2017 Farmers Forum Highlight

2017 Farmers Forum Highlight

2017 Farmers Forum Highlight

The Farmers Forum is an event that gives farmers, ranchers, and others the chance to share information about sustainable agriculture practices with a national audience.

This highlight publication is a summary of reports and presentations from NCR-SARE Farmers Forums held at the 2016 Kansas Rural Center Farm and Food Conference and the 2017 Illinois Specialty Crops, Agritourism and Organic Conference. These Farmers Forums featured speakers who received awards from various NCR-SARE grant programs. 

NCR-SARE is pleased to be able to bring you videos of the Farmers Forum presentations from the 2016 Kansas Rural Center Farm and Food Conference and the 2017 Illinois Specialty Crops, Agritourism and Organic Conference.

Kansas Rural Center Farm and Food Conference Farmers Forum Videos

Illinois Specialty Crops, Agritourism and Organic Conference Farmers Forum Videos

Want more information? See the related SARE grant(s) FNC15-1019, Developing a Method to Capture and Authenticate Single Varietal Honey on Diverse Landscapes , FNC14-973, Cover Crop-based Reduced Tillage for Fall Production of Cabbage, Cauliflower and Broccoli Using a Roll- er-Crimper and No-Till Planting Aid FNC13-940, Evaluating the Roller-Crimper for Cover Crops in Corn and Soybean Terraced Ground FNC14-971, Economics of Grazing and Haying Cover Crops in North Central Kansas FNC14-963, The Economic Analysis of Cover Crops, Soil Health, the role of Livestock and Impact on Moisture FNC15-1013, Creating a Depository of Local Honey Bee Strains From Feral Swarms and Demonstrating a Sustainable Beekeeping Model Using Horizontal Hives and Bee- Friendly Management YENC15-091, Building Community and Growing Food with the Next Generation LNC14-357, Tomato Variety Trials for Flavor, Quality and Agronomic Performance, to Increase High-value Direct Marketing Opportunities for Farmers and On- farm Trialing Capacity FNC14-978, Feasibility, Planning and Pur- chase of Mobile Processing Unit (MPU) for Scaling up Free Range Poultry Meat Processing for High Volume Retail Market FNC14-967, Development of Cost and Labor Effective Produce Sanitation Methods for Small Farms FNC13-918, Marcoot Jersey Creamery Comprehensive Food Safety Program FNC16-1053, Apples for Artisanal Cider: Understanding the Characteristics of Single Varietals FNC14-959, Growing Mushrooms on Local Agricultural Byproducts and FNC13-911, The Viability of Small Scale Aquaponics in Urban and Rural Underserved Communities .

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