Upcoming Agricultural Events and Programs

JANUARY 2020

1/9/20, Production Agriculture- BACK TO BASICS, 9:00AM-1:00PM
Location: Tolland Agricultural Center in Vernon
Contact: Erin Windham, 860-713-2543, Erin.Windham@ct.gov

DECEMBER 2019

12/20/19, Customer Behavior at Markets: Tips for Helping Farmers Increase Sales & Customer Satisfaction, 2:00-3:30PM
Location: Webinar
Contact: Jaime Smith, 860-713-2559

NOVEMBER 2019

11/13/19, Working Lands Alliance 2019 Annual Meeting & Luncheon, 12:00-2:00PM
Location: Old Judiciary Room, CT State Capitol, Hartford, CT

11/20/19, CT Green Industry Alliance Awards Banquet, 5:30PM-9:30PM
Location: Aqua Turf Club, 556 Mulberry Street, Plantsville, CT
Contact: Connecticut Landscape & Nursery Association, www.cnla.biz

11/21/19, CT Farm Bureau Annual Meeting, 8:30AM
Location: Maneeley’s, 65 Rye Street, South Windsor, CT
Contact: 860-768-1100, www.cfba.org

11/22/19, CFBA Young Farmers, Peterson Farm Brothers Concert, 5:00-9:00PM
Location: Killingly High School Auditorium, 226 Putnam Pike, Dayville, CT
Contact: Young Farmers Committee, Kies Orr, 860-942-3108, kies.orr@hotmail.com

DECEMBER 2019

12/3/19, Connecticut Pomological Society Meeting, 8:00 AM-3:30PM
Location: Middletown Elks Lodge, 44 Maynard Street, Middletown, CT

12/5/19, Connecticut Ag Wellness Summit, 8:30AM-3:30PM
Location: Maneeley’s Conference Center, 65 Rye Street, South Windsor, CT
Contact: UConn Extension, MacKenzie White, 860-875-3331, MacKenzie.White@uconn.edu

12/10-12/19, New England Vegetable & Fruit Growers Conference
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton, Manchester, NH
Contact: www.newenglandvfc.org

JANUARY 2020

1/6/20, UConn Extension Vegetable & Small Fruit Growers’ Conference, 8:30AM-3:30PM
Location: Maneeley’s Banquet & Catering, South Windsor, CT
Contact: UConn Extension, MacKenzie White, 860-875-3331, MacKenzie.White@uconn.edu

January 2020 (Date TBD), CT Hop Growers Association Annual Meeting
Location: Stewards of the Land Brewery, 43 Augur Road, Northford, CT
Contact: https://cthopgrowers.org/

FEBRUARY 2020

2/20-23/20, Connecticut Flower & Garden Show, 10:00AM-8:00PM
Location: CT Convention Center, Hartford, CT
Contact: Northeast Expos, Inc., Kristie Gonsalves, 860-844-8461,
Kristie@northeastexpos.com
, https://ctflowershow.com

MARCH 2020

3/18/20, Ag Day at the Capitol, 10:00AM-1:00 PM
Location: Capitol, Hartford, CT   
Contact: CAIC/CTDoAG, Rebecca Murphy, 860-713-2538, Rebecca.Eddy@ct.gov, www.ctaginfocouncil.org *Snow Date: March 19, 2020

 

Don't forget to check your statewide commodity association for commodity-specific events:

CT Apple Marketing Board and CT Pomological Society

CT Beekeepers Association

CT Christmas Tree Growers Association

CT Green Industries

CT Northeast Organic Farming Association

 

CT Poultry Assocation

CT SeaGrant and CT Seafood Council

CT Sheep Breeders Association

   CT Vineyard and Winery Association and CT Farm Wine Development Council

Maple Syrup Producers Association of CT  

New England Hereford Association