North Carolina SARE
Events Calendar 2015
This calendar lists Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) Seasons of Sustainable Agriculture (SOSA) events, and other events and happenings throughout the state and nation.
North Carolina Regional Events follow state and national events.
Registration is required for all CEFS events unless otherwise noted. For further information concerning CEFS events, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 919-513-0954.
Sustainable agriculture events listed here and other events may be eligible for NCCES Educators travel scholarships. Contact Molly Hamiltonfor details.
June 25, Thursday, 9 am-4 pm
Silvopasture Training Workshop
This CEFS Workshop will cover: What are the effects of seedling selection, wide spacing, pruning, and fertilization on the production and quality of wood and forage? What is the efficiency of multi-row and multi-species tree planting vs. single-row and single-species plantings for converting open areas to Silvopastures? How do the tree and forage components interact to compete for light, water, and nutrients? Are there financial assistances and economic analysis models that are operational at the regional scale?
Representatives from the public and private institutions present to answer questions; a field tour is included
Location: Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS), Goldsboro, NC
Registration Fee: $15
Register onlin: http://go.ncsu.edu/silvopasture_2015
SPACE IS EXTREMELY LIMITED FOR THIS WORKSHOP
Thursday, June 25, 9:30 am – 4 pm
Cider Production Workshop
ASU Fermentation Sciences and the Craft Beverage Regional Exchange Group present:
9:30am – 12pm we will cover the basics of fruit processing, juice processing, fermentation, aging, and packaging; 12:30pm – 4pm will include a discussion of apple growing, sourcing apples, and review data
Location: Appalachian State University
Cost $10: all day, includes lunch
Tuesday and Wednesday, July 7-8, 2015
Missouri Dairy Grazing Conference
Featuring:Farm tours and demonstrations, trade show featuring the latest in grazing technology, networking opportunities and presentations from farmers, university specialists and allied industry
Location: Springdale, Missouri
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Presented by Prestage Dept. of Poultry Science
Poultry Teaching Unit
Location: 3801 Inwood Rd, Raleigh, NC 27603-3305For more information: http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/workshops-conferences/
July 26-29, Sunday-Wednesday
Coming Home to Conservation: Putting Science into Practice
October 12 & 13, Monday & Tuesday
Keynote speaker: Allan Savory, founder of holistic management and the Savory Institute
Location: Winston- Salem
Save the date!
North Carolina Area Events
June 20-25, Saturday-Thursday
Visit Catawba County for their annual week-long celebration of local food in Catawba County
Foothills Farm School
Foothills Farm School is designed to provide training in production practices and business planning.
Where: Catawba County Extension Center
When: Classes are on the first Tuesday of the month beginning on January from 6 to 9 pm.
Farm field days are typically on the second Thursday of the month from 9 am to 3 pm.
Registration deadline is Friday, December 5
Costs: 1 person, $250; 2 people from the same farm, $400.
For more information, go to http://gaston.ces.ncsu.edu or call 704-922-2112.
February through November
3rd Annual Sustainable Living Series
From gardening to canning, the Sustainable Living Series connects families with nature, nutrition and sustainability in a practical and fun way!
Location: Armory Training Facility, 1418 Armory Drive, Charlotte, NC, 28204
For more information and to register online: http://mecklenburg.ces.ncsu.edu/sustain/
New River Area:
June 10, 17, 24,Tuesdays, 8-9 am
ASAP Risk Management Webinar
June 10 @ 8 am - Should Crop Insurance Be Part of Your Farm Risk Management Plan?
June 17 @ 8 am - How to Pay for it: Grant, Loan, and Cost Share Options for Farms
June 24 @ 8 am - Sell What You Grow: Diversifying Your Market Opportunities
To learn more and register: asapconnections.org/events/workshops-trainings
July 29-Aug 21
Woodland Steward Series: Forest Landowner Workshops
The Woodland Steward Series is designed to empower forest landowners to manage their properties to promote environmental and forest health through increased awareness, experience and access to resources.
Each workshop will 1.5 days and held in various locations
Website and registration: www.woodlandstewardsnc.org
July 20, 2015, Monday, 7-9 pm
Introduction to Managing your Land for Wildlife: What Landowners Need to Know
The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension and the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission are teaming up to conduct a Wildlife Workshop Series for landowners presented by the staff from the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission.
Location: Auditorium of the Agriculture Building in Pittsboro
Cost: FREE, RSVP is required. To RSVP, send an email to email@example.com and put “wildlife” in the subject line.
NC SARE PDP Program Coordinator
5 Sugar Hollow Orchard Drive
Fairview, NC 28730
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