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Texas: Military Vet Farm Tour, Workshop, Prairie View, Oct. 20-21

Texas: Military Vet Farm Tour, Workshop, Prairie View, Oct. 20-21

👤By Paul Schattenberg, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Oct 9, 2017

Texas AgrAbility and the Battleground to Breaking Ground Project of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will partner with Prairie View A&M Cooperative Extension to host a farm tour and agricultural business workshop Oct. 20-21 in Prairie View. Both activities

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Texas: Military Vet, Beginning Farmer Training, Navasota, Oct. 14-15

Texas: Military Vet, Beginning Farmer Training, Navasota, Oct. 14-15

👤By Paul Schattenberg, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Sep 15, 2017

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, in cooperation with the Texas AgrAbility Project, U.S. Department of Agriculture and others, will kickoff a new military entrepreneurial project Oct. 14-15 in Navasota. The application period for this second Battleground to Breaking Ground

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Indiana: Beginning Farmer Southeast Regional Workshop, Columbus, Nov. 7

Indiana: Beginning Farmer Southeast Regional Workshop, Columbus, Nov. 7

👤By Cheri Frederick, Purdue University 🕔Sep 6, 2017

Beginning farmers who want to take their operation to the next level can receive profitable business tools and training during a farm viability workshop presented by a specialty crop farmer and farm business consultant. The Beginning Farmer Southeast Regional Workshop

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Indiana: 6 Beginning Farmer Tours, Aug.-Oct.

Indiana: 6 Beginning Farmer Tours, Aug.-Oct.

👤By Darrin Pack, Purdue University 🕔Jul 12, 2017

Registration is now open for the final six farm tours offered this year by Purdue Extension’s Indiana Beginning Farmer program. “Late summer and early fall are great times to visit Indiana farms and see how they adapt to the changing

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Texas: Ag Workshop and Farm Tour, Adkins, June 2-3

Texas: Ag Workshop and Farm Tour, Adkins, June 2-3

👤By Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 25, 2017

The Texas AgrAbility and Battleground to Breaking Ground Project are hosting a free farm tour and workshop June 2-3 geared toward veterans, beginning farmers and ranchers, individuals with disabilities and those starting in an agriculture business. The tour and workshop

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Indiana: 10 Beginning Farmer Tours Offer Glimpse at Ag Diversity

Indiana: 10 Beginning Farmer Tours Offer Glimpse at Ag Diversity

👤By Mikaela Wieland, Purdue University 🕔Apr 18, 2017

Ten farm tours and workshops across the state will offer new and aspiring farmers the opportunity to learn from experts and network with fellow farmers at a variety of agricultural operations. The events are organized by Purdue University’s Indiana Beginning

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Missouri: Beginning Farmer Workshop Focuses on ABCs of USDA, Hillsboro, April 19-20

Missouri: Beginning Farmer Workshop Focuses on ABCs of USDA, Hillsboro, April 19-20

👤By Linda Geist, University of Missouri 🕔Apr 4, 2017

University of Missouri Extension invites beginning farmers and ranchers to attend a free workshop about resources offered by state and federal agencies. “Understanding the Alphabet Soup of USDA Programs” will be held 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, and 6-9:30 p.m.

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Tennessee: 4 Beginning Farmer Workshops in 2017

Tennessee: 4 Beginning Farmer Workshops in 2017

👤By Patricia McDaniels, University of Tennessee 🕔Dec 12, 2016

Want to be a farmer, but don’t know how to get started? University of Tennessee Extension has scheduled a 2017 workshop that might show you first steps. Beginning January 25, four workshops are scheduled at locations across the state. Each

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Indiana: Beginning Farmer Workshop, Indianapolis, Dec. 14

👤By Darrin Pack, Purdue University 🕔Dec 1, 2016

Purdue Extension’s Beginning Farmer program will host its Central Regional Workshop Dec. 14 in Discovery Hall at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, with sessions focusing on helping growers adopt practices that promote sustainability, personal health and job satisfaction. “The key is

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Who’s Farming Now? 22% of Operations Defined as Beginners

Who’s Farming Now? 22% of Operations Defined as Beginners

👤By Mary Clare Ahearn, Choices, AAEA 🕔Oct 14, 2016

The latest Census of Agriculture reported that 22% of farms met the definition of a beginning farm–that is, those farms with a principal operator who has operated the same farm for less than 10 years. The share of farms that

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