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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.
CCOF Crop Planning Webinar (Online, from Dec 11, 2012 09:30 AM to Dec 11, 2012 11:00 AM)
Are you already thinking about what to grow next year? Get a head start this winter with CCOF's introductory Crop Planning webinar and learn how to successfully plan for the next growing season.
Barley Fodder Feeding for Organic Dairies (Online, from Nov 27, 2012 11:00 AM to Nov 27, 2012 12:00 PM)
Organic dairy farmer John Stoltzfus has worked over the past few years to perfect his method of growing barley fodder on his New York farm. In this webinar, he and Fay Benson of Cornell University will discuss the benefits and challenges of growing and feeding fodder to dairy animals. Other animals (from horses to chickens) also have benefited from the practice and their owners may be able to adopt the principals addressed in this webinar.
BioFach Japan (Tokyo, Japan, from Nov 21, 2012 12:00 AM to Nov 23, 2012 12:00 AM)
Japan is known for being one of the most quality-driven markets in the world, but is also the largest importer of organic goods. In wake of the tragic Tsunami disaster, the need for quality organic products remains more prevalent than ever.
"Planting Habitat on Farms: Design, Techniques & Issues - with Sam Earnshaw" Webinar (Online, from Nov 16, 2012 11:00 AM to Nov 16, 2012 12:00 PM)
Join Sam Earnshaw, longtime Wild Farm Alliance collaborator, for an hour-long discussion about planting habitat on farms.
Using the eOrganic Organic Seed Production Tutorials (Online, from Nov 16, 2012 10:00 AM to Nov 16, 2012 11:00 AM)
Webinar participants will learn about the eOrganic Organic Seed Production tutorials, which cover the fundamentals of seed production for onions, beets and chard, brassicas, carrots, and wet-seeded crops. The tutorials were created by the Organic Seed Alliance, and Jared Zystro, who designed them, will present the webinar.
Oregon Tilth Board Meeting (Corvallis, OR, from Nov 14, 2012 05:30 PM to Nov 14, 2012 07:00 PM)
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