Saturday, Mar 8, 2014
2014 Small Farm Winter Webinar Series
Date(s) & Time(s)::
Daily from January 16, 2014 until March 27, 2014
If you are interested in small farm agriculture from raising chickens to apples to asparagus, make sure to attend the 2014 Small Farm Winter Webinar Series organized by the University of Illinois Extension Local Food Systems and Small Farms Team. These webinars are free of charge and are being hosted weekly.Return to event list.
The Small Farm Webinar Series is a weekly educational series for the small farm community that provides practical knowledge on emerging topics which advance local food production in Illinois. This series of online events is aimed at providing small farm producers with a look at how leading practices in production, management, and marketing enable operations to improve profitability and sustainability.
Jan. 16, 2014 Overview of Philosophy & History of Organic Agriculture
Jan. 23, 2014 Pumpkins and Gourds
Jan. 30, 2014 Approaches to Small-Scale Farm Composting
Feb. 6, 2014 Organic Pest Management: Insects
Feb. 13, 2014 Organic Pest Management: Disease
Feb. 20, 2014 Organic Pest Management: Weeds
Feb. 27, 2014 Asparagus Production
Mar. 6, 2014 Small Orchard: Insects Management
Mar. 13, 2014 Small Orchard: Orchard Management
Mar. 20, 2014 Small Orchard: Disease Management
Mar. 27, 2014 Growing for Ethnic Markets
To register for the event(s), log on to website where you can register for one or multiple webinars in the series. The webinars can be accessed on-line from your personal computer. In case you cannot attend these dates, register anyway! An archived version of the webinars will be provided via email (the Monday after airing) for viewing at your convenience.
All of the Winter Webinar Series Presentations will also be hosted at the Jackson County Extension Office (402 Ava Rd.; Murphysboro). If you would like to attend at the Jackson County office, please call the office prior to the webinar so we know how many to accommodate for.
Contact your local Extension Office or email Nathan Johanning, Local Food Systems Small Farms Educator for more information regarding attending the webinars.
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