Connecticut Compost Webinar Series

Special thanks to our sponsors!   Individual Donors https://www.patronicity.com/ConnecticutCompost Webinar Series Info & Recordings MARCH 23 | 3-6 PM | TRACK 1: COMPOST BASICS AND SCIENCE OF COMPOST Come learn about composting basics. Food and yard wastes can be turned into a nourishing and free soil amendment. Discover the drivers of the decomposition process, find…

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Connecticut Hemp Webinar Series

CONNECTICUT HEMP FEST 2022 CONTACT EMAIL: OUTREACH@CTRCD.ORG     2022 CT HEMP FEST Online Program Guide (PDF) Schedule of Events 3-5 pm: Updates from the Field & Greenhouse Grower Panel Discussions 3:00 pm: Hemp IPM     Mike Goodenough, Sweet Heal Farm     Ryan Plante, Lovewell Farm     Becky Goetsch, Running Brook Farms  …

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CT River Aquatic Invasives Webinar Series

Connecticut River Hydrilla Collaborative You may have traveled the Connecticut River by boat or kayak on a summer’s day and stepped out toward the boat launch or beach… Before you know it, your motor/paddle becomes snared in a sludge of green matted vegetation or thorny vined large leafed aquatic plants. These invaders cling to the propellors or bottom…

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2020 Partners to Programs Virtual Roundtable & CT RC&D Annual Meeting

2020 Partners to Programs Virtual Roundtable & Annual Meeting June 4, 2020 9 – 11AM GoToMeeting With the success of last year’s Partners to Possibilities Roundtable, CT RC&D is designing our 2020 Annual Meeting around a collaborative theme once again! This virtual event provides a venue to connect partners in the current climate, and hear…

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Greater New Haven Agriculture Forum

Greater New Haven Agriculture Forum February 13, 2020 Jones Auditorium The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station 123 Huntington St. New Haven, CT Join us for an educational and networking opportunity as we discuss the results of the Greater New Haven Regional Collaborative project and seek to develop next steps toward supporting regional agriculture and aquaculture businesses.…

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REAP Grant Deadlines

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 ed. Connecticut Livestock Guide Now Available

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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Greater New Haven Farm Videos

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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