State Events

2017 Calendar of Events

     Date Event Information Location
November 14

FSA Open House: 2:30 to 4:30; Meet the County Committee candidates, learn about programs, loans, farm storage options, price loss support for crops, connect with SCORE free mentoring, and more. 860-319-8068 

Norwich USDA Service Center,
238 West Town Street
Norwich, CT

November 14

FSA Open House: 5 to 7; Meet the County Committee candidates, learn about programs, loans, farm storage options, price loss support for crops, connect with SCORE free mentoring, and more. 203-305-5527

Wallingford USDA Service Center
97 Barnes Road 
Wallingford, CT  

 

 November

15

Acreage Reporting Deadline for MixedVisit your county FSA office

November

15

Working Lands Alliance Annual Meeting, 12 to 2, $20 includes lunch, wla@farmland.org

State Capitol                                                  Old Judiciary Room (3rd Floor)                    
Hartford, CT 

November 16Would You Like to Produce Organic Vegetables; weekly Thursdays 6 to 8 pm; starting Nov. 18; Classes in English and Spanish; German.Cutz@uconn.edu UConn Urban Agriculture Course
November 17  Connecticut Farm Bureau Annual Meeting; www.cfba.orgFantasia
404 Washington Avenue 
North Haven, CT
November 20  Non-Insured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) Enrollment Deadline for perennial crops including honey, maple sap, asparagus, peaches, pears, berries, grapes and forage crops (hay) 

 Visit your county FSA office

 

 November 29 The Business of farming, How USDA & SCORE can Help! 4 to 6 pm; aimee.fusco@ct.usda.gov; or 860--618-4510 for info

Easton Public Library
691 Morehouse Road
Easton, CT

 

Other Dates to Remember
November 23, 2017 - Thanksgiving DayFSA offices are closed

Resources

Apply for FSA Youth Loans of up to $5,000 or new Land Contract Guarantee Program
Contact Ron Clark, Farm Loan Manager at 860.319-8070

USDA New Farmers: https://newfarmers.usda.gov/

CT Farmland Restoration Program
www.CTGrown.gov
 

CT Agriculture Business Guide: http://ctfarmrisk.uconn.edu

CT New Farmers Bucket List: http://ctfarmrisk.uconn.edu/index_144_3855411292.pdf

List and Find CT Grown
www.buyCTgrown.com

Aerial Photos 1934 to 2008
Compare land use changes
http://magic.lib.uconn.edu/
Scroll down to type in address, town, CT

CT Grown Online Listings
Submit info for: Agritourism, Farm Stands/Stores, Dairy & Egg, Honey, Meat
860.713.2503
linda.piotrowicz@ct.gov

Integrated Pest Management:  http://ipm.uconn.edu/root/