The goal of the Small Farms program is to improve the economic and environmental sustainability of small farms by employing appropriate scale production and marketing techniques. The program works toward improving small farm horticultural production and small-scale livestock, poultry & forage production. Specialty, organic, pasture-raised and niche crop production is emphasized.
GROWING AGRIPRENEURS New Farmer Training Program begins in April. SIGN UP NOW
SEED BREEDING for ORGANIC and SUSTAINABLE SYSTEMS, February 7
A SOSGA Educational Program
WEED ID and CONTROL in PASTURES and HAYGROUND, February 15
AG PESTICIDE and CONTAINER COLLECTION EVENT (Pre-register by Feb. 18) March 5, 2016
IRRIGATION on the FARM, February 27
INTRO to BASIC FARM EQUIPMENT, March 12
ADVANCED FARM EQUIPMENT, two weekend afternoon classes (April 9 or 10 and April 16 or 17)
GROWING AGRIPRENEURS 2016 - New Farmer Training Program begins in April.
Note: Partial scholarships are available for some classes and programs. Please inquire with the small farms program. Scholarship Application for selected OSU Small Farms events
Objectives of the Small Farm Program:
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Note: Partial scholarships are available for some classes and programs. Please inquire with the small farms program. Scholarship Application for OSU Small Farms
Rogue Farm Corps Often partners with OSU Extension Small Farms, sharing the goal of farming education.
About Maud Powell, OSU Extension Small Farms Faculty: Maud has an M.A. from Antioch University Seattle in Environment and Community Studies, and received her B.A. from Swarthmore College in Comparative Religion. She and her husband have owned and operated Wolf Gulch Farm, a small diversified vegetable and seed farm, in the Little Applegate Valley, for ten years. Maud worked for four years as the Project Manager for the Siskiyou Sustainable Cooperative, and currently coordinates their Community Supported Agriculture Program. Maud is passionate about reinvigorating rural communities by strengthening local economies and increasing food and fiber production. firstname.lastname@example.org 541-776-7371, ext. 208
For any further information contact:
Southern Oregon Research & Extension Center
569 Hanley Road
Central Point , OR 97502
(541) 776-7371 x208