Source: Barb DeGroot, 952-433-1459
Chanhassen, MN (Jan. 2, 2013)- Learn the latest research in sustainable farming - both rural and urban - and network with leaders in the movement at the Sustainable Agriculture Summit: Growing the Farmer to Farmer Network, set for Friday and Saturday, Feb. 15 & 16, at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. The conference runs 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and the fee is $90 a day (through Jan. 15) and $95 a day (after Jan. 15).
Presented by the Arboretum in partnership with the Sustainable Farming Association of Minnesota, the summit offers an opportunity for...Read More
The Midwest Value Added Agriculture Conference will be holding its 14th Annual Conference December 12-13 at the LaCrosse Center in LaCrosse, WI. The event, which attracts over 300 individuals from Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin is being presented by River Country Resource, Conservation and Development Council and Wisconsin Farmers Union.
The theme for the 14th Annual Event, "Cultivating Profitability," highlights the conference’s focus on creating sustainable and profitable agricultural systems throughout the Midwest.
The Midwest Value Added Agriculture Conference is...Read More
The 2012 Sioux Falls Organic Agriculture Conference is scheduled for December 3rd & 4th at the Ramkota Hotel in Sioux Falls, SD.
Topics that will be addressed are diverse and range from Biological Control and Pasture Management to Vegetable Production.
- Joshua Dukart, ND Farmer and Rancher
- Laura Edwards, SDSU Climate Specialist
- Dale Mutch, Michigan State Agronomist
- Chris Bruening, UNL Associate Professor
All are welcome to this conference. This is a public event for those currently producing organically, those...Read More
Celebrate the 20th anniversary the largest annual small farm trade show in the United States with dozens of SARE grant recipients plus staff from the SARE program at the National Small Farm Trade Show & Conference(tm). This year, the Conference takes place on Thursday, November 1st through Saturday, November 3rd, 2012, in Columbia, Missouri, at the Central Missouri Event Center (former Boone County Fairgrounds).
Do you want to farm or ranch while protecting the environment, making a profit, and benefiting your community? More than 25 Farmers Forum talks featuring grants recipients from...Read More
The 2012 Minnesota Statewide High Tunnel Conference will be held Wednesday and Thursday, February 8 and 9, at The Lodge at Brainerd Lakes in Baxter, Minnesota. This conference is sponsored, in part, by NCR-SARE.
A Beginning High Tunnel Grower Workshop with a “Basics of High Tunnel Production” session will be held the morning of the first day, February 8th, from 8:30 a.m. to12:00 p.m. for beginning growers and those that need a review.
The main conference will start at 12:45 pm.Keynote speakers for this year’s conference include:
- Mary Gardiner from Ohio State who will present ”Identifying...
SARE representatives will be onsite with displays and information about the SARE program at the Ohio Ecological Food & Farm Association’s (OEFFA) 33rd annual conference. For more information about the conference, read below.
Granville, Ohio—Registration is now open for the Ohio Ecological Food & Farm Association’s (OEFFA) 33rd annual conference, Sowing the Seeds of Our Food Sovereignty, February 18-19, 2012 in Granville, Ohio (Licking County).
The state’s largest sustainable food and farm conference,...
Ohio State University Small Farm Program announces two Small Farm Conferences & Trade Shows. Both conferences will include 30-40 different seminars taught by Extension professionals and industry leaders focusing in the areas of:
- Farm Management, Forages & Pasture
- Livestock - exotic & traditional
- Natural Resources
- Horticulture - fruits & vegetables
- Organic Production
A tradeshow representing the many industries servicing small farms will be present throughout the events. SARE representatives will be onsite with displays and information about the SARE program....Read More
OEFFA's 33rd Annual Conference: Sowing the Seeds of Our Food Sovereignty has been scheduled for February 18-19, 2012 in Granville, OH. SARE representatives will be onsite with displays and information about the SARE program.
The conference will feature keynote speakers Woody Tasch and Andrew Kimbrell, more than 70 workshops, local and organic meals, kids' conference, childcare, trade show, and more.
Conference photos and workshop presentations and handouts from the 2011 conference are now available.Read More
The new feature below highlights the 2011 Sioux Falls Organic Agriculture Conference. NCR-SARE is co-sponsoring this event.
Source: Madison Daily Leader
The 2011 Sioux Falls Organic Agriculture Conference will be held at the Ramkota Hotel in Sioux Falls on Dec. 5-6. Partners in sponsoring the event include SDSU Extension and the USDA's Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education programs.
"We're including a strong lineup of speakers and guests for the conference. Along with organic producers we encourage anyone...Read More
The news story below features the Iowa Organic Conference and organizer, Kathleen Delate, a NCR-SARE grant program recipient. To read more about Delate's NCR-SARE grant projects, go here and type "Delate" in the search box.
Source: The Farmer
If you are interested in organic agriculture either as a producer, consumer or otherwise, plan to attend the 11th Annual Iowa Organic Conference to be held Monday, Nov. 21, 2011, at the Scheman Building on the Iowa State University campus at Ames. The day-long event offers many educational opportunities for those interested...Read More