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Growing Vegetables in Central Oregon (Central Oregon, from Mar 05, 2013 06:30 PM to Apr 10, 2013 08:30 PM)
The OSU Extension Service and Central Oregon Chapter of OSU Master Gardeners™ will host a series of two-hour vegetable gardening classes in March and April in Bend, Redmond, Madras, Prineville and Redmond.
Performance of Organic Treatments in Long-Term Systems Trials: Organic Benefits and Challenges in the Face of Climate Change (Online, from Mar 05, 2013 11:00 AM to Mar 05, 2013 12:00 PM)
In this webinar, Dr. Erin Silva will discuss 20+ years of data from the Wisconsin Integrated Cropping Systems Trial, focusing on yield, economic, and soil quality data from the organic treatments. Impacts of recent flooding and drought events on organic performance will be included, as well as lessons from the data as it relates to refining the organic production system for long-term sustainability.
HACCP for the Organic Professional (Anaheim, CA, from Mar 05, 2013 12:00 AM to Mar 06, 2013 12:00 AM)
Achieving and maintaining HAACP standards and practices is critical for any food producer or manufacturer. Now there is a solution offered to you by the Organic Trade Association and NSF Training and Education, the Food Safety experts.
Corvallis Tilth Organic Gardening Club: Organic Fertilizer Sale (Corvallis, OR, from Mar 02, 2013 09:00 AM to Mar 16, 2013 01:00 PM)
Discount prices, first three Saturdays of March
13th Annual Small Farms Conference (Corvallis, OR, from Mar 02, 2013 12:00 AM to Mar 02, 2013 12:00 AM)
13th Annual Oregon State University OSU Extension Small Farms Conference
The Fellowship of Preparation Makers 12th Annual Conference (Fall Creek, OR, from Feb 28, 2013 12:00 AM to Mar 03, 2013 12:00 AM)
The Fellowship of Preparation Makers welcomes and encourages preparation makers at all stages of interest to join us on this path. Hosted by The Oregon Biodynamic Group
FSMA Webinar (Online, from Feb 27, 2013 11:00 AM to Feb 27, 2013 12:00 PM)
Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Webinar for the Organic/Sustainable Ag Community Sponsored by NOC. FDA will present a short power point and will take questions from participants
Organic Quinoa Production in the Pacific Northwest (Online, from Feb 26, 2013 11:00 AM to Feb 26, 2013 12:00 PM)
This webinar will cover on-going research on quinoa breeding, varietal selection and agronomy at Washington State University. The intended audience is researchers, farmers and anyone interested in growing quinoa.
LIVING SOILS: BIOLOGY AND CHEMISTRY- AN INTRODUCTION (from Feb 24, 2013 10:00 AM to Feb 24, 2013 03:00 PM)
Instructor: Harry MacCormack Harry's grasp of the complexities of these topics were first unveiled in his classic book The Transition Document: Toward a Biologically Resilient Agriculture (4th edition (2010) which contains several chapters relevant to this workshop.
THE MOSES ORGANIC FARMING CONFERENCE (from Feb 21, 2013 12:00 AM to Feb 23, 2013 12:00 AM)
The MOSES Organic Farming Conference is the largest conference in the U.S. about organic and sustainable farming. The MOSES Conference offers more than 70 workshops taught by experts in their fields, inspiring keynote speakers, and a trade show with more than 170 exhibitors open exclusively to conference attendees. Every February, this event draws more than 3,000 farmers, advocates, educators, students, and more to the La Crosse Center in La Crosse, Wis. This farmer-focused conference is celebrated as the foremost educational and networking event in the organic farming community.
Oregon Tilth February Board Meeting (Online, from Feb 20, 2013 05:30 PM to Feb 20, 2013 07:00 PM)
Contact to request details on how to join the meeting
Woody Plant Use and Propagation for Beneficial Habitat Workshop (Corvallis, OR, from Feb 20, 2013 09:00 AM to Feb 20, 2013 02:30 PM)
Participants will learn how to identify and propagate native woody species on their farm. There will be interactive exercises on plant selection and on-farm habitat design and hands-on practice in creating and planting cuttings.
Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs Webinar (Online, from Feb 19, 2013 11:00 AM to Feb 19, 2013 12:00 PM)
Join eOrganic for a webinar by Anne Nielsen of Rutgers University on Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs. The webinar will take place at 2PM Eastern Time (1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM Pacific Time). The webinar is free and open to the public and advance registration is required.
BioFach Nürnberg (Nürnberg, Germany, from Feb 13, 2013 12:00 AM to Feb 16, 2013 12:00 AM)
With the U.S.-EU Organic Equivalence Arrangement entering into force on June 1, 2012, there are more opportunities than ever for U.S. organic companies to expand into the global markets. The arrangement facilitates the trade in organic products between the world’s two largest organic markets. Previously, growers and companies wanting to trade products on both sides of the Atlantic had to certify to both U.S. and EU standards, which meant extra fees, inspections, and paperwork.
Management for High-Quality Organic Wheat and Ancient Grain Production in the Northeast (Online, from Feb 12, 2013 11:00 AM to Feb 12, 2013 12:00 PM)
Researchers from the NIFA OREI project Value-added Grains for Local and Regional Food Systems will provide an overview of grain quality indicators and discuss critical steps in producing high-quality grain—from sourcing appropriate seed through planting and harvesting practices to seed-cleaning, dehulling, and storage. This webinar is for farmers, ag professionals, grain buyers and processors, and others seeking to optimize grain quality. While focused on production in the Northeast, many of the management practices discussed will be applicable to other regions of the country.
ESSENTIAL SPRING-SUMMER ORGANIC GARDENING : THE BASICS (from Feb 10, 2013 10:00 AM to Feb 10, 2013 03:00 PM)
Instructor: Harry MacCormack Over 50 years of gardening experience, author of several hundred gardening articles and newly released The Transition Document: Toward a Biologically Resilient Agriculture. A practical workshop on basic methodology to help insure your gardening success.
Oregon Tilth Town Hall Meeting (Portland, OR, from Feb 09, 2013 02:00 PM to Feb 09, 2013 04:00 PM)
All Oregon Tilth members and potential members are invited to the Oregon Tilth Members Town Hall Meeting at Organicology - Saturday, Feb 9, 2013 from 2 to 4PM at the Hilton Portland. Participation is free, Organicology registration is not required.
Permaculture Design Course, Weekends (Ashland, OR, from Feb 09, 2013 12:00 AM to Mar 16, 2013 12:00 AM)
SOPI gives you practical hands-on experience at a working permaculture farm. Includes vegetarian soup and bread for lunch. Cost: Early $790 ends January 9, Regular $990. Discount for couples.
Organicology 2013 (Portland, OR, from Feb 07, 2013 12:00 AM to Feb 09, 2013 12:00 AM)
Organicology is an interactive educational format created by four organic trade organizations designed to meet the diverse needs of our rapidly expanding trade.
Effects of Climate Change on Insect Communities in Organic Farming Systems (Online, from Feb 04, 2013 11:00 AM to Mar 04, 2013 12:00 PM)
This webinar will outline the potential for climate change to affect insect communities, and their interactions with plants, in cropping systems. Topics covered will include the effects of climate change on biodiversity and the functioning of agricultural ecosystems, and the role of organic farming practices in mitigating negative effects of climate change. The webinar will primary be targeted towards researchers and eXtension subscribers
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