NRCS and SARE are looking to organize Connecticut graziers. Groups will meet in February and March, followed by summer meetings. Groups are scheduled to be based in the Lebanon and Brooklyn areas; limit 5-8 farms/group, first-come first-serve. A great opportunity for FFA or 4-H projects, or as a group of graziers from one area. For more information or sign-up, contact: Jim Hyde, NRCS, 860.871.4022 or Joyce Meader, UConn Extension 860.774.9600
The Connecticut Farm Bureau Equine Advisory Committee is hosting a workshop on Workers’ Compensation for Farmers, on Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at 9:30 AM, at the Connecticut Farm Bureau Office, 775 Bloomfield Avenue, Windsor. Three experts from the State of Connecticut will be in attendance to address this complicated issue. More information.