Connect with Extension through webinars featuring the changes in women's role in the agricultural arena.
This year’s conference theme is “The Conversations of Leadership.” The keynote and capstone speakers highlight how important one single conversation can be. Concurrent session speakers offer advice for engaging others through shared values. Panelists share how our conversations can influence both the agricultural organizations we serve and ourselves as individuals. There's even a workshop to help you communicate your personal brand.
National Farmers Organization is hosting a Organic Growers program at Cherry Glen Farm Dec. 6th from 9am to 4pm. This is a free program. Veterans can get paid $200 for attending. Tim Ennis will be presenting. Mr. Ennis markets organic grains and meats through the NFO, and he will explain the price premiums and certification process.
The Emerging Research on Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Conference is a joint effort between Farm Foundation and USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) to bring cutting-edge research on issues facing beginning farmers and ranchers to the forefront of discussion in agriculture. Researchers in academia and government, practitioners, policy experts, farmers and ranchers are encouraged to take part in the sessions, which will feature paper presentations from leading scholars in the field.
During this one-day conference, farmers will have the opportunity to attend over a dozen breakout sessions to gather information, resources and tools that can help them explore potential new revenue streams for their farm in niche areas such as vegetable production, hops, grass-fed beef, meat goats, strawberries, mushrooms, pumpkins and more.