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8 04, 2019

FSMA Produce Safety Alliance Training

By |2019-03-15T18:46:40+00:00April 8th, 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 [...]

1 03, 2019

ALFA Young Farmers Conference 2019

By |2018-12-20T13:10:05+00:00March 1st, 2019|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 [...]

18 10, 2018

Webinar: A Brief Exploration of the Brand New Livestock Compass

By |2018-09-26T22:35:42+00:00October 18th, 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 [...]

14 10, 2018

Farm and Food Leadership Conference

By |2018-06-29T12:46:36+00:00October 14th, 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 [...]

30 05, 2018

Webinar: Develop a Forage Chain for Your Livestock

By |2018-04-17T00:02:08+00:00May 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 [...]

19 05, 2018

Silvopasture for Multiple Incomes: Field Day

By |2018-04-12T18:11:28+00:00May 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 [...]

8 05, 2018

Winter Forages Field Day & Workshop: Alternatives for Livestock Producers

By |2018-05-01T22:43:19+00:00May 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 [...]

5 04, 2018

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

By |2018-03-29T18:38:15+00:00April 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, [...]

28 03, 2018

Healthy Soil for Healthy Pastures Training

By |2018-03-02T18:43:24+00:00March 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 [...]

25 09, 2017

2017 Carolina Meat Conference

By |2017-03-06T02:38:41+00:00September 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 [...]