NAP Enrollment Deadline for Value Loss Crops like aquaculture, Christmas trees, floriculture and sod; also for garlic. The value loss crop acreage report is to be completed with the County Office by September 30th.
Visit your local USDA Service Center
"Hiring Workers? How to Avoid Labor Issues" from 9 am to noon. Program will include Heather Callahan, U. S. Dept. of Labor presentation, overview of SCORE and USDA partnership with success stories of connecting farmers with free SCORE mentors. Light refreshements included. RSVP to Rebecca.Eddy@ct.gov by August 31st.
CT Agriculture Experiment Station,
18th Celebrating Agriculture, free admission, free parking, A fun day for family and friends to explore and learn, hay wagon ride through the neighboring dairy farm, exhibits, scavenger hunt, breakfast, lunch and more. www.celebratingagriculture.org
Woodstock Fairgrounds, CT
14 to 30
The Eastern State Exposition, visit many farm animals, exhibits in the Farm A Rama building, stop by and say Hi! at the Team USDA Exhibit. Springfield, MA; www.thebige.com
|September 3, 2018 - Labor Day||FSA offices are closed|
FSA Youth Loans of up to $5,000
Contact Ron Clark, Farm Loan Manager at 860.319-8073
SCORE and USDA Partnership
Contact your local FSA office to help connect you with a SCORE mentor. SCORE provides a free service to help small businesses find the resources and informaiton they need to be more successful. Or visit: https://www.score.org/usda
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