DOAG: Upcoming Agricultural Events

 
Upcoming Agricultural Events and Programs

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JANUARY 2019

1/12/19, CT Hop Growers Association Annual Meeting
Location: DeFrancesco Farms, 43 Augur Road, Northford, CT
Contact: https://cthopgrowers.org/

1/22/19, Connecticut Farm-to-School Conference, 8:00AM-4:00 PM
Location: Hartford Sheraton South, Rocky Hill, CT
Contact: Connecticut Department of Agriculture, Erin Windham, 860-713-2543, Erin.Windham@ct.gov; Registration closes 1/15/19. https://www.cognitoforms.com/CTDepartmentOfAgriculture/_2019ConnecticutFarmtoSchoolConference

1/23-24/19, 2019 CNLA Winter Symposium
Location: Aqua Turf Club, 556 Mulberry Street, Plantsville, CT 06479
Contact: CNLA, www.cnla.biz

1/26/19, Solid Ground Farmer Training, BF 110: Growing Crops in Low, High and Movable Tunnels, 10:00AM-1:00PM
Location: KNOX, Inc., 75 Laurel Street, Hartford, CT
Contact:
https://newfarms.uconn.edu/solidground/

1/26/19, 2019 Southern New England Livestock Conference, 8:00AM-4:00PM
Location: Bristol County Agricultural High School, 135 Center Street, Dighton, MA
Contact: 
https://www.thelivestockinstitute.org/2019-conference.html

1/30/19, ECBA Haddam Bee School, 6:30PM registration, 7:00PM-9:30PM
Location: Middlesex County Extension Center, 1066 Old Saybrook Road, Haddam, CT
Contact: ecbabeeschool@gmail.com

1/31/19, Farm Transition Grant Workshop, 1:30-3:30PM
Location: CT Farm Bureau Assoc., 78 Beaver Road, Wethersfield, CT
Contact: Connecticut Department of Agriculture, Jaime Smith, Jaime.Smith@ct.gov, 860-713-2559, www.ctgrown.gov/grants *snow date: February 1, 2019, 1:30-3:30PM

1/31/19, ECBA Storrs Bee School, 6:30PM registration, 7:00 PM-9:30PM
Location: University of Connection, Storrs, W.B. Young Building, Room 101
Contact: ecbabeeschool@gmail.com

 

FEBRUARY 2019

2/2/19: 3rd Annual Agricultural Re$ource Fair, 9:00AM-12:00PM
Location: Auerfarm, 158 Auer Farm Rd., Bloomfield, CT
Contact: https://newfarms.uconn.edu/solidground/

2/2/19, Farm Transition Grant Workshop, 9:00AM-12:00PM
Location: 3rd Annual Agricultural Re$ource Fair at Auerfarm
Contact: Connecticut Department of Agriculture, Jaime Smith, Jaime.Smith@ct.gov, 860-713-2559, www.ctgrown.gov/grants

2/6/19, ECBA Haddam Bee School, 7:00PM-9:30PM
Location: Middlesex County Extension Center, 1066 Old Saybrook Road, Haddam, CT
Contact: ecbabeeschool@gmail.com

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

2/14/19, 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/

2/27/19, 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

3/12/19, 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






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