Livestock

1410, 2018

Farm and Food Leadership Conference

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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!

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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 […]

1905, 2018

Silvopasture for Multiple Incomes: Field Day

By |May 19th, 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 components, […]

805, 2018

Winter Forages Field Day & Workshop: Alternatives for Livestock Producers

By |May 8th, 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 4

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This event is not hosted […]

504, 2018

Farming 101: A Series for Small, Beginning, or Transitioning Farmers

By |April 5th, 2018||0 Comments

From the organizers:

Hosted by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System

Pre-Registration is required: The Farming 101 program will held on Thursdays during the month of April at the Autauga County Extension office. The first meeting will be April 5th, and the last meeting will be April 19th. There will be two classes taught each day, one from […]

2803, 2018

Healthy Soil for Healthy Pastures Training

By |March 28th, 2018||0 Comments

From the organizers:
Sustainable Year-Round Forage Production and Grazing/Browsing Management Series: Healthy Soil for Healthy Pastures 
The objective of this program is to educate livestock producers and agricultural professionals on taking care of soils in pastures and other grazing lands (silvopastures, woodlands) for the sustainable production of forages and browse, and support low-cost animal production. Experts from Tuskegee University […]

2509, 2017

2017 Carolina Meat Conference

By |September 25th, 2017||Comments Off on 2017 Carolina Meat Conference

The Carolina Meat Conference, hosted by NC Choices, is a nationally-recognized event focused on bringing together independent meat producers, processors, James Beard award-winning chefs, scientists and field experts, industry buyers, and allied professionals for cutting edge exchange to promote success in niche meat markets. Hands-on workshops, whole animal butchery demos, and expert sessions combine for […]

906, 2017

Silvopasture and Goat Herd Management Field Day

By |June 9th, 2017||Comments Off on Silvopasture and Goat Herd Management Field Day

Hosted by the Tuskegee University Cooperative Extension Program, the field day is designed to educate forest landowners, farmers, and agricultural professionals, and eventually make them able to implement sustainable silvopasture practices to efficiently utilize their resources in order to benefit current as well as future generations. Experts from Tuskegee University, Federation of Southern Cooperatives/Land Assistance Fund, and […]

2005, 2017

SEED Project Onsite Farm Demonstration and Workshop

By |May 20th, 2017||Comments Off on SEED Project Onsite Farm Demonstration and Workshop

A community demonstration and workshop for home gardeners, small produce farmers, and the general public hosted by the USDA, FSA, and Vivian B. Adams School at Eufaula’s Historic S&B Farm. The workshop will include best practices in small livestock production, stewardship of natural resources, local networking opportunities, and Farm Service Agency programs for fruits, vegetables, specialty crops and […]

2904, 2017

Sustainable Pasture-Based Livestock Production & Beekeeping Field Day

By |April 29th, 2017||Comments Off on Sustainable Pasture-Based Livestock Production & Beekeeping Field Day

Hosted by the The Tuskegee University Cooperative Extension Program: The purpose of this field day is to educate livestock producers and Extension professionals on developing and managing year-round pasture and grazing systems for sustainable, ruminant-livestock enterprises. Support is available from the NRCS to improve pastures and grazing lands and to develop woodland grazing. The process of application for […]