High Tunnel Field Day
Social Media 101: starting a Facebook/Twitter/Instagram page for your business
Building your Social Media Skills: market your business better
Free training for fruit and vegetable growers who would like to accept Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) checks at the farmers market or their road-side stand.
Department of Horticulture is hosting a 'Broccoli production' Field Day on Tuesday, June. 4, 2019 at the Iowa State University Horticulture Research Station, Ames, IA. The field day will discuss major production aspects required for successful broccoli production with emphasis on variety selection, weed management, fertility, and harvest. The field day will provide an opportunity to evaluate an ongoing broccoli research test plot evaluating row cover materials and other IPM strategies.
A PFI Field Day at an established u-pick apple orchard in Solon, IA.
Curious about adding chestnuts to your farm? Do you have chestnuts planted and want to see a profitable operation? If either applies to you, attend this field day!
Tips and tricks for raising poultry rotationally on pasture.
Growing produce in the fall affords all the fun of growing the same crops in the spring, but with fewer of the problems. Tour a 100-share CSA farm that provides food from the gardens until late fall without requiring the use of a high tunnel.
The Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Grower Training Course is one way to satisfy the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirement outlined in § 112.22(c) that requires ‘At least one supervisor or responsible party for your farm must have successfully completed food safety training at least equivalent to that received under standardized curriculum recognized as adequate by the Food and Drug Administration.’