DOAG: Upcoming Agricultural Events

 
Upcoming Agricultural Events and Programs

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FEBRUARY 2019

2/14/19, Farm Transition Grant Deadline
Contact: Connecticut Department of Agriculture, Jaime Smith at 860-713-2559 or
Jaime.Smith@ct.gov, www.ctgrown.gov/grants

2/14/19, ECBA Storrs Bee School, 7:00 PM-9:30PM
Location: University of Connection, Storrs, W.B. Young Building, Room 101
Contact:
ecbabeeschool@gmail.com

2/20/19, ECBA Haddam Bee School, 7:00PM-9:30PM
Location: Middlesex County Extension Center, 1066 Old Saybrook Road, Haddam, CT
Contact:
ecbabeeschool@gmail.com

2/21/19, ECBA Storrs Bee School, 7:00 PM-9:30PM
Location: University of Connection, Storrs, W.B. Young Building, Room 101
Contact:
ecbabeeschool@gmail.com

2/21-24/19, 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, https://ctflowershow.com

2/23/19, OrganiCONN: The CT NOFA Winter Conference, 8:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Housatonic Community College, Bridgeport, CT
Contact:
https://organiconn.squarespace.com

2/23/19, Know Your Farmer Fair, 10:00AM-1:00PM
Location: Windham Town Hall Auditorium, 979 Main Street, Willimantic, CT
Contact: Libby Tarleton, Russo’s Roots, 860-556-9325, russosroots@gmail.com

2/26/19, CAES Tobacco Research Meeting, 9:00 AM
Location: East Windsor Scout Hall, 28 Abbe Road, East Windsor, CT
Contact: Dr. James LaMondia, 860-683-4982, James.LaMondia@ct.gov

2/27/19, ECBA Haddam Bee School, 7:00PM-9:30PM
Location: Middlesex County Extension Center, 1066 Old Saybrook Road, Haddam, CT
Contact:
ecbabeeschool@gmail.com

2/27-28/19, Harvest New England Conference & Trade Show
Location: Sturbridge Host Hotel, Sturbridge, MA
Contact:
www.harvestnewengland.org

 

MARCH 2019

3/2/19, Connecticut Christmas Tree Growers Association 59th Annual Meeting
Location: Snow School, Middletown, CT
Contact:
www.ctchristmastree.org

3/2/19: Northern Connecticut Agricultural Summit, 8:00AM-1:00PM
Location: Asnuntuck Community College, 170 Elm Street, Enfield, CT
Contact: Chris Casey, Agricultural Summit Event Coordinator, 860-698-6267

3/6/19: Solid Ground Farmer Training, BF 204: Soil Health and Conservation Planning, 4:00-7:00PM
Location: Tolland County Ag Center, 24 Hyde Avenue, Vernon, CT
Contact: https://newfarms.uconn.edu/solidground

3/12/19, Solid Ground Farmer Training, BF 240: Pesticide Safety – for Conventional and Organic Producers, 4:00-7:00PM
Location: Killingly Ag High School, 226 Putnam Pike, Dayville, CT
Contact:
https://newfarms.uconn.edu/solidground/ *pesticide recertification credits available

3/14/19, Connecticut Pollinator Conference
Location: CT Ag Experiment Station, 123 Huntington Street, New Haven, CT
Contact: Kimberly Stoner,
Kimberly.Stoner@ct.gov, http://www.ct.gov/caes/pollinators *Snow Date: 3/15/19

3/20/19, Ag Day at the Capitol, 10:00AM-1:00 PM
Location: Capitol, Hartford, CT        
Contact: CAIC/CTDoAG, Rebecca Murphy, 860-713-2538,
Rebecca.Eddy@ct.gov, www.ctaginfocouncil.org *Snow Date: March 21, 2019

3/30/19, Solid Ground Farmer Training, BF 260W: Operate Your Chainsaw with Safety & Confidence – For Women, 8:00AM-4:00PM
Location: Four Root Farm, 257 Tater Hill Road, East Haddam, CT
Contact: https://newfarms.uconn.edu/solidground  *Registration Required, No Walk-ins


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

 CT Apple Marketing Board and CT Pomological Society


  CT Beekeepers Association 

CT Christmas Tree Growers Association

CT Green Industries

 CT Northeast Organic Farming Association

 CT Poultry Assocation

CT SeaGrant and CT Seafood Council  

CT Sheep Breeders Association

   CT Vineyard and Winery Association and CT Farm Wine Development Council

Maple Syrup Producers Association of CT  

New England Hereford Association