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National Farm to School Month
National Farm to School Month
Oct 1 – Oct 31 all-day
National Farm to School Month
October is National Farm to School Month! Join thousands of schools, early care and education sites, farms, communities and organizations across the country in celebrating food education, school gardens and lunch trays filled with healthy,...
National Watershed Coalition Annual Meeting
National Watershed Coalition Annual Meeting @ Salt Lake City, UT
Oct 1 – Oct 4 all-day
National Watershed Coalition Annual Meeting @ Salt Lake City, UT
The National Association of State Conservation Agencies (NASCA) and National Watershed Coalition (NWC) would like to welcome you to their 2023 joint meeting. For more information or to register, visit the event webpage, or contact...
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Advanced Soil Health International Certificate Training Course (online) 8:00 am
Advanced Soil Health International Certificate Training Course (online) @ online
Oct 3 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Advanced Soil Health International Certificate Training Course (online) @ online
Understanding, Measuring, and Managing Soil Health This international virtual workshop is offered by leading scientists and practitioners in soil health. The Advanced Soil Health Course will be offered October 3 – November 14, 2023. It...
Farm Business Planning Course (online) 5:00 pm
Farm Business Planning Course (online) @ online
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Farm Business Planning Course (online) @ online
In this farm business planning course, you will learn how to: – Create a mission and vision for your business – Develop a budget and a plan to fund your business – Create a marketing...
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Panhandle Cattlewomen’s College 8:00 am
Panhandle Cattlewomen’s College @ Beaver (Beaver County Fairgrounds)
Oct 4 @ 8:00 am – Oct 5 @ 4:00 pm
Join fellow cattlewomen to learn more about relevant beef industry topics at the two-day Panhandle Cattlewomen’s College. For more information or to register, visit the event webpage, or contact Dana Zook by email or phone...
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Oklahoma Master Gardener State Conference
Oklahoma Master Gardener State Conference @ El Reno (Canadian Valley Technology Center)
Oct 5 – Oct 6 all-day
Oklahoma Master Gardener State Conference @ El Reno (Canadian Valley Technology Center) | Drumright | Oklahoma | United States
The 2023 State Master Gardener Conference is hosted by the Canadian County Master Gardeners on October 5-6, 2023. This is an excellent opportunity for Oklahoma Master Gardeners to network and earn continuing education hours. Registration...
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Oklahoma Native Plant Society Annual Meeting
Oklahoma Native Plant Society Annual Meeting @ Hulbert (Sequoyah State Park)
Oct 6 – Oct 8 all-day
Oklahoma Native Plant Society Annual Meeting @ Hulbert (Sequoyah State Park) | Stillwater | Oklahoma | United States
The 2023 Oklahoma Natove Plant Society Annual Meeting will be held October 6-8 at Sequoyah State Park. For more information or to register, visit the ONPS website for more details and updates as they become...
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Farm To School Technical Assistance-Cooperative Agreement (application deadline)
Farm To School Technical Assistance-Cooperative Agreement (application deadline)
Oct 10 all-day
The purpose of the Farm to School Technical Assistance Cooperative Agreement described in this request for applications (RFA) is to support nonprofit entities and Indian Tribal Organizations to implement national- and/or regional-level farm to school...
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Rural Economic Outlook Conference
Rural Economic Outlook Conference @ Stillwater (OSU ConocoPhillips Alumni Center)
Oct 11 all-day
Rural Economic Outlook Conference @ Stillwater (OSU ConocoPhillips Alumni Center)
The lineup of speakers for the 2023 Rural Economic Outlook Conference includes Bart Fischer, Co-Director, Agricultural & Food Policy Center and Research Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University and Brian Bledsoe, Chief Meteorologist, KKTV 11 News,...
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Sanitation in the Food Industry – A Crash Course 8:00 am
Sanitation in the Food Industry – A Crash Course @ Stillwater (Food & Agricultural Products Center)
Oct 12 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
FAPC offers this sanitation course for food industry professionals. This comprehensive day-long lecture and hands-on workshop is designed to provide the essentials of sanitation in food-manufacturing plants. Topics: Foodborne pathogens Strategies to control foodborne pathogens...
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Food for the Soul: Landscaping with Cut Flowers & Edible Flowers (workshop) 11:00 am
Food for the Soul: Landscaping with Cut Flowers & Edible Flowers (workshop) @ Oklahoma City (CommonWealth Urban Farms)
Oct 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Food for the Soul: Landscaping with Cut Flowers & Edible Flowers (workshop) @ Oklahoma City (CommonWealth Urban Farms)
If you’ve ever wished you could fill your vases with cut flowers from your own garden, this workshop is for you! Tesa Linville brings years of experience as a landscaper, cut flower grower and herbalist....
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Oklahoma Meat Goat Boot Camp
Oklahoma Meat Goat Boot Camp @ Ada (Pontotoc County Agri-Plex)
Oct 16 – Oct 18 all-day
Oklahoma Meat Goat Boot Camp @ Ada (Pontotoc County Agri-Plex)
The Oklahoma Meat Goat Boot Camp is a 3-day workshop that combines hands-on activities, classroom exercises, and traditional presentations to teach producers about the production, management and marketing of a meat goat operation. Production practices...
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North American Pollinator Protection Campaign (NAPPC) Annual Conference
North American Pollinator Protection Campaign (NAPPC) Annual Conference @ Washington, D.C.
Oct 17 – Oct 19 all-day
North American Pollinator Protection Campaign (NAPPC) Annual Conference @ Washington, D.C.
The 23rd North American Pollinator Protection Campaign (NAPPC) conference is co-hosted by Pollinator Partnership and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. This year’s conference will be a hybrid of in-person and virtual events. Each year the...
Grant Writing Basics for Farmers (webinar) 11:30 am
Grant Writing Basics for Farmers (webinar) @ onlne
Oct 17 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Grant Writing Basics for Farmers (webinar) @ onlne
Are you interested in trying out a new idea on your farm? Have you thought about applying for a grant but weren’t sure where to start? UW-Madison Division of Extension will host this webinar to...
Eastside Fresh Market Harvest Festival 4:00 pm
Eastside Fresh Market Harvest Festival @ Oklahoma City (OSU Extension Conference Center)
Oct 17 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Eastside Fresh Market Harvest Festival @ Oklahoma City (OSU Extension Conference Center)
Celebrate the fall season at the Eastside Fresh Market Harvest Festival. Are you a baker and want to show off your best pie? Register to enter the Pie Baking Competition! Judges will score pies based...
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OSU Plant Materials Conference 7:30 am
OSU Plant Materials Conference @ Oklahoma City (Champion Convention Center)
Oct 19 @ 7:30 am – 4:45 pm
OSU Plant Materials Conference @ Oklahoma City (Champion Convention Center)
Oklahoma State University is hosting this Plant Materials Conference.  Early registration discount ends October 13. 7:30 a.m. – 8:10 a.m. Registration, networking and opening remarks @ 8:05 a.m. 8:10 a.m. – 9:05 a.m. Exploring Options...
Lessons Learned on a Southern Farm (webinar) 10:30 am
Lessons Learned on a Southern Farm (webinar) @ onlne
Oct 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Lessons Learned on a Southern Farm (webinar) @ onlne
Join NCAT Gulf States Regional Coordinator Felicia Bell and Angela Keys, owner of Synergy in the Garden LLC, an urban farm in Jackson, MS, in this free webinar titled, “Lessons Learned on a Southern Farm”....
Grant Writing Basics for Farmers (webinar) 11:30 am
Grant Writing Basics for Farmers (webinar) @ onlne
Oct 19 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Grant Writing Basics for Farmers (webinar) @ onlne
Are you interested in trying out a new idea on your farm? Have you thought about applying for a grant but weren’t sure where to start? UW-Madison Division of Extension will host this webinar to...
Things Your Organic Certifier Wants You to Know (webinar) 2:00 pm
Things Your Organic Certifier Wants You to Know (webinar) @ onlne
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Things Your Organic Certifier Wants You to Know (webinar) @ onlne
Join NCAT’s Audrey Kolde and Meredith Morgan from Quality Certification Services for this free webinar on things your organic certifier wants you to know. This talk will be a practical walk-through of how to apply...
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Symbolic Monarch Migration Project (deadline)
Symbolic Monarch Migration Project (deadline)
Oct 20 all-day
Symbolic Monarch Migration Project (deadline)
Through the Symbolic Migration Project, youth can become active participants in monarch conservation. Families, home schools, nature centers, youth groups, and classrooms are welcome to participate! Group leaders can access lessons and activities that engage...
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Bat Week
Bat Week
Oct 24 – Oct 31 all-day
Bat Week
Bat Week is an international, annual celebration designed to raise awareness about the need for bat conservation. Bats are amazing creatures that are vital to the health of our natural world and economy. Although we...
Parasite Dynamics in North American Monarchs (MJV webinar) 1:00 pm
Parasite Dynamics in North American Monarchs (MJV webinar) @ online
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Parasite Dynamics in North American Monarchs (MJV webinar) @ online
Parasite Dynamics in North American Monarchs (MJV webinar) Stay connected with the latest monarch conservation topics by attending Monarch Joint Venture’s free monthly webinars. This series is a unique opportunity to hear from experts across...
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Oklahoma Compost Conference 8:15 am
Oklahoma Compost Conference @ Choctaw (Eastern Oklahoma Technology Center)
Oct 26 @ 8:15 am – 4:30 pm
Oklahoma Compost Conference @ Choctaw (Eastern Oklahoma Technology Center)
Join the annual Oklahoma Compost Conference and learn about agricultural composting, backyard composting, and compost and sustainability in small businesses! The theme this year is “Advocating for Solutions: Activating the Power of Compost.” The Oklahoma...
Sharing Family History Through Food 9:30 am
Sharing Family History Through Food @ Oklahoma City (Oklahoma County OSU Extension Center)
Oct 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Sharing Family History Through Food @ Oklahoma City (Oklahoma County OSU Extension Center)
Family memories are often tied to food. Sharing food activities with children provides opportunities to discuss memories about your life, family history, and culture. For more information or to register, visit the event webpage, or...
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Northwest Arkansas Small Ruminant Field Day 8:30 am
Northwest Arkansas Small Ruminant Field Day @ Fayetteville, AR (Milo J. Shult Agricultural Research & Extension Center)
Oct 28 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Northwest Arkansas Small Ruminant Field Day @ Fayetteville, AR (Milo J. Shult Agricultural Research & Extension Center)
This free Northwest Arkansas Small Ruminants Field Day, hosted by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture in Fayetteville, will focus on sheep and goat health and sustainable grazing. For more information or to...
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Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program (deadline) 4:00 pm
Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program (deadline)
Oct 30 @ 4:00 pm
Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program (deadline)
October 30, 2023, is the deadline for applications to the USDA NIFA Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program. Community Food Projects are designed to increase food security in communities by bringing the whole food system...
Sourdough Biscuits Workshop 6:00 pm
Sourdough Biscuits Workshop @ Oklahoma City (Oklahoma County OSU Extension Center)
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sourdough Biscuits Workshop @ Oklahoma City (Oklahoma County OSU Extension Center)
Learn how to create biscuits using sourdough discard during this hands-on class. This workshop will also cover making your own sourdough starter and the basics of sourdough bread baking. Space is limited. Presented by Taylor...
Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) Classic Program (deadline) 10:59 pm
Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) Classic Program (deadline)
Oct 30 @ 10:59 pm
Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) Classic Program (deadline)
October 30, 2023, is the deadline to apply to the USDA NRCS Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) Classic Program. CIG is a competitive program that supports the development of new tools, approaches, practices, and technologies to...
CIG On-Farm Conservation Innovation Trials (application deadline) 11:59 pm
CIG On-Farm Conservation Innovation Trials (application deadline)
Oct 30 @ 11:59 pm
CIG On-Farm Conservation Innovation Trials (application deadline)
The deadline for applications to the the Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) On-Farm Conservation Innovation Trials program is October 30, 2023. Through CIG, partners work to address water quality, water quantity, air quality, soil health and...
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Discrimination Financial Assistance Program (application deadline)
Discrimination Financial Assistance Program (application deadline)
Oct 31 all-day
Discrimination Financial Assistance Program (application deadline)
October 31, 2023, is the deadline for applications to the Discrimination Financial Assistance Program (DFAP). DFAP will provide financial assistance to farmers, ranchers, and forest landowners (producers) who experienced discrimination by USDA in USDA’s farm...
Essentials of Regenerative Ranching (workshop)
Essentials of Regenerative Ranching (workshop) @ Ardmore (Noble Research Institute)
Oct 31 – Nov 1 all-day
Essentials of Regenerative Ranching (workshop) @ Ardmore (Noble Research Institute)
Essentials of Regenerative Ranching is a two-day workshop that helps producers get the tools they need to monitor and improve the health of their land, livestock and livelihood. No matter the size, location, or scope...

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