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Local Food Connection (Eugene, OR, from Feb 04, 2013 08:30 AM to Feb 04, 2013 04:00 PM)
Drawing together more than 250 food producers and food buyers from the region, this one day business-to-business event offers a unique venue for creating new business connections through networking sessions and educational workshops. Don't miss it!
Organic Methods for Control of Insect Pests and Diseases of Pecan and Peach (Online, from Jan 29, 2013 11:00 AM to Jan 29, 2013 12:00 PM)
A number of insect pests and diseases can cause severe damage in orchard crops such as pecan and peach. Drs. David Shapiro-Ilan and Clive Bock from the USDA-ARS Fruit and Tree Nut Research Laboratory in Byron GA will provide information on organic solutions to control the key insect pests and diseases of pecan and peach. Based on their own research as well as others, Shapiro-Ilan and Bock will discuss organic approaches that are currently available as well as prospects for the future; some of their research results are applicable to other cropping systems as well.
PRUNING PERENNIALS: FRUIT TREES, BUSHES/VINES (from Jan 27, 2013 10:00 AM to Jan 27, 2013 03:00 PM)
Instructor: Steve Rose Organic Nurseryman & Farmer Long - time organic grower with combined skills in how to prune young fruit trees, older trees, vines and bushes. A hands-on workshop using Sunbow’s orchard, blueberry, grape, and boysenberry patches.
Bees: A Global Perspective (Eugene, OR, from Jan 25, 2013 12:00 AM to Feb 15, 2013 12:00 AM)
EcoFarm Conference 2013 (Pacific Grove, CA, from Jan 23, 2013 12:00 AM to Jan 26, 2013 12:00 AM)
The EcoFarm Conference is the oldest and largest gathering of ecologically sustainable agriculture advocates in the West. For 33 years, we have convened to create, maintain, and promote healthy and just food/farming systems. The multi-day conference yields myriad opportunities for over 1,500 participants to network with colleagues, discover the newest ecological agricultural research and techniques, and build, both individually and as a community.
Sustainable Foods Summit (San Francisco, CA, from Jan 22, 2013 12:00 AM to Jan 23, 2013 12:00 AM)
The Sustainable Foods Summit is a series of summits that focuses on the leading issues the food industry faces concerning sustainability and eco-labels such as Organic, Fair Trade, Rainforest Alliance, etc.
Linking Cover Crops, Plant Pathogens, and Disease Control in Organic Tomatoes (Online, from Jan 21, 2013 11:00 AM to Jan 21, 2013 12:00 PM)
Cover crops have many described uses, but choosing the right one for your operation is not a simple matter. Management costs need to be compared to their utility; e.g. for disease control. The results of field experiments conducted in NY, OH, and MD evaluating different cover crops for tomato production will be discussed.
Using Contans (Coniothyrium minitans) for White Mold Management on Organic Farms Webinar (Webinar- Online, from Jan 21, 2013 11:00 AM to Jan 21, 2013 12:15 PM)
Social Forestry; Advanced Permaculture Course (Jacksonville, OR, from Jan 21, 2013 12:00 AM to Jan 26, 2013 12:00 AM)
6 day course at Wolf Gulch in Southern Oregon. Permaculture expert Tom Ward explores connecting with forests through ecological knowledge,restoration forestry,hand tools, woodcrafts, stories and wonder
NRCS EQIP Organic Initiative and Organic Dairy Farms Webinar by eOrganic (Webinar- Online, from Jan 16, 2013 11:00 AM to Jan 16, 2013 12:15 PM)
NW Food Processors Expo &Conference (Portland, Oregon, from Jan 12, 2013 05:00 PM to Jan 15, 2013 06:00 PM)
Cascadia Grains Conference (Tacoma, WA, from Jan 12, 2013 12:00 AM to Jan 12, 2013 12:00 AM)
Registration is now open for a Washington State University Extension conference aimed at rebuilding a regional grain economy west of the Cascade Mountains in Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia. The Cascadia Grains Conference is for farmers, bakers, millers, brewers, distillers, brokers, investors, and policy-makers.
A brighter Shade of Green: Exploring Sustainability Options for Oregon Cut Flower Farmers (Eugene, OR, from Jan 12, 2013 12:00 AM to Jan 12, 2013 12:00 AM)
An interactive one day workshop providing new and experienced cut flower farmers with education and resources to grow cleaner and sell better with an emphasis on opportunities to build higher value local markets through Salmon-Safe certification and Seattle Wholesale Growers Market.
Live Broadcast from the Illinois Specialty Crops, Agritourism and Organic Conference: How Can Organic, Non-GMO, and GMO Crops Coexist? (Online, from Jan 10, 2013 08:15 AM to Jan 10, 2013 09:15 AM)
How can organic, non-GMO, and GMO crops coexist? That is the puzzle that USDA's Advisory Committee on Biotechnology & 21st Century Agriculture (AC21) has been asked to answer. AC21 Committee member Lynn Clarkson, President of Clarkson Grain in Cerro Gordo, IL. will discuss AC21's work and the issues at stake. Of special concern is adventitious presence, the term used for low levels of unintended material in seed, grain, or feed and food products. Clarkson will review the arguments underlying the battles between GMO and non-GMO farmers over adventitious presence and explore potential compromises to minimize adventitious presence in organic, non-GMO, and selected GMO crops.
The "Ancient" Grains Einkorn, Emmer, and Spelt: What We Know and What We Need to Find Out Webinar (Online, from Jan 08, 2013 11:00 AM to Jan 08, 2013 12:00 PM)
Join eOrganic for a new webinar on ancient grains! The presentation takes place online on January 8, 2013 at 2PM Eastern Time (1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM Pacific Time). It's free and open to the public, and advance registration is required.
Developing an Organic System Plan for Row Crop Production (Online, from Jan 07, 2013 11:00 AM to Jan 07, 2013 12:00 PM)
This presentation details how to develop an organic system plan for crop production to comply with the USDA National Organic Standard, with special attention to organic row crop production. The presenter will cover what must be included in organic system plan and the basic steps to organic certification.
Oregon Tilth Board Meeting (online, from Dec 19, 2012 05:30 PM to Dec 19, 2012 07:00 PM)
Bovine Milk Fats: A Look at Organic Milk (Online, from Dec 18, 2012 11:00 AM to Dec 18, 2012 12:00 PM)
Join eOrganic for an organic dairy webinar on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 2 PM Eastern Time (1 PM Central, 12 PM Mountain, 11 AM Pacific Time. The webinar is free and open to the public. Space is limited and advance registration is required.
Oregon Tilth Annual Membership Meeting (Corvallis, OR, from Dec 12, 2012 05:30 PM to Dec 12, 2012 07:00 PM)
Orchard Floor Management in the Intermountain West Webinar (Online, from Dec 11, 2012 11:00 AM to Dec 11, 2012 12:00 PM)
This webinar will cover results and recommendations from recent research in organic peach and tart cherry in Utah. The focus will be primarily on the use of living and non-living mulches and their effect on tree growth and establishment, yield, soil fertility, soil quality, weed control and water use. We will cover pest dynamics as time permits. This webinar should be of interest to growers, farm advisors and researchers.
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