DOAG: Upcoming Agricultural Events

 
Upcoming Agricultural Events and Programs

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FEBRUARY 2016

2/7/2016, Association of Connecticut Fairs Directors Meeting, 2:00PM    
Location: Eversource, Berlin, CT 
Contact: ACF, www.ctagfairs.org

2/11/2016, Hands-on Plant Nutrition Workshop: In-house testing of water and growing media, 9:30AM-12:30PM            
Location: CAES, New Haven, CT 
Contact: UCONN/CAES, Rosa Raudales, 860-486-6043, rosa.raudales@uconn.edu
, www.ipm.uconn.edu

2/13/2016, CT Beekeeper's Association Meeting, 9:00AM-3:00PM            
Location: CAES, New Haven, CT 
Contact: CT Beekeeper's Association., www.ctbees.com

2/18-21/2016, 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

2/18/2016, AGvocate Regional Meeting: Grant Writing Workshop, 7:00PM-9:00PM          
Location: RiverCOG, Essex, CT    
Contact: AGvocate, Janice Ehlemeyer, jehlemeyer@rivercog.org
, www.CTRCD.org

2/23/2016, Bedding Plants, 10:00AM-2:30PM     
Location: Litchfield County Extension Center, Torrington, CT         
Contact: UCONN, Leanne Pundt, 860-626-6855, leanne.pundt@uconn.edu
, www.ipm.uconn.edu

2/25/2016, Bedding Plants, 10:00AM-2:30PM     
Location: Tolland County Extension Center, Vernon, CT    
Contact: UCONN, Leanne Pundt, 860-626-6855, leanne.pundt@Uconn.edu, www.ipm.uconn.edu

2/25/2016, Regional AGvocate Meeting, 7:00PM-9:00PM             
Location: Canterbury Community Center, Canterbury, CT 
Contact: AGvocate, Amanda Fargo-Johnson, 860-887-4163 x402, CTRCDAmanda@aol.com
, www.CTRCD.org

MARCH 2016

3/5-6/2016, CT Horse Symposium, 8:30AM-4:00PM         
Location: UCONN, Horsebarn Hill Arena, Storrs, CT            
Contact: UCONN CAHNR, Dr. Jennifer Nadeau, 860-486-4471, jennifer.nadeau@uconn.edu
, http://animalscience.uconn.edu/horseSymp/index.php

3/12/2016, CT NOFA Winter Conference, 8:30AM-5:00PM            
Location: Western CT State University, Danbury, CT          
Contact: CT NOFA, Deb, 203-308-2584, deb@ctnofa.org, www.ctnofa.org/winterconference

3/14/2016, Summit on New Technology in Scab and Fire Blight, 10:00AM-3:00PM            
Location: Henry A. Wallce Center at the FDR Library, Hyde Park, CT             
Contact: Red Tomato, Advisers from Umass Amherst, Gideon Burdick, 508-316-3494, gburdick@redtomato.org
, www.redtomato.org/summit  

3/16/2016, Ag Day at the Capitol             
Location: Capitol, Hartford, CT   
Contact: CAIC/CTDoAG, Rebecca Murphy, 860-713-2538, Rebecca.Eddy@ct.gov

3/19/2016, Connecticut Land Conservation Conference, 8:30AM-4:45PM             
Location: Wesleyan University/Usdan University Center, Middletown, CT  
Contact: CT Land Conservation Council, Amy Paterson, abpaterson@ctconservation.org
, www.ctconservation.org

3/19/2016, ACF Annual Spring Meeting 2016, 8:00AM-2:00PM    
Location: Eversource, Berlin, CT 
Contact: ACF, Joan Buvarsky, jmbuv01@earthlink.net
, www.ctagfairs.org

3/23/2016, Soil Health Workshop,          
Location: Scout Hall, East Windsor, CT    
Contact: CT RC&D and USDA NRCS: www.CTRCD.org, http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/ct/contact/

3/26/2016, CT Beekeeper Workshop, 9:00AM-12:00PM  
Location: Massaro Farm, Woodbridge, CT             
Contact: CT Beekeeper's Assoc., www.ctbees.com

APRIL 2016

4/7-8/2016, Savor: A Celebration of Wine, Food & Spirits,            
Location: CT Convention Center, Hartford, CT      
Contact: Savor CT, Vicky Cirilli, 860-874-7742, www.savorct.com

4/7/2016, Farm Transition Grant Deadline, 4:00PM                         
Contact: CT Department of Agriculture, Jaime L. Smith, 860-713-2503, Jaime.Smith@ct.gov
, www.ctgrown.gov/grants

4/16/2016, CT Beekeeper Meeting, 9:00AM-3:00PM        
Location: CAES, New Haven, CT 
Contact: CT Beekeeper's Assoc., www.ctbees.com

4/23/2016, CT Beekeeper Workshop, 9:00AM-12:00PM  
Location: Massaro Farm, Woodbridge, CT             
Contact: CT Beekeeper's Assoc., www.ctbees.com

4/30/2016, 107th Annual Sheep, Wool & Fiber Festival, 9:00AM-4:00PM
Location: Tolland Agricultural Center, Vernon, CT
Contact: CT Sheep Breeders Association, Lara Sullivan, rogersredbarn@sbcglobal.net, www.ctsheep.com

 

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

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