This workshop is open to the public and is focused on small farming, both raising animals and growing crops.
When: January 21, 2014 SEATING IS LIMITED
Registration at 4:00pm, Program Starts at 4:30pm ending at 8:00pm
Location of Workshop: 2610 E. Hancock Street Newberg OR 97132
Experts from OSU Small Farm Program, & Extension Services, Yamhill Soil and Water Conservation District, and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service will share knowledge, provide resource information and answer questions. Also attending to share small farm information will be Narendra Varma who leads Our Table Cooperative Farm.
Registration - 4:00 Check in and visit with experts
Opening - 4:30 Welcome and Introductions
Session I - 4:45 Cover Crops, Nick Andrews, OSU Small Farm Program
Break - 5:15 15 minutes
Session II - 5:30 Implements & Tool Bars, Josh Volk Manager of Annual Crops at Our Table Farm
Session III - 6:00 Buffer Zones, local resources Marie Vicksta & Josh Togstad Yamhill Soil & Water Conservation District
Session IV - 6:30 Soil Health, Cory Owens, NRCS Soil Conservationist
Session V - 7:00 Pasture Management, Gene Pirelli, OSU Extension Services
Wrap up - 7:45