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Upcoming Seminars

  • 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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