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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Tractor Safety I & II 4/25/14 9AM - 3PM 2014-04-25 09:00:00 2014-04-25 15:00:00

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This is a hands-on workshop. Participants will be given the opportunity to practice driving a tractor. There will be a demonstration that...

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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Intermediate Beekeeping 4/26/14 1PM - 4PM 2014-04-26 13:00:00 2014-04-26 16:00:00

Michael Fields Agricultural Institute W2493 County Road ES East Troy WI | View map

Participants will receive information regarding the management of overwintering healthy beehives. Attention will be given to splitting...

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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Organic Certification Made Easy 5/2/14 9AM - 12PM 2014-05-02 09:00:00 2014-05-02 12:00:00

Michael Fields Agricultural Institute W2493 County Road ES East Troy WI | View map

This wokshop has been designed to help participants simplify the process of organic certification. The content will focus on how to choose...

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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Introduction to Permaculture 5/3/14 9AM - 3PM 2014-05-03 09:00:00 2014-05-03 15:00:00

Michael Fields Agricultural Institute W2493 County Road ES East Troy WI | View map

Permaculture is an ecological design system for creating sustainability in all aspects of our lives. This workshop will focus on land use...

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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Chicken Butchering 6/14/14 9AM - 12PM 2014-06-14 09:00:00 2014-06-14 12:00:00

Michael Fields Agricultural Institute W2493 County Road ES East Troy WI | View map

Start your day in the classroom with an informational presentation. Then move to the nearby Zinniker Family Farm for a guided...

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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Soil 101 3/28/14 9AM - 12PM

East Troy | View Map

Learn how the quality of soil is impacted by tillage and the addition of organic matter. Cost: $40/$32 Level: Beginner Instructor: Jim...

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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Grant Writing 3/21/14 8:30AM - 12PM

East Troy | View Map

Need money to lease farm equipment? Conduct research? Start a community garden? This workshop is for you. Margaret has designed the content...

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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Wisconsin Cover Crop Conference - Your Farm, Your Options 3/13/14 5PM - 3:30PM

Baraboo | View Map

The Michael Fields Agricultural Institute and WI Natural Resources Conservation Service are pleased to be able to host the 2014 WI Cover...

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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Pruning and Grafting of Fruit Trees 3/8/14 1PM - 4PM

East Troy | View Map

This is an interactive hands-on workshop that has been organized to offer participants an opportunity to become familiar with the basic...

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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Bee Keeping 1 3/8/14 9AM - 12PM

East Troy | View Map

Dan will present on a holistic approach for beginning the first year with your bees. Focusing on how to develop an understanding and...

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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Basics of Organic Apple Orchard Management 3/8/14 9AM - 12PM

East Troy | View Map

This workshop will cover the key principles and approaches to managing your apple trees organically. The presenter will utilize an...

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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Raising Chickens 2/22/14 9AM - 12PM

East Troy | View Map

Workshop participants will learn the essentials of care, feeding and housing of chickens for meat and egg laying. Cost: $40/$32 Level:...

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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Cover Crop Basics 2/7/14 9AM - 12PM

East Troy | View Map

Join us to discuss the basic principles of cover cropping, including uses, species selection and management. Level:...

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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

More Humus, More Humanity: Insights & Practices out of Biodynamic Agriculture 11/1/13 4PM - 11/3/13 12PM

East Troy | View Map

More Humus, More Humanity: Insights and Practices out of Biodynamic Agriculture A three-day biodynamic workshop with Bruno Follador at...

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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

More Humus, More Humanity: Lodging 11/1/13 4PM - 11/3/13 12PM

East Troy | View Map

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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Farm Preservation in Estate Planning 9/27/13 1PM - 4PM

East Troy | View Map

September 27 from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.    $40/$32*     This workshop provides an overview of agricultural trends that can compel farm owners...

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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Garlic Braiding- Supplies 8/23/13 7PM - 10PM

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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Farm Fresh Flower Designs 8/13/13 9AM - 12PM

East Troy | View Map

Add value to your farm business with the addition of floral design. This workshop will give you the insight into designing to find out if...

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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Garlic Braiding 8/10/13 2PM - 5PM

East Troy | View Map

Learn the basic techniques of braiding your softneck garlic at this hands on workshop. By turning your harvested garlic in to lovely...

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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Goat Milk Processing 8/8/13 9AM - 12PM

East Troy | View Map

Use fresh goat's milk in the kitchen to make a variety of goat milk products such as Chèvre, Yogurt and Ricotta. This is a hands-on...

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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Social Media: How to Build Sustainable Connections 7/26/13 9AM - 12PM

East Troy | View Map

Social Media: How to Build Sustainable Connections Wondering how technology and social media tools can help you grow your farm...

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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Entitled to Succeed: Farm and Food Entrepreneurship 6/28/13 5PM - 8PM

East Troy | View Map

Are you a woman interested in starting a small food-based enterprise, but you have no idea where to begin? Are you dreaming about...

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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

From Curd to Press: Home Cheese Making 6/21/13 1PM - 5PM

East Troy | View Map

Join Home Cheese Maker Linda Conroy as we focus on 2 styles of cheese (Cheddar and Gouda) that you can easily make at home. Participants...

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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Farm-Scale Composting 5/17/13 5PM - 5/18/13 5PM

East Troy | View Map

Farm-Scale Composting: A means to attaining Farm Resilience through building Soil Fertility May 17 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. & May 18 from 9...

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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

The year in the Life of a Sheep: Health and Welfare of your Flock 5/3/13 1PM - 4PM

East Troy | View Map

Raising sheep since 1992, Paul and Carol will share their experience dealing with lambing, health, nutrition, reproduction, and marketing....

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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Danny Forhman 4/29/13 1PM - 4PM

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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Financial Management Tools for Farmers: and anyone who dreams of being a farmer 4/26/13 1PM - 4PM

East Troy | View Map

In this workshop we will explain the basic elements of a farm business plan including enterprise budget, cash flow plans, balance sheets,...

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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Tractor Safety 2 4/26/13 9AM - 12PM

East Troy | View Map

Get onto the tractors and practice procedures for driving, hooking-up and taking off implements.  Course level:  Beginner *Pre-req:...

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Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Holistic Dairy Care 4/24/13 1PM - 4:30PM

East Troy | View Map

Dr. Dettloff will discuss the importance of soils, high forage diets, ten organic vet tools and the three pronged bio-diverse approach to...

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