Michael Fields Agricultural Institutue’s Whole Farm Workshops: Training Programs, Courses, and Learning Opportunities

Michael Fields Agricultural Institute announces their Whole Farm Workshops 2010!
This year learn about the heart of your farm and what makes everything grow – your soil. Michael Fields Ag. Institute is offering classes on soil, soil sampling, organic matter and enhancing fertility. And these are just a few of their workshops. They have classes on tractors and innovative ways to promote your products at farmer’s markets. Take a grant writing class or look into getting organically certified. Perhaps this is the year to add a meat CSA to your farm operation – find out how. Want to venture into some value-added products? They offer soapmaking, goats milk processing, and beekeeping.

At Michael Fields, you will engage with Farmer Faculty in interactive workshops and on-site field training. View the Schedule and Course Descriptions. Michael Fields Agricultural Institute is training the next generation of sustainable farmers. Join us in East Troy, Wisconsin where beginning farmers and advanced growers develop the skills and competencies they need to take their agricultural careers to the next level. REGISTER for Whole Farm Workshops 2010.

Interested in Post-Harvest Handling for Vegetable Production Quality and Success? Held in Oconomowoc on Jan. 6 and Viroqua on Jan. 7, get more information and/or register through the WI Dept. of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection’s Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin Workshop Roadshow

Please visit their partners for other workshops and information on how you can be a part of sustainable agriculture: Angelic Organics Learning Center,The Farm Business Development Center at Prairie Crossing Farm and visit us at Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

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