State Events

2018 Calendar of Events
DateEvent InformationLocation

October

31

Deadline to apply for Organic Certification Cost Share Program (OCCSP)

Visit your local USDA Service Center

www.farmers.gov

November

15

Acreage Reporting Deadline for Mixed Forage -Hay and Non Insured Crop Disaster enrollment deadline for Mixed Forage-Hay  

Visit your local USDA Service Center

November

15

Connecticut Farm Bureau Annual Meeting

North Haven, CT

www.cfba.org

November

20 

Non Insured Crop Disaster (NAP) enrollment deadline for perennial crops; including honey, maple, sap, peaches, pears, asparagus, berries and mixed forage - hay 

Contact or visit your local USDA Service Center

December

1

Non Insured Crop Disaster (NAP) enrollment deadline for maple say and honey.

Contact or visit your local USDA Service Center

www.farmers.gov

December

3

Return your Local Administrative Area (LAA) ballots for your local County Committee elections by today.

County Committee Elections Information

Other Dates to Remember
November 12, 2018 - Veteran's DayFSA offices are closed
November 22, 2018 - Thanksgiving DayFSA offices are closed

Resources

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

USDA New Farmers

CT Farmland Restoration Program

CT Agriculture Business Guide

CT New Farmers Bucket List

List and Find CT Grown

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

Integrated Pest Management