Young Farmers Conference Livestream available! This year, portions of the Stone Barns Center 2016 Young Farmers Conference will be livestreamed! We are very excited – this is a great opportunity to expand the reach of the conference.
To watch workshops online, visit http://www.virtualgrange.org/learn/young-farmers-conference/ on December 7 and 8.
Young Farmers Conference LIVESTREAM SCHEDULE:
Wednesday December 7 11:00am: Farms as Agents of Social Change 2:00pm: Fitting Green Manure Cover Crops into Crop Rotation 3:45pm: Understanding Customer Behavior at Farmers Markets Thursday December 8 9:15am: Acta Non-Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project 11:00am: Carbon Farming 2:00pm: Panel: Grassfed Grazing 3:45pm: Land Access for Urban Farmers Last year’s videos: Crop Rotation Growing and Marketing Cut Flowers Know Your Supplier Farm Mechanization Tools for Increased Efficiency Swine Nutrition and ManagementEvery December, hundreds of beginning farmers from across the United States gather at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in Pocantico Hills, New York to learn from agricultural luminaries, peers, and advocacy organizations at the Young Farmers Conference. On December 7-9, 2016, Stone Barns Center will host the 9th annual Young Farmers Conference, providing participants with access to inspiring keynotes and unique workshops that address soil science, technical skills, agricultural policy, farm business management, conservation and more. Click here to view the 2016 Young Farmers Conference Schedule SNEAK PEAK OF 2016 YOUNG FARMERS CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS Crops Profitable Market Gardening | Carbon Farming; Regenerative Agriculture for Climate Stabilization | Seed Breeding | Food Waste Cycles at Stone Barns | No-Till Agriculture Business Accounting for Farmers | Find Your Cost of Production and Profitability | Stealing Supermarket Savvy | Starting a Non-Profit Farm Land Access Find Your Farm | Land Access for Urban Farmers Livestock Necropsy for Farmers | Grassfed Grazing Panel | Pastured Rabbit for Profit Technical Small Engine Mechanics | New Tools and Appropriate Technology for the Small Farm | Designing and Managing the Moveable Greenhouse Resources Know Your Buyer | Ending Racism in Farming & Food | Worksongs for Small Farms Culinary The Future of Grains with Dan Barber | Whole Animal Butchery | Farmer-Chef Roundtables