Upcoming Workshops

ATTRA Workshops


Conference: Alliance of Sustainable Farms Field Day
National Center for Appropriate TechnologyNCAT is a supporting partner for this Allince of Sustainable Farms event.
Location: Beaumont, Mississippi
Date: 2019-04-26
Registration Info: This free, day-long field day takes place at the Mississippi State University Beaumont Horticulture Unit. Topics include farmer and rancher training and challenges faced by beginning farmers. Pre-register by e-mailing AllianceofSustainableFarms@gmail.com
Registration Link:
Posted: 2019-04-01 11:33:29


Conference: Farm Fundamentals Workshop
National Center for Appropriate TechnologyNCAT is partnering with Alcorn University and others to present this event.
Location: Ocean Springs, Mississippi
Date: 2019-05-10
Registration Info: This free, day-long beginning farmer workshop at Galloway Family Farm addresses livestock-farm infrastructure, crop husbandry practices, agritourism, and the importance of farm records. ​This workshop is the second in a series of workshops titled "Farm Management Educational Program for Beginning Farmers and Ranchers."
Registration Link: www.ncat.org/events/
Posted: 2019-04-15 17:52:14


Conference: Armed to Farm
National Center for Appropriate TechnologyNCAT is organizing and presenting this workshop.
Location: Crawfordsville, Indiana
Date: 2019-05-13
Registration Info: NCAT's week-long sustainable agriculture training for military veterans combines farm tours, hands-on experience, and interactive classroom instruction to give participants a strong foundation in the basic principles of operating a sustainable farm. The training is free to those selected to attend. Priority will be given to Midwest veterans. Applications are due by April 8, 2019.
Registration Link: www.ncat.org/armed-to-farm-events/
Posted: 2019-04-15 17:52:46


Conference: Pastured Broilers and Processing Workshop
National Center for Appropriate TechnologyNCAT is partnering with University of California Cooperative Extension to produce this workshop series.
Location: Santa Rosa, California
Date: 2019-05-17
Registration Info: This workshop from University of California Cooperative Extension and partners including NCAT is geared towards prospective, beginning, or intermediate farmers interested in raising broiler flocks free-ranged or on pasture. During this day-long workshop, participants will get familiarized with several aspects of pastured-poultry production. The workshop will also feature a hands-on processing workshop to teach participants how to slaughter and dress meat hens.
Registration Link: ucanr.edu/sites/poultry/events/?calitem=444479&g=88610
Posted: 2019-04-01 11:44:30


Conference: Poultry Health and Production Workshop
National Center for Appropriate TechnologyNCAT is partnering with University of California Cooperative Extension to produce this workshop series.
Location: Half Moon Bay, California
Date: 2019-05-18
Registration Info: This free workshop features UC Cooperative Extension specialists and NCAT poultry specialist Ann Baier, offering an overview of pastured poultry production and discussing Virulent Newcastle Disease and biosecurity, regulations, housing, and equipment.
Registration Link: https://ucanr.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=27310
Posted: 2019-04-23 13:14:46


Conference: Summer Sosten Fest and Great Pasty Throwdown
National Center for Appropriate TechnologyNCAT is presenting this event.
Location: Butte, Montana
Date: 2019-06-08
Registration Info: Summer Sosten Fest and Great Pasty Throwdown is a free festival for the whole family, focused on local food. It will include a pasty competition, locally-grown plant starts and seeds, children's activities, and locally-made beverages.
Registration Link: www.sostenfest.com
Posted: 2019-04-15 17:53:27


Conference: Vermont Armed to Farm Veteran Training
National Center for Appropriate TechnologyNCAT is organizing and presenting this workshop.
Location: Craftsbury Common, Vermont
Date: 2019-06-10
Registration Info: NCAT's week-long Armed to Farm training allows veterans and their spouses to experience sustainable, profitable small-scale farming enterprises and explore agriculture as a viable career. Farm tours, hands-on experience, and interactive classroom instruction give participants a strong foundation in the basic principles of operating a sustainable farm. Participants learn about business planning, budgeting, recordkeeping, marketing, livestock production, fruit and vegetable production, and more. In addition, attendees gain a network of supportive farmer-veterans and agricultural advisors. NCAT Sustainable Agriculture specialists will teach the training sessions. Additional contributors will include staff from Sterling College and USDA agencies, plus experienced crop and livestock producers. Applications are due by May 3, 2019.
Registration Link: www.ncat.org/armed-to-farm-events/
Posted: 2019-04-15 17:54:22


 

 

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