Christina Hylton, Farmer OutreachCoordinator
Location: Burnell Farms - 682 Joe Findley Road, Royston, GA 30662
11a.m. to 1 p.m.
Are you an under served farmer in need of technical assistance, startup, capital or land?
Under served ore individuals and groups who have not participated in or hove received limited benefits from the USDA or NRCS programs which may improve their quality of life and/or the environment
Come learn how to extend your seasonal crops with the support of NRCS EQIP's High Tunnel Initiative.We will take a farm tour, learn from experienced high tunnel growers, and learn how to access high tunnels through EQIP. A crop mob activity, transplanting in the high tunnel, will take place from 12:15 -1 pm.
(478) 237-8037 Ext. 3
Location: RobinsonHouse Farms, Inc. 5523 GA Hwy 46 Soperton, GA 30457
9:00 a.m. REGISTRATION
9:30 a.m. Introduction to Robinson House Farms, Inc. and Operation History
10:00 a.m. FVSU Master Goat Farmer Certification Program
10:30 a.m. Grazing Management
11:00 a.m. USDA Programs
11:30 a.m. Farm Record Keeping
12:00 p.m. Herd Parasite Management
12:30 p.m. LUNCH
1:30 p.m. Pasture Walk
$10 Registration. Lunch is provided. Pre-registration is encouraged. Limited to 75. You may register at the event, only if space allows. Event is outside. Dress for the weather - Long pants and closed-toed shoes a must!
Registration deadline: Thursday, April 30, 2015
Location: W.C. Bradley Company Conference Room 1017 Front Avenue Columbus, GA 31901
Informative and interactive presentations by attorneys, appraisers, foresters, financial planners, land trust professionals, and landowners.Agenda:
*Conservation Easement Basics *
*Conservation Easement Structure, Drafting, and Donation Process *
*Conservation Easement Legal Issues and Case Law Update *
*Landowner Panel and GA Tax Credits *
*Valuing Conservation Easements, Real Estate Appraisal Case Study *
*Estate/Financial Planning **Prescribed Burning**Ethical Considerations*
*6 CLE credits, plus 1 optional ethics hour ($130/$150) Georgia and Alabama State Bars*
*6 Forestry Credits ($100) *
*Registration only (no credits) $30 ($20 for Rotary Members*}