Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Upcoming Events through UC Cooperative Extension

Farmer-to-Farmer Breakfast
Wednesday, February 13th at 7 AM
Tofanelli's Restaurant, Main Street, Grass Valley.
Reservations required! Please RSVP by replying to me at cefake@ucanr.edu by Monday, February 11th at 9 AM so we can provide a count to the restaurant.
Register NOW for Marketing Workshops Feb 15 & 16th!
Workshops are at UC Cooperative Extension, 11477 E Avenue, DeWitt Center, Auburn. Each workshop is $5 per person. You may pay online by credit card or in cash at the door.
Pre-registration is required.

Using Health & Nutrition Information to Boost Your Produce Sales
Friday, February 15, 1-4 PM.

Increase Your Farmers’ Market Sales with Merchandising and Building Customer Relations
Saturday, February 16th, 8 AM to noon.
Lunch is available on Saturday or you can bring your own…see registration form.

Breaking into Wholesale
Saturday, February 16th, 1 to 5 PM.
Pest Management Workshops
Growers' pest management workshops start February 20th at UC Cooperative Extension.

Learn about pest management techniques and how to plan your pest management program. get updates on new pests and management techniques. This series of 5 workshops will give you tools and resources to manage an array of pest on your farm.
Workshop series includes:

IPM Techniques, Wednesday, February 20th: 6:30-9 PM
Orchard Pest Management, Wednesday, February 27th, 6:30-9 PM
Grapevine Pest Management, Wednesday, March 6th, 6:30-9 PM
Citrus Pest Management, Wednesday, March 13th, 6:30-9 PM
Vegetable Pest Management, Wednesday, March 27th, 6:30-9 PM

All workshops will be held at the UC Cooperative Extension office, 11477 E Avenue, DeWitt Center, Auburn, California from 6:30 to 9 PM.
Each workshop costs $5 per person (or $10 per farm, up to 3 people), and includes printed materials, a hand lens for identifying pests, and refreshments. Workshop fee is payable at the door. Cash only, please, we cannot accept checks or credit cards. Pre-registration is required. Register at http://ucce.ucdavis.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=9994