9 04, 2020

Ask a Sista Farmer

By |2020-04-09T16:40:24+00:00April 9th, 2020|Comments Off on Ask a Sista Farmer

From the event organizers: Are you ready to grow your own food and medicine for self-reliance and community resilience? Every Friday, experienced Black womxn (includes trans* and nonbinary folks)  farmers answer your call-in questions about gardening, livestock, agroforestry, plant medicine, and food preservation. This show centers the voices of Black, Indigenous, People-of-Color, Queer, Trans*, Disabled, [...]

11 03, 2020

2020 Beef Cattle Conference

By |2020-03-11T14:41:27+00:00March 11th, 2020|Comments Off on 2020 Beef Cattle Conference

The Beef Cattle Conference is March 13 – 15 and is jointly hosted by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System animal science and forages team and the Auburn University Department of Animal Sciences. Parts of this three-day event are held in conjunction with the Alabama Veterinary Medical Association’s Conference for Food Animal Veterinarians. Agenda includes panels [...]

8 01, 2020

FACT Pasture Management with Sarah Flack – Livestock Perspective (Part 2)

By |2020-01-08T22:03:05+00:00January 8th, 2020|Comments Off on FACT Pasture Management with Sarah Flack – Livestock Perspective (Part 2)

From the organizers: Join FACT and grazing expert Sarah Flack for a 3-part webinar series on pasture management strategies. You need to be sure to register for all 3 days individually. Each session is from noon to 1 p.m. Part 1 "Soil and Plants"  - February 4th - Register Part 2 "Livestock Perspective" - February [...]

15 03, 2019

FSMA Produce Safety Alliance Training

By |2019-03-15T18:46:40+00:00March 15th, 2019|0 Comments

From the organizers: Registration and breakfast begin at 8:00 am on the first day and the workshop begins promptly at 9 am. Cost is $35/participant. Cost includes breakfast, lunch, snacks, and refreshments both days and participants will receive a certificate that will help them meet the requirements of the FSMA Produce Safety Rule. Limited travel [...]

20 12, 2018

ALFA Young Farmers Conference 2019

By |2018-12-20T13:10:05+00:00December 20th, 2018|0 Comments

From the organizers: "Agriculture is our culture" Registration Deadline: Wednesday, January 16 Dress Code: Friday - Casual Saturday - Casual Saturday Evening Closing Dinner - Business Casual Registration Cost: Adult: $250 per person - Includes all meals, tour ticket and t-shirt Children Ages 0-12: $80 per child - Includes all meals and tour ticket Hotel [...]

26 09, 2018

Webinar: A Brief Exploration of the Brand New Livestock Compass

By |2018-09-26T22:35:42+00:00September 26th, 2018|0 Comments

From the organizers: Are you a livestock producer who is struggling with profitability and determining your true cost of production? Join us for a one hour webinar introducing the new Livestock Compass tool that will help lead you to profitable decision making on your farm or ranch. While this tool will be valuable to all livestock [...]

29 06, 2018

Farm and Food Leadership Conference

By |2018-06-29T12:46:36+00:00June 29th, 2018|0 Comments

From the organizers: We return to historic downtown McKinney this year for our 12th annual Farm & Food Leadership Conference! Don't miss out on a full day of pre-conference workshops plus two jam-packed days of discovery, inspiration, and community. And let's not forget ... great food! Get the latest news about sustainable farming and local [...]

1 05, 2018

Winter Forages Field Day & Workshop: Alternatives for Livestock Producers

By |2018-05-01T22:43:19+00:00May 1st, 2018|0 Comments

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 [...]

17 04, 2018

Webinar: Develop a Forage Chain for Your Livestock

By |2018-04-17T00:02:08+00:00April 17th, 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 [...]

12 04, 2018

Silvopasture for Multiple Incomes: Field Day

By |2018-04-12T18:11:28+00:00April 12th, 2018|0 Comments

From the organizers: Silvopasture is a sustainable agroforestry system that involves an intentional integration and management of trees, forages, and livestock in a single management unit. This system offers more economical, environmental, and social benefits compared to the sole operation of its components. Well-managed silvopasture systems provide economic viability through regular, short-term incomes from forages and livestock [...]

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