PINE BLUFF, Arkansas – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Agriculture Field Day will be Thursday, June 27, at the UAPB Agriculture Research Station on Oliver Road, off University Drive.
The field day begins at 7:30 a.m. with registration and welcoming remarks at 8:30 a.m. Tractor tours will take...Read More
SELMA, Alabama -- A number of organizations are partnering to host a day of presentations and a round-table discussion focused on grassfed beef production and marketing opportunities in Alabama.
The workshop will take place on June 27, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. It will be held at the Hank Sanders Technology Center at Wallace Community College in Selma.
The workshop is free,...Read More
Southern SAWG, with support from the Southern SARE Professional Development Program (PDP) and in collaboration with Mississippi NRCS will offer four separate one-day training events focused on Organic Horticulture and High Tunnel (hoophouse) production throughout Mississippi in June. These events are designed for resource conservation professionals serving farmers who are practicing...Read More
Southern SARE is co-sponsoring several USDA High Tunnel Demonstration Workshops across South Carolina in May and June.
The workshops are designed to educate farmers on season extension production management, as well as present information on USDA programs and services. The workshops are an effort of the USDA StrikeForce Initiative...Read More
FORT VALLEY, Georgia -- Southern SARE, along with the International Goat Association, will sponsor the 10th Anniversary Conference of the American Consortium for Small Ruminant Parasite Control, May 20-22 at Fort Valley State University.
The event, a train-the-trainer conference, will educate stakeholders in the most up-to-date methods and recommendations for parasite control in sheep, goats, and camelids....Read More
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- The USDA Natural Resources Conversation Service will be offering a series of 10 Texas Organic Workshops from April 8 through May 17.
The workshops are free to the public and will include conservation planning for organic production, seasonal high tunnels and soil health. Each workshop will run from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Workshop locations include:
Edinburg (April 8)
Sequin (April 10)
Fredericksburg (April 11)
Temple (April 15)
College Station (April 16)
Nacogdoches (April 18)
Gainesville (April 29)
Mt. Pleasant (May 1)
Abilene (May 14)
Lubbock (May 17)
Registration is required...Read More
FORT VALLEY, Georgia -- Nationally known urban agriculturist Will Allen will lead a workshop at Fort Valley State University April 2-3.
Southern SARE is co-sponsoring the Growing Power Workshop, which will take place at the FVSU Pettigrew Center. Registration for the event is $10.
The workshop will begin at noon on April 2 and will include hands-on greenhouse demonstrations and sustainable ag topics of extending the growing season...Read More
FORT VALLEY, Georgia -- Fort Valley State University will host a "Water Quality and Fish Health Maintenance in Aquaculture Production Systems" workshop on March 21 from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. This workshop was rescheduled from an earlier date.
The event will take place at the C.W. Pettigrew Center and will include information on the maintenance of proper water quality in aquaculture and best management...Read More
AMITE CITY, Louisiana -- Farmers, landowners, natural resources enthusiasts and others will gather in Amite, Louisiana on March 11 for the state’s newest celebration of saving rural America with an event intended to showcase local farmers and local food.
The event will begin at 9 a.m. at Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 Central Avenue, Amite City, Louisiana. You are invited to participate in this groundbreaking event to highlight local farmers and promote sustainability in rural communities. According to Carl James, organizer, this venue will provide local farmers an opportunity to share with consumers...Read More
The South Carolina New and Beginning Farmer Program is hosting a series of workshops Feb. 18-19 to provide the tools, knowledge and skills necessary to be successful entrepreneurs, conservation stewards, and successful marketers.
The workshops include information on livestock, forages, small fruits and vegetables and will cover such topics as livestock production, small ruminant health, forage fertility, fruit and vegetable production and harvest techniques, and tree fruit production.
For more information, log on to http://www.clemson.edu/public/ciecd/focus_areas/agribusiness/programs/newfarmer/index.html...Read More