DOAG: Upcoming Agricultural Events

Upcoming Agricultural Events and Programs

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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, Questions can be directed to Jaime Smith at 860-713-2503 or

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,,

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

3/6/18, Risks & Opportunities for Wholesale Producers, 8:00AM-3:30PM
Location: The Lyceum, 227 Lawrence Street, Hartford, CT
Contact: RSVP by Feb. 27, CT Department of Agriculture, Erin Windham, 860-713-2538,

3/7/18, Finding Your Market – Advantages & Challenges, 5:00-8:00PM
Location: Killingly Vo-Ag High School, Killingly, CT

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

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.govQuestions can be directed to Jaime Smith at 860-713-2503 or

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,

3/16/18, One-on-One Sessions, 1:00-8:00PM
Location: Windham County Extension Center, Brooklyn, CT
, 860-875-3331

3/19/18, Connecticut Dairy Seminar, 9:00AM – 3:15PM
Location: Tolland Agricultural Center, Vernon, CT
Contact: Sponsored by UConn Extension, Northeast Agribusiness & Feed Alliance and USDA. Dr. Sheila Andrew, 860-486-0803,

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

3/28/18, One-on-One Sessions, 9:00AM-3:00PM
Location: Middlesex County Extension Center, Haddam, CT
Contact:, 860-875-3331

3/30/18, Connecticut Building at Big E Applications to Exhibit Due, 3:00PM
Contact: Rebecca Murphy, , 860-713-2538,

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

   CT Apple Marketing Board and CT Pomological Society