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Webinar: Pastured Pork Fundamentals

Hosted by Pasa Sustainable Agriculture. Pasture Song Farm is located on 90 acres of the Lundale Farm Preserve in Chester County. Farmers Jeremy Dunphy and Clara Osborne manage the operation, including the breeding, raising, and marketing of over 150 pigs each year. Pasture Song moves their pigs regularly through annual and perennial pastures in rotation with field […]

Soil Health Principles—Application and Results of Investing in Your Soils

Hosted by NCAT. Hear from farmers Paul Kaiser and Ward Burroughs how they invest in their soils by applying the 5 principles of healthy soil management on their farms. Two very different farms growing different crops in different locations show how these principles are applied at different scales. NCAT’s Rex Dufour will introduce the topic, […]

Managing Customer Relations During COVID-19

Hosted by the Institute for Food Safety at Cornell University. Many food and agricultural operations have established safety protocols, including practices customers are asked to follow, to reduce risks related to COVID-19. This can create many challenges when managing customer relations.  Join with food and agriculture industry members as well as university personnel to discuss […]

Marketing Workshop for Fiber Farmers and Fiber Artists

Hosted by LocalFiber and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County. This workshop is scheduled for Saturday, July 11th, 2020 from 9AM to 11:30 AM online via Zoom and will be led by Laura Biasillo. Laura has been an Agricultural Economic Development Specialist with Cornell Cooperative Extension for over 13 years where she has had diverse responsibilities including providing […]

NCAT Webinar: Payments for Ecosystem Services

Since the 1960s, there has been discussion among academics about paying farmers for their contribution to a healthier environment. Today, programs make this concept a reality: payments reward farmers for improved and maintained ecosystem services, or the benefits that society receives from the environment, such as clean water, food, air quality, disease regulation, and more. […]

MOFGA Webinar: Land Justice and Rematriation

Hosted by Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, with Alivia Moore from Eastern Woodlands Rematriation Collective. Learn about Wabanaki food system rematriation efforts and explore an Indigenous perspective on land justice with Alivia Moore, co-founder of Eastern Woodlands Rematriation. Reparation strategies of land return, cultivation/harvest agreements, and cultural use agreements will be discussed.

Webinar: Brassicas and Other Cool-Season Annuals

Webinar with Heather Darby of UVM Extension - Friday, July 31st - 12:15 pm to 1:00 pm This webinar will discuss brassicas and other cool-season annuals for grazing or stored feed. This includes species-specific information, planting and management, and feeding considerations. Our speaker is Heather Darby, agronomy specialist, of UVM Extension. This is the third webinar […]

MOFGA Webinar: Seed Saving and Production on a Diversified Farm

Roberta Bailey of Fedco Seeds operates Seven Tree Farm in Vassalboro, 18 acres with seven field plots, high tunnel, orchard, grape arbor, and extensive fruit and berry plantings. The farm also includes many post and beam buildings and a root cellar. Roberta focuses on growing much of the food for herself and her partner, Rob Lemire, and […]