Farm Beginnings Calendar: 2019

LSP Field Days/Workshops/Deadlines

August 7 —Farm Beginnings Field Day "Cut Flower Farming," Green Light Farm, Prairie Farm, Wis. Click here for details.

August 25Farm Dreams Workshop, Menomonie Market Food Co-op, Menomonie, Wis. Click here for details.

August 26 — Interseeding Multi-Species Cover Crops into Standing Corn, Winona, Minn. Click here for details.

August 27: Interseeding Multi-Species Cover Crops into Standing Corn, Byron, Minn. Click here for details.

August 28: Interseeding Multi-Species Cover Crops into Standing Corn, Preston, Minn. Click here for details.

Sept. 1 — Application deadline for the 2019-2020 Farm Beginnings class. Click here for details.

Sept. 12 — LSP On-Farm Composting Field Day, Pangrac Farm, Utica, Minn. Click here for details.

Sept. 15 — Workshop/Field Day on "On-Farm Events," A to Z Produce & Bakery, Stockholm, Wis. Click here for details.

October 26 — Classes for 2019-2020 LSP Farm Beginnings Course begin in Menomonie, Wis. Click here for details.

LSP Grazing Groups Pasture Walks (Southeast Minn.)

Aug. 7 — Conventional pasture improvement (1st year rotational grazing), cropland to pasture (NRCS Programs), silvopasture, Kellogg, Minn. Click here for details.

Sept. 19 — 1st year rotationally grazing beef, grazing 8-10 species cover crop mix, Winona, Minn. Click here for details.

Oct. 5 — 1st year rotationally grazing beef, pastured pork and poultry, grazing cover crops after small grain to extend grazing, direct marketing, Caledonia, Minn. Click here for details.

Oct. 26 — Productivity management, especially how to manage dormancy in the fall to maintain productive spring pastures; system for reseeding pastures where cows have outwintered; keeping it simple, managing grazing lands on foot (no ATV), Wabasha, Minn. Click here for details.

Other Field Days & Workshops not Sponsored by LSP

August 13-15 — Soil Health Academy: Regenerative Farming & Ranching, Stoney Creek Farm, Redwood Falls, Minn. Click here for details.

Aug. 17 — Scaling up with Fewer Crops, Agua Gorda Cooperative, Long Prairie, Minn. Click here for details.

Aug. 21 — Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship-Iowa State University Pasture Walk, Garnavillo, Iowa. Click here for details.

Sept. 17 — Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship Pasture Walk, St. Charles, Minn. Click here for details.

Oct. 9 — Growing Ginger in Minnesota, The Good Acre, St. Paul, Minn. Click here for details.

Oct. 22 — Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship Pasture Walk, Canton, Minn. Click here for details.