Upcoming Regional Events
Meeting Dates: November 5 (1:00 - 2:00 PM) and November 12, 19, 26, and December 3, 2014 (1:00 - 3:30 PM); Follow-Up: TBD
Monday, November 10, 2014 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Monday, November 17, 2014 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam to immediately follow class.
Whether it’s growing and drying herbs, making jams or jellies, baking bread and cakes, or packaging gourmet dinners for one, food-related businesses are becoming increasingly popular as a way to earn a living (or to supplement your income). The cook’s creative flair may be combined with business practicality in a way that other enterprises may lack.
Friday, November 14, 2014 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Friday, November 21, 2014 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam to immediately follow class.
Join the Mercer County Woodland Owners Association for this free session.
The Mastitis Management Workshop is for producers, herd managers, farm employees and industry representatives who are interested in learning about the nutritional aspects and tools for managing mastitis on farms.
Shale Mineral Management for the Landowner is a comprehensive program to help royalty owners see and understand how current drilling production and utilization trends can affect their royalties.
You are invited to attend a vegetable and small fruit production and marketing meeting for producers and industry representatives. Research-based information on best management practices will be presented in the areas of vegetable and small fruit production techniques, including soil and fertility management, cultivar selection, integrated pest management, and pesticide safety.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Tuesday, December 16, 2014 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM); Exam to immediately follow class.
Thursday, December 11, 2014 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Thursday, December 18, 2014 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM); Exam to immediately follow class.
Best Milking Practices is a program that will educate dairy producers, farm managers, and milkers on proper milking techniques and milking practices to produce a high quality product. This program will help to increase productivity and profitability on dairies that participate.
This all day conference is designed to help forest landowners understand some of the management options that are available to them. The knowledge gained from this conference will prepare them to make sustainable management decisions for their forestland so a healthy and diverse forest will remain for many years to come.
Best Milking Practices- On Farm Culturing is a program that will educate dairy producers, farm managers, and industry representatives the importance of reduced antibiotic use to treat mastitis. This program will teach participants how to properly implement an On Farm Mastitis Culturing program, identify bacteria and make educated treatment decisions to aid in increase profitability.
This workshop is geared toward kiln operators with some experience in drying hardwood lumber as well as plant managers and supervisors who have existing knowledge about drying theory.