Calendar

Mar
12
Tue
National Cover Crop Summit 2021 @ online
Mar 12 – Mar 14 all-day
National Cover Crop Summit 2021 @ online

The National Cover Crop Summit is a free online event sharing information on how to harness the full potential of a cover crop system to protect soils and increase farm profits.

For more information or to register, visit the summit website, or contact Cover Crop Strategies
by email or phone (866-839-8455).

Mar
14
Thu
Pond Management & Improving Fishing (workshop) @ Poteau (LeFlore County Extension Office)
Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Get ready for the spring with this workshop covering pond management, weed control, best practices, improved fishing, and a Q&A session, all with Marley Beem, Extension Specialist for Aquaculture.

For more information or to register, visit the event webpage, or contact Liana Jones by email or phone (918-647-8231).

Mar
15
Fri
Homemade Food Freedom Act Workshop @ Oklahoma City (OSU-OKC Conference Center)
Mar 15 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Homemade Food Freedom Act Workshop @ Oklahoma City (OSU-OKC Conference Center)

The Homemade Food Freedom Act allows a broad range of food products to be produced and sold out of the home within the state of Oklahoma without a health department licensing. Specific training requirements, such as this workshop, are required before doing so.

The training will focus on:
– Explaining the new law, what foods are allowed and not allowed
– Labeling
– Allergens
– Good Manufacturing Practices
– Liabilities and Legalities
– Food Safety
– pH and Water Activity

Lunch will be included.

For more information or to register, visit the event webpage, or contact Karen Smith by email or phone (405-744-6277).

Introduction to Gardening in Oklahoma (workshop) @ Mustang (Mustang Public Library)
Mar 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This free 3-hour workshop will give an introduction to gardening in central Oklahoma and give you the tips you need to have a successful garden in 2024! Courtney Keck, OSU Extension Horticulturist, will teach this workshop, based on research from the university.

For more information, visit the workshop webpage, or contact Courtney Keck by email or phone (405-262-0155).

Mar
16
Sat
Gardening 101 @ Oklahoma City (Myriad Botanical Gardens )
Mar 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Gardening 101 @ Oklahoma City (Myriad Botanical Gardens )

Have you wanted to start a garden but don’t know where to begin? Maybe you’ve got a little bit of experience under your belt but something’s just not quite working the way it should. Join this half-day Gardening 101 crash course in everything it takes to be a successful gardener. Topics include soil, seed starting, sun and shade, irrigation, fertilizing, selecting varieties, botany for the gardener, and more.

For more information or to register, visit the event webpage, or contact Kaitlin Bacon by email or phone (405-445-5162).

Mar
18
Mon
Alejandro Carrillo: A Regenerative Grazing Journey in the Chihuahuan Desert @ Guymon (Fast Hereford Ranch)
Mar 18 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Alejandro Carrillo: A Regenerative Grazing Journey in the Chihuahuan Desert @ Guymon (Fast Hereford Ranch)

Desert rancher Alejandro Carrillo will share his experiences and insights on regenerative grazing. With over 30,000 acres of land, Alejandro discusses the art of holistic management, the challenges of grazing cattle in a desert, and how technology can revolutionize ranching practices. He will highlight the importance of having the right cattle genetics for a given environment, the shift from conventional to regenerative ranching, and the respect for natural succession that leads to a thriving ranch. Alejandro will also cover cattle grazing management for optimal performance and the role of technology in promoting sustainable ranching practices.

For more information or to register, visit the registration page, or call Juli Barker at 405-833-7919.

Mar
19
Tue
Farmers Market Boot Camp @ online
Mar 19 all-day
Farmers Market Boot Camp @ online

Join the 2024 Farmers Market “Boot Camp” for a fast-moving overview of the basics of running a farmers market. You will get practical, grounded, and timely tools needed for opening day and beyond. Board members get a look behind the info booth to see what goes into market operations, as well as their role in sustaining a strong market organization and building a great team.

For more information or to register, visit the event webpage, or contact the Washington State Farmers Market Association by email or phone (206-706-5198).

Alejandro Carrillo: A Regenerative Grazing Journey in the Chihuahuan Desert @ Beaver (Beaver County Fairgrounds)
Mar 19 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Alejandro Carrillo: A Regenerative Grazing Journey in the Chihuahuan Desert @ Beaver (Beaver County Fairgrounds)

Desert rancher Alejandro Carrillo will share his experiences and insights on regenerative grazing. With over 30,000 acres of land, Alejandro discusses the art of holistic management, the challenges of grazing cattle in a desert, and how technology can revolutionize ranching practices. He will highlight the importance of having the right cattle genetics for a given environment, the shift from conventional to regenerative ranching, and the respect for natural succession that leads to a thriving ranch. Alejandro will also cover cattle grazing management for optimal performance and the role of technology in promoting sustainable ranching practices.

For more information or to register, visit the registration page, or call Juli Barker at 405-833-7919.

Mar
20
Wed
Soil Science – STE(A)M Break @ the Library @ Bristow (Bristow Public Library)
Mar 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Soil Science - STE(A)M Break @ the Library @ Bristow (Bristow Public Library)

Join Olivia Toothman, Agricultural Educator from the Creek County Extension Office, as she presents soil science during the Wednesday STEAM Break. Activities will be focused on youth 12 years of age and under.

For more information, visit the event webpage, or contact Elsie George by email or phone (918-367-6562).

Mar
21
Thu
Alejandro Carrillo: A Regenerative Grazing Journey in the Chihuahuan Desert @ Vinita (Craig County Fairgrounds)
Mar 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Alejandro Carrillo: A Regenerative Grazing Journey in the Chihuahuan Desert @ Vinita (Craig County Fairgrounds)

Desert rancher Alejandro Carrillo will share his experiences and insights on regenerative grazing. With over 30,000 acres of land, Alejandro discusses the art of holistic management, the challenges of grazing cattle in a desert, and how technology can revolutionize ranching practices. He will highlight the importance of having the right cattle genetics for a given environment, the shift from conventional to regenerative ranching, and the respect for natural succession that leads to a thriving ranch. Alejandro will also cover cattle grazing management for optimal performance and the role of technology in promoting sustainable ranching practices.

For more information or to register, visit the registration page, or call Juli Barker at 405-833-7919.

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