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Fall Farm Fest 2013

Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 9:00 am EDT

Fall Crop Showcase with agricultural demonstrations and presentations highlighting the following: Afro-forestry, Container Gardens, Farm-to-School, Horticulture, Hydroponics, 4-H Youth Development, Livestock, Urban Farmer's Market, Vegetable Plots. Also there will be...

Who Blinked? The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 12:30 pm EDT

Presented by Guido van der Hoeven, North Carolina State University Extension 12:30 EDT (10:30 a.m. MDT) To view this webinar click HERE or visit https://connect.usu.edu/vanderhoeven2013/ There have been many changes in tax laws that affect agriculture. This webinar will give...

Annual Grape Harvest Festival

Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 8:00 am EDT

Florida A&M University (FAMU) will host its 13th Annual "Grape Harvest Festival" and First Lady Vineyard Run/Walk on Saturday, August 24, 2013, at the Center for Viticulture and Small Fruit Research, located at 6505 Mahan Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32307/ Theme:...

The Seed Workshop

Sunday, August 11, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT

Ira Wallace, internationally recognized “seed-saving pioneer” with the Southern Exposure Seed Exchange, will be the featured speaker at "The Seed Workshop" on August 11, 2013, 11 am – 5 pm at the Florida A&M University Center for Viticulture and Small Fruit...

Immigration reform: What does it mean for Florida agriculture?

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

The immigration debate is heating up. Will the number of allowed temporary nonimmigrant-born farm workers be increased or decreased? Will an immigration deal be announced next week or months from now? How will a particular reform impact agriculture and the market for hired...

A Whole System Approach to Increase Local Foods Consumption

Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Elizabeth Claypoole

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Wayne County NY has been using a whole system’s approach to agriculture and nutrition education for more than 5 years. Through a combination of advisory committee members, Cornell faculty and local extension staff, the whole community is...

Buying Local Food: Public Perceptions and Impacts

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

What does ‘local food’ mean to consumers? Join this session to learn about one of the first research efforts aimed at better understanding consumers’ food purchasing behaviors and patterns, the economic impacts of local food, and consumer perceptions. Learn what Floridians...

expired Buying Local Food: Public Perceptions and Impacts

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 9:00 am EDT

This event was an accidental duplicate of https://learn.extension.org/events/947

Using Social Networks to Build Local Economies

Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Casey Hoy

Agriculture in its many forms is still a powerful economic force. Healthy agroecosystems, however, require a number of connections, or reconnections, of farms with: people and communities, economic opportunities, biodiversity, healthy soils. In particular, building local...

Climate, Water, & Agriculture Webinar Series

Friday, April 13, 2012 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Gerald May

Weather and climate are among the most important uncontrolled variables in agricultural systems. While access to fresh and abundant water is one of Great Lakes Agriculture’s greatest assets, increasing water use to meet the needs of residents, industry and agriculture has the...

Climate, Water, & Agriculture Webinar Series

Friday, March 30, 2012 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Lois Wolfson, Gerald May, Claire Layman

Weather and climate are among the most important uncontrolled variables in agricultural systems. While access to fresh and abundant water is one of Great Lakes Agriculture’s greatest assets, increasing water use to meet the needs of residents, industry and agriculture has the...

Climate, Water, & Agriculture Webinar Series

Friday, March 23, 2012 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Lois Wolfson, Gerald May, Claire Layman

Weather and climate are among the most important uncontrolled variables in agricultural systems. While access to fresh and abundant water is one of Great Lakes Agriculture’s greatest assets, increasing water use to meet the needs of residents, industry and agriculture has the...

Climate, Water, & Agriculture Webinar Series

Friday, March 16, 2012 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Lois Wolfson, Gerald May, Claire Layman

Weather and climate are among the most important uncontrolled variables in agricultural systems. While access to fresh and abundant water is one of Great Lakes Agriculture’s greatest assets, increasing water use to meet the needs of residents, industry and agriculture has the...

Climate, Water, & Agriculture Webinar Series

Friday, March 9, 2012 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Lois Wolfson, Gerald May, Claire Layman

Weather and climate are among the most important uncontrolled variables in agricultural systems. While access to fresh and abundant water is one of Great Lakes Agriculture’s greatest assets, increasing water use to meet the needs of residents, industry and agriculture has the...

Proposed Changes to Child Ag Labor Regulations

Friday, November 11, 2011 at 9:00 am EST - Presented by Stan Moore, Claire Layman

The Federal Department of Labor’s regulations governing young farm workers are less stringent than those governing youth working in non-agricultural jobs. Young hired farm workers are permitted by Federal regulations to operate equipment and machinery that their counterparts...