EVENTS

Sep

26

Midwest Mechanical Weed Control Field Day

September 26, 2017 | 10:00am - 5:00pm | Holt, Mich.

See mechanical cultivation tools demonstrated in vegetables, learn about cultivation innovation in Europe, learn from farmers about in-row tools, and meet vendors who sell or manufacture cultivation equipment

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Sep

30

Deep Winter Greenhouse Open House

September 30, 2017 | 1:00pm - 4:00pm | Bemidji, Minn.

This free event will showcase a passive solar greenhouse that enables the Bemidji Community Food Shelf to produce crops all winter long.

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Oct

01

Extending the Vegetable Season with Storage Crops

October 01, 2017 | 2:00pm - 5:00pm | Amery, Wis.

Held at Blackbrook Farm by the Land Stewardship Project, in partnership with the Minnesota Food Association.

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Oct

04

Master Class in Permaculture Design

October 04 -08, 2017 | Fountain City, Wis.

This advanced, applied Permaculture design course is for anyone looking to study Permaculture design at a deeper level.

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Oct

04

Wisconsin Cover Crops Conference

October 04, 2017 | 9:30am - 4:00pm | Jackson, Wis.

During the conference, attendees will have the unique opportunity to observer select on-farm demonstrations, including no-till cover crops after wheat, interseeding clover into corn, and low disturbance manure injection into cover crops.

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Oct

11

GAPs Online Course

October 11 -31, 2017 | Online

This course is intended to improve your understanding of GAPs to guide assessment of risks and implementation of practices to reduce risks on fresh produce farms

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Oct

14

History and Health Situations Related to GMO’s

October 14, 2017 | 8:30am - 1:00pm | St. Cloud, Minn.

Dr. Don Huber, the World Leading GMO and Glyphosate Research Scientist, will share his extensive knowledge on history of GMOs, current health situations related to GMOs, and long-term effects of GMOs

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Oct

16

Field Day: Farm Business Transitions

October 16, 2017 | 10:30am - 2:30pm | Grayslake, Ill.

Angelic Organics Learning Center (AOLC) and the Liberty Prairie Foundation (LPF) are hosting an Upper Midwest CRAFT field day to explore the many facets of farm business transition and how to make them work for you.

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Nov

02

WFAN Conference

November 02 -04, 2017 | St. Louis, Mo.

Join more than 200 women from all areas of sustainable agriculture, including farmers, aspiring farmers, landowners, policy-makers and advocates. The conference includes field tours, on-site intensives, workshops, and keynotes.

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Nov

05

Hand Tools and Implements for Small Vegetable Farms

November 05, 2017 | 2:00pm - 5:00pm | Iowa City, Iowa

At this “try before you buy” field day, Jason and Scott will show various hand tools and small implements, including wheel hoes, stirrup hoes, a BCS tiller and more.

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Nov

08

Organic Transition for Commercial-Scale Farmers Workshop

November 08, 2017 | 8:30am - 4:00pm | St Louis, MO

In this workshop, farmers who are considering or just starting a transition to organic will have an opportunity to learn from key experts in the field of organics, and get to know other farmers who are transitioning to organic as well.

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Nov

10

Fearless Farm Finances Workshop

November 10, 2017 | 9:30am - 5:00pm | Montour, Iowa

Learn farm financial management based on the book Fearless Farm Finances. Includes a copy of the book.

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