State Events

2017 Calendar of Events

     Date Event Information Location
March 4Urban Farming Conference, Boston, MABoston, MA
March 8 to 9 2017 Harvest New England Agricultural Marketing Conference and Trade Show; www.harvestnewengland.org/eventsSturbridge, MA
March 11 to 12CT NOFA 35th Annual Winter Conference. www.ct.nofa.org Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT
March 15Deadline to enroll in Noninsured Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) for annual crops. Visit your county FSA office
March 15Agriculture Day at the Capitol, 10 to 2Hartford, CT
Other Dates to Remember
February 20, 2017FSA offices are closed
May 29, 2017FSA offices are closed
July 4, 2017FSA offices are closed
September 4, 2017FSA 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 860.887.3604 x 8073

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

CT Farmland Restoration Program
www.CTGrown.gov
Click on Programs & Services

Connecticut Agriculture Business Guide: www.ctfarmrisk.uconn.edu

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/