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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.
Sustainable Textiles Symposium (Corvallis, OR, from May 14, 2012 09:00 AM to May 14, 2012 05:30 PM)
The goal of the Symposium is to introduce students and the community to the vast and varied world of sustainable textiles and apparel, and its many innovative components. Who are our local companies pioneering sustainable textile production, new recycling techniques and innovative designs? How can our future OSU graduates be involved in these amazing projects that will transform the face of the textile industry?
Edibles Container Gardening (Faubion School, from May 09, 2012 06:00 PM to May 09, 2012 07:30 PM)
Attend this class to learn how to grow bountiful vegetables in containers.
Changing the Way We Feed Our Children (Eugene, OR, from May 04, 2012 07:00 PM to May 04, 2012 08:30 PM)
An evening with Chef Ann Cooper “The Renegade Lunch Lady”
Growing the Most in Your Space (Faubion School, from Apr 25, 2012 06:00 PM to Apr 25, 2012 07:30 PM)
Discover simple ways to maximize your garden through soil prep, succession sowing and companion planting.
Organic Dairy Fly Management (online, from Apr 19, 2012 10:00 AM to Apr 19, 2012 12:30 PM)
The webinar broadcast is free and open to the public. Advance registration is required. Listeners will hear the speakers and be able to view the PowerPoint presentations. Because this is a broadcast of a live event, we cannot guarantee exact start and end times.
Oregon Growers Food Safety Training and Education Opportunity (Oregon, from Apr 17, 2012 09:00 AM to May 02, 2012 04:00 PM)
Environmental Impacts of Genetically Engineered Crops (from Apr 11, 2012 07:00 PM to Apr 11, 2012 08:30 PM)
Please join us at the next lecture in the Food for Thought public lecture series on Wednesday, April 11th at 7 pm -LaSells Stewart Center at OSU: Dr. Yves Carrière, Looking back: Environmental impacts of genetically engineered crops
Getting Your Garden Started (Sellwood Community Center, from Apr 11, 2012 06:00 PM to Apr 11, 2012 07:30 PM)
Get an overview of organic gardening basics from setting up your beds and which tools to use, to adding fertilizers and compost.
ACRES Agricultural Composting Resources and Education Series workshop (Aurora, from Apr 06, 2012 09:00 AM to Apr 13, 2012 09:00 PM)
The ACRES Agricultural Composting Resources and Education Series workshop is being offered again on April 6th and 13th, 2012 at the North Willamette Research & Education Center in Aurora.
Oregon Biodynamic Group's Spring Open House (Milwaukie, OR, from Apr 01, 2012 10:00 AM to Apr 01, 2012 04:30 PM)
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