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Farmers Advocating for Organic – Grants (application deadline)
Farmers Advocating for Organic – Grants (application deadline)
Sep 1 all-day
Farmers Advocating for Organic - Grants (application deadline)
September 1 is the deadline for letters of interest for grants from Farmers Advocating for Organic. Farmers Advocating for Organic (FAFO) is a grant program funded entirely by annual, voluntary contributions from Organic Valley farmers....
Southern SARE On-Farm Research Grants Webinar 2:00 pm
Southern SARE On-Farm Research Grants Webinar @ online
Sep 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Southern SARE On-Farm Research Grants Webinar @ online
Southern SARE is offering a free webinar this summer on its On-Farm Research Grants program. “Building Relationships Between Researchers and Farmers in Sustainable Ag” is designed for ag professionals in the Southern region interested in...
Home Grown Gardening (workshop) 6:00 pm
Home Grown Gardening (workshop) @ Oklahoma City (OSU Conference Center)
Sep 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Home Grown Gardening (workshop) @ Oklahoma City (OSU Conference Center)
Let OSU Extension help take the mystery of successful vegetable gardening with proven tips and techniques for any level of gardener. This Home Grown Gardening workshop will cover site selection, how and when to amend...
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Do it All in the Fall (workshop) 9:00 am
Do it All in the Fall (workshop) @ Oklahoma City (OSU Conference Center)
Sep 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Do it All in the Fall (workshop) @ Oklahoma City (OSU Conference Center)
Fall is one of the best times of year for planting or transplanting, whether it’s vegetables or perennials. This workshop will give you useful tips on planting and transplanting plants, establishing and maintaining cool season...
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Create a Pollinator Overwintering Habitat (Monarch Waystation) 10:00 am
Create a Pollinator Overwintering Habitat (Monarch Waystation) @ Oklahoma City (Myriad Botanical Gardens)
Sep 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Create a Pollinator Overwintering Habitat (Monarch Waystation) @ Oklahoma City (Myriad Botanical Gardens)
Register by August 31 Learn to create a monarch waystation – a garden habitat specifically designed to provide the resources necessary for monarchs to produce successive generations and sustain their migration. Learn how to build...
Butterfly Gardening 1:00 pm
Butterfly Gardening @ Norman (Sam Noble Museum)
Sep 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Butterfly Gardening @ Norman (Sam Noble Museum)
Register by August 24 Join Sam Noble Museum educators and Cleveland County Horticultural Educator, Courtney Dekalb-Meyers, to learn about the wonderful world of butterfly gardening! You will discover what kinds of flowers and plants can...
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Introduction To The Soil For Water Project (webinar) 4:00 pm
Introduction To The Soil For Water Project (webinar) @ online
Sep 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Introduction To The Soil For Water Project (webinar) @ online
In this free webinar, Mike Morris and Kara Kroeger will explain how NCAT’s Soil for Water project is building a peer-to-peer network of innovative farmers and ranchers who are bringing degraded soils back to life...
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Blue Thumb Volunteer Training – Alva 8:30 am
Blue Thumb Volunteer Training – Alva @ Alva (Northwestern Oklahoma State University)
Sep 11 @ 8:30 am – Sep 12 @ 4:30 pm
Blue Thumb Volunteer Training - Alva @ Alva (Northwestern Oklahoma State University)
Blue Thumb is hosting this training for new volunteers in the Alva area. The first day of training will include an introduction to the Blue Thumb program and an overview of various ways you can...
STEM in Agriculture 101 & Energy Patrol 9:30 am
STEM in Agriculture 101 & Energy Patrol @ Ada (East Central University)
Sep 11 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
STEM in Agriculture 101 & Energy Patrol @ Ada (East Central University)
This 2 for 1 educators workshop features STEM in Agriculture 101, from Oklahoma Ag In The Classroom, and Energy Patrol, from Oklahoma Green Schools. Both introduce topic-related, hands-on STEM activities, aligned with standards for use...
Monarchs at the Museum 10:30 am
Monarchs at the Museum @ Norman (Sam Noble Museum)
Sep 11 @ 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
Monarchs at the Museum @ Norman (Sam Noble Museum)
Have you ever wanted to tag and release a butterfly? This may be your chance! Join and learn about butterflies native to Oklahoma and monarch migration, and you will even receive a special packet of...
Raising Butterflies (workshop) 11:00 am
Raising Butterflies (workshop) @ Oklahoma City (CommonWealth Urban Farms)
Sep 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Raising Butterflies (workshop) @ Oklahoma City (CommonWealth Urban Farms)
Not only is it a beautiful experience, raising butterflies is helpful! Fewer than 10 percent of monarch eggs and larvae will survive to become adult butterflies, largely due to predation of the larvae. Raising them...
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BY APPOINTMENT ONLY: Tour the Kerr Center 9:00 am
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY: Tour the Kerr Center @ Kerr Center
Sep 14 @ 9:00 am
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY: Tour the Kerr Center @ Kerr Center | Poteau | Oklahoma | United States
Please note that, in cooperation with efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19, the Kerr Center is currently offering tours by appointment only, and only outdoors. To request a tour, please contact us at least...
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Oklahoma County Master Composter Training 2021 1:00 pm
Oklahoma County Master Composter Training 2021 @ Oklahoma City (OSU Extension Center)
Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Oklahoma County Master Composter Training 2021 @ Oklahoma City (OSU Extension Center)
The Oklahoma County Master Composter training is a series of classes that will provide a better understanding of composting and solid waste recycling. Participants who complete the training will be awarded a Master Composter training...
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Eastern Oklahoma Ag Trade Show
Eastern Oklahoma Ag Trade Show @ Poteau (LeFlore County Fairgrounds)
Sep 16 all-day
Eastern Oklahoma Ag Trade Show @ Poteau (LeFlore County Fairgrounds)
This is the 14th year for the Eastern Oklahoma Ag Trade Show. For more information, contact Lisa Grey by email or phone (918-647-3554 x3).
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Pandemic Livestock Indemnity Program (application deadline)
Pandemic Livestock Indemnity Program (application deadline)
Sep 17 all-day
Pandemic Livestock Indemnity Program (application deadline)
Are you a swine, chicken, or turkey producer who suffered losses due to insufficient access to processing facilities during the coronavirus pandemic? September 17 is the deadline to apply to USDA’s Pandemic Livestock Indemnity Program,...
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Monarchs on the Mountain – Migration Celebration 10:00 am
Monarchs on the Mountain – Migration Celebration @ Tulsa (Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area)
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Monarchs on the Mountain - Migration Celebration @ Tulsa (Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area)
Celebrate eastern Oklahoma’s vital role in the amazing monarch butterfly migration at the free annual Monarchs on the Mountain celebration! Activities and presentations include educational activities and crafts, tagging and releasing of monarch butterflies, and...
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Water Bath Canning 101 1:00 pm
Water Bath Canning 101 @ Oklahoma City (Oklahoma County OSU Extension Center)
Sep 20 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Water Bath Canning 101 @ Oklahoma City (Oklahoma County OSU Extension Center)
Ever wondered how to water bath can? In this water bath canning 101 workshop, learn how to safely and properly can fresh fruit, tomatoes, and other acidic foods to enjoy year-round! This 3-hour workshop will...
NCAT Soil for Water virtual workshop 5:00 pm
NCAT Soil for Water virtual workshop @ online
Sep 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
NCAT Soil for Water virtual workshop @ online
This free virtual NCAT Soil for Water workshop, led by Didi Pershouse, will deepen each participant’s understanding of whole-systems landscape function and effective land management, with a focus on water and the soil sponge. Biology...
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Great Plains Fire Summit 2021
Great Plains Fire Summit 2021 @ North Platte, NE (Sandhills Convention Center)
Sep 21 – Sep 23 all-day
Great Plains Fire Summit 2021 @ North Platte, NE (Sandhills Convention Center)
The Nebraska Prescribed Fire Council and its partners are pleased to announce the joint Great Plains Fire Summit and Nebraska Prescribed Fire Conference. A crowd from across the Great Plains and beyond is expected for...
Sustainability Conference
Sustainability Conference @ online
Sep 21 – Sep 22 all-day
Sustainability Conference @ online
Oka’ The Water Institute at East Central University is hosting its 6th annual water sustainability conference, virtually. Topics include Water as an Economic Driver, Soil Health & Water Sustainability, Agency Updates & Policy Directives, Lunch...
Water-Wise Plant Selections for Oklahoma 6:30 pm
Water-Wise Plant Selections for Oklahoma @ online
Sep 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Water-Wise Plant Selections for Oklahoma @ online
Fall is the perfect time of year to plant perennials, ground covers, shrubs, and trees. Julia Laughlin, Oklahoma County Horticulturalist, will showcase some of the most beautiful water-wise plant selections that thrive here in Central...
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Oklahoma County Master Composter Training 2021 1:00 pm
Oklahoma County Master Composter Training 2021 @ Oklahoma City (OSU Extension Center)
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Oklahoma County Master Composter Training 2021 @ Oklahoma City (OSU Extension Center)
The Oklahoma County Master Composter training is a series of classes that will provide a better understanding of composting and solid waste recycling. Participants who complete the training will be awarded a Master Composter training...
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American Community Gardening Association Conference
American Community Gardening Association Conference @ Hampton, VA (The Landing at Hampton Marina Hotel)
Sep 24 – Sep 27 all-day
American Community Gardening Association Conference @ Hampton, VA (The Landing at Hampton Marina Hotel)
ACGA’s 2021 conference will take place in the historic coastal community of Hampton, Virginia. Events kick off with a garden ecology workshop on Thursday afternoon, September 23. The main conference runs Friday, September 24, through...
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Project WET Training 9:00 am
Project WET Training @ Ada (East Central University)
Sep 25 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Project WET Training @ Ada (East Central University)
Not just for science teachers, this Project WET training introduces a multidisciplinary program that incorporates reading and writing, all while teaching about water resources through hands-on, investigative and easy-to-use activities. The Project WET Curriculum and...
Raising Backyard Hens (workshop) 11:00 am
Raising Backyard Hens (workshop) @ Oklahoma City (CommonWealth Urban Farms)
Sep 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Raising Backyard Hens (workshop) @ Oklahoma City (CommonWealth Urban Farms)
Have you ever thought about keeping backyard hens?  Chickens are fun and easy pets to include in your life, and they lay eggs, too! Come meet a couple of local hens at this workshop and...
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Protecting and Restoring California’s Overwintering Groves (Webinar) 1:00 pm
Protecting and Restoring California’s Overwintering Groves (Webinar) @ online
Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm
Protecting and Restoring California’s Overwintering Groves (Webinar) @ online
Join this free webinar to learn about protecting and restoring California’s overwintering groves. Learn about the western monarchs’ overwintering habitat in coastal California and the unique challenges and opportunities to protect and restore the groves....
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Oklahoma County Master Composter Training 2021 1:00 pm
Oklahoma County Master Composter Training 2021 @ Oklahoma City (OSU Extension Center)
Sep 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Oklahoma County Master Composter Training 2021 @ Oklahoma City (OSU Extension Center)
The Oklahoma County Master Composter training is a series of classes that will provide a better understanding of composting and solid waste recycling. Participants who complete the training will be awarded a Master Composter training...
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Practical Tools for a Climate-Resilient Farm: Cover Crops, Biochar, and On-Farm Water Management 11:30 am
Practical Tools for a Climate-Resilient Farm: Cover Crops, Biochar, and On-Farm Water Management @ online
Sep 30 @ 11:30 am
Practical Tools for a Climate-Resilient Farm: Cover Crops, Biochar, and On-Farm Water Management @ online
Barr Farms has raised livestock and certified organic mixed vegetables on a fragipan (shallow soil) in the Ohio River Valley for 13 years. In response to increasing climate challenges – heavy rain events, high humidity...

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