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August 15 - 16 |

Pastured Poultry Production and Networking Workshop

Learn how to improve your pastured poultry production, marketing systems and collaborate to strengthen producer networks in the region. Presenters: Anny Huang, UC Davis Poultry production and social networking Dr. Maurice Pitesky, Cooperative Extension, Poultry Health and Food Safety Epidemiology, University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Pasture-based poultry production systems; bird health preventive practices and monitoring (e.g. Salmonella testing); hands-on demonstration of mobile apps for easily collecting on-farm data Dr. Deb Niemeier, UC Davis, Civil & Environmental Engineering…

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August 15 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm |

Organic Hazelnut Summer Farm Tour

Join the Organic Hazelnut Growers Association's summer tour at one certified organic farm and one transitioning farm in the mid-Willamette Valley. Topics include: A systems approach to fertility, pest management and more Recent findings from organic farms Understanding organic certification and transition Shared challenges, needs, and solutions for organic processing and marketing Lunch is served. Pre-registration is required. Cost is $18 for members of the Organic Hazelnut Growers Association and $45 for non-members. Register Today

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August 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm |

Mechanical Cultivation Field Day

Join Oregon State University Extension for a mechanical cultivation field day at the OSU Vegetable Research Farm in Corvallis on Aug 16, from 10:00am-4:30 pm. Schedule of events: Sutton Ag Enterprises, Tilmor, Solectrac and KULT-Kress will demonstrate their cultivation tools in direct-seeded green beans and transplanted lettuce. Keynote speaker Eric Gallandt (University of Maine Professor of Weed Ecology) will discuss his research into stacked mechanical cultivation systems. Capnote speaker Sam Hitchcock-Tilton (K.U.L.T. Kress) will provide an overview of the tools…

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August 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm |

Dry Farming Project Field Day – Astoria

The Dry Farming Collaborative will be hosting three field days this summer. Come to learn about dry farming, see crops (tomatoes, squash, melon, zucchini, dry beans, corn) grown with little or no supplemental irrigation in the field. Corvallis July 30th (OSU Vegetable Research Farm) August 13th (OSU Oak Creek Center for Urban Horticulture) Astoria August 27th (46 North Farm) About Dry Farming Project It is important to note that dry farming is not a new way of farming, but knowledge…

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September 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm |

Protecting Organic Integrity: OTCO Practices and Policies that Protect Integrity Through the Supply Chain

Integrity within the organic system starts on the farm and follows through the entire supply chain. From farmers, processors, brokers, inspectors and certifiers we all play a critical role in ensuring that organic integrity is upheld in order to bring organic products to market. Join this webinar to learn about global and national initiatives in protecting organic integrity as well as what OTCO is currently doing and steps we are working towards to ensure that confidence in organic remains strong.…

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September 11 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm |

NWREC 2018 Vegetable Variety Field Day

Join the OSU Small Farms Extension for an afternoon of field tours, tasting tables and discussions about vegetable varieties with plant breeders, Extension agents and see companies. Featured vegetables: Tomato, Pepper, Winter Squash, Cucumber, Leeks, Carrot and Lettuce Register Today

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September 11 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm |

NWREC 2018 Vegetable Variety Field Day

Join Oregon State University Center for Small Farms for an afternoon of field tours, tasting tables and discussions about vegetable varieties with plant breeders, Extension agents and see companies. Featured vegetables: Tomato, Pepper, Winter Squash, Cucumber, Leeks, Carrot and Lettuce Drinks and appetizers will follow. RSVP Today

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September 21 - 22, 2018 |

Oregon Tilth Board Meeting

The Oregon Tilth Board of Directors is comprised of several individuals who are dedicated to environmentally sound and socially equitable agriculture. Each individual Board member brings a unique and qualified voice in leading our organization.

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