Join the IDEA Farm Network this summer to be inspired by innovation! UPCOMING ACTIVITIES: July 15 – Climate Smart Agriculture Field Walk | Sheldon, IL August 2 – Regenerating Your Land with Your Farmer | Homer, IL (farmland owner event) August 27 – Lessons From 3 Years of Alley Cropping | Monticello, IL September 1 or 2 […]
REGISTER NOW! Putting Crop Rotations to Work on Organic Farms a workshop for ag advisors by OATS Join the Organic Agronomy Training Service on July 28, 2022 at Purdue’s Beck Ag Center to dig into the benefits, considerations, and markets for rotation crops. Crop rotation is one of the most important tools organic farmers have […]
Looking for ways to decrease waste, increase efficiency, and grow your customer base? Learn how to do all three in our launch your own cottage food or value-added farm enterprise course!
Is your farm business growing? Are you looking to get your produce into new markets? Working with a distributor may be the right path for you! WHAT IS A DISTRIBUTOR?Food distributors act as the middleman between the farmer and the customer, or retailer. They purchase farm-grown products directly from the farm, then sell them to […]
New Farmer U Like any small business owner, farmers need to understand the basics of business to be successful. Without adequate markets, you can’t make a living. Without a business plan, you make choices willy-nilly. Without solid financial planning and recordkeeping, it’s hard to assess the success of your business. So often, folks get into […]
Are you an agricultural professional or technical service provider seeking answers for your farmer and landowner clients about raising livestock regeneratively? Join the Embarras Grazing Partnership for a series of regenerative grazing intensive workshops over two on-farm days! DAY 1: MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2022 8:30am Check-in & refreshments 9:00am Welcome & introductions 9:15am […]