Friday, November 20, 2020

Food | Ag | Ideas Week

The kick-off for Food, Ag, Ideas Week 2020 is December 3! With a line up like this you will not want to miss anything.  Join us for virtual learning, networking, and fun - registration is open!

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

FSMA Produce Safety Rule trainings - registration open for winter 2020/21

Beginning in December, University of Minnesota Extension, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, and other partners will host 100% virtual FSMA Produce Safety Rule Grower Trainings. These courses are led by a team of MDA staff, UMN Extension staff, and experienced fruit and vegetable growers.   

GAPs Workshops for Produce Growers

Do you grow fresh produce for sale or donation? If so, join U of MN Extension and farmer presenters this winter for a series of short, focused, virtual sessions to learn practical steps for keeping your produce safe, your customers healthy, and your business flourishing (and growing!)

USDA Reminds Dairy Producers of Dec. 11 Deadline for 2021 Safety-Net Enrollment

The U.S. Department of Agriculture reminds dairy producers that the deadline to enroll in Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) for calendar year 2021 is Friday, Dec. 11, 2020. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) opened DMC signup in October to help producers manage economic risk brought on by milk price and feed cost disparities.

Rhode Island Director of Food Strategy Position

The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation in collaboration with its state agency partners, seeks an experienced professional with strong business development skills as well as deep knowledge of the food economy

Fair Farm Rental Workshops

Farm land rental rates are the largest input cost the farmer has. Determining a fair farm rent agreement is a challenge in today’s economy. Landlords, Farmers, Agri-Business Professionals should make plans to attend one of the informative meetings being held across Minnesota and online. These free meetings are being provided by the University of Minnesota Extension.  

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

2021 Call-out for Organic Research Presentations

NEW for 2021: The Organic Research Forum will be included in Growing Stronger, the 5-in-1 virtual conference taking place Feb. 22-27. Accepted entrants will receive free admission to the Growing Stronger conference. Submit presentations by January 11, 2021.

Food | Ag | Ideas Week

The kick-off for Food, Ag, Ideas Week 2020 is December 3! With a line up like this you will not want to miss anything.  Join us for virtual ...