Day

Alchemy Farms & Plants 220 Old Highway 431 S, Hampton Cove, AL

From the organizers: Target Audience: Farmers, landowners and all interested in sustainable agriculture practices Topics address: • Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) Programs and Services • Farm Service Agency (FSA) Programs and Services • Small Farms Research Center (SFRC) Programs and Services Alchemy Farm Tour LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED. Free of charge. Pre-registration is suggested, [...]


ALLIANCE FIELD DAY “Farm-to-School: Linking Farms to the Cafeteria”

Institute of Child Nutrition 97 Jeanette Phillips Drive, University, MS

From the organizers: We are pleased that this event is being hosted at the Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN) in Oxford, Mississippi.  We will highlight the work of ICN; school food service needs; how farmers can serve the Farm to School market, and provide a networking opportunity for schools, farmers, and others. Schools are interested [...]



MSU Beaumont Horticulture Unit 478 Hwy 15, Beaumont, MS

From the organizers: We are pleased that our 80th event will be hosted by the Mississippi State University (MSU) Beaumont Horticulture Unit in Beaumont MS, south of Hattiesburg.  In addition to highlighting work of the Beaumont Horticulture Unit, we will be partnering with Alcorn State University and its Mississippi Small Farm and Agribusiness Center to [...]


Southern Cover Crop Conference

Auburn Hotel and Conference Center 241 South College Street, Auburn, AL

From the organizers: The 2019 Southern Cover Crop Conference will bring researchers, Extension personnel, farmers, and ag industry specialists together discover the latest information related to cover crops in the South. 7/16- "Workshop Day" at the Auburn Hotel and Conference Center 7/17- "Field Day" E.V. Smith Research Center 8660 Eagle Road, Shorter, AL 36075 We will have speakers [...]

Farm Day at Peinhardt Living History Farm

Peinhardt Living History Farm Cullman, AL

Each year the Peinhardt Living History Farm in Cullman is open to the public for one Saturday in October. The farm is opened for everyone to come out and experience history in a setting that will take you back in history and allow you to actually participate in some "hands-on" work.  Exhibits and demonstrations are spread [...]

Free – $7

Alliance Field Day 2020

Mynelle Gardens 4736 Clinton Boulevard, Jackson, MS

From the organizers: We are pleased to be partnering with Mynelle Gardens and the Metro Master Gardeners to conduct very-timely “Seed Starting and Plant Propagation Demonstrations; Roundtable Discussions; and Tour”. Other event partners include: USDA/Natural Resources Conservation Service, Mississippi State University Extension Service, Mississippi Agriculture & Forestry Experiment Station, and Up in Farms Food Hub. [...]

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