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Apr
23
Tue
Lunch & Learn: Seed Saving – Heirloom Seeds @ Tulsa (Tulsa City County Library)
Apr 23 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Lunch & Learn: Seed Saving - Heirloom Seeds @ Tulsa (Tulsa City County Library)

Bring your bag lunch and learn about seed saving and heirloom seeds from Tulsa Master Gardeners. Based on OSU interactive classes and co-presented by the Tulsa Central Library. Free. No reservation needed. For more information, visit the Lunch & Learn webpage, or call 918-748-3701.

Monarch Meetup: El Reno @ El Reno (Carnegie Library)
Apr 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Monarch Meetup: El Reno @ El Reno (Carnegie Library)

Have questions about gardening for pollinators? Want to meet others in your community who are helping save the monarchs? Then join a Monarch Meetup!

Local experts will be on hand to answer questions about how to plant and maintain your own monarch/pollinator garden. There will also be free seed packets for attendees. This free public education series is open to anyone to attend and is a casual come & go social. Bring your friends, family and anyone interested in helping save the monarchs.

This meetup is coordinated by Okies for Monarchs.

Apr
25
Thu
Grazing Management for Healthy Soil and Healthy Food @ Pond Creek (Grant County Expo Building)
Apr 25 @ 11:00 am
Grazing Management for Healthy Soil and Healthy Food @ Pond Creek (Grant County Expo Building)

RSVP by April 19

This locally led workshop will cover simple steps for healthy forage and the relationships between healthy soil and healthy food. USDA and OSU Extension personnel will also give an overview of the projects, programs, and services of those agencies.

Lunch will be provided.

RSVP to Judy Johnson by email or phone (580-395-2324).

This event is hosted by the Grant, Garfield, and Alfalfa County Conservation Districts.

Monarch Meetup: Lawton @ Lawton (Great Plains Coliseum, Prairie Building, Sunset Room)
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Monarch Meetup: Lawton @ Lawton (Great Plains Coliseum, Prairie Building, Sunset Room)

Have questions about gardening for pollinators? Want to meet others in your community who are helping save the monarchs? Then join a Monarch Meetup!

Local experts will be on hand to answer questions about how to plant and maintain your own monarch/pollinator garden. There will also be free seed packets for attendees. This free public education series is open to anyone to attend and is a casual come & go social. Bring your friends, family and anyone interested in helping save the monarchs.

This meetup is coordinated by Okies for Monarchs.

Apr
30
Tue
Lunch & Learn: Composting 101 @ Tulsa (Tulsa City County Library)
Apr 30 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Lunch & Learn: Composting 101 @ Tulsa (Tulsa City County Library)

Bring your bag lunch and learn about composting from Tulsa Master Gardeners. Based on OSU interactive classes and co-presented by the Tulsa Central Library. Free. No reservation needed. For more information, visit the Lunch & Learn webpage, or call 918-748-3701.

May
3
Fri
Application Deadline: Southern SARE 2019 Graduate Student Grant
May 3 @ 4:00 pm
Application Deadline: Southern SARE 2019 Graduate Student Grant

The Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program has released the 2019 Call for Proposals for Graduate Student Grants.

Southern SARE Graduate Student Grants are competitive.  To be considered for funding, proposals must demonstrate a direct relationship between the approach and methods used and the project’s relevance to sustainable agriculture.

Proposal submission deadline is May 3, 2019 at 5 p.m. EST.  Download the Call for Proposals and carefully read the proposal application instructions. All of the guidelines, program goals, review criteria, and the submission process to apply for a Southern SARE Graduate Student Grant can be found within the Call for Proposals.

Research projects that fully address issues of sustainable agriculture of current and potential importance to the Southern region are eligible for submission. Maximum funds awarded for projects are $16,500 for up to three years’ work on the student’s project.

Visit the Southern SARE website for additional information on Graduate Student Grants. Grant awards are announced in late August.

For more information, contact Candace Pollock.


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