The Small Farm Webinar Series is a weekly educational series for the small farm community and provides practical knowledge on emerging topics which advance local food production in Illinois. This series of online events is aimed at providing small farm producers with a look at how leading practices in production, management, and marketing enable operations to improve profitability and sustainability.
Webinars air live each Thursday at 1:00 – 2:30 pm and include a question and answer session. If you cannot attend, a link to the recorded webinars will be available to view at your convenience for all those who register.
Jan. 15, 2015 – No-till culture for Peppers & Tomatoes
Jan. 22, 2015 – Growing Hops for Market
Jan. 29, 2015 – Potato Production
Feb. 5, 2015 – Sweet Corn Production
Feb. 12, 2015 – Perennial Crops for Small Farms
Feb. 19, 2015 – Understanding Insecticides
Feb. 26, 2015 – Blueberry Production
Mar. 5, 2015 – Hydroponics
Mar. 12, 2015 – Effective Farmers Market Displays
Mar. 19, 2015 – Veggie Compass Record-Keeping Software
Mar. 26, 2015 – Variety Selection & Rootstocks for Establishing Apple Orchards
To register for each webinar, log onto http://go.illinois.edu/2015winterwebinars. For any question contact Miki White, University of Illinois Extension, Small Farms/Local Foods Program Coordinator at 309-342-5108.