2016 Small Farms Winter Webinar Series
January 14 - March 31, 2016
(12:00 PM - 1:00 PM )
Begins January 14 and runs through March 31, 2016.
University of Illinois Extension presents a weekly educational series for the small farm community, providing practical knowledge on emerging topics which advance local food production in Illinois. This series of online events is aimed at providing small farm producers with a look at how leading practices in production, management, and marketing enable operations to improve profitability and sustainability. Webinars will be held from 12:00 noon to 1:00pm on Thursdays and are free.
01/14/2016 - Lean Farming: Cutting Waste and Maximizing Efficiency on Small Farms
01/21/2016 - Soils and Soil Fertility for Small Farms
01/28/2016 - Farm Pond Ecology: Managing for Desirable Plants and Fish
02/04/2016 - Producing Shiitake Mushrooms
02/11/2016 - Managing Horse Pastures on Small Farms and Acreages
02/18/2016 - The Emerging Local Grain Economy in Illinois
02/25/2016 - Food Safety Modernization Act: A Changes for Small Scale Producers
03/03/2016 - Getting Your Beehives Ready for Spring
03/10/2016 - Raising Meat Birds on Pasture
03/17/2016 - Using Cover Crops on Small Farms
03/24/2016 - Growing Great Blackberries
03/31/2016 - Setting Up a Grazing System on a Small Farm
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