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Solid Ground Farmer Trainings


Sept. 20 - "Cover Crops for Connecticut's Small Farms and Gardens" - 6-8PM, Massaro Community Farm, Woodbridge, CT, or by calling 203-308-2584 


Sept. 22 - Crop Insurance Workshop, 10am -12pm Friday September 22nd, 2017, at the Tolland County Extension Center, 24 Hyde Avenue, Vernon, CT


Sept. 21 - "Keeping Those Dratted Diseases Out of Your Crops - Diseases and their management primarily for greenhouse growers and retailers" at the Jones Auditorium of the CT Agricultural Experiment Station in New Haven, CT Contact: Leanne Pundt (5.5 pesticide credits)


Sept. 25  Preventing, Monitoring, and Responding to Poultry and Livestock Disease Emergencies: A Workshop Using Connecticut’s Avian Influenza Monitoring and Response Plan as an All-Disease Framework 9:30am - Registration 10-4 - Program at the LOB Room 2C. Please rsvp to


Sept. 27Crop Insurance Workshop, 10am-12pm September 27th, 2017, at the Litchfield County Extension Center, 843 University Drive, Torrington, CT


Sept. 27 - "Maintaining and Transferring PA 490 Farmland Forest Land and Open Space" 6:30-8:30PM at the Woodstock Town Hall Room 1, 415 Route 169, Woodstock, CT.   No registration required. Contact: CT Farm Bureau 860-768-1100 for more information


The Farm Risk Management and Crop Insurance website has been developed as part of a Targeted States Crop Insurance Education/Information Partnership conducted by the University of Connecticut Cooperative Extension System in collaboration with the Connecticut Department of Agriculture and the Risk Management Agency, U.S. Department of Agriculture.


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