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Cooperative Extension: Agriculture

Latest Past Events

Grief and Loss in Agriculture

Zoom

November 18: “Grief and Loss in Agriculture” virtually at 1 p.m. ET (12 p.m. CDT), hosted by The Rural Resiliency Project and the Cultivating Resiliency Program. Experiencing grief and loss as ag […]

Free

Cultivating Resiliency Coffee Chat

Zoom

November 7th: “Cultivating Resiliency Coffee Chat” virtually at at 1 p.m. ET (12 p.m. CDT), hosted by The Rural Resiliency Project and the Cultivating Resiliency Program. We are in the thick of […]

Free

Farm Stress Training for Agriculture Service Providers

Zoom

November 7th: "Farm Stress Training for Agriculture Service Providers" virtually at 9:30 to 12:30am, hosted by the University of Maryland Extension. This workshop is designed for Agriculture Service Providers to […]

Free

MOFGA’s Farmer to Farmer

Hutchinson Center 80 Belmont Ave, Belfast

November 5-7: “Farmer to Farmer Conference”. MOFGA’s Farmer to Farmer Conference is known for its intimacy, in-depth treatment of topics and profound discussions. The conference offerings are based on the idea that […]

$160.00

Low Stress Marketing for Farmers

Zoom

October 27: “Low Stress Marketing for Farmers” at 2 p.m. ET, hosted by National AgrAbility. While it seems like marketing is the least important part of your agriculture business: it should actually […]

Free

Safe Labor Movement Workshop (Steep Falls, ME)

Pine Root Farm 1000 Pequawket Trail, Steep Falls

Sunday, October 16th: “Safe Labor Movement Workshop” from 9-11 a.m. at Pine Root Farm in Steep Falls, Maine. The Safe Labor Movement Workshop covers better body mechanics and movement patterns in order to increase workforce productivity efficiency and help decrease workplace injuries. Time will be spent in an interactive atmosphere moving through four basic movement […]

Free

Build Resilience into Your Farm: Let Nature do the Heavy Lifting

Zoom

October 13: “Build Resilience into Your Farm: Let Nature do the Heavy Lifting” at 2 p.m. ET, hosted by National AgrAbility. When we use regenerative practices, we are also using risk management techniques; these techniques will provide layers of protection in our operations through soil health, healthy plants, healthy livestock and nutrient dense foods for humans while […]

Free

Safe Labor Movement Workshop (Town Hill, Maine)

Triple Chick Farm 1142 Maine Route 102, Town Hill

Sunday, October 9th: “Safe Labor Movement Workshop” from 9-11 a.m. at Triple Chick Farm on MDI in Town Hill, Maine. The Safe Labor Movement Workshop covers better body mechanics and movement patterns in order to increase workforce productivity efficiency and help decrease workplace injuries. Time will be spent in an interactive atmosphere moving through four […]

Free

Managing Stress on the Farm: Observe, Engage, Share Workshop

Zoom

September 23: “Managing Stress on the Farm: Observe, Engage, Share Workshop” at 1 p.m., hosted by the University of Maryland Extension. Whether you are a farmer, family member, or service provider, you […]

Free

Managing Stress on the Farm

Zoom

September 15: “Managing Stress on the Farm” at 2 p.m. ET, hosted by National AgrAbility. This session introduces theory and strategies to increase farmers’ (occupational) stress awareness and develop stress resilience […]

Free

Starting Your Farm

Zoom

September 14: "Starting Your Farm" at 5 p.m. ET, hosted by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association. Finding a place and resources to farm can be a huge challenge. Whether […]

Free

24/7/365 Women Juggling it All Resiliency Circle

Zoom

August 1: “24/7/365 Women Juggling it All Resiliency Circles” at 12p.m. CDT (1 p.m. ET), hosted by the Rural Resiliency Project. Does it feel like you are on duty 24/7/365? You […]

Free

Safe Labor Movement Workshop – Norway, Maine

Alan Day Community Garden 26 Whitman St, Norway

The workshop is Tuesday, August 30, 5-7 p.m., at Alan Day Community Garden in Unity. Free for individuals involved in farming, fishing, forestry or Indigenous food or medicine producers and communities […]

Free

24/7/365 Women Juggling it All Resiliency Circle

Zoom

August 17: “24/7/365 Women Juggling it All Resiliency Circles” at 12p.m. CDT (1 p.m. ET), hosted by the Rural Resiliency Project. Does it feel like you are on duty 24/7/365? You are […]

Free

Safe Labor Movement Workshop – Unity, Maine

MOFGA 294 Crosby Brook Rd., Unity

The workshop is Tuesday, August 16, 5-7 p.m., at MOFGA's farm in Unity. Free for individuals involved in farming, fishing, forestry or Indigenous food or medicine producers and communities associated […]

Free

Cultivating Resiliency Coffee Chats

Zoom

August 10: “Cultivating Resiliency Coffee Chats” at 12 p.m. CDT (1 p.m. ET), hosted by the Cultivating Resiliency Collaboration. Grab your iced coffee, tea or lemonade, take a break and join […]

Free

Farm Transition Resiliency Circle

August 5: “Farm Transition Resiliency Circles” at 12 p.m. CDT (1 p.m. ET), hosted by the Rural Resiliency Project. Are the people in your life making your transition challenging? Try our […]

Free

Farm Rescue – Helping Farm Families in Crisis

Zoom

August 4: “Farm Rescue – Helping Farm Families in Crisis ” at 2p.m. ET, hosted by National AgrAbility. Farm Rescue wants to get the information out to help family farms and ranches […]

Free

AgriSafe: QPR for Farmers and Farm Families

Zoom

FREE Suicide Prevention Training Tailored Specifically for Agricultural Communities. Hosted by AgriSafe. For more information, please see their website. What is QPR? QPR training teaches laypeople and professionals to recognize […]

Free

AgriSafe: QPR for Farmers and Farm Families

Zoom

FREE Suicide Prevention Training Tailored Specifically for Agricultural Communities. Hosted by AgriSafe. For more information, please see their website. What is QPR? QPR training teaches laypeople and professionals to recognize […]

Free

Farm Transition Resiliency Circle

Zoom

July 14: “Farm Transition Resiliency Circles” at 12 p.m. CDT (1 p.m. ET), hosted by the Rural Resiliency Project. Are the people in your life making your transition challenging? Try our […]

Free

AgriSafe: QPR for Farmers and Farm Families

Zoom

FREE Suicide Prevention Training Tailored Specifically for Agricultural Communities. Hosted by AgriSafe. For more information, please see their website. What is QPR? QPR training teaches laypeople and professionals to recognize […]

Free

Cultivating Resiliency Coffee Chats

Zoom

July 13: “Cultivating Resiliency Coffee Chats” at 12 p.m. CDT (1 p.m. ET), hosted by the Cultivating Resiliency Collaboration. Grab your iced coffee, tea or lemonade, take a break and join […]

Free

AgriSafe: QPR for Farmers and Farm Families

Zoom

FREE Suicide Prevention Training Tailored Specifically for Agricultural Communities. Hosted by AgriSafe. For more information, please see their website. What is QPR? QPR training teaches laypeople and professionals to recognize and respond to mental health crises using the approach of Question, Persuade and Refer. To attend this training participants must be 18 years of age […]

Free

AgriSafe: Protecting the Safety of Women in Ag Week

Zoom

AgriSafe to hold webinars everyday from June 27-July 1 around Protecting the Safety of Women in Ag Week. Webinars are scheduled for 12-1p.m. Central Time, which would be 1-2 p.m. Eastern Time. Everyday there is a different webinar offering. For more information, please see the AgriSafe website. June 27: ATV-UTV Safety for Women June 28th: […]

Free

AgriSafe: Protecting the Safety of Women in Ag Week

Zoom

AgriSafe to hold webinars everyday from June 27-July 1 around Protecting the Safety of Women in Ag Week. Webinars are scheduled for 12-1p.m. Central Time, which would be 1-2 p.m. Eastern Time. Everyday there is a different webinar offering. For more information, please see the AgriSafe website. June 27: ATV-UTV Safety for Women June 28th: […]

Free

AgriSafe: QPR for Farmers and Farm Families

Zoom

FREE Suicide Prevention Training Tailored Specifically for Agricultural Communities. Hosted by AgriSafe. For more information, please see their website. What is QPR? QPR training teaches laypeople and professionals to recognize and respond to mental health crises using the approach of Question, Persuade and Refer. To attend this training participants must be 18 years of age […]

Free

AgriSafe: Protecting the Safety of Women in Ag Week

Zoom

AgriSafe to hold webinars everyday from June 27-July 1 around Protecting the Safety of Women in Ag Week. Webinars are scheduled for 12-1p.m. Central Time, which would be 1-2 p.m. Eastern Time. Everyday there is a different webinar offering. For more information, please see the AgriSafe website. June 27: ATV-UTV Safety for Women June 28th: […]

Free

AgriSafe: Protecting the Safety of Women in Ag Week

Zoom

AgriSafe to hold webinars everyday from June 27-July 1 around Protecting the Safety of Women in Ag Week. Webinars are scheduled for 12-1p.m. Central Time, which would be 1-2 p.m. Eastern Time. Everyday there is a different webinar offering. For more information, please see the AgriSafe website. June 27: ATV-UTV Safety for Women June 28th: […]

Free

AgriSafe: Protecting the Safety of Women in Ag Week

Zoom

AgriSafe to hold webinars everyday from June 27-July 1 around Protecting the Safety of Women in Ag Week. Webinars are scheduled for 12-1p.m. Central Time, which would be 1-2 p.m. Eastern Time. Everyday there is a different webinar offering. For more information, please see the AgriSafe website. June 27: ATV-UTV Safety for Women June 28th: […]

Free

AgriSafe: QPR for Farmers and Farm Families

Zoom

FREE Suicide Prevention Training Tailored Specifically for Agricultural Communities. Hosted by AgriSafe. For more information, please see their website. What is QPR? QPR training teaches laypeople and professionals to recognize and respond to mental health crises using the approach of Question, Persuade and Refer. To attend this training participants must be 18 years of age […]

Free
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