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April

Grapevine Pruning and Vineyard Prep Workshop
April 21  |  10 a.m. – noon  |  $10  |  Cannon Falls, Minn.

Visit the vineyard of Keith and Lisa Smiley to learn best practices for pruning vines on VSP and high cordon, managing winter injury, and choosing between training systems. Then get hands-on experience taking soil samples and evaluating vineyard health. Learn more.

Improving Dairy Profitability Through Grazing
April 23  |  10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  |  Free  |  Baldwin, Wis.

Wisconsin Farmers Union and local RC&D groups host workshops designed for dairy farmers to discuss how a dairy farm’s general profitability might be improved through the grazing model. Paul Dietmann (Compeer’s Financial Senior Lending Officer), Bill Kolodziej (Marathon County Grazing Specialist), Serge Koenig (Sauk County Soil Conservation Technician), Gene Schriefer (Iowa County Agriculture Agent) will all be in attendance to give presentations and help farmers learn what opportunities may exist for their operation. Register and learn more here.

Minnesota Aquaponics Symposium
April 24  |  8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.  |  $45 – $75  |  St. Paul, Minn.

The 2018 U of M Aquaponics Symposium features presentations from aquaponics experts and industry representatives; tours of university aquaponics facilities with hands-on demonstrations focusing on water quality, fish health, and plant production; and student engagement in aquaponics at the U of M. Learn more.

MFA: Co-op Partners Warehouse Tour
April 24  |  2 – 4 p.m.  |  $20  |  St. Paul, Minn.

Tour Co-op Partners, an Organic Wholesale Distributor in St. Paul. Learn from the experts:see the facility, how produce arrives, how it goes out, how produce is handled and packed, and what is expected of growers. Learn more.

Pest & Disease Identification
April 26  |  8 a.m. – 2 p.m.  |  Free  |  Iowa City, Iowa

This workshop will be held to help growers, local foods coordinators, extension staff, county horticulturists and industry representatives learn to manage common insect and disease challenges in vegetable production in Iowa. Learn more.

Food Evolution Documentary Film Screening
April 26  |  5 – 8:30 p.m.  |  Free  |  St. Paul, Minn.

The documentary is set amidst a polarized debate marked by fear, distrust and confusion: the controversy surrounding GMOs and food. Traveling from Hawaiian papaya groves, to banana farms in Uganda to the cornfields of Iowa, Food Evolution wrestles with the emotions and the evidence driving one of the most heated arguments of our time. Along with the screening we will be hosting a panel discussion to spark an open and honest conversation about role of biotechnology in food and farming practices. Learn more.

Growing & Marketing Minnesota Premium Garlic
April 26  |  5:30 p.m.  |  Little Falls, Minn.

This workshop will take place at Sprout, 609 13th Ave NE, Door 8, Little Falls, Minn. Learn more.

Pest & Disease Identification
April 27  |  8 a.m. – 2 p.m.  |  Free  |  Calmar, Iowa

This workshop will be held to help growers, local foods coordinators, extension staff, county horticulturists and industry representatives learn to manage common insect and disease challenges in vegetable production in Iowa. Learn more.

Food Safety Grower Training
April 27  |  9 a.m. – 5 p.m.  |  $25 – $50  |  Wisconsin Dells, Wis.

Fruit and vegetable growers and others interested in learning about produce safety, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule, Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), and co-management of natural resources and food safety.  The PSA Grower Training Course is one way to satisfy the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirement outlined in § 112.22(c) that requires ‘At least one supervisor or responsible party for your farm must have successfully completed food safety training at least equivalent to that received under standardized curriculum recognized as adequate by the Food and Drug Administration.’ Learn more.

Fearless Farm Finances
April 27  |  9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.  |  $25 – $50  |  Wisconsin Dells, Wis.

This one-day training is based on the book Fearless Farm Finances, published by MOSES. Your instructors are two of the books authors, Dr. Craig Chase, Iowa State University, and Paul Dietmann, Compeer Financial. Learn more.

New Farmer U
April 27 – 29  |  All day  |  $125  |  Wisconsin Dells, Wis.

MOSES and Renewing the Countryside are excited to partner with Land Stewardship Project to bring New Farmer U home to Wisconsin! Prepare yourself for a weekend of learning and networking with other farmers at a lovely outdoor learning center in the Wisconsin Dells. Consider taking a full-day pre-course to gain ground on your farm finances or produce food safety plan. Learn more.

Plate to Politics Workshop
April  28  |  9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  |  $15  |  Peninsula, OH

This one-day workshop provides hands-on skills training to women in food justice and sustainable agriculture who want to play a critical role in transforming our nation’s food system. Limited to 30 participants. Learn more.

Angelic Organics Open House
April 28  |  Noon – 3 p.m.  | Free  |  Caledonia, Ill.

Enjoy refreshments and seasonal goodies while touring the newly renovated Lodge, surrounding pasture & woodlands, and a series gorgeous trails that connect to the Learning Center and CSA Farm on the south campus. Learn more.

Biodynamic Composting and Stirring of Horn Manure
April 29  | 1 – 7 p.m.  | $30 – $60  | Minneapolis, Minn.

Composting is at the heart of biodynamics. When using biodynamic compost, healing forces infuse and restore the soil. Participants will build a compost pile together and learn how to inoculate it with the compost preparations. Learn more.

Farm Tour: Holistic Health Farms – Spring High Tunnel Techniques
April 29  | 2 – 4 p.m.  | $20  | St. Paul, Minn.

See how the urban farming duo, Tim & Cherry of Holistic Health Farms, manage their urban high tunnel, the first registered in St. Paul! The day will include an overview of their high tunnel production methods, hydro/aquaponics set-up, use of minihoopers, cover cropping in the tunnel, markets, and more. Learn more.

Designing your Packing Shed
April 30  |  9 a.m. – 4: 30 p.m.  |  Free  |  East Lansing, Mich.

A well-designed packing shed is a crucial component of an efficient farming operation. The value of high-quality produce can be lost quickly if it isn’t cleaned, cooled and moved into cold storage in a quick and efficient manner. Good postharvest facilities can dramatically improve speed, efficiency, health, safety and employee morale. Learn more.

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May

MFA: Organic Inputs Workshop
May 3  |  5:45 – 8:00 p.m.  |  $20  |  Marine on St. Croix, Minn.

In this class we will go over the organic inputs we use for fertility and pest control at Big River Farms and how to correctly use them.  We will also review how to document usage for your records and Organic Certification. Learn more.

Goat-Keeping Class
May 5  |  1 – 4:30 p.m.  |  $30  |  Mondovi, Wis.

This is a hands-on class on goat keeping. Learn the basics of goat care as well as get into more advanced aspects of goat keeping with kidding topics. Learn more.

Spring High Tunnel Vegetable Production
May 5  |  1 – 5 p.m.  |  Free  |  Afton, Minn.

Tour 10th Street Farm & Market, an intensive half-acre farm outside of beautiful Afton, Minn. Learn about movable high tunnels for extended-season production, and the farm’s strong crop rotation plan. Hallie and Lisa will discuss their 3-season CSA and on-farm market. They will also discuss efficient practices that allow them to keep paid labor to a minimum and even take weekends off! There will be an opportunity to purchase produce from the on-farm market at the end of the field day. Learn more.

Improving Dairy Profitability Through Grazing
May 7  |  10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  |  Free  |  Abbotsford, Wis.

Wisconsin Farmers Union and local RC&D groups host workshops designed for dairy farmers to discuss how a dairy farm’s general profitability might be improved through the grazing model. Paul Dietmann (Compeer’s Financial Senior Lending Officer), Bill Kolodziej (Marathon County Grazing Specialist), Serge Koenig (Sauk County Soil Conservation Technician), Gene Schriefer (Iowa County Agriculture Agent) will all be in attendance to give presentations and help farmers learn what opportunities may exist for their operation. Register and learn more here.

MFA: Irrigation Workshop
May 7  |  5:45 – 8 p.m.  |  $20  |  Marine on St. Croix, Minn.

Learn about the different irrigation options for smallscale vegetable farming and the pros and cons of each. We will also go through a hands-on demonstration of how to install a drip-tape system. Learn more.

Webinar: Irrigation Scheduling Tools for Improved Water Management & Water Use Efficiency
May 10  |  3 p.m.  |  Free  |  Online

A Climate Learning Network/ANREP Climate Science Initiative collaboration in partnership with the Ogallala Water Coordinated Agriculture Project, this webinar will introduce a series of tools for scheduling irrigation for improved water management and water use efficiency. Learn more.

MFA: Lawyer on the Farm
May 14  |  5:45 – 8 p.m.  |  $20  |  Marine on St. Croix, Minn.

Learn from a lawyer all about farm law basics. This will be the second of a series of interactive sessions on farm law, and will focus on topics of interest identified by farmers. Learn more.

Hirshberg Entrepreneurship Institute
May 14 – 15  |  All day  |  $  |  Boulder, Colo.

Hirshberg Entrepreneurship Institute, a special endeavor spearheaded by Gary Hirshberg of Stonyfield Farm, will be held June 14-15 in Boulder, CO. All organic entrepreneurs are invited to check out the tentative program, and consider signing up to participate. The event will be held at the Boulder JCC on Oreg Avenue, Boulder. E-mail for more details.

Farm Finances Webinar Series: QuickBooks Basics
May 16  |  1 – 2 p.m.  |  Free  |  Online

Managing financial records and bookkeeping is challenging. Accounting software like QuickBooks can make the process much easier. Learn how to set up and use QuickBooks to streamline bookkeeping for your farm. Learn more.

Webinar: Bumble Bee Ecology and Conservation
May 22  |  1 p.m.  |  Free  |  Online

Join the conversation to learn the conservation status of North America’s bumble bees (including the federally endangered rusty patched bumble bee, Bombus affinis), threats they face, and conservation measures known to support healthy bee communities. Learn more.

MFA: Plastic Mulch & Transplanting with the Tractor
May 24-26  |  By appointment only  |  $20  |  Marine on St. Croix, Minn.

Learn how to use a tractor to apply plastic mulch and transplant using the tractor! This will be a hands-on, experiential 1:1 learning opportunity. Learn more.

2018 Farmshed Plant Sale
May 24-25  | 3-7pm | Stevens Point, Wis.
May 26  | 9 am-1 pm
May 29  | 5-7 pm

Fruit, vegetable & herb garden starts by Farmshed’s Growing Collective on Memorial Day Weekend! Proceeds to support Central Rivers Farmshed.
Also offering: Edible Flowers, Fruit Tree Grafts by Rising Sand Organics, Native & Flowering Plants by UW Extension, and Compost Bins by Recycling Connections. Pre-Sale Member Exclusive: Wednesday, May 23rd @ 5pm – 7pm (become a member online or at the door to shop).
Note: Garden starts are grown following organic practices but are not certified. Learn more.

Upper Midwest CRAFT Field Day:  Biodynamic Spring Prep
May 26  |  1:30 p.m.  |  $20  | Zinniker Family Farm, Elkhorn, Wis.

Zinniker Family Farm is the longest-running Biodynamic farm in the country. Attendees will tour the farm, unearth biodynamic preparations that were buried last fall and prepare new ones for summer. Potluck supper after activities. Free to members. Learn more.

MFA: Food Safety Field Day
May 29  |  5:45 – 8 p.m.  |  $20  |  Marine on St. Croix, Minn.

Put concepts and lessons-learned into practice during a hands-on food safety field day. Annalisa Hultberg will go over water testing, manure application, packshed sanitation, pest control, worker training, and recordkeeping. Learn more.
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June

Upper Midwest CRAFT Field Day:  Livestock Tour
June 3  | 1 p.m.-5 p.m.  |  $20  |  Elkhorn. Wis.

Four farms conveniently located within 10 minutes of each other in southeastern Wisconsin will host guests on their farm. The day will focus on managing various types livestock including hogs, cattle, and sheep! Free to members. Learn more.

MFA: Lawyer on the Farm
June 11  |  5:45 – 8 p.m.  |  $20  |  Marine on St. Croix, Minn.

Learn from a lawyer all about farm law basics. This will be the third of a series of interactive sessions on farm law, and will focus on topics of interest identified by farmers. Learn more.

Farm Day at Four Elements
June 11  |  5:45 – 8 p.m.  |  $20  |  North Freedom, Wis.

This is a wonderful opportunity to visit a working organic herb farm and get a glimpse into the seed work that has grown this beautiful business in the last 31 years. Learn more.

Minnesota Agroforestry Institute
June 19 – 21  |  All day  |  $100  |  Lamberton, Minn.

The Minnesota Agroforestry Institute is a three-day training that includes classroom workshops and on-farm visits of Agroforestry practices in the field. Learn more about the Agroforestry practices of Windbreaks, Alley Cropping, Silvopasture, Riparian Buffers and Forest Farming in Minnesota. Learn more.

In Her Boots Workshop: Wylymar Farms
June 21  |  10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  |  $25  |  Monroe, Wis.

Farmer Emily Harris shares how she manages her dairy and beef operation, and the process of getting it certified organic in 2017. The workshop includes a formal education session, farm tour, lunch, and networking opportunities, building on the philosophy that women farmers learn best from each other. Special focus:  tools and machinery suited for women, plus value-added dairy products.

Upper Midwest CRAFT Field Day:  Chainsaw, Tractor, Small Engine & Equipment
June 26  | 10 a.m.-2 p.m.  |  $20  |  Roscoe, Ill.

At this field day you will learn and watch demonstrations on chainsaws, tractors and implements, miscellaneous small engines and equipment!! Free to members. Learn more.

How to Conduct On-Farm Variety Trials Workshop
June 28  |  2 – 4 p.m.  |  Free  |  Westboro, Wis.

This trial location features hoop house broccoli. We Grow LLC is a produce farm in northern Taylor County Wisconsin providing pastured heritage breed pork and free-range broiler chickens along with a wide-array of seasonal vegetable grown without the use of synthetic inputs in a community supported agricultural (CSA) system. They use organic certified, non-GMO seeds. Learn more.

Mid-Season Cover Crops
June 28  |  5:45 – 8 p.m.  |  $20  |  Marine on St. Croix, Minn.

Cover crops are a basic practice in organic systems essential to productive and healthy crops. This class will discuss the cover crop plan at BRF, showcase a summer cover crop installation, and encourage ways you can begin cover cropping in your own plot. Learn more.

Where Women Gather Conference: A Celebration of Women in Agriculture
June 28 – 30  |  All day  |  $  |  New Haven, Conn.

This conference brings together women farmers to explore feminism, preserving indigenous food traditions, growing local women farmer networks, dismantling racism in the food system, and more. Learn more.

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July

Farm Tour: Uproot Farm – Farming with Focus
July 9  |  5:30 – 8:30 p.m.  |  $20  |  Princeton, Minn.

Learn from an Organic vegetable farmer about her decision to scale back her production and markets this year for improved efficiency, profitability, and a better work-life balance. This field day will also showcase Sarah’s experience with summer cover crops and innovative salad mix production techniques. Learn more.

Small Grains, Modest Grains: A Pragmatic Approach to Profitability and Sustainability
July 12 |  8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Registration begins at 7:30)  |  Free  |  Janesville, Wis.

At this field day, hosted by OGRAIN and Practical Farmers of Iowa, farmers and others will learn about why growing small grains as part of an extended crop rotation benefits the other cash crops in both conventional and organic cropping systems. Learn how cover crops can be green manures, control weeds while reducing soil erosion, and improving water quality. Learn more about growing organic and non-GMO corn and soybeans and how to best increase yields, provide crop protection, and gain a premium for these crops. Registration begins at 7:30. For more information, email Sarah: sarah@practicalfarmers.org

Co-op Farm Tour!
July 14  |  10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  |  $20  |  Marine on St. Croix, Minn.

Come celebrate the beginning of the season, meet your farm supporters, and party with food, music, games, and more. Learn more.

Upper Midwest CRAFT Field Day:  Grazing Planning
June 15  | 1 p.m.-4 p.m.  |  $20  |  Brodhead, Wis.

At this field day you will tour a multi-generational farm using sustainable grazing practices, hear from grazing planning consultants, and receive consultation on your grazing plan! Learn more.

Farm Tour: Cala Farm – Summer High Tunnel Production
July 16  |  10 a.m. – noon  |  $20  |  Turtle Lake, Wis.

Learn from organic farmer & MFA graduate Rodrigo Cala about his farm. He will focus on his use of different hoophouse styles and reviews, crop selection, and best management practices. Farmers who attend will also have the opportunity to share their own experiences. Learn more.

CSA and Diversified Livestock Field Day
July 19 |  5:30 – 8:30 p.m.  |  Westboro, Wis.

We Grow LLC, N7975 Zimmerman Rd, Westboro.

Wholesale Vegetables on a Small Scale
July 20 |  9 a.m. – noon  |  Balsam Lake, Wis.

Learn about wholesale production on a small- to medium-sized farm. If you are looking to transition your farm from direct-to-consumer to wholesale, or beef up your wholesale production, this field day is for you. Farm host Ariel Pressman will explain how to grow quality produce consistently for larger accounts, including supermarkets and co-ops.

Sheep pasture walk and FAMACHA Workshop
July 20 |  10 a.m. – 6 p.m.  |  Omega, Wis.

10am – 4pm FAMACHA workshop (registration required – space is limited) and 4-6pm pasture walk (open to the public). Autumn Larch Farm LLC, Jane Hansen.

In Her Boots Workshop: Humble Hands Harvest
July 26  |  10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  |  $25  |  Decorah, Iowa

Farmer Hannah Breckbill explains how she manages her small, organic vegetable CSA farm in the Driftless region of Northeast Iowa. The workshop includes a formal education session, farm tour, lunch, and networking opportunities, building on the philosophy that women farmers learn best from each other. Special focus:  tools and machinery suited for women. Organized by MOSES with the Iowa Organic Association.

OGRAIN Organic Grain Workshop & Farm Tour: Wilson Organic Farms
July (date TBA)  |  Cuba City, Wis.

Keith and Tammy Wilson have been certified organic since 2000, growing corn, barley, oats and hay. More details on this OGRAIN field day coming soon.

Upper Midwest CRAFT Field Day:  Regenerative Grazing and Cover Your Tracks with Clover
June 31  | 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.  |  $20  | Caledonia, Ill.

Hear from Tom Spaulding about Angelic Organics Learning Center’s livestock regenerative grazing practices over the past decade. After lunch visit Farmer John Peterson’s fields to learn about his cover cropping and soil fertility methods. Learn more.


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August

High Tunnel Field Day at The Good Acre
August 1 |  10:30 a.m. – noon  |  $20  |  St. Paul, Minn.

Take a walk through The Good Acre’s high tunnels to learn about their innovative “fertigation system” that allows them to analyze plant nutrients and adjust fertilizer accordingly through drip irrigation. The second half of the workshop NRCS staff will be available to help farmers apply for their own high tunnels through the EQIP program. Learn more.

In Her Boots Workshop: Raleigh’s Hillside Farm
August 3  |  10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  |  $25  |  Brodhead, Wis.

Farmer Lauren Rudersdorf shares how she started her organic vegetable farm. The workshop includes a formal education session, farm tour, lunch, and networking opportunities, building on the philosophy that women farmers learn best from each other. This workshop kicks off the annual Soil Sisters tour of local farms.

Soil Sisters: A Celebration of Wisconsin Farms & Rural Life
August 3 – 5 |  All day  |  Chippewa Falls, Wis.

The jam-packed Soil Sisters culinary event celebrates Wisconsin’s family farms and rural life in and around the farming communities of Monroe, New Glarus, Blanchardville and Brodhead. Learn more.

How to Conduct On-Farm Variety Trials Workshop
August 7  |  2 – 4 p.m.  |  Free  |  Delano, Minn.

This trial location features curly kale for mid-season palatability. Riverbend Farm is an organic vegetable farm that provides produce to a CSA, restaurants, food co-ops, and schools. Farmer Greg Reynolds also saves seed from, and works to improve, varieties of several crops. Learn more.

Wisconsin Farmers Union Summer Conference
August 16 |  All day  |  South-Central Wisconsin

Kamp Kenwood, 19161 79th Ave., Chippewa Falls, stay tuned for details!

Farm Tour: Mouacheupao Farm – Hemp Production & Hmong Farming Culture
August 23 |  5 – 8 p.m.  | Hugo, Minn.

Learn about traditional Hmong farming culture and daily life from farmer Xong Mouacheupao, including the practices of hemp production for fiber and
clothing. Walk with Xong, cook and share a farm fresh meal together, and learn how to harvest and process hemp into fiber. Learn more.

OGRAIN Organic Grain Workshop & Farm Tour: Hughes Farm
August 29 |  7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.  |  Janesville, Wis.

More information coming!

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September

Farm Tour: Seed to Seed – Wholesale Farming
September 7 |  10 a.m. – noon  | Balsam Lake, Wis.

Ariel Pressman of Seed to Seed Farm currently farms 14 acres of certified organic vegetables, operates 3 greenhouses and 3 high tunnels, and sells primarily wholesale vegetables and plant starts. Tour his farm and talk with him about his general farm efficiency practices, how he selects the best plant varieties, and the many other lessons he has learned since he started farming 7 years ago. Learn more.

Women in Agribusiness Summit 2018
September 23 – 26 |  All day  |  $  |  Denver, Colo.

This is the essential conference for professional women in the agribusiness sector. Our event brings together top executives, outstanding ag students, and all types of women in between. Educate yourself on cutting-edge industry topics from our expert speaking faculty, network with professionals from all portions of the supply chain, and gain a fresh perspective on the state of ag. Learn more.

Upper Midwest CRAFT Field Day:  Ecological Agroforestry and Pollinators
September 25  | 10 a.m.-1 p.m.  |  $20  | Jefferson, Wis.

Take a wagon ride on this field day to learn more about agroforestry and pollinator habitat; more specifically integrating wildlife habitat, with a focus on pollinator habitat, into a farm operation. Free to members. Learn more.

Farm Tours: HAFA, Santa Rosa, & Thao Gardens – 1st Year in a High Tunnel
September TBD  |  Time TBD

Learn from local farmers about their 1st year of experience producing a high tunnel – what lessons did they learn, and what mistakes can you avoid making! Learn more.

Upper Midwest CRAFT Field Day: Fall Biodynamic Preparations
September 29  | 1:30 p.m.  |  $20  | Elkhorn, Wis.

Zinniker Family Farm is the longest-running Biodynamic farm in the country. This a great opportunity to experience hands-on learning and make Biodynamic preparations. We will fill and stuff several different preparations and bury them in the soil. Potluck and bonfire at the farm after. Free to members. Learn more.

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October

Upper Midwest CRAFT Field Day: Humane Animal Husbandry Practices
October 7  | 2 p.m.-5 p.m.  |  $20  | Brodhead, Wis.

Learn how to humanely care for goats, sheep, pigs, and chickens. Learn how to administer shots, trim hooves, use the FAMACHA method to check animals for worms, assessing body condition, prevent common ailments and more! Free to members. Learn more.

Fall Harvest Party!
October 14 |  10 a.m. – 1 p.m.  |  $20  |  Marine on St. Croix, Minn.

Come celebrate the end of the season, meet your farm supporters, and party with food, music, games, and more. Learn more.

Organic and Non-GMO Forum
October 29 – 30 |  All day  |  $  |  St. Louis, Mo.

The 4th Annual Organic & Non-GMO Forum 2018 distinguishes itself from other conferences by being the only domestic conference of its kind that brings together stakeholders from across the value chain to address growing opportunities. Learn more.

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November

Upper Midwest CRAFT Field Day: 4-Season Production and Income
November 5  | 1 p.m.-5 p.m.  |  $20  | Caledonia, Ill.

This field day will feature a panel of farmers from four local farms who extend their production season. Find out how they do it! Space is limited for this Field Day, so RSVP soon! Free to members. Learn more.

Writing Your Annual Farm Report
November 15 |  5:45 – 8 p.m.  |  $20  |  Marine on St. Croix, Minn.

The goal is to keep good records during the season of all your field activity and farm work. Now, what can you learn from those records? Learn how to use your records to create a helpful summary of the past season to assist with planning for next year and future years. Learn more.

MFA: CSA Contracts & Land Meeting
November 29 |  5:45 – 8 p.m.  |  $20  |  Location TBD

This meeting will be an initial discussion between staff and farmers on market contracts for the following season. We will also discuss the Farm Operations budget and any other program/policy changes for the following year. Learn more.

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December

Stone Barns Young Farmers Conference
December 5 – 6 |  All day  |  $  |  New York

Over the course of three days, attendees choose from over 60 workshops, attend keynote addresses given by agricultural luminaries, and network with peers and mentors over farm-fresh meals —building community they can work with and depend upon as they grow their farm enterprises in the seasons to come.

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