Thursday, January 2, 2014

Free 2014 Small Farms Winter Webinar Series

Last year I shared with you the schedule with permission from U of I Extension the summer Webinar and am sharing the winter one with you.  You don't have to live in Illinois to register and enjoy these.  Please feel free to share with your friends as they are always very helpful and very educational.   

Announcing the 2014 Small Farms Winter Webinar Series which will air each Thursday afternoon online starting January 9  (1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Central time) with the following dates and topics:
Jan 9     Managing Layers on Pastures
Jan 16   An Overview of the Philosophy & History of Organic Agriculture
Jan 23   Pumpkins and Gourdes
Jan 30   Approaches to Small Scale Farm Composting
Feb 6    Organic Pest management:  Insects
Feb 13  Organic Pest Management:  Disease
Feb 20  Organic Pest Management:  Weeds
Feb 27  Asparagus Production
Mar 6    Small Orchard:  Insects Management
Mar 13  Small Orchard:  Orchard Management
Mar 20  Small Orchard:  Disease Management
Mar 27  Growing for Ethnic Markets
To Register online, go to:
For more information, contact: 
Miki (Michaleen) White
Program Coordinator,
Small Farms & Local Foods
Unit 10, Knox County
University of Illinois Extension
Phone:  309-342-5108

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