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Guiding Resilience: A Legal Workshop for Ag Service Providers 11:00 am
Guiding Resilience: A Legal Workshop for Ag Service Providers @ online
Feb 1 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Guiding Resilience: A Legal Workshop for Ag Service Providers @ online
Guiding Resilience is a legal workshop that empowers agricultural service providers to guide farmers and ranchers towards resolutions for their legal vulnerabilities. Complete this five-session, highly interactive, and facilitation-focused workshop ready to share your assets...
The Use of Cover Crops in No-Till Organic Production in the US Midwest—A Case Study with Dry Beans in Iowa (webinar) 1:00 pm
The Use of Cover Crops in No-Till Organic Production in the US Midwest—A Case Study with Dry Beans in Iowa (webinar) @ online
Feb 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Use of Cover Crops in No-Till Organic Production in the US Midwest—A Case Study with Dry Beans in Iowa  (webinar) @ online
In this free Rodale Institute webinar, Dr. Jean Bertrand Contina, Research Director at the Rodale Institute Midwest Organic Center, will discuss the benefits of using cover crops in organic no-till production as well as the...
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Agroforestry & USDA Webinar Series 2:00 pm
Agroforestry & USDA Webinar Series @ online
Feb 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Agroforestry & USDA Webinar Series @ online
USDA’s National Agroforestry Center is launching a free 10-part monthly webinar series to highlight how different USDA programs can be used to advance agroforestry adoption. Each individual webinar will include two speakers and one USDA...
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Monarch Larva Monitoring Project Training – Western States 10:00 am
Monarch Larva Monitoring Project Training – Western States @ online
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Monarch Larva Monitoring Project Training – Western States @ online
Become a community scientist with this Monarch Larva Monitoring Project training! The MLMP team from the Monarch Joint Venture and the UW-Madison Arboretum co-lead these virtual one-day trainings on how to collect data that contributes...
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Made in the Shade: Growing Crops under Solar Panels (webinar) 12:00 pm
Made in the Shade: Growing Crops under Solar Panels (webinar) @ online
Feb 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Made in the Shade: Growing Crops under Solar Panels (webinar) @ online
In this free AgriSolar Clearinghouse webinar, Dr. Greg Barron-Gafford and his group will discuss the effects of growing crops under solar panels. Attendance is free, but registration is required. For more information or to register,...
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Farmers Market Boot Camp 7:00 am
Farmers Market Boot Camp @ online
Feb 9 @ 7:00 am – Feb 10 @ 10:00 am
Farmers Market Boot Camp @ online
Join the 2023 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...
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National Association of Conservation Districts Annual Meeting
National Association of Conservation Districts Annual Meeting @ New Orleans, LA
Feb 11 – Feb 15 all-day
National Association of Conservation Districts Annual Meeting @ New Orleans, LA
The National Association of Conservation Districts’ Annual Meeting is the premier event for leaders in conservation, from district officials and agency representatives to industry professionals. Each year, the meeting draws over 1,000 conservation leaders from...
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Beginning Farmer Summit 8:30 am
Beginning Farmer Summit @ Ames, IA
Feb 13 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Beginning Farmer Summit @ Ames, IA
Practical Farmers of Iowa invites all beginning farmers and landowners to the annual Beginning Farmer Summit for an opportunity to reconnect with friends and peers and make new acquaintances. The event is free, and farmers...
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Farmer Veteran Fellowship Fund (application deadline)
Farmer Veteran Fellowship Fund (application deadline)
Feb 14 all-day
Farmer Veteran Fellowship Fund (application deadline)
The Farmer Veteran Fellowship Fund is a small grant program that provides direct assistance to veterans who are in their beginning years of farming or ranching. The Fellowship Fund does not give money directly to...
SoilCon
SoilCon @ online
Feb 14 – Feb 15 all-day
SoilCon @ online
SoilCon 2023 is a free, virtual conference that brings research, extension, and production together to move soil health principles into practice. The Washington State Soil Health Initiative (WaSHI), with support from Western Sustainable Agriculture Research...
Small-Scale Growing and Marketing for Beginning Farmers: Food Safety Practices 12:00 pm
Small-Scale Growing and Marketing for Beginning Farmers: Food Safety Practices @ online
Feb 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Small-Scale Growing and Marketing for Beginning Farmers: Food Safety Practices @ online
This free webinar for beginning farmers covers food safety practices. It is produced by a group of partners including NCAT. The overall five-part webinar series is designed for beginning farmers and will provide education around...
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Women Managing the Farm Conference
Women Managing the Farm Conference @ Manhattan, KS
Feb 15 – Feb 17 all-day
Women Managing the Farm Conference @ Manhattan, KS
Meaningful conversations between women farmers, rural business leaders and landowners have been a goal of the Women Managing the Farm Conference since the event began in 2005, and the 2023 meeting is no exception. From...
Quantifying the Potential to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Increase Carbon Sequestration by Growing and Marketing Climate-Smart Commodities in the Southern Piedmont (webinar) 1:00 pm
Quantifying the Potential to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Increase Carbon Sequestration by Growing and Marketing Climate-Smart Commodities in the Southern Piedmont (webinar) @ online
Feb 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Quantifying the Potential to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Increase Carbon Sequestration by Growing and Marketing Climate-Smart Commodities in the Southern Piedmont (webinar) @ online
Join Dr. Kristie Wendelberger, Climate Smart Project Director, in this free webinar as she discusses Rodale’s newest, multi-disciplinary, large-scale project intended to help Southern Piedmont farmers transition to Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) practices. Designing and...
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Georgia Organics Conference & Expo
Georgia Organics Conference & Expo @ Perry, GA
Feb 16 – Feb 18 all-day
Georgia Organics Conference & Expo @ Perry, GA
After a two-year pandemic hiatus, Georgia Organics will once again its conference for farmers, community advocates, equity activists, and climate leaders. Over three packed days, attendees will build and reinvigorate the connections that lead to...
Food Safety Outreach Competitive Grants Program (application deadline) 4:00 pm
Food Safety Outreach Competitive Grants Program (application deadline)
Feb 16 @ 4:00 pm
Food Safety Outreach Competitive Grants Program (application deadline)
February 16 is the application deadline for the USDA NIFA Food Safety Outreach Competitive Grants Program. The Food Safety Outreach Program will complement and expand the national infrastructure of the National Food Safety Training, Education,...
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Dallas Inner-City Growers Summit
Dallas Inner-City Growers Summit @ Dallas, TX
Feb 20 – Feb 21 all-day
Dallas Inner-City Growers Summit @ Dallas, TX
The first ever Dallas Inner-City Growers’ Summit is a collaborative forum for producers and food system stakeholders looking to improve the way the region feeds itself. The summit features networking sessions, expert speakers, workshops, and...
Heart of America Grazing Conference
Heart of America Grazing Conference @ Ferdinand, IN
Feb 20 – Feb 21 all-day
Heart of America Grazing Conference @ Ferdinand, IN
At the Heart of America Grazing Conference, forage and grazing experts from across the nation will lead discussions on the latest research in grazing, soil science, soil health, and other topics. Topics include bale grazing,...
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Farming Evolution 2023
Farming Evolution 2023 @ Holyoke, CO
Feb 22 – Feb 23 all-day
Farming Evolution 2023 @ Holyoke, CO
At the eighth annual Farming Evolution conference, authors and popular speakers David Montgomery and Anne Biklé will be presenting. Also on the program are several producers, the Palisade Insectary, and Rocky Mountain Farmer’s Union AgWell...
Replacing Plastic Mulch with Cover Crops in Organic Vegetable Production Systems (webinar) 1:00 pm
Replacing Plastic Mulch with Cover Crops in Organic Vegetable Production Systems (webinar) @ online
Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Replacing Plastic Mulch with Cover Crops in Organic Vegetable Production Systems (webinar) @ online
Extensive use of plastic mulches in food production systems has created massive concerns about the long-term sustainability of using this input. It is critical to find more effective yet environmentally friendly alternatives for plastic mulches...
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Monarch Larva Monitoring Project Training – Southern States 10:00 am
Monarch Larva Monitoring Project Training – Southern States @ online
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Monarch Larva Monitoring Project Training – Southern States @ online
Become a community scientist with this Monarch Larva Monitoring Project training! The MLMP team from the Monarch Joint Venture and the UW-Madison Arboretum co-lead these virtual one-day trainings on how to collect data that contributes...
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Growing Hope: Practical Tools for Our Changing Climate 10:00 am
Growing Hope: Practical Tools for Our Changing Climate @ online
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Growing Hope: Practical Tools for Our Changing Climate @ online
Join NCAT’s third annual national conference, “Growing Hope: Practical Tools for Our Changing Climate,” online Tuesdays and Thursdays from February 28 – March 16. This free virtual convening will feature renowned speakers and showcase farm...
Small-Scale Growing and Marketing for Beginning Farmers: Producing and Marketing Grains 12:00 pm
Small-Scale Growing and Marketing for Beginning Farmers: Producing and Marketing Grains @ online
Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Small-Scale Growing and Marketing for Beginning Farmers: Producing and Marketing Grains @ online
This free webinar for beginning farmers covers producing and marketing grains. It is produced by a group of partners including NCAT. The overall five-part webinar series is designed for beginning farmers and will provide education...

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