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Upcoming Seminars

  • NOFA Northeast Summer Conference

    NOFA is bringing the classic and innovative content of the conference to you via video/webinar sessions so you can continue to deepen your knowledge on topics such as Vegetable Production, Hemp/CBD, Chickens, Grazing Plans, Soil Carbon, Wild Edibles, Worms and more. The virtual conference will include 60 workshops, a keynote address from Tim LaSalle, recordings of all workshop sessions, children's programming and more. 

    The conference will be held July 20 - August 9, 2020.

    Location: virtual sessions

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  • Data Organization Yields Positive Results webinar

    Aug. 7 Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council (DCRC) will hold a webinar August 7 at 3PM EDT with a focus on the positive returns that can be gained from data organization. This one-hour webinar will feature Mark Kirkpatrick, Zoetis managing veterinarian, Dairy Technical Services, and Iowa State University adjunct faculty. DCRC webinars are free for DCRC members. The cost for non-members is $25.

    Location: virtual

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  • New York State Fair

    (Pending due to events surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic) The New York State Fair will be held Aug. 21 - Sept. 7, 2020. Over 1 million people visit the New York State Fair each year for its entertainment, food and agricultural exhibits. 

    Location: New York State Fairgrounds, Syracuse, N.Y. 

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  • Eastern States Exposition

    (Pending due to events surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic) Eastern States Exposition, home of The Big E, has presented the finest livestock, the most innovative commercial, industrial and artistic developments, and the highest caliber of varied entertainment to the people of the Northeastern United States for more than a century. More than one million people now attend the 17 day Big E, an annual autumn extravaganza of entertainment, exhibits and agriculture. The Big E will be held Sept. 18 - Oct. 4, 2020.

    Location: West Springfield, Mass. 

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  • Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo

    This event is co-sponsored by New England Floriculture, Inc., a group of grower representatives from the Northeast, augmented by University and Cooperative Extension staff in each state who specialize in greenhouse crops and management. Sponsor and exhibitor opportunities are available. This event will be held November 11-12, 2020.

    Location: Boxboro Regency Hotel, Boxboro, Mass.

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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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