DOAG: Upcoming Agricultural Events

 
Upcoming Agricultural Events and Programs

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OCTOBER 2017

10/6-8/17, Harwinton Fair          
Location: 80 Locust Road, Harwinton, CT,             
Contact: Harwinton Agricultural Society,
www.harwintonfair.com

10/6-8/17, Portland Fair              
Location: Portland Fairgrounds, Portland, CT
Contact:
www.portlandfair.com

10/10/17, Farm Viability Grant Writing Workshop, 10:00AM-11:30AM
Location: United Way Northern Fairfield County Office, 301 Main Street, Suite 2-5, Danbury, CT
Contact: RSVP 24 hours prior to meeting, Mark Hood, 860-713-2530, Mark.Hood@ct.gov

10/14-15/17, Tractor Safety & Maintenance, 9:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Killingly Agricultural Education Center, 226 Putnam Pike, Killington, CT 06241
Contact: MacKenzie White,
Mackenzie.White@uconn.edu, 860-875-3331, www.newfarms.extension.uconn.edu/solidground

10/16/17, Safety & Maintenance for Small Engines & Power Tools, 9:00AM-3:30PM
Location: Killingly Agricultural Education Center, 225 Putnam Pike, Killingly, CT 06241
Contact: MacKenzie White,
Mackenzie.White@uconn.edu, 860-875-3331, www.newfarms.extension.uconn.edu/solidground

10/17/17, Farm Viability Grant Writing Workshop, 1:30PM-3:00PM
Location: Connecticut Farm Bureau, 78 Beaver Road, Suite 2A, Wethersfield, CT
Contact: RSVP 24 hours prior to meeting, Mark Hood, 860-713-2530, Mark.Hood@ct.gov

10/22/17, UConn Beef Auction, 10:00AM Preview, 12:00PM Auction
Location: Cattle Resource Unit (heifer barn) Horsebarn Hill Road, Storrs, CT
Contact:
http://animalscience.uconn.edu/beef/beefCalfSale.php Mary Margaret Cole, Mary_Margaret.Cole@uconn.edu

NOVEMBER 2017

11/11/17, Hyproponic Production Short Course for Beginners, 9:30AM-3:30PM
Location: UConn Floriculture Greenhouse, 1395 Storrs Road, Storrs, CT 06269
Contact:
http://cahnrconference.uconn.edu/ Rosa Raudales, 860-486-6043, Rosa.Raudales@uconn.edu

11/13/17: Farm Viability Grant Application Deadline, 4:00PM
Contact: Jaime Smith, 860-713-2559, Jaime.Smith@ct.gov or Mark Hood, 860-713-2530, Mark.Hood@ct.gov, www.ctgrown.gov/grants

11/17/17, CT Farm Bureau Annual Meeting, 8:00AM
Location: Fantasia, 404 Washington Avenue, North Haven, CT
Contact: 860-768-11100,
www.cfba.org

DECEMBER 2017

12/6/17, Farm Succession School, 10:00AM-3:30PM
Location: CT Farm Bureau, 78 Beaver Road, Wethersfield, CT
Contact:
www.landforgood.org/events 603-357-1600.Register by October 20, 2017.  

12/9/17, Greenhouse Vegetable Production in Hydroponics and Soilless Systems, 9:30AM-4:00PM
Location: UConn Floriculture Greenhouse, 1395 Storrs Road, Storrs, CT 06269
Contact:
http://cahnrconference.uconn.edu/ Rosa Raudales, 860-428-6043, Rosa.Raudales@uconn.edu

12/12-14/17, New England Vegetable & Fruit Conference
Location: Radisson Hotel, Manchester, NH
Contact:
https://newenglandvfc.org Pre-registration due by November 30, 2017.

 

Don't forget to check your statewide commodity association for commodity-specific events!
   CT Apple Marketing Board and CT Pomological Society