Monday, February 27, 2017
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Join veteran organic vegetable grower Paul Underhill of Terra Firma Farm for a three-hour workshop in Winters on the basics of mechanical cultivation for vegetable crops. The workshop is geared towards small and new farmers and will include:
-- How to select the right tractor for your operation
-- Choosing a bed size that best fits your crop mix and your equipment
-- Simple techniques for marking out and shaping beds
-- Strategies to allow mechanical cultivation of hand-planted crops
-- Inexpensive mechanical planting options
-- Setting up an easy to use, inexpensive cultivator that will work with most of your crops
-- A show and tell of different cultivator tools.
-- How to prioritize equipment purchases to make the most of your limited funds.
Workshop will feature two hours of instruction plus an hour for questions and discussion. The instructor will tailor the workshop to each participant's needs. Size will be limited to 6 participants.
Cost: $85 per person or organization.
Please RSVP to Paul if you would like to attend: firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, February 3, 2017
The next Farmer-to-Farmer Breakfast is at Happy Apple Kitchen in Chicago Park.
Dixie Chan will talk about farm & ranch taxes and answer your questions. Her husband, Bryant, a retired IRS investigator will talk about identity theft. Bring your questions.
Come have a great breakfast prepared by Anna & Teresa and learn what you need to know before tax season gets into full swing.
Cost is $15 per person, including tax and tip. Reservations are required.
Reserve your place by February 13th at http://ucanr.edu/survey/
Should be a good event, hope to see you there!