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EVENTS

 

UConn Extension 2018 USDA-RMA Calendar

 

2018 Branding Workshop Series, 6-9pm, Middlesex county Extension Center, 1066 Saybrook Rd, Haddam, CT. Contact: Nancy Barrett or MacKenzie White

  1. June 27th - "Branding 101"
  2. July 19th - "Streamlining Your Social Media"
  3. August 1st  -  "Smart Phones for Smarter Marketing"
  4. August 16th - "Design Your Own Simple Website"
  5. August 29th - "Marketing on a Budget"

 

July 25th - CNLA Summer Field Day, 8:30am- 3:00pm, CT Agricultural Experiment Station Lockwood Farms, Hamden, CT Contact: joseph.bonelli@uconn.edu

 

July 30th - Sustainably Speaking: IPM Workshop and Pest Walk for CT Nursery and Landscape Professionals Topic: Invasive Earthworms and Soil Insect Pests, 5-7:30pm, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, 153 Cook Hill Rd. Windsor, CT Contact: Victoria Wallace

 

August 5th - Phone Photo Twilight Workshop, Jones Family Farm, Shelton, CT 5-8pm, Contact: Nancy Barrett or MacKenzie White

 

August 8th - Phone Photo Twilight Workshop, Scantic Valley Farm, Somers, CT 6-9pm, Contact: Nancy Barrett or MacKenzie White

 

September 27th - CT Farm Bureau Workshop "Agritourism for Land Use", 7-9pm, Woodstock Town Hall, Woodstock, CT. Contact: Nancy Barrett nancy.barrett@uconn.edu

 

Other Farmer Workshops and Trainings:

Solid Ground Farmer Trainings

Using Crop Insurance to Manage Risk

Crop insurance covers losses from disasters such as drought, hail, frost, hurricanes, excessive moisture, fire, insects and plant disease and wildlife damage. A new generation of crop insurance provides whole farm revenue protection as well. The sites listed below provide information on the features and benefits of crop insurance.

Crop Insurance Fact Sheets

 

Information on Connecticut crop insurance

Crop Insurance Agent Locator

Links

These sites provide general information on crop insurance. Each site opens the door to an array of related topics.

  

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 Risk Management Agency, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

 

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