BEEF INDUSTRY TOUR
Thursday, December 12, 2013
$25 per person
Oldfield Teaching Facility, 3521 SW Campus Way
PERMACULTURE ON SMALL FARMS-An Introduction
Wednesday, December 18
Cost: $15 each; $25 couple REGISTER ON LINE
OSU Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center-Auditorium
Since the mid-1970's, permaculture has helped land stewards observe, map and optimize human needs and natural flows. Long-time permaculture teacher and practitioner Tom Ward will present. Read more...
PESTICIDE RECERTIFICATION 2-DAY TRAINING
February 10 & 11, 2014
$90.00 prior to January 31. REGISTER ON LINE
Receive 10-12 credit hours of pesticide recertification from this two-day course offered by multiple instructors from around the state. Lunch is included on Monday. Pre-registration is recommended. Registration after January 31 is $110.00. Register on line or call Paula at 541-776-7371, ext. 208. For more information or to receive California or Washington credits, please contact Maud Powell at 541-776-7371 or email@example.com.
Goals of the Small Farm Program:
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. Objectives include working with small acreage landowners to improve stewardship practices, emphasizing land management, soil and water quality, as well as small farm alternative and specialty marketing through the creation and enhancement of local and regional food systems and farm direct marketing channels.
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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: 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.
For any further information contact:
Southern Oregon Research & Extension Center
569 Hanley Road
Central Point , OR 97502
(541) 776-7371 x208