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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Plan Your Crop Rotation

The Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Jersey is offering a workshop from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Merrill Creek Reservoir Visitor's Center, 34 Merrill Creek Road, Washington, Warren County.  The session will use real farm examples to lead you through a process for setting and prioritizing goals, creating crop rotation groups and mapping you rotation through time and space.  After identifying conditions on your farm that will affect where crops are grown, there will be a hands-on mapping exercise.  For more information, go to www.nofanj.org.
 
Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Certified Nursery Landscape Professional Training Program

The NJ Nursery and Landscape Association and Mercer County Community College will offer this program to prepare you to take the Certified Nursery Landscape Professional Examination.  Skills include the identification, management and use of landscape plant materials, pest management, soil properties and professional issues.  The program will be held at Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Rd., West Windsor at the Greenhouse on campus.  There will be a snow date of January 7.  The examination will be given on January 27, 2015 at the NJ Plants Trade Show.  To register for the training program, contact the NJNLA office at njnla.office@gmail.com or call 609-291-7070. 
 
Saturday, January 24 and Sunday, January 25, 2015

NOFA-NJ's Winter Conference

The Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Jersey will hold its annual Food and Agriculture Winter Conference at Brookdale Community College, Warner Student Life Center, 765 Newmans Springs Rd., Lincroft.  Tracks include food and nutrition, beginning farming, homesteading, advanced/technical farming, business skills, gardening and community.

Click here for more information and registration.
 
Tuesday, February 3 - Thursday, February 5, 2015

New Jersey State Agricultural Convention and Trade Show

Being held at the Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City.  Click here for details.
 
Monday, February 9, 2015

Preparing for Later Life Farming Workshop

Registration is due by February 2, 2015 for this workshop that will be held 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Somerset County, 310 Milltown Road, Bridgewater.  The workshop will include information on discussing the future of the farm, assessing your future financial needs and developing an outline of a farm estate plan.  Click here for online registration and more information.  Click here to view the flyer.
 
Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Preparing for Later Life Farming Workshop

Registration is due by February 2, 2015 for this workshop that will be held 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Rutgers EcoComplex, 1200 Florence Columbus Road, Bordentown.  The workshop will include information on discussing the future of the farm, assessing your future financial needs and developing an outline of a farm estate plan.  Click here for online registration and more information.  Click here to view the flyer.
 
Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Preparing for Later Life Farming Workshop

Registration is due by February 2, 2015 for this workshop that will be held 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center, 121 Northville Road, Bridgeton.  The workshop will include information on discussing the future of the farm, assessing your future financial needs and developing an outline of a farm estate plan.  Click here for online registration and more information.  Click here to view the flyer.