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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.
NOSB Spring 2012 Meeting (Albuquerque, from May 22, 2012 08:00 AM to May 25, 2012 12:00 PM)
 
The Basics of Summer Fruit Tree Pruning (Luscher Farm, from May 20, 2012 10:00 AM to May 20, 2012 12:00 PM)
Tour Oregon Tilth’s urban orchard and learn basic pruning techniques to increase aesthetics and boost fruit production Co-sponsored by Oregon Tilth & Home Orchard Society
Hedgerows workshop (Portland, OR, from May 18, 2012 12:00 AM to May 20, 2012 12:00 AM)
A hedgerow is a beautiful, functional and biologically diverse feature in many rural, suburban, and urban landscapes. These multi-tiered collections of trees, shrubs, ground covers, vines, flowers and herbs create bountiful borders for fields, waterways, and city lots.
CCOF Organic Labelling Webinar (Online, from May 16, 2012 09:00 AM to May 16, 2012 11:00 AM)
California Certified Organic Farmers is offering a webinar on organic labeling, which will clarify confusing requirements and define a step-by-step process for developing labels that comply with the USDA National Organic Program.
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