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Getting started with 'Safe use of animal-based soil amendments'

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 7:00 pm EST

This program is part of a 13-webinar Michigan State University Extension 2020 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. A descriptive flyer and on-line registration and payment for any or all of the webinars is available at https://events.anr.msu.edu/begfrmr2020/. A registration...

Getting started with 'CSA's in Michigan'

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 7:00 pm EST

This program is part of a 13-webinar Michigan State University Extension 2020 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. A descriptive flyer and on-line registration and payment for any or all of the webinars is available at https://events.anr.msu.edu/begfrmr2020/. A registration...

Getting started with 'Growing hemp in Michigan'

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 7:00 pm EST

This program is part of a 13-webinar Michigan State University Extension 2020 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. A descriptive flyer and on-line registration and payment for any or all of the webinars is available at https://events.anr.msu.edu/begfrmr2020/. A registration...

Getting started with 'Michigan Cottage Food'

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 7:00 pm EST

This program is part of a 13-webinar Michigan State University Extension 2020 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. A descriptive flyer and on-line registration and payment for any or all of the webinars is available at https://events.anr.msu.edu/begfrmr2020/. A registration...

Getting started with 'Wash-pack facilities'

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 7:00 pm EST

This program is part of a 13-webinar Michigan State University Extension 2020 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. A descriptive flyer and on-line registration and payment for any or all of the webinars is available at https://events.anr.msu.edu/begfrmr2020/. A registration...

Managing manure beyond the farmyard: Manure management for less-typical species and settings

Friday, January 17, 2020 at 2:30 pm EST

This month's webinar goes beyond the farm gate and explores how manure and effluent nutrients are handled for some less-than-typical farm-raised animal species. The speakers will share information about raising alligators and deer as well as aquaculture, and how to approach...

Getting started with 'New farm start-up'

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 7:00 pm EST

This program is part of a 13-webinar Michigan State University Extension 2020 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. A descriptive flyer and on-line registration and payment for any or all of the webinars is available at https://events.anr.msu.edu/begfrmr2020/. A registration...

Introduction to Olives in Oregon

Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

This webinar is part of the 2019 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University Extension. Heather Stoven and Victoria Binning of the OSU Extension Small Farms Program will introduce olives as both an ornamental and production...

Getting started with selling to wholesale buyers

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm EDT

Selling to chefs, grocers, distributors, and other wholesale buyers is a great way to increase revenue on your farm. MSU Extension Educator Jae Gerhart will provide practical tips and important considerations for integrating wholesale into your marketing plan. This program was...

Getting started with small farm business start-up

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm EST

Wendy Wieland, MSU Product Center Innovation Counselor and MSU Extension Educator, has advised many people wanting to start farm businesses, emphasizing realistic goals. She will address the tough questions about your farm plans, markets, and the reasons why you want to...

Food Marketing Trends Webinar- MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT

Consumer food choices are constantly changing. Yet, some components of their choices, such as quality, value, and customer service should never be neglected. As we head into the summer session, let's look at what food trends have surfaced so far in 2018 and how that affects...

Equipment and facilities for managing manure on small farms

Friday, April 20, 2018 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Thomas Bass, Carissa Wickens, Jacquie Jacob, Michael Westendorf, Jeff Porter

The number of small farms is increasing in much of the country, ensuring up to date information is available is important to protect water and environmental quality. This month's webinar will focus on some of the farm and manure management needs of smaller farms. Discussion...

Connecting Health Insurance and Ag Viability

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 10:00 am EDT

Health, access to care and health insurance affect the vitality of agricultural enterprises and farm and ranch families, according to results from a national research project funded by the USDA. Designed for Extension, tax, loan, health and other agricultural advisors,...

Getting started with irrigation on your small farm

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 7:00 pm EDT

This program is part of a 23-webinar Michigan State University Extension 2016 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. This session will help you identify an appropriate irrigation system for your crops and what will be needed to build and operate it. ...

Getting started with compost production and use for the small and mid-sized farm

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 7:00 pm EDT

This program is part of a 23-webinar Michigan State University Extension 2016 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. Are you ready to include or improve composting at your farm? Learn efficient and effective techniques for making compost, as well as criteria for deciding when...