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Webinars

GAPs - Webinar

Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) webinar will be offered during Mondays in April, beginning April 7, through April 28, from 6:00-8:00 pm. The webinar is designed to provide information to growers on how to keep produce safe- from production to the market. The past few years we've all seen and heard about examples of where food has been contaminated and the result has been catastrophic...

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Mar. 27 Growing for Ethnic Markets

Webinars will be held from 1:00 - 2:30 pm on Thursdays and are free. To register, click http://web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=8854 Mar. 27 Growing for Ethnic Markets - James Theuri, University of Illinois Extension Local...

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Mar. 6 Small Orchard: Insects webinar

Webinars will be held from 1:00 - 2:30 pm on Thursdays and are free. To register, click http://web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=8854 Mar. 6 Small Orchard: Insects - Rick Weinzierl, University of Illinois Extension Specialist, E...

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Feb. 27 Asparagus Production

Webinars will be held from 1:00 - 2:30 pm on Thursdays and are free. To register, click http://web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=8854 Feb. 27 Asparagus Production - Mike Roegge, University of Illinois Extension Small Farms/Local...

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Feb. 20 Organic Pest Management: Weeds

Webinars will be held from 1:00 - 2:30 pm on Thursdays and are free. To register, click http://web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=8854 Feb. 20 Organic Pest Management: Weeds - Adam Davis, University of Illinois Associate Professo...

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Feb 13 Organic Pest Management: Disease webinar

Webinars will be held from 1:00 - 2:30 pm on Thursdays and are free. To register, click http://web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=8854 Feb 13 Organic Pest Management: Disease - Darin Eastburn, University of Illnois Associate Prof...

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Feb 6 Organic Pest Management: Insects webinar

Webinars will be held from 1:00 - 2:30 pm on Thursdays and are free. To register, click http://web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=8854 Feb 6 Organic Pest Management: Insects - Rick Weinzierl, University of Illinois Extension Spec...

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Jan 30 Approaches to Small Scale Farm Composting webinar

Webinars will be held from 1:00 - 2:30 pm on Thursdays and are free. To register, click http://web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=8854 Jan 30 Approaches to Small Scale Farm Composting - Ellen Phillips, University of Illinois Exte...

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Jan 23 Pumpkins and Gourdes Webinar

Webinars will be held from 1:00 - 2:30 pm on Thursdays and are free. To register, click http://web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=8854 Jan 23 Pumpkins and Gourdes - Nathan Johanning, University of Illinois Extension Small Farms/L...

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Jan 16 An Overview of the Philosophy and History of Organic Agriculture Webinar

Webinars will be held from 1:00 - 2:30 pm on Thursdays and are free. To register, click http://web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=8854 Jan 16 An Overview of the Philosophy and History of Organic Agriculture - Deborah Cavanaugh-Gr...

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Jan 9 Managing Layers on Pastures Webinar

Webinars will be held from 1:00 - 2:30 pm on Thursdays and are free. To register, click http://web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=8854 Jan 9 Managing Layers on Pastures - Kyle Cecil, University of Illinois Extension Small Farms/Local Foods Educator Jan 16...

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2014 Small Farm Webinar series start this week

2014 Small Farms Winter Webinar Series. Register early. The highly popular small farm winter webinar series will again bring a wide range of speakers and topics on small farm production of fruits, vegetables and livestock. Sign up early and get the dates on your calendar. To register, click http://web...

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2014 Small Farms Winter Webinar Series. Jan-Mar on Thurs. 1:00

2014 Small Farms Winter Webinar Series. Register early. The highly popular small farm winter webinar series will again bring a wide range of speakers and topics on small farm production of fruits, vegetables and livestock. Sign up early and get the dates on your calendar. To register, click http://web...

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Pesticide Safety Education Program

Pesticide Safety Education Program The University of Illinois Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) is offering a Private Applicator pesticide training and testing clinic on Wednesday, January 8, at the Crowne Plaza in conjunction with our conference. Training starts at 8 a.m., with pre-registration check-in at 7:30 a.m. Private Applicator training is for those applying Restricted-u...

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2014 Small Farms Winter Webinar Series.

2014 Small Farms Winter Webinar Series. Register early. The highly popular small farm winter webinar series will again bring a wide range of speakers and topics on small farm production of fruits, vegetables and livestock. Sign up early and get the dates on your calendar. To register, click http://web...

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Grazing webinar Nov. 14

eXtension webinar http://www.extension.org/pages/69086/behavior-based-grazing-management:-a-plant-herbivore-interaction-webinar-by-eorganic...

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Food Safety Modernization Act: Proposed Rule for Produce Safety Overview and Q & A Session

FSMA WEBINAR TOMORROW Fruit and Vegetable Producers: Have you procrastinated on reading the FSMA Proposed Rule for Produce Safety? The November 15th deadline to submit comments is rapidly approaching! Join us and the FDA Produce Safety St...aff on October 30 for an overview of the Proposed Rule for Produce Safety and come prepared with your questions. Food Safety Modern...

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Good Agricultural Practices WEBINAR SERIES

November 4-25, 2013 (6:00 PM - 6:00 PM ) The webinar series will be held Mondays - November 4, November 11, November 18, and November 25, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. You may attend the webinars from your home. You will need to have a computer with high-speed Internet access and a way to listen to the presentation via your computer (headsets are best, but speakers...

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New Small Farm Website

Illinois Small Farms http://web.extension.illinois.edu/smallfarm/...

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Mar. 20 Small Orchard: Disease

Webinars will be held from 1:00 - 2:30 pm on Thursdays and are free. To register, click http://web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=8854 Mar. 20 Small Orchard: Disease - Mohammad Babadoost, University of Illinois Extension Spe...

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Mar. 13 Small Orchard: Orchard Management

Webinars will be held from 1:00 - 2:30 pm on Thursdays and are free. To register, click http://web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=8854 Mar. 13 Small Orchard: Orchard Management - Elizabeth Wahle, University of Illinois Extension...

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Soil Borne Diseases of Dry Bean

Martin Chilvers will describe the identification of soil borne diseases of dry bean. Please register in advance from the following link. Tags plant breeding genomics Location https://www1.gotomeetin...

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