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Friday, November 21, 2014

On-Farm Leaf Mulching

The Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Jersey is offering the workshop from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Muth Family Farm, 1639 Pitman-Downer Rd., Williamstown.  Farmer Bob Muth will discuss on-farm leaf mulching, including spreading, getting the leaves out quickly, DEP regulations, working with municipal agencies, soil conditions and soil test results as they relate to leaf mulching.

Click here for more information and registration.
 
Monday, November 24, 2014

Three-Session Organic Certification Class

The Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Jersey will offer the course 6-9 p.m. Mondays, Nov. 24, Dec. 1 and Dec. 8 at the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, 14 Maple Ave., Morristown.  Attendees will receive an introduction to organic certification, including an overview of the regulations, an in-depth look at the Organic Systems Plan and an overview of the process in stages.

Click here for more information and to register.
 
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.

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Tuesday, February 3 - Thursday, February 5, 2015

New Jersey State Agricultural Convention and Trade Show

Being held at the Tropican 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.