Winter Workshop Series

Winter Workshop Series
1 Stone Road, OMAFRA Building
Friday January 27th, 2017
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Value-Added Orchard Production (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Member Price: $40.00; Non-Member Price: $60.00
Explore the many opportunities for your orchard. Learn how to get more from your fruit and nut harvest- from apple butter, to fruit leather, to roasted nuts, to sweet and hard cider!

Cover Crop Innovations for Field Crops (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Member Price: $40.00; Non-Member Price: $60.00
In this session, field crop farmers will share their experiences with cover crops including motivations, successes and challenges, and advice on getting started.

Farm Succession Planning (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
Member Price: $40.00; Non-Member Price: $60.00
A panel of farmers and experienced succession planners will discuss strategies, implementation, and personal experiences with transitioning farm ownership.

Heritage Pastured Pigs (1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
Member Price: $50.00; Non-Member Price: $70.00
Ross Duffield, Farm Manager at the Rodale Institute will discuss pasture rotations, animal management, nutrition and forage management. Farmers will gain the knowledge they need for setting the foundations of a successful organic hog herd.

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