Business planning is a process that any entrepreneur can follow. Your Future in Focus Online is a series of webinars and face-to-face sessions designed specifically to lead farming and food entrepreneurs through the process of business planning.
Join the Bucks County Establishing Farmer Study Circle Network for "An Afternoon With Roots to River Farm". Study circles allow you to learn from experienced farmers and experts, and compare notes with your peers. The meetings are free for farmers and open to all interested persons.
If you are an experienced or transitioning organic field crop producer, consider attending an organic field crops study circle. This format is intended to allow growers to engage, discuss, and exchange knowledge of organic field crop production.
As the Philadelphia Extension Team plans for programming this year, we would like to get your feedback on past programming, and identify specific workshop topics that will best serve the Philadelphia Urban Farming and Gardening Community. Join us for a brainstorming session at the Penn State Center Philadelphia!
For many producers, 2016 was a challenging year to produce quality hay. This workshop will address some of those challenges while providing instruction on ways to consistently produce high-quality hay. We hope you can join us for this informative meeting!
The theme of this year's symposium is "Sustainable Cropping Systems for Water Quality."
Forage-Based Beef - A Penn State Extension Series on Getting It Right is offering this spring seminar to support and educate beef producers or those who are considering forage-based systems. The seminar will provide educational and networking opportunities for small-scale and part-time producers interested in enhancing the quality of their product and increasing profitably of their operations, or those who want to produce for their own use.
Join the Southern Allegheny Establishing Farmer Study Circle Network for an evening focusing on "Hiring the Best Employees for Your Farm Operation".
The Food Safety Modernization Act - Produce Grower Certification Training is for fruit and vegetable growers, and other persons, interested in learning about product safety, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule, Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), and co-management of natural resources and food safety. The PSA Grower Training Course is one way to satisfy the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirement (§112.22.c).
The Spotted Lanternfly is an invasive insect that attacks grapes, apples, stone fruits, and pines, and threatens Pennsylvania and the United States.
Join the Southern Allegheny Establishing Farmer Study Circle Network for an evening focusing on cooperative marketing.
Join the Western PA Establishing Farmer Study Circle Network for a tour of Candle Tree Farm in Washington, PA.