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Upcoming Seminars

  • NOFA Connecticut and Rhode Island Winter Conference

    First the first time, CT NOFA and NOFA RI are joining forces to put together a remarkable, virtual, regional, organic gathering! Karen Washington will open the conference for a Friday night keynote event on March 5, 2021. The workshops will be held on the first two Saturdays of March (March 6 and 13, 2021), 9am-1pm.

    Location: Online

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  • New England Dairy Nutrition Conference

    NEAFA is partnering with University of Connecticut, University of Maine, University of Rhode Island, University of New Hampshire, University of Vermont and Cornell for a virtual dairy seminar on Thursday, March 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event will provide top-notch speakers on timely topics impacting dairy herd management.

    Contact sue@nysta.mobi to register for this free webinar.

    Location: online

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  • New England Winter Fruit Seminar Series

    The New England Winter Fruit seminar series is comprised of eight separate webinars, beginning Tuesday, January 26, and ending Tuesday, March 30, 2021. These webinars focus on topics such as blueberry twig blight diseases, cider apples, insect pests, tree row volume and 2021 project updates.

    Location: Online

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  • Rural Resilience: Farm Stress Training

    Farm Credit, Farm Bureau and Farmers Union have supported the launch of a free online training available to the general public. Funded by a grant from Farm Credit and supported by MSU Extension and Illinois Extension, this course will teach producers how to recognize the signs and symptoms of stress and suicide, ways to effectively communicate with people under stress, and how to reduce stigma related to mental health concerns. The course is open June 15, 2020 and will end June 14, 2021, and is 100% online, self-paced with downloadable resources.

    Location: Online

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  • International Workshop on Agritourism

    Vermont will host the first International Workshop on Agritourism. The conference is slated for Aug. 31 - Sept. 2, 2021, and between 250 and 350 researchers, academics, agricultural producers and agritourism and tourism industry professionals from around the world are expected to attend. The three-day program, co-sponsored by University of Vermont Extension and Eurac Research, will feature presentations and hands-on workshops by U.S. and international speakers; a poster session; a farm-to-table dinner; and field trips to farms, vineyards and other agritourism sites. Pre- and post-conference educational tours will showcase outstanding agritourism destinations in Vermont, neighboring states, Ontario and Quebec.

    Location: Hilton Burlington Hotel, downtown Burlington

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