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October, 11 2016

Conservation Webinar – Soil Health in High Tunnel Production

Click here to learn how to join the webinar Participants in this webinar will learn what is currently understood about how high tunnel production affects soil quality and health, including critical plant nutrient availability, salinity, and organic matter management, microbial functioning, and also about soil-health oriented high tunnel management strategies. Recent cost-share programs have stimulated the building of thousands of high tunnels across the U.S. since 2010. High tunnel production is characterized by increased productivity, but due to intensive cultivation…

October, 20 2016

Slow Money Pioneer Valley Entrepreneur Showcase

Calling All Local Farm & Food Entrepreneurs! If you are (or you know) a Pioneer Valley local farm or food entrepreneur currently seeking private investors or thinking seriously about how to meet your future financing needs, you may be a good candidate to participate in the upcoming Showcase. Applications are due by September 15th. Slow Money Pioneer Valley organizes an Entrepreneur Showcase each year to bring investors together with farm and food businesses interested in their support. For entrepreneurs, the Showcase…

Venue: Smith College Conference Center
Address:
Northampton, MA United States

November, 10 2016 – November, 12 2016

NESAWG’s It Takes A Region Conference

NESAWG’s conference draws together practitioners and professionals across the Northeast working to transform the region’s food system. Make sure you’re among them! More information here.

Venue: Hartford Hilton
Address:
Hartford, CT United States

December, 02 2016 – December, 03 2016

2016 Annual Convention of the New England Farmers Union

Save the Date!   Mark your calendars for our seventh annual convention to be held December 2-3 at the Hartford/Windsor Airport Marriott Hotel, in Windsor, CT. Check back regularly for updates!

Venue: Hartford/Windsor Airport Marriott Hotel
Address:
Windsor, CT United States

December, 05 2016 – December, 08 2016

NFU Presents: Growing for the Future

December 5-8, 5pm-8pm EST Growing for the Future is a unique online, interactive virtual conference focused on beginning farmer and rancher issues, including: mentorship, business planning, USDA programs, student loans, land tenure, food safety, women and veterans in farming, conservation and much more! The conference is completely online, and features farmer-to-farmer webinars, live Q & A, a discussion board, a resource center and free giveaways! Register now for free to join us in December for this unique opportunity! REGISTER HERE

December, 14 2016

SARE Animal Health Care Practices

Maintaining and enhancing protocols to treat sick animals and analyzing production practices – case studies Contact Jean King jean.king@uconn.edu Anthelmintic Resistance in Production Systems                Katherine Petersson, Associate Professor, URI Antibiotic Stewardship Daniel Heon, Zoetis Animal Health Company, Antibiotic Stewardship Initiative Craig Jones, Agri-Mark FARM (Farmers Assuring Responsible Management) Milk and Dairy Beef Drug Residue Prevention Isaac Carney, Veterinary Drug Specialist, U.S. Food & Drug Administration, Animal Health Antibiotic Regulations Keeping Animals Healthy on the Farm Dennis Thibeault, DVM, Green Valley…

Venue: Tolland Ag Center
Address:
24 Hyde Ave
Vernon, CT
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