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January 22 - 23, 2019 |

Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management

Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management provides farmers with the tools and knowledge needed to develop and manage a successful farm business. This course is intended for people who are considering starting a farm business, those within their first five years of farming and others who may be considering major changes to their farm business. The core Growing Farms course is a series of six online modules that lead you through the basics of managing a successful farm business. The…

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February 19 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm |

Changing Hands: A Workshop on Farm Transfer and Access to Land – Medford

Are you a retiring farmer? Learn from experts about how to pass on your business to the next generation and assess its profitability. Are an aspiring farmer? Learn about creative ways to start your farm business with topics on finding and leasing agricultural land, business planning and accessing financing. Rogue Farm Corps' workshop series will bring together aspiring and retiring farmers for a full day of training on land access and succession planning, including facilitated networking throughout the day to…

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February 21 |

Organic 2051

Apply now to be one of the 100 change-makers drafting the blueprint for a future shaped by regenerative organic practices & infrastructure that sustains the world’s population far beyond 2050. In conjunction with the MOSES Organic Farming Conference. What is Organic 2051 all about? The world needs our community to stand forth with a plan for how we intend to answer the question of feeding a growing planet, sustainably. MOSES is bringing farmers and leaders in the organic research, education,…

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February 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm |

Plant for Profit Workshop with Ellen Polishuk

I sold out of carrots in two hours, I should grow more right??  Join Ellen Polishuk,full-time workshop leader and farm consultant for a half day workshop on farm profitability. If you don't know what it costs you to grow, harvest, and market your produce then you have no idea which of your crops are actually paying your salary. Let's look what it takes to discover the true cost of production. Knowing which crops to emphasize and which to let go…

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March 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm |

Farm Viability: Equipment for Mechanical Cultivation

Weed management is a top production challenge in organic systems. Join Oregon Tilth for a virtual field day reviewing new equipment to minimize soil disturbance, protect soil health and decrease time managing weeds (while increasing on-farm viability). This webinar is presented in partnership with the USDA NRCS Science and Technology. Registration coming soon. See the schedule

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March 6 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm |

Changing Hands: A Workshop on Farm Transfer and Access to Land – Corvallis

Are you a retiring farmer? Learn from experts about how to pass on your business to the next generation and assess its profitability. Are an aspiring farmer? Learn about creative ways to start your farm business with topics on finding and leasing agricultural land, business planning and accessing financing. Rogue Farm Corps' workshop series will bring together aspiring and retiring farmers for a full day of training on land access and succession planning, including facilitated networking throughout the day to…

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March 8 - 9, 2019 |

Midwest Organic Pork Conference

Midwest Organic Pork Conference March 8-9, 2019 | Waterloo, Iowa If you're thinking about starting in or transitioning to organic pork production, or if you've been raising or working with organic pork for years, this is the conference for you! The Iowa Organic Association is excited to present the 2019 Midwest Organic Pork Conference, the first conference ever organized in the United States dedicated to presenting the best resources and information available to help expand opportunities for organic and niche…

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April 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm |

Benefits of Intercropping in Organic Systems

Intercropping — growing two or more crops in proximity — enables farmers to reduce tillage, expand opportunities to incorporate cover crops in rotations, and can be an integral part of pest management strategies. This webinar will explore the deep benefits of intercropping, such as improved yields of cash crops, as well as associated challenges of implementation and management in organic production. This webinar is presented in partnership with the USDA NRCS Science and Technology. Registration coming soon. See the schedule

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