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regenerative agriculture

Regenerative Agriculture

Monday, May 10, 2021

Open to students in grades 7-12. Regenerative agriculture focuses on sustainable farming AND returning unusable land to healthy, viable farmland. Explore regenerative agriculture by helping to solve real farm problems. Learn about food forests, silvioculture, permaculture, agroecology, and m...

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regenerative agriculture

Regenerative Agriculture

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Open to students in grades 7-12. Regenerative agriculture focuses on sustainable farming AND returning unusable land to healthy, viable farmland. Explore regenerative agriculture by helping to solve real farm problems. Learn about food forests, silvioculture, permaculture, agroecology, and m...

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Plant growing

Annual Master Gardener Plant Sale

Saturday, May 15, 2021

AnnualsPerennialsTreesShrubsBedding PlantsVegetablesHerbsHouseplantsSocial distancing and masks are required! The plant sale will take place in the CCE Jefferson parking lot.

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regenerative agriculture

Regenerative Agriculture

Monday, May 17, 2021

Open to students in grades 7-12. Regenerative agriculture focuses on sustainable farming AND returning unusable land to healthy, viable farmland. Explore regenerative agriculture by helping to solve real farm problems. Learn about food forests, silvioculture, permaculture, agroecology, and m...

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Chicks

Poultry 101: Raising Chicks, Ducklings, and Poults

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Springtime is the time of year to begin raising poultry. This online class, through Zoom, is structured for beginners to learn the basics of raising chicks, ducklings and poults from start to finish. The webinar will include information on the best management practices, bird care, production mode...

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Gardening

Farm Ops Master Gardener Training

Monday, May 3, 2021

Open to Transitioning Service Members and VeteransOnline Master Gardener Training: Monday-Thursday, April 5th - April 28th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PMOnline class instruction from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM.1 hour lunch followed by online Farm Ops project work from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM.Practicum for Master Gardener...

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cubes of cheese on a cheese board, blurry round of cheese in background

Intro to Value-Added Dairy Processing

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

In recent years, dairies have seen decreased market prices. One option for farms to differentiate is small scale processing with direct to consumer sales. Options for value-added dairy processing might include farm branded bottled milk, cheese, butter, yogurt, and ice cream. Topics include local ...

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livestock auction informational meeting

4-H Livestock Readiness

Monday, June 14, 2021

This virtual program will teach basic principles of raising livestock. Open to all youth in Jefferson and neighboring counties.Meetings will be held via Zoom. Please register!February 22nd - Selection & PlanningMarch 8th - Expenses & Record KeepingApril 5th - Feed & Weight Maintenance April ...

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livestock auction informational meeting

4-H Livestock Readiness

Monday, June 28, 2021

This virtual program will teach basic principles of raising livestock. Open to all youth in Jefferson and neighboring counties.Meetings will be held via Zoom. Please register!February 22nd - Selection & PlanningMarch 8th - Expenses & Record KeepingApril 5th - Feed & Weight Maintenance April ...

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livestock auction informational meeting

4-H Livestock Readiness

Saturday, July 17, 2021

This virtual program will teach basic principles of raising livestock. Open to all youth in Jefferson and neighboring counties.Meetings will be held via Zoom. Please register!February 22nd - Selection & PlanningMarch 8th - Expenses & Record KeepingApril 5th - Feed & Weight Maintenance April ...

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calf

Calf Barn Ventilation Program

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Join us for a free on-farm demonstration (including fogging the barn) and discussion about the importance of adequate calf barn ventilation and the impacts ventilation has on calf health and performance. This program is applicable to any sized dairy farm, and any type of calf barn ventilation sys...

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calf

Calf Barn Ventilation Program

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Join us for a free on-farm demonstration (including fogging the barn) and discussion about the importance of adequate calf barn ventilation and the impacts ventilation has on calf health and performance. This program is applicable to any sized dairy farm, and any type of calf barn ventilation sys...

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