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Nov
19
Tue
Regenerate 2019 @ Albuquerque, NM (Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town)
Nov 19 – Nov 22 all-day
Regenerate 2019 @ Albuquerque, NM (Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town)

The Quivira Coalition, Holistic Management International, and American Grassfed Association will collaborate again to convene ranchers, farmers, environmentalists, land managers, scientists, medical professionals, nutritionists, students, teachers, and others for four days—November 19-22, 2019 in Albuquerque, New Mexico—to explore ideas of Health from the Soil Up.

This collaborative conference will bring together leaders, innovators, and stewards of the land for three days of provocative plenary presentations, roundtable discussions, and networking with diverse attendees from across the southwest, the country, and globe. The conference will create a unique environment where ideas are sown, exchanged, and grown. REGENERATE’s outstanding speakers and attendees will contribute expertise in ranching, farming, conservation, community, and all things soil. Every attendee will bring something unique to the table, and each will depart with inspiration, new connections, broader perspectives, and the tools necessary to effect change.

For more information or to register, visit the conference webpage.

Nov
23
Sat
How to Build Raised Beds and Container Gardens @ Ardmore (Noble Research Institute)
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
How to Build Raised Beds and Container Gardens @ Ardmore (Noble Research Institute)

Learn about the many kit and homemade garden bed/container options available and the pros and cons associated with each. You will have the opportunity to learn by participating in the construction of a novel raised garden bed and container garden ideal for use in a backyard setting.

The $25 registration fee includes lunch. Registration closes five business days before the event.

For more information or to register, visit the event website or contact the Noble Research Institute at 580-223-5810.

Family Workshop: Insect Hotels @ Oklahoma City (Myriad Botanical Gardens, Park House Event Center)
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Family Workshop: Insect Hotels @ Oklahoma City (Myriad Botanical Gardens, Park House Event Center)

Insect hotels: Learn how to attract beneficial insects, such as bees, lacewings, and ladybugs, to gardens by providing shelter for them. Participants will go on a nature walk to collect items that they will use to create their very own insect hotel. Each registrant will receive a FREE honey product courtesy of Bees Excel.

For more information or to register, visit the event webpage, or contact Olivia Dias, Childrens Garden Manager at Myriad Botanical Gardens, by email or phone (405-445-7080).

Pollinator Prairie Seed & Hay – Work & Learn @ Oklahoma City (Will Rogers Gardens)
Nov 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Pollinator Prairie Seed & Hay - Work & Learn @ Oklahoma City (Will Rogers Gardens)

This is the second of a two-part workshop series, focusing in this case on pollinator prairie seed and hay, hosted by the Oklahoma County Conservation District & OKC Parks.

This workshop will show the results of different land preparation techniques, plus introduce pollinator-friendly plant seed and native grass hay into the landscape.

Only twenty places are available; RSVP early to secure a place.

To RSVP, contact the Oklahoma County Conservation District by email or phone (405-415-4602). For more information, visit the event webpage.

Dec
9
Mon
2019 Acres U.S.A. Eco-Ag Conference @ Minneapolis, MN (Hyatt Regency Minneapolis)
Dec 9 – Dec 12 all-day
2019 Acres U.S.A. Eco-Ag Conference @ Minneapolis, MN (Hyatt Regency Minneapolis)

The 2019 Acres U.S.A. Eco-Ag Conference sets the standard for innovation and learning. Farmers and consultants from every facet of eco-farming come together to share their experience and expertise. Attend the non-stop event, learn the latest in cutting-edge technology and methods, and return home ready to make your farming operation the best it can be.

Eco-Ag U Advanced Learning Workshops

Eco-Ag U Workshops are optional, intensive, day-long-courses taught by eco-farming’s top consultants, practitioners, and thinkers. Eco-Ag U workshops qualify for Continuing Education Units (CEU)

View this year’s line-up of Eco-Ag U workshops.

For more information or to register for the 2019 Acres U.S.A. Eco-Ag Conference, visit the conference website or contact the Acres U.S.A. office by email or phone (1-800-355-5313).

Dec
10
Tue
Managing Taxes for Agricultural Producers @ Ardmore (Noble Research Institute)
Dec 10 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Managing Taxes for Agricultural Producers @ Ardmore (Noble Research Institute)

The Internal Revenue Service continues to interpret and publish guidance and regulations pertaining to the tax legislation passed by Congress in December 2017. Some changes will become effective for the 2019 tax year. Join us to learn more details. Tax professionals will be available to answer questions.

For more information or to register, visit the event website or contact the Noble Research Institute at 580-223-5810.

Registration closes five business days before the event.

Dec
12
Thu
How to Get Your Wild Game from Field to Table @ Ardmore (Noble Research Institute)
Dec 12 @ 1:30 pm – 6:00 pm
How to Get Your Wild Game from Field to Table @ Ardmore (Noble Research Institute)

Noble Research Institute consultants will demonstrate proper post-harvest animal and meat handling for popular species of large and small game. The workshop will conclude with a presentation of favorite recipes in a wild-beast feast. Come prepared to taste what nature provides and share your own stories and recipes with fellow hunters.

For more information or to register, visit the event website or contact the Noble Research Institute at 580-223-5810.

Registration closes five business days before the event.

Jan
10
Fri
2020 Horticulture Industries Show @ Owasso, OK (Tulsa Tech Owasso Campus)
Jan 10 – Jan 11 all-day
2020 Horticulture Industries Show @ Owasso, OK (Tulsa Tech Owasso Campus)

The 2020 Horticulture Industries Show will be held January 10-11 at the Conference Center at Tulsa Tech’s Owasso Campus.

The 2020 theme is “Protected Agriculture – Adapting to Challenging Environments.”

Registration will be available online November 1.

The HIS has consistently provided growers and the public with the latest information on vegetables, fruit, Christmas trees, farmers market crops and public gardening issues. The public and growers from Arkansas, Oklahoma, and surrounding states are welcome to attend.

For more information or to register, visit the Horticulture Industries Show website.

Jan
22
Wed
Southern SAWG 2020 Conference @ Little Rock, AR
Jan 22 – Jan 25 all-day
Southern SAWG 2020 Conference @ Little Rock, AR

Little Rock, located between the fertile Delta and the beautiful Ozarks, is a growing hot spot for the local foods movement and is a natural fit for the Southern SAWG 2020 conference.

The SSAWG conference provides a forum to learn about sustainable farming techniques and marketing strategies, community food systems, and federal farm policies and programs that promote sustainable agriculture. This event also provides producers, researchers, information providers, concerned consumers, and community organizers the opportunity to build networks, strengthen alliances, and celebrate the achievements of Southern sustainable farmers.

The conference is loaded with practical information tailored for those in the South producing organic and sustainable food on a commercial scale and for those in the region working to improve local food systems. All conference sessions, pre-conference courses, and field trips will be led by successful producers and well-respected educators and organizers from around the region with extensive knowledge and, more importantly, practical experience.

Full details on the Southern SAWG 2020 Conference will be available soon.

Jan
28
Tue
No-Till on the Plains Winter Conference 2019 @ Wichita, KS (Century II Convention Center)
Jan 28 – Jan 29 all-day
No-Till on the Plains Winter Conference 2019 @ Wichita, KS (Century II Convention Center)

The No-till on the Plains Winter Conference 2019, in Wichita, Kansas, features an expert lineup of soil health speakers.

Topics

  • Soil biology
  • Nutrient management
  • Holistic management
  • Diverse crop rotations
  • Crop protection
  • Mixing range and crop land management
  • Production efficiency-dollars per acre
  • Livestock grazing and management

For more information or to register, visit the conference website, or contact Steve Swaffar by email or phone (785-210-4549).