NOFA-VT partnered with Vermont Technical College in the fall of 2015 to offer two exciting workshop series designed specifically for commercial farmers.
Fall 2015 Workshop Series:
Quick & Dirty: Practical Soil Science Series for Farmers
Successful production starts with feeding the soil. Learn how to work with natural processes taking place in the universe below our feet while keeping an eye on financial returns to improve ecological production.
|Oct. 8||Practical Soil Science | Part 1: Soil Nutrient Management||Vermont Technical College, Randolph|
|Oct. 28||Practical Soil Science | Part 2: Supporting Biologically Active Soils||Vermont Technical College, Randolph|
“Why Isn’t This Thing Working?” Trades Skills Workshops
Whether you have years of suffering already under your belt gained by experience, or you’re in your first few years of farming, these workshops will teach you the tricks of the trades with practical farm-based applications.
|Oct. 14||Part 1: Getting Intimate with Diesel Engines||Vermont Technical College, Randolph|
|Nov. 5||Part 2: Gas Fueled Machines: Tractors, Pumps & Friends||Vermont Technical College, Randolph|
|Nov. 12||Part 3: Why Doesn't This Thing Turn On? Dealing with Electrical Problems||Vermont Technical College, Randolph|
|Nov. 19||Part 4: Tricks for Taking Apart & Fixing Rusted Parts||Vermont Technical College, Randolph|