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Upcoming Seminars

  • NOFA-NY's 2020 Winter Conference

    NOFA-NY’s 38th Annual Winter Conference is an opportunity to connect with sustainability-minded farmers, gardeners and consumers. The conference, January 17-19, is one of the largest in the region with more than 1,100 attendees annually, plus more than 100 educational workshops and an approximate 80 trade show vendors. This year, the conference is combining two flagship events - the Winter Conference and the 9th Annual Organic Dairy and Field Crop Conference into one weekend.

    Location: Syracuse, NY

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  • Transition Cow Management Online Course

    In this course, you will learn the basics of transition cow management then quickly build from there. Please note, topics in the course were also presented in the 2018 Transition Cow Management online course. Topics include: transition cow physiology/biology, nutritional strategies for transition cows, fresh cow health management, metabolic disease, non-nutritional management, health monitoring and more.

    Location: Online course

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  • Connecticut Nursery and Landscape Winter Symposium & Expo

    The annual CNLA Winter Symposium & Expo draws industry professionals from all over Connecticut and surrounding states. The Expo will provide an opportunity to demonstrate your products, explain your services and interact with green industry professionals.

    Location: Plantsville, CT

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  • Central NY Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops

    Cornell Cooperative Extension offers a wide variety of education events and training in dairy, livestock and field crops. Check out their website for monthly events that range from hands-on livestock workshops to workforce development training. 

    Locations vary.

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  • NOFA-NJ Winter Conference

    On Saturday, February 1, 2020, NOFA-NJ will host its 30th Annual Winter Conference. The conference will offer a lineup of national and internationally recognized speakers who will share their insights and experience. NOFA-NJ is again bringing back the Business Track in order to help growers focus on getting the most from their investments of time and money. The five tracks at WC20 will be business, crops, gardening, livestock, health and policy.

    Location: Rutgers Douglass Student Center in New Brunswick, NJ

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  • New Jersey Ag Convention

    The New Jersey Agricultural Convention & Trade Show and the Annual State Agricultural Convention that will be held February 4, 5 and 6, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Agriculture (NJDA) will also merge with the convention again next year. The convention will be held at Harrah’s Resort Waterfront Conference Center along with other agricultural groups.

    Location: Atlantic City, NJ
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  • 2020 Commodity Classic

    The 2020 Commodity Classic will be held Thursday, Feb. 27 through Saturday, Feb. 29. Established in 1996, Commodity Classic is America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused agricultural and educational experience. Commodity Classic features a robust schedule of educational sessions, a huge trade show featuring the latest technology, equipment and innovation, top-notch entertainment, inspiring speakers and the opportunity to network with thousands of farmers from across the nation.

    Location: San Antonio, Texas

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  • International Workshop on Agritourism

    Vermont will host the first International Workshop on Agritourism. The conference is slated for Oct. 27-29, 2020 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 Lake Champlain Hotel, downtown Burlington

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