This article contains helpful advice on how to correctly setup an electric fence, how to select a fence charger and what to be aware of when you go to ground your system for the first time.
Orchard and home for sale near Lansing, Iowa. Orchard contains over 200 organic apple trees along with other fruits.
Farm Commons is offering Cultivate Legal Resilience through Food Safety Law, a free, online course, until April 30, 2019. Through this self-paced course, farmers will learn methods for reducing their risk of food safety liability and best practices for planning for recovery support if and when a food-safety incident occurs.
The University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry is accepting applications for its Agroforestry Academy, set for July 21-26, 2019, in Columbia, Missouri. The training includes integrated classroom workshops, multiple on-farm visits, and hands-on demonstrations. It focuses on practical on-farm agroforestry planning and design to advance adoption of agroforestry as a cornerstone of productive land use. Scholarships are available for veteran farmers. Registration is due by May 24, 2019.