DOAG: Upcoming Agricultural Events

 
Upcoming Agricultural Events and Programs

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JANUARY 2018

CANCELLED 1/17/18, Connecticut Department of Agriculture’s Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) Recertification Meeting, 9:00AM–11:00AM

Location: Middlesex County Extension Center, 1066 Saybrook Road, Haddam

Contact: RSVP no later than 24 hours in advance of meeting to the Connecticut Department of Agriculture, Mark Hood at 860-713-2530, Mark.Hood@ct.gov. Questions can be directed to Jaime Smith at 860-713-2503 or Jaime.Smith@ct.gov. A Farm Transition Grant Training Workshop will immediately following the recertification meeting starting at 11:00AM Please arrange to attend another meeting.

 

CANCELLED 1/17/18, Farm Transition Grant Workshop, 11:00AM-12:00PM
Location: Middlesex County Extension Center, 1066 Saybrook Road, Haddam, CT
Contact: Connecticut Department of Agriculture, Mark Hood at 860-713-2530,
Mark.Hood@ct.gov, www.ctgrown.gov/grants Please arrange to attend another meeting.

 

1/25/18, Farm Energy Workshop, 3:00PM
Location: Northwest Conservation District, 1185 New Litchfield Street, Torrington, CT
Contact: 860-626-7222 or
cynthiar@nwcd.org *Snow Date: February 8, 2018

1/24-25/18, CNLA 2018 Winter Symposium & Expo, 8:00AM-5:00PM
Location: AquaTurf Club, 556 Mulberry Street, Plantsville, CT 
Contact: CNLA, www.cnla.biz

FEBRUARY 2018

2/1/18, Farm Transition Grant Workshop, 9:30-10:30AM
Location: CT Farm Bureau Assoc., 78 Beaver Road, Wethersfield, CT
Contact: Connecticut Department of Agriculture, Mark Hood at 860-713-2530,
Mark.Hood@ct.gov, www.ctgrown.gov/grants

2/5/18, FMNP Recertification Meeting, 1:00PM– 3:00PM

Location: Litchfield County Extension Center, 843 University Drive, Torrington

Contact: RSVP no later than 24 hours in advance of meeting to the Connecticut Department of Agriculture, Mark Hood at 860-713-2530, Mark.Hood@ct.gov. Questions can be directed to Jaime Smith at 860-713-2503 or Jaime.Smith@ct.gov

2/13/18, FMNP Recertification Meeting, 6:00PM– 8:00PMLocation: CAES Windsor, 153 Cook Hill Road, Windsor Contact: RSVP no later than 24 hours in advance of meeting to the Connecticut Department of Agriculture, Mark Hood at 860-713-2530, Mark.Hood@ct.gov. Questions can be directed to Jaime Smith at 860-713-2503 or Jaime.Smith@ct.gov

2/14/18, Farm Transition Grant Deadline
Contact: Connecticut Department of Agriculture, Jaime Smith or Mark Hood at 860-713-2503 or
Jaime.Smith@ct.gov and Mark.Hood@ct.gov, www.ctgrown.gov/grants

 

2/14-15/18, UConn Extension: Produce Safety Alliance Course for Fruit & Vegetable Producers & GAP Supplement Training
Location: Tolland County Extension Center, Vernon, CT
Contact: UConn Extension, Diane Hirsch, 203-407-3163,
Diane.Hirsch@uconn.edu

2/21/18, FMNP Recertification Meeting, 9:30AM– 11:30AM

Location: New London County Extension Center, 562 New London Turnpike, Norwich

Contact: RSVP no later than 24 hours in advance of meeting to the Connecticut Department of Agriculture, Mark Hood at 860-713-2530, Mark.Hood@ct.gov. Questions can be directed to Jaime Smith at 860-713-2503 or Jaime.Smith@ct.gov

2/21-22/18, Risk Management School

 

2/22-25/18, Connecticut Flower & Garden Show, 10:00AM-8:00PM
Location: CT Convention Center, Hartford, CT
Contact: Northeast Expos, Inc., Kristie Gonsalves, 860-844-8461,
Kristie@northeastexpos.com, www.ctflowershow.com

2/27/18, Creating and Improving Pollinator Habitat
Location: Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, 123 Huntington Street, New Haven, CT
Contact: CAES, Kimberly Stoner, 203-974-8480 *Snow Date: March 1, 2018

MARCH 2018

3/10/18, CT NOFA Winter Conference, 9:00AM-5:00PM    
Location: Western CT State University, Danbury, CT    
Contact: CT NOFA, 203-308-2584, www.ctnofa.org/winterconference

3/12/18, FMNP Recertification Meeting, 10:00AM– 12:00PM

Location: CAES New Haven, 123 Huntington Street, New Haven

Contact: RSVP no later than 24 hours in advance of meeting to the Connecticut Department of Agriculture, Mark Hood at 860-713-2530, Mark.Hood@ct.gov. Questions can be directed to Jaime Smith at 860-713-2503 or Jaime.Smith@ct.gov

 

3/14-15/18, UConn Extension: Produce Safety Alliance Course for Fruit & Vegetable Producers & GAP Supplement Training
Location: Middlesex County Extension Center, 1066 Saybrook Road, Haddam, CT
Contact: UConn Extension, Diane Hirsch, 203-407-3163,
Diane.Hirsch@uconn.edu

 

3/20/18, Make Up Meeting for Weather Related Cancellation of a FMNP Recertification Meeting*, 9AM–11AM

Location:  CAES Windsor, 153 Cook Hill Road, Windsor

Contact: RSVP no later than 24 hours in advance of meeting to the Connecticut Department of Agriculture, Mark Hood at 860-713-2530, Mark.Hood@ct.gov  *Should a meeting be cancelled due to weather, attendees who RSVP will be contacted. Please RSVP again if you plan to attend the Make Up Meeting. Questions can be directed to Jaime Smith at 860-713-2503 or Jaime.Smith@ct.gov

 

3/21/18, Ag Day at the Capitol, 10:00AM-1:00PM  
Location: Capitol, Hartford, CT     
Contact: CAIC/CTDoAG, Rebecca Murphy, 860-713-2538, Rebecca.Eddy@ct.gov, www.ctaginfocouncil.org *Snow Date: March 22, 2018

 

Don't forget to check your statewide commodity association for commodity-specific events:

   CT Apple Marketing Board and CT Pomological Society