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Field Days and Workshops

 

What: Educational events on specific agricultural subjects
Why: To improve your skills through in-the-field learning from the experts
Who: Farmers and gardeners
Where: Across Illinois
When: Throughout the year

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FARM DREAMS
June 5: Blue Yonder Farm, North Salem, IN from 5:30 - 8:30 PM (Eastern Time)
June 19: Prairie Fruits Farm and Creamary, Champaign, IL  from 5:30 - 8:30 PM
July 10: Harvest and Blooms Farm, Springfield, IL from 5:30 - 8:30 PM 
August 14: Spence Farm, Fairbury, IL from 5:30 - 8:30 PM

Aspiring farmers like you discover what it would really take to start your own farm business. From assessing your skills and resources, to meeting successful farmers in your region, to deciding next steps for pursuing your farm dream, this workshop is the perfect setting for you to find out what it takes to own a successful farm business.

 

NOXIOUS WEEDS IN PASTURE MANAGEMENT FIELD DAY 
June 15, 2017, 5:30-7pm

Tour the University of Illinois' Poisonous Plant Garden with Dr. Michael Biehl, clinical professor of toxicology at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, to learn what plants are toxic to your livestock, how to identify these dangers, and how to control them if they are present in your pastures. 

 

Refund policy: Registration fees for all field days and workshops are non-refundable. If a program is cancelled by The Land Connection, all fees will be refunded.