REAP Grant Deadlines October 31, 2019 March 31, 2020 The USDA Rural Development REAP (Renewable Energy for America Program) deadline is fast approaching. For more information on energy efficiency and renewable energy projects on your farm, Please contact Amanda at ajohnson@ctrcd.org or call 860.345.3977 Connecticut RC&D Office UConn Extension Center 1066 Saybrook Road, PO Box 70 Haddam,…

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2nd Edition Now Available Prior to 2012, Connecticut municipalities had little guidance on how to locally regulate and zone for livestock raised for either production agriculture or personal use. This updated publication is intended to provide guidance to municipalities drafting land-use regulations related to livestock.  The guide was produced by CT RC&D in cooperation with…

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New Farm Videos Up! Greater New Haven Area Farmers: Check out our new educational videos to learn about available services, programs, and incentives to help you grow your farm and business. Hear from other farmers in your region about sustainable practices and solutions.  Videos feature:Trifecta EcosystemsBishop’s OrchardsMassaro Community Farm http://bit.ly/ctrcd-youtube For more info, contact us…

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No Till/Cover Crop Farm Field Day October 2, 2019 Sub Edge Farm – Farmington, CT Join us for a fall field day focused on no-till and cover crop methods, to include a presentation by Julie Fine of Johnny Selected Seeds as well as field demonstrations of no-till equipment, and a farm tour of Sub Edge…

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