The online Farm Dreams workshop series will be held over three consecutive Mondays in October (17, 24 and 31) from 6-8 pm. Each session will include exercises and guided discussion to help aspiring farmers assess their skills and resources, and provide direction for next steps in building a farm business.
Onsite registration available beginning at 8:30am on Sept. 14th. $50/person, Lunch NOT included. Midwest Mechanical Weed Control Field Day returns Wednesday, September 14, 2022 to MSU Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center in Benton Harbor, MI. What to expect… In-field demonstrations of cultivation tools for vegetables and row crops Demonstrations of implements on both four-wheel and […]
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! What you’ll learn This course will give you the tools to launch a new farm enterprise! From developing your product to selling it, we’ll […]
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 […]