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Classes Without Quizzes

Jump-start your weekend with stimulating conversations with faculty and experts from the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences. Learn about the latest research and go home feeling smarter! Saturday, April 1, 2017. Continue reading ‘Classes Without Quizzes’

Magazine & Online Writing Bootcamp

I often meet people who want to be writers, or who want to write about their professional experiences with science, the environment, and sustainable living – and getting solid science-based knowledge to the lay public is more important now than ever. Are you ready? Dive in and sign up for this Online Magazine Writing Bootcamp I have taught for the last decade! Begins April 8, 2017. Continue reading ‘Magazine & Online Writing Bootcamp’

eOrganic Webinar Series for Organic Vegetable Producers

We have 3 new webinars for organic vegetable producers coming up soon this spring, and we hope you can join us! All of them are free and open to the public, and advance registration is required. They all take place at 2PM Eastern Time (1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM Pacific Time).  Continue reading ‘eOrganic Webinar Series for Organic Vegetable Producers’

Twin Cities Urban Permaculture Course

Are you interested in learning how to design sustainable solutions for current and future challenges? Have you heard about this course, but are still on the fence about taking it? Would you like to explore cutting edge urban permaculture, urban farms with a focus on social justice, and  rural farm design? The course spans 6 weekends from March 31st until August. Continue reading ‘Twin Cities Urban Permaculture Course’

Agri-Women’s 19th Annual Leadership Conference

The 2017 Minnesota Agri-Women’s annual spring conference is a day-long event you won’t want to miss. The 19th annual conference theme is Embracing Innovation and is jam packed with sessions covering current issues and innovations in agriculture as well as skill-building and leadership opportunities. The conference is scheduled Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chanhassen. Continue reading ‘Agri-Women’s 19th Annual Leadership Conference’

National Adaptation Forum

The National Adaptation Forum will be gathering in Saint Paul, MN from May 9-11, 2017. While there, you will learn how to make your work climate-informed, share what you have learned with others, and develop a stronger network of like-minded peers. Those who attend benefit from exposure to all aspects of the field, professional development, and information sharing through an innovative and comprehensive program featuring plenary sessions, symposia, working groups, training sessions, exhibit booths, poster sessions, and networking events. Continue reading ‘National Adaptation Forum’

Cover Crops Grazing Field Days, March 28 & 30 in Iowa

In late March, Land Stewardship Project and Practical Farmers of Iowa are co-sponsoring a pair of Iowa field days on grazing cover crops:
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