2016 Small Farms Conference

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The 2016 conference kicked off with a keynote address from Daniel Salatin of Polyface Farm in Virginia. Polyface, Inc. is a family owned, multi-generational, pasture-based, beyond organic, local-market farm and informational outreach in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.

2016 Sessions

  • Establishing an Orchard
  • Polyface Farm Marketing
  • Season Extension (PDF Resource)
  • Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium
  • Small Scale Machinery Sharing (PDF Resource)
  • On-farm Renewable Energy
  • Getting Started with Bees (PDF Resource)
  • Recipe to Market
  • Ancient Grains (PDF Resource)
  • Wildlife Habitat Management
  • Transitioning to Organic
  • Small Farm Resources from FSA & NRCS (Programs Listed Here)
  • Starting a Commercial Laying Flock (PDF Resource)
Date of Publication: 
November, 2016