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Mar
28
Thu
Food Handlers Food Safety Training @ online
Mar 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

This free online Food Handlers Food Safety training is a basic food safety class for anyone working in any capacity with food service and/or regularly cooking for large groups.

For more information or to register, visit the event webpage, or contact Dana Baldwin by email or phone (580-227-3786).

Mar
31
Sun
Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Loans & Grants (application deadline)
Mar 31 all-day
Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Loans & Grants (application deadline)

March 31, 2024, is the deadline for applications to the Renewable Energy for America Program (REAP) Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Loans & Grants Program.

The REAP program provides guaranteed loan financing and grant funding to agricultural producers and rural small businesses for renewable energy systems or to make energy efficiency improvements. Agricultural producers may also apply for new energy efficient equipment and new system loans for agricultural production and processing.

For more information or to apply, visit the program website, or contact Claire Hicks by email or phone (405-742-1060).

Apr
1
Mon
NACD Urban and Community Conservation Grant Initiative (application deadline)
Apr 1 all-day
NACD Urban and Community Conservation Grant Initiative (application deadline)

April 1, 2024, is the application deadline for the National Association of Conservation Districts’ Urban and Community Conservation Grant Initiative.

NACD’s Urban and Community Conservation (UAC) Grant Initiative is designed to enhance districts’ urban agriculture conservation technical assistance activities in developed and developing areas of both urban and rural communities.

For more information or to apply, visit the program webpage, or contact Rachel Theler by email or phone (202-595-9102).

Rural Innovation Stronger Economy (RISE) Grant (application deadline)
Apr 1 @ 10:59 pm
Rural Innovation Stronger Economy (RISE) Grant (application deadline)

April 1, 2024, is the deadline for applications to USDA Rural Development’s Rural Innovation Stronger Economy (RISE) Grant Program.

The RISE Grant Program offers grant assistance to create and augment high-wage jobs, accelerate the formation of new businesses, support industry clusters and maximize the use of local productive assets in eligible low-income rural areas.

For more information or to apply, visit the program webpage, or email Rachel Reister.

Apr
9
Tue
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY: Tour the Kerr Center @ Kerr Center
Apr 9 @ 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 two weeks in advance by calling 918.647.9123 or emailing mailbox@kerrcenter.com (please put “public tour” in subject line).

(Under normal circumstances, guided tours are available one day each month, on the second Tuesday, April through September.)  During these tours, Kerr Center staff show visitors our current horticulture and livestock projects.

Tours go from 9-11 or 1-3 (approximate length),  and cost $10 per person.

Advance registration is required. Contact us a week in advance to let us know you are coming and whether you want to see horticulture or livestock projects or both.

Keep in mind that what is available to see varies according to season. When you call, we can let you know what is available to see. We want you to have the best possible experience!

Pay at the door. Tours begin at the Kerr Center office.

Click here for directions and map.

All other visits must be requested at least two weeks in advance. Groups are welcome.

Call the Kerr Center at 918.647.9123 or email mailbox@kerrcenter.com with “tour request” in the subject line to arrange a visit.

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