Events

NJSHS conducts summer orchard tour, educational programs in Morris County

The New Jersey State Horticultural Society (NJSHS) is sponsoring the 2024 Summer Orchard Tour and Educational Program from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. June 27 at Wightman Farms, located at 111 Mt. Kimbal Ave., located... more »

Annual California Small Farm Conference released 2025 dates

The 37th annual California Small Farm Conference is scheduled for Feb. 23-27. The 2025 edition of the conference will be offered as a hybrid and bilingual event. It will feature four days of virtual workshops... more »

University of Arkansas hosts blackberry field tour June 12

On June 12, 2024, the University of Arkansas will host a blackberry field tour from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Fruit Research Station, located in Clarksville, Arkansas. The event will address blackberry taste test,... more »

Western Growers will honor Sonny Rodriguez at annual meeting

Sonny Rodriguez, president and CEO of The Growers Company, will be honored with the 2024 Award of Honor during the Western Growers' annual meeting in November. Rodriguez joined The Growers Company in 1975, a third-generation... more »

2024 Michigan viticulture field day scheduled

This year’s Michigan Viticulture Field Day and Enology Experience Day are scheduled. The 35th yearly field day is scheduled for July 31 while the enology event is set for Aug. 1.   The events are... more »

American Farmland Trust kicks off annual America’s Farmers Market Celebration

American Farmland Trust (AFT) has kicked off the 16th annual America’s Farmer’s Market Celebration (AFMC). The event celebrates the only annual ranking of the top farmers markets in the U.S. as voted on by the... more »

Cal Poly Strawberry Center Field Day registration opens

Registration is now open for the annual Cal Poly Strawberry Center Field Day. The event is scheduled for Aug. 8 in San Luis Obispo. The show is a large research and education gathering for the... more »

Tour of Western New York Cider Operations set for June 14

The Cornell Hard Cider Program Work Team and the New York Cider Association have announced that on June 14 it will offer an exclusive tour of commercial cider operations across western New York. This event... more »

Farmworker protection rule detangled in NCAE webinar

In a recent webinar, the National Council of Agricultural Employers (NCAE) presented information to help growers and agricultural employers better understand the farmworker protection rule. The May 21 “Detangling the Department of Labor’s ‘Farmworker Protection’... more »

UCDavis hosts Grape Day at the Oakville Station

The Department of Viticulture and Enology at UC Davis will host a Grape Day at the Oakville Station from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, 2024. The event will include a variety... more »

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