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Tue Mar 09 2021

  • Making Your Farm Available to a Successor Webinar
    12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Online

    Cost: Free


    Part of the 2021 Future of the Farm Webinar series, this webinar will give an overview of ways that farm or land owners can make their property available to a successive farmer, particularly one who is not currently a part of the farm operation. Topics include considerations when talking about farm transfer with your nonfarming heirs, making your property financially accessible while also providing for your own financial security, and the potential tax consequences of various farm transfer means.

    Presenters Cara Cargill, NH Field Agent, Land for Good, Kenesha Reynolds, Seth Wilner, & Kelly McAdam, UNH Cooperative Extension

    Contact: Learn more at https://extension.unh.edu/events/webinar-making-your-farm-available-successor and register at https://unh.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJctfuGpqD0rEtyv9zCHu5LRrn_3Dredb8Ed A link to join the webinar will be emailed upon registration. This webinar will be recorded and available to all registrants.

Wed Mar 10 2021

  • Cohort Gathering for Making Sound Decisions with Good Data and Practical Framework Webinar Series with CISA
    12:30pm - 2:30pm
    https://www.buylocalfood.org/farm-decision-making-workshop-series-and-cohort/

    Cost: Free


    This gathering follows the winter 2021 Making Sound Decisions series.
    Contact: See more information at https://www.buylocalfood.org/farm-decision-making-workshop-series-and-cohort/. Register at https://form.jotform.com/CISAsurveys/decision-making

  • Improving Pasture Management for Sustainable Livestock Production (Tri-State SARE Webinar Series)
    10:00am - 12:00pm
    Online

    Cost Free

    This four-part series is open to service providers and farmers. Come to all if you can.

    · Webinar 1: Friday 02/19/21 Introduction to the development of a simple grazing plan, featuring UVM’s Jenn Colby, Susan Parry of PA NRCS and Daimon Meeh of NH NRCS

    · Webinar 2: Wednesday 03/10/21 Grazing plan calculations, with Masoud Hashemi of UMass, Sam Glaze-Corcoran of the New England Grazing Network and Jenn Colby of UVM

    · Webinar 3: Tuesday 03/23/21 Mapping out your grazing plan, with Jenn Colby (UVM) and Daimon Meeh (NH NRCS)

    · Webinar 4: Tuesday 04/6/21 Refining your grazing plan

    Contact: For more information visit http://www.meatsystems.uconn.edu/index.php or register at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScHEndlB6zBKtFfbRy1P_b_mKViz58-o6QCWBZurb0cEpRefg/viewform. Contact rachel.bespuda@uconn.edu<mailto:rachel.bespuda@uconn.edu> with any questions.

  • Managing Early-season Apple Insect Pests (part of the New England Winter Fruit Meeting webinars)
    12:00pm - 1:30pm
    https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIvdemrrz8qG9Hi5kRuc8evmcvB8gpherC2

    Cost: Free

    An online meeting hosted by the University of Maine Extension Tree Fruit IPM Program. 12 – 1:15pm. Dr. Jaime Pinero, University of Massachusetts, will discuss management options to prevent damage by plum curculio, tarnished plant bug, and other early season insect pests. 1:15- 1:30pm. Glen Koehler, UMaine Extension, will introduce the AgEye Weather data system and how growers can access its weather data to help with orchard management. Pre-registration and participation in live webinar qualifies for 1 pesticide applicator recertification credit.

    Registration is required to receive pesticide license recertification credits. Additionally, proof of participation is required by all state certifying agencies, so, please be sure to participate in the in-session polls. Each license holder must register separately and participate on their own devices in order to their individual credits. Forms will be emailed to each individual license holder within a week of the meeting. Please be sure to check your spam or junk folders as occasionally these communications are not recognized by your email host server.

    Contact: See more information at https://ag.umass.edu/fruit/news-events/new-england-winter-fruit-seminar-series. Register at https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIvdemrrz8qG9Hi5kRuc8evmcvB8gpherC2


Wed Mar 17 2021

  • Honeycrisp Bitter Pit and Soft Scald Management, & Ag-Radar: Weather Tools for Orchard Decisions (part of the New England Winter Fruit Meeting webinars)
    12:00pm - 1:30pm
    https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0ldOmsqzgvGdyfTHSS8zVsRogMhVeQDU4g

    Cost: Free

    An online meeting hosted by the University of Maine Extension Tree Fruit IPM Program.

    12 – 12:50pm. Dr. Renae Moran, University of Maine, will discuss recent research on Honeycrisp fruit quality. 12:50- 1:30pm. Glen Koehler, UMaine Extension, will briefly describe how Ag-Radar works, and show examples for how growers can use Ag-Radar to get insight on apple pest and crop development to aid orchard management decisions. Pre-registration and participation in live webinar qualifies for 1 pesticide applicator recertification credit.

    Registration is required to receive pesticide license recertification credits. Additionally, proof of participation is required by all state certifying agencies, so, please be sure to participate in the in-session polls. Each license holder must register separately and participate on their own devices in order to their individual credits. Forms will be emailed to each individual license holder within a week of the meeting. Please be sure to check your spam or junk folders as occasionally these communications are not recognized by your email host server.

    Contact: See more information at https://ag.umass.edu/fruit/news-events/new-england-winter-fruit-seminar-series. Register at https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0ldOmsqzgvGdyfTHSS8zVsRogMhVeQDU4g


Tue Mar 23 2021

  • Improving Pasture Management for Sustainable Livestock Production (Tri-State SARE Webinar Series)
    10:00am - 12:00pm
    Online

    Cost Free

    This four-part series is open to service providers and farmers. Come to all if you can.

    · Webinar 1: Friday 02/19/21 Introduction to the development of a simple grazing plan, featuring UVM’s Jenn Colby, Susan Parry of PA NRCS and Daimon Meeh of NH NRCS

    · Webinar 2: Wednesday 03/10/21 Grazing plan calculations, with Masoud Hashemi of UMass, Sam Glaze-Corcoran of the New England Grazing Network and Jenn Colby of UVM

    · Webinar 3: Tuesday 03/23/21 Mapping out your grazing plan, with Jenn Colby (UVM) and Daimon Meeh (NH NRCS)

    · Webinar 4: Tuesday 04/6/21 Refining your grazing plan

    Contact: For more information visit http://www.meatsystems.uconn.edu/index.php or register at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScHEndlB6zBKtFfbRy1P_b_mKViz58-o6QCWBZurb0cEpRefg/viewform. Contact rachel.bespuda@uconn.edu<mailto:rachel.bespuda@uconn.edu> with any questions.

  • Tree Row Volume: What it is, why it matters, and how to use it. (part of the New England Winter Fruit Meeting webinars)
    12:00pm - 1:30pm
    https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAudOyrqjorG9ALwdQIymrJnWoawmmjeNH6

    Cost: Free

    11:45 am Check-in with Cornell Cooperative Extension for attendees requiring NYSDEC pesticide credits. Not required for holders of a license from a New England State.

    Terence Bradshaw, host and presenter. Dr. Bradshaw is tree fruit and viticulture specialist and director of the UVM Fruit Program. He has conducted research and teaching programs on fruit production for 25 years. Orchard crops differ from many field crops in being a three-dimensional production system, which makes application of materials labeled for two dimensions, i.e., rate per acre, difficult. In this webinar, we will discuss core concepts in measuring orchard canopies and best methods for efficiently and safely spraying them. Pre-registration and participation in live webinar qualifies for 1 pesticide applicator recertification credit.

    12:00 pm Attendee check-in.
    12:05 pm Presentation(s) begins (1 hour)
    Presentation(s) will be interrupted at approximate half-point to provide poll question(s) to attendees. These questions must be answered to receive pesticide credits.
    12:55 pm Question & Answer with presenter and meeting host(s).
    1:20 pm Final poll questions and evaluation.
    1:30 pm End.

    Registration is required to receive pesticide license recertification credits. Additionally, proof of participation is required by all state certifying agencies, so, please be sure to participate in the in-session polls. Each license holder must register separately and participate on their own devices in order to their individual credits. Forms will be emailed to each individual license holder within a week of the meeting. Please be sure to check your spam or junk folders as occasionally these communications are not recognized by your email host server.

    Contact: See more information at https://ag.umass.edu/fruit/news-events/new-england-winter-fruit-seminar-series. Register at https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYtdOqpqTkpGdJ7SRfYiNaWU6M5IQIUiDWS

Tue Mar 30 2021

Tue Apr 06 2021

  • Improving Pasture Management for Sustainable Livestock Production (Tri-State SARE Webinar Series)
    10:00am - 12:00pm
    Online

    Cost Free

    This four-part series is open to service providers and farmers. Come to all if you can.

    · Webinar 1: Friday 02/19/21 Introduction to the development of a simple grazing plan, featuring UVM’s Jenn Colby, Susan Parry of PA NRCS and Daimon Meeh of NH NRCS

    · Webinar 2: Wednesday 03/10/21 Grazing plan calculations, with Masoud Hashemi of UMass, Sam Glaze-Corcoran of the New England Grazing Network and Jenn Colby of UVM

    · Webinar 3: Tuesday 03/23/21 Mapping out your grazing plan, with Jenn Colby (UVM) and Daimon Meeh (NH NRCS)

    · Webinar 4: Tuesday 04/6/21 Refining your grazing plan

    Contact: For more information visit http://www.meatsystems.uconn.edu/index.php or register at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScHEndlB6zBKtFfbRy1P_b_mKViz58-o6QCWBZurb0cEpRefg/viewform. Contact rachel.bespuda@uconn.edu<mailto:rachel.bespuda@uconn.edu> with any questions.

Tue Apr 13 2021

  • Making Sense of Trusts as an Estate Planning Tool (NH Webinar)
    12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Online

    Cost: Free


    Trusts seem like a logical way to pass on farm assets to another generation, however, they are a complex tool and one should be well informed for what the trust can and cannot do for your individual situation. This webinar will give an overview of what is a trust, the types of trusts and important considerations for using a trust as an estate planning tool for the farmer. A link to join the webinar will be emailed upon registration. This webinar will be recorded and available to all registrants. Part of the 2021 Future of the Farm Webinar Series, Moderated by Kelly McAdam and Kenesha Reynolds, UNH Cooperative Extension. Presenter-Melissa O'Rourke, Farm and Agribusiness Management Specialist, Iowa State University Extension.
    Contact: Learn more at https://extension.unh.edu/events/webinar-making-sense-trusts-estate-planning-tool, register at https://unh.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJctcOCpqD0oEtVkSLxOEJ1vduxM2PvIQfde .