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January 2022

Farm Credit East GenerationNext Seminar 2022

January 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

GenerationNext is a series of seminars, hosted by Farm Credit East, designed to advance management skills and business knowledge. In 2022, GenerationNext courses will be offered virtually. Additionally, an in-person course will be held in the Bangor, Maine, vicinity. Courses will begin in January 2022. To sign up, contact your local office or complete the form below. Virtual sessions Will begin Janaury 5 and continue every Wednesday for eight weeks through February 23. Each session will run 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.…

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Farm Credit East GenerationNext Seminar 2022

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

GenerationNext is a series of seminars, hosted by Farm Credit East, designed to advance management skills and business knowledge. In 2022, GenerationNext courses will be offered virtually. Additionally, an in-person course will be held in the Bangor, Maine, vicinity. Courses will begin in January 2022. To sign up, contact your local office or complete the form below. Virtual sessions Will begin Janaury 5 and continue every Wednesday for eight weeks through February 23. Each session will run 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.…

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Business Planning Virtual Workshop Series

January 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

• Are you thinking about starting your own farm? • Are you a beginning farmer and wonder what’s out there for assistance to fund capital improvements and upgrade your equipment? • Where can I go to get production advice/information? • Do you want to upgrade your marketing outlets but don’t know how to go about doing this? • Do you want to learn how to better manage risks on your farm especially in light of recent adverse weather? • Are…

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Solar Punk Farmhacks Climate Control System Workshop

January 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Revive the Roots, 347 Farnum Pike
Smithfield, Rhode Island 02917 United States
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$5

Revive the Roots is hosting an on-farm workshop where you will learn to build an Arduino-powered climate control system for greenhouse production. Measure temperature and light levels and control any number of heaters, grow lights, pumps, etc. This workshop will be taught by: Andy from Nuts and Bolts Nursery Bradford from Revive the Roots The address listed will lead you to Revive the Roots @ Mowry Commons. Please park in front of the community gardens right when you pull in. Workshop will…

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February 2022

Be Prepared for Shearing Season Webinar

February 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

To help fiber farmers prepare for the upcoming shearing season, the Animal Fiber subgroup of the CCE Livestock Program Work Team is hosting a “Preparing for Shearing Day” webinar scheduled for Tuesday February 1st from 7:00 – 8:30 pm on Zoom. There are so many to-do boxes that need to be checked when it comes to being prepared for shearing. A shepherd needs to plan some items months in advance, while others will be addressed the morning of. By being…

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Farm Credit East GenerationNext Seminar 2022

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

GenerationNext is a series of seminars, hosted by Farm Credit East, designed to advance management skills and business knowledge. In 2022, GenerationNext courses will be offered virtually. Additionally, an in-person course will be held in the Bangor, Maine, vicinity. Courses will begin in January 2022. To sign up, contact your local office or complete the form below. Virtual sessions Will begin Janaury 5 and continue every Wednesday for eight weeks through February 23. Each session will run 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.…

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Business Planning Virtual Workshop

February 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Are you thinking about starting your own farm? • Are you a beginning farmer and wonder what’s out there for assistance to fund capital improvements and upgrade your equipment? • Where can I go to get production advice/information? • Do you want to upgrade your marketing outlets but don’t know how to go about doing this? • Do you want to learn how to better manage risks on your farm especially in light of recent adverse weather? • Are you…

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UMass Amherst Mass Aggie Series

February 5 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
$35

Join UMass Extension for their annual series of workshops for homeowners and small scale farmers to help participants gain new skills to use in their own gardens and landscapes. Workshops will be hosted via zoom through February and March. All sessions will be recorded and available for paying registrants for two months following each workshop. Series schedule: February 5:   Insects: Pests and Beneficials February 12: Orchard Diseases February 19: Home Orchard Establishment February 26: Home Orchard Pruning March 12:     Growing Brambles March…

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How To Sell Your Wool to the Wool Pool

February 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Once your sheep have been shorn, your next step is to market the wool. One option is to sell it raw to a wool pool, but just exactly how do you do that? Join members of the Animal Fiber Subgroup of Cornell’s Livestock Program Work Team for the “Preparing for and Accessing Wool Pools in NYS” webinar, scheduled for Tuesday February 8th from 7:00 – 8:30 pm on Zoom. Accessing a wool pool is a challenge for many farmers, from…

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Farm Credit East GenerationNext Seminar 2022

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

GenerationNext is a series of seminars, hosted by Farm Credit East, designed to advance management skills and business knowledge. In 2022, GenerationNext courses will be offered virtually. Additionally, an in-person course will be held in the Bangor, Maine, vicinity. Courses will begin in January 2022. To sign up, contact your local office or complete the form below. Virtual sessions Will begin Janaury 5 and continue every Wednesday for eight weeks through February 23. Each session will run 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.…

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Farm Financial Management: Taking it to the Next Level

February 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$50

Step up your financial game this winter by attending this three-session workshop series -- geared towards experienced farm managers -- which will help you hone your skills for monitoring the health of your business, improving its profitability, and managing cash flow. The series will be taught by Elaine Lemmon of Kitchen Table Consultants, and farmers attending all three sessions will be eligible to receive up to three hours of expert one-on-one assistance in financial recordkeeping, planning, or analysis. Schedule: Thursdays, February 10th,…

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Soil Management in Response to Climate Change

February 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$10 – $15

Berkshire Grown is hosting another set of online Winter Workshops in 2022. The series runs from late January through March. All workshops are remote, presented on the Zoom platform. Advance registration required.  Zoom links to the workshops will be emailed the day before for each workshop. To register for one or more of the workshops, scroll to the bottom of this page. For more information, contact Jordan Archey, Program Manager for Business Members, at jordan@berkshiregrown.org Soil Management in Response to Climate Change…

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UMass Amherst Mass Aggie Series

February 12 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
$35

Join UMass Extension for their annual series of workshops for homeowners and small scale farmers to help participants gain new skills to use in their own gardens and landscapes. Workshops will be hosted via zoom through February and March. All sessions will be recorded and available for paying registrants for two months following each workshop. Series schedule: February 5:   Insects: Pests and Beneficials February 12: Orchard Diseases February 19: Home Orchard Establishment February 26: Home Orchard Pruning March 12:     Growing Brambles March…

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Making Local Food More Accessible: Welcoming SNAP, WIC/Senior Coupons, and All Who Use Them

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture (CISA) and Berkshire Grown (BG) are hosting two events to help farmers, farmers markets and food providers better prepare for supporting low-income customers who use programs like SNAP, HIP and WIC. With food insecurity on the rise due to the COVID-19 pandemic, these programs provide a way for low-income communities to access fresh local food, and for our local growers to help alleviate hunger in the state. Learn how to accept SNAP and WIC &…

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Farm Credit East GenerationNext Seminar 2022

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

GenerationNext is a series of seminars, hosted by Farm Credit East, designed to advance management skills and business knowledge. In 2022, GenerationNext courses will be offered virtually. Additionally, an in-person course will be held in the Bangor, Maine, vicinity. Courses will begin in January 2022. To sign up, contact your local office or complete the form below. Virtual sessions Will begin Janaury 5 and continue every Wednesday for eight weeks through February 23. Each session will run 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.…

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