Calendar of Events

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Oklahoma Local Agriculture Summit
Oklahoma Local Agriculture Summit @ Edmond
Feb 28 – Mar 1 all-day
Oklahoma Local Agriculture Summit @ Edmond
For the tenth year, Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, in partnership with the ONIE Project, will be hosting an educational packed summit for local ag. The Oklahoma Local Agriculture Summit, formerly called the...
Soil Health Implementation Program (SHIP – application deadline)
Soil Health Implementation Program (SHIP – application deadline)
Mar 1 all-day
Soil Health Implementation Program (SHIP - application deadline)
The Soil Health Implementation Program (SHIP) is a new initiative designed to advance soil health and regenerative agricultural practices across the State of Oklahoma. At its core, SHIP aims to empower crop, livestock, and urban...
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Blue Thumb Volunteer Training – OKC 8:30 am
Blue Thumb Volunteer Training – OKC @ Oklahoma City (ODAFF- Oklahoma Dept. of Agriculture, Food and Forestry)
Mar 2 @ 8:30 am – Mar 3 @ 4:30 pm
Blue Thumb Volunteer Training - OKC @ Oklahoma City (ODAFF- Oklahoma Dept. of Agriculture, Food and Forestry)
Blue Thumb is having this training for new volunteers in Oklahoma City. The first day of training will include an introduction to the Blue Thumb program and an overview of various ways you can participate...
Kansas Statewide Women In Agriculture Conference
Kansas Statewide Women In Agriculture Conference @ Corning, KS (Corning Community Center)
Mar 2 all-day
Kansas Statewide Women In Agriculture Conference @ Corning, KS (Corning Community Center)
Featured speakers at this year’s Kansas Statewide Women In Agriculture Conference include Jolene Brown, Karen Eddington, Keith Koch, Lucinda Stuenkel, Ashley Svaty, and Sarah Gideon. The conference is free, but registration is required. For more...
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InTents Farmers Market Conference
InTents Farmers Market Conference @ online / San Diego, CA
Mar 4 – Mar 6 all-day
InTents Farmers Market Conference @ online / San Diego, CA
InTents: The Farmers Market Conference brings together farmers market managers and participants from throughout the US, Canada and beyond to make their operations stronger and more profitable. Join in for three days of presentations, panels,...
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Organic Transitions Program (grant application deadline) 4:00 pm
Organic Transitions Program (grant application deadline)
Mar 7 @ 4:00 pm
Organic Transitions Program (grant application deadline)
March 7 is the deadline for applications to the USDA NIFA Organic Transitions Program (ORG). The overall goal of the Organic Transitions Program is to support the development and implementation of research, extension and higher...
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Oklahoma Gardening School 9:00 am
Oklahoma Gardening School @ Oklahoma City (Oklahoma City University)
Mar 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Oklahoma Gardening School @ Oklahoma City (Oklahoma City University)
Myriad Botanical Gardens’ annual Oklahoma Gardening School is the state’s premier annual horticultural symposium designed for home gardeners and professional horticulturists, garden designers, and landscape architects. The Oklahoma Gardening School showcases local and national experts...
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Beginning Gardening in Oklahoma (workshop) 1:00 pm
Beginning Gardening in Oklahoma (workshop) @ Yukon (Mabel C. Fry Public Library)
Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Beginning Gardening in Oklahoma (workshop) @ Yukon (Mabel C. Fry Public Library)
This free 3-hour workshop will delve into all the aspects of beginning gardening in central Oklahoma and give you the tips you need to have a successful garden in 2024! Courtney Keck, OSU Extension Horticulturist,...
Cooking with Herbs: Feta & Herb Dip (workshop) 6:30 pm
Cooking with Herbs: Feta & Herb Dip (workshop) @ Edmond (Edmond Library)
Mar 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Cooking with Herbs: Feta & Herb Dip (workshop) @ Edmond (Edmond Library)
Taylor Conner, from the OSU OK County Extension Office, will share how to take fresh garden herbs and create tasty dishes. She will also cover the health benefits of herbs and how to preserve them....
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National Cover Crop Summit 2021
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...
Raised Bed Gardening (workshop) 6:00 pm
Raised Bed Gardening (workshop) @ Stillwater (Horticulture Education Center at The Botanic Garden at OSU)
Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Raised Bed Gardening (workshop) @ Stillwater (Horticulture Education Center at The Botanic Garden at OSU)
This free raised bed gardening workshop, open to the public, is part of the Payne County Master Gardeners Tuesday Garden Series. For more information, visit the event webpage, or contact Laura Payne by email or...
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Playing in the Dough – Sourdough (workshop) 8:45 am
Playing in the Dough – Sourdough (workshop) @ Stillwater (Food & Agricultural Products Center)
Mar 13 @ 8:45 am – 3:00 pm
Playing in the Dough - Sourdough (workshop) @ Stillwater (Food & Agricultural Products Center)
Have you ever wanted to try the sourdough starter trend but were hesitant to do so? Playing in the Dough-Sourdough is a personalized, hands-on workshop targeted for the very beginning baker who would like to...
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Pond Management & Improving Fishing (workshop) 1:00 pm
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,...
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Homemade Food Freedom Act Workshop 8:30 am
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...
Introduction to Gardening in Oklahoma (workshop) 1:00 pm
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...
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Gardening 101 1:00 pm
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...
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Alejandro Carrillo: A Regenerative Grazing Journey in the Chihuahuan Desert 1:00 pm
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...
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Farmers Market Boot Camp
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...
Alejandro Carrillo: A Regenerative Grazing Journey in the Chihuahuan Desert 9:00 am
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...
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Soil Science – STE(A)M Break @ the Library 10:00 am
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...
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Alejandro Carrillo: A Regenerative Grazing Journey in the Chihuahuan Desert 9:00 am
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...
Ultra-Processed Foods: Friend or Foe? 10:00 am
Ultra-Processed Foods: Friend or Foe? @ Pauls Valley (Pauls Valley Public Library)
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Ultra-Processed Foods: Friend or Foe? @ Pauls Valley (Pauls Valley Public Library)
Learn the difference between processed and ultra-processed foods, the link between brain health and highly processed foods, and if processed foods are addictive. Presented by Taylor Conner, Family Consumer Sciences Educator and Registered Dietician. For...
Ultra-Processed Foods: Friend or Foe? 1:00 pm
Ultra-Processed Foods: Friend or Foe? @ Norman (Cleveland County OSU Extension Center)
Mar 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Ultra-Processed Foods: Friend or Foe? @ Norman (Cleveland County OSU Extension Center)
Learn the difference between processed and ultra-processed foods, the link between brain health and highly processed foods, and if processed foods are addictive. Presented by Taylor Conner, Family Consumer Sciences Educator and Registered Dietician. For...
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Gardening for Pollinators (workshop) 8:30 am
Gardening for Pollinators (workshop) @ Kellyville (Creek County Fairgrounds)
Mar 23 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Gardening for Pollinators (workshop) @ Kellyville (Creek County Fairgrounds)
Join this gardening for pollinators workshop to get some great ideas for your 2024 garden! This workshop will focus on planting gardens that attract pollinators and best practices to help protect them. Speakers will be...
Alejandro Carrillo: A Regenerative Grazing Journey in the Chihuahuan Desert 9:00 am
Alejandro Carrillo: A Regenerative Grazing Journey in the Chihuahuan Desert @ Clinton (Frisco Center)
Mar 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Alejandro Carrillo: A Regenerative Grazing Journey in the Chihuahuan Desert @ Clinton (Frisco Center)
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...
Oklahoma Recycling Festival 9:00 am
Oklahoma Recycling Festival @ Stillwater (Southern Woods Park)
Mar 23 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Oklahoma Recycling Festival @ Stillwater (Southern Woods Park)
Join the first annual Oklahoma Recycling Festival.  There’ll be music, food trucks, educational games, exhibits and activities, a collection of hard-to-recycle items, and lots of opportunities to learn about recycling and sustainability. Items Collected: –...
Mason Bees and Their Hotels 10:00 am
Mason Bees and Their Hotels @ Oklahoma City (Will Rogers Gardens)
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Learn the importance of mason bees as pollinators in your backyard environment and how easy it is for you to help. Children and adults can help pollinate the plants and vegetables in your backyard with...
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Farmers Market Boot Camp
Farmers Market Boot Camp @ online
Mar 26 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...
Spring Gardening Conference 8:30 am
Spring Gardening Conference @ Ada (Pontotoc County Agri-Plex Convention Center)
Mar 26 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Spring Gardening Conference @ Ada (Pontotoc County Agri-Plex Convention Center)
Join the Pontotoc County Master Gardeners and Extension Specialists for this conference on various gardening topics, including: – What and When to Plant? – Vermiculture (Worm Composting) – Organic Gardening – Soil testing and Interpretation...
Monarchs 101: Back to Basics (MJV webinar) 1:00 pm
Monarchs 101: Back to Basics (MJV webinar) @ online
Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Monarchs 101: Back to Basics (MJV webinar) @ online
Monarchs 101: Back to Basics (MJV webinar) Join Katie-Lyn Puffer, Monarch Joint Venture Education Manager, for a very basic, but thorough, introduction to monarch biology and ecology. If you’re wanting to learn more, but don’t...
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Accredited Basic HACCP Workshop 8:00 am
Accredited Basic HACCP Workshop @ Stillwater (Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center)
Mar 27 @ 8:00 am – Mar 28 @ 5:00 pm
Accredited Basic HACCP Workshop @ Stillwater (Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center)
This workshop covers the basics of designing a Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points plan and is accredited by the International HACCP Alliance. Employees responsible for developing, improving or maintaining a HACCP system will benefit from...
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Ultra-Processed Foods: Friend or Foe? 9:30 am
Ultra-Processed Foods: Friend or Foe? @ Oklahoma City (Oklahoma County OSU Extension Center)
Mar 28 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Ultra-Processed Foods: Friend or Foe? @ Oklahoma City (Oklahoma County OSU Extension Center)
Learn the difference between processed and ultra-processed foods, the link between brain health and highly processed foods, and if processed foods are addictive. Presented by Taylor Conner, Family Consumer Sciences Educator and Registered Dietician. For...
Food Handlers Food Safety Training 3:00 pm
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,...
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Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Loans & Grants (application deadline)
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...