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Organic Fruit: Impacts and Progress Webinar (Online, from Jun 21, 2012 01:30 PM to Jun 21, 2012 03:00 PM)
Impacts of Organic Production Systems on Fruit Nutritional Quality and Safety. Benbrook, USA Nutritional and Organoleptic Characterization of Apple Produced by Organic and Integrated Production Systems in Lleida (Spain). Huanca, Spain
Grass-Based Beef: The Business Case (Online, from Jun 21, 2012 12:30 PM to Jun 21, 2012 01:30 PM)
The domestic production of pastured beef is far lower than the domestic demand. This webinar will make the business case for pasture raised beef, present a case study of a highly successful operation, and point you to resources for learning how to transition to farming and ranching techniques that are higher value, environmentally positive and increase animal welfare.
Soil Management, Soils and crop Nutrition, Research Funding Webinar (Online, from Jun 21, 2012 08:00 AM to Jun 21, 2012 12:00 PM)
The Effects of Four Ground Cover Management Systems and Three Nutrient Sources on the Development and Performance of an Organic Apple Orchard in the Southern US. Rom, USA
4th Annual Farmscaping with Native Plants Field Day (Corvallis, OR, from Jun 20, 2012 09:00 AM to Jun 20, 2012 04:30 PM)
4th Annual Farmscaping with Native Plants Field Day Establishing Native Habitats for Beneficial Insects. OSU's Farmscaping for Beneficials, Xerces and the NRCS Plant Materials Center interactive field day on creating on-farm habitat for beneficial insects with native plants. Hands-on technical info on how to install, plants to use and beneficials id.
Insects and Plant Pathology Webinar (Online, from Jun 19, 2012 01:15 PM to Jun 19, 2012 05:00 PM)
Monitoring and Modeling Natural Enemies to Enhance Biological Control in Western US Tree Crops. V. Jones, USA Habitat Modifications and Species-Specific Pest Control Products Can Reduce Pest Control Costs. Unruh, USA
Raising Beef on Grass (Oregon City, OR, from Jun 19, 2012 01:00 PM to Jun 19, 2012 06:00 PM)
This on-farm workshop addresses management, production and marketing of grass-fed beef. Topics will include rotational grazing, pasture management, quality feed production, herd health, forage quality for finishing beef, and niche marketing.
Breeding and Genetics: Considerations for Organic Dairy Farms - Webinar (Online, from Jun 19, 2012 11:00 AM to Jun 19, 2012 12:15 PM)
This webinar addresses breeding and genetic considerations on organic dairies, including an evaluation of breeds common to organic dairy farms (calving, production, components, and economic performance), the latest research on cross breeding, and considerations for your farm.
Breeding and Genetics: Considerations for Organic Dairy Farms (Online, from Jun 19, 2012 11:00 AM to Jun 19, 2012 12:15 PM)
In this webinar, we will address breeding and genetic considerations on organic dairies, including an evaluation of breeds common to organic dairy farms (calving, production, components, and economic performance), the latest research on cross breeding, and considerations for your farm.
The Organic Fruit System Webinar (Online, from Jun 19, 2012 08:00 AM to Jun 19, 2012 12:15 PM)
Organic Fruit Growing and Markets in Europe in the early 2010s: Solutions, Challenges, and Perspectives. Franco Weibel, Switzerland
International Organic Fruit Symposium (Leavenworth, WA, from Jun 18, 2012 12:00 AM to Jun 21, 2012 12:00 AM)
Come learn and share your research and experience on the current and future state of organic fruit production and marketing at the International Organic Fruit Symposium. Participation is encouraged for all types of organic fruit – pome and stone, berries, grapes and citrus, temperate to tropical.
Small Space Gardening Q & A (Luscher Farm, from Jun 16, 2012 01:30 PM to Jun 16, 2012 03:00 PM)
This is our chance to ask Tilth's gardeners questions and learn what works for your space. We'll spend time on seasonal topics and make sure your questions get answered thoroughly.
Learn, Grow and Engage with Oregon Tilth (Luscher Farm, from Jun 16, 2012 09:30 AM to Jun 16, 2012 12:30 PM)
Dig in and get your hands dirty at this Community Work Party. This event is FREE!
Hands on Lamb Butchery (Vashon Island, from Jun 08, 2012 09:00 AM to Jun 08, 2012 03:05 PM)
Come learn the carcass breakdown of 2 lambs, using only traditional tools, our butcher block and your hands.
4th Annual Biodiversity Working for Farmers Tour (Milton-Freewater, OR, from Jun 07, 2012 09:00 AM to Jun 07, 2012 05:00 PM)
The tour, sponsored by the Western Region Functional Agro-Biodiversity Work Group will provide a direct experience of the progressive biodiversity enhancement practices used on two northeastern Oregon Farms, Hudson Bay and Earl Brown and Sons Inc.
Fundamentals of On-Farm Breeding Course (Port Townsend, WA, from Jun 04, 2012 08:30 AM to Jun 05, 2012 02:00 PM)
Participants can expect to learn fundamental skills to develop and adapt seed varieties for their organic farm conditions.
Tillage Tools Workshop (Cottage Grove, OR, from Jun 02, 2012 12:00 AM to Jun 03, 2012 12:00 AM)
We designed this workshop because we receive numerous requests for equipment assistance and repair from our workshop participants. This workshop will give you a foundation and understanding of both basic and advanced horse drawn tillage tools.
Tropical and Semi-Tropical Organic Crop Production (Online, from May 31, 2012 01:00 PM to May 31, 2012 02:30 PM)
Florida Organic Growers (FOG) will lead NRCS staff on short virtual tours of three certified organic operations in Florida and Puerto Rico as part of a live, hour-and-a-half-long webinar. The goal of the webinar is to share with NRCS staff the perspectives, management principles, agricultural practices, and needs of organic growers in this region.
One Page Business Plan and One Page Financial Plan (Online, from May 31, 2012 06:00 AM to May 31, 2012 08:00 AM)
No matter what type of farm or food enterprise you envision, a business plan will serve you well. In this webinar, we will introduce the One-Page Business Plan and the One-Page Financial Plan that goes with it.
Beginning Draft Horse Workshop (Cottage Grove, OR, from May 26, 2012 12:00 AM to May 27, 2012 12:00 AM)
The farm is a unique location and ideal opportunity for learning and success. They have a number of horses who are very patient teachers and a huge assortment of equipment for your learning.
Farm Bill Teach-in (Portland, OR, from May 22, 2012 05:30 PM to May 22, 2012 07:30 PM)
Author Dan Imhoff's book Food Fight presents a comprehensive yet easily understandable explanation of how the Farm Bill affects all of us. He's a good speaker and teacher, and shouldn't be missed if you are concerned with federal policy and our food.
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