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Feb
15
Fri
Build Raised Beds and Using Alternative Irrigation @ F.A.R.M.
Feb 15 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Wicking beds are a unique and increasingly popular way to grow vegetables. They are self-contained raised beds with built-in reservoirs that supply water from the bottom up – changing how, and how much, you water your beds.

Wicking beds can often be pricey however, we will demonstrate how to build a wicking bed out of re-purposed material. Be sure to bring gloves!

Skills Taught:

  • Understanding irrigation systems
  • Planning irrigation systems
  • Raised Beds
  • Soil Moisture testing
  • Determining moisture needs

F.A.R.M. Wicking Beds Flyer

REGISTER HERE

Mar
23
Sat
Organics 101
Mar 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Understanding the basics of organics is understanding your soil.

In this workshop we will discuss and understand the basics of soil health, organic matter management , compost and plant based teas. How to scout for diseases and monitoring and finally beneficial insects that help protect your crops.

Skills Taught:

  • Organic matter management
  • Understanding basics of soil health
  • Compost &plant based teas
  • Disease scouting & monitoring
  • Beneficial Insects

F.A.R.M. Organics 101 Flyer

REGISTER HERE

Dec
6
Fri
Agriculture Business Workshop @ Bell County Extension Office
Dec 6 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Description

Join us for an agriculture business workshop in Bell County (Belton) Texas. This workshop is a one day workshop designed for military veterans, beginning farmers and ranchers, individuals with disabilities, and anyone interested in starting an agriculture business.

Workshop sessions will include:

  • Rural Business Ideas
  • Intro to Business Planning
  • Possibilities for Farming/Ranching with a Disability
  • Financial Funding Sources for Farming/Ranching
  • Marketing Resources
  • Resources to Support Agriculture Business Operation

Cost of Workshop: $25 which includes breakfast, lunch, and workshop materials

Please make sure to wear something comfortable (with closed toe shoes) and warm as we will have some hands-on demonstrations outside in the afternoon.

View the Workshop Flyer

Click HERE to register and pay

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