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February 2019 Announcements

Upcoming Events

Center & Cal Poly
1. Taste of the World, Cal Poly International Center: 2/6
2. Cal Poly at the World Ag Expo, Tulare: 2/13 
3. CRFG Scion Exchange at Cal Poly: 2/16
4. Change the Status Quo Conference, Cal Poly Center for Service in Action: 2/22
5. Campus U-pick clementines and kishus! Friday and Saturday
6. Aspire to Grow 2019 - Diversity and Innovation in Food and Ag: 3/1

San Luis Obispo & Region
7. 14th Western Food Safety Summit, Hartnell College, Salinas, early reg deadline: 2/1
8. LA Foodways food system documentary on KCET public television: 2/6
9. Technical Assistance Workshop for Healthy Soils Program and SWEEP, San Luis Obispo: 2/6
10. 2019 Rangeland Climate and Drought Workshop, Solvang: 2/6
11. Regenerative Ag in Practice: Cover Cropping & Dry Farming, Paicines Ranch: 2/8-9
12. Cacao & Roses: A Recipe for Love, SLO Master Preservers: 2/12
13. Organic Soil Fertility for Vegetables and Strawberries Short Course, Salinas: 2/12
14. HEAL-SLO Workplace Wellness Forum: 2/13
15. Blackberries and Blueberries Workshop, SLO Master Gardeners: 2/16 
16. Biodynamic Farming, Ampelos Cellars, Lompoc: 2/20
17. Vineyard IPM Conference, San Luis Obispo: 2/21
18. Central Coast Veg Fest: 2/23
19. The Mad Science of Fermentation, SLO Master Preservers: 2/23
20. Garden Pests, SLO Botanical Garden: 2/23  
21. 2019 Irrigation and Nutrient Management Meeting, Salinas: 2/26
21. 3rd Ag Innovations Conference: Biologicals, Santa Maria: 3/5
22. Love SLO Day of Service: 3/16

California & the West
23. The Grassfed Exchange, Santa Rosa, early bird deadline: 2/1
24. Water 101 Workshop, Sacramento: 2/7
25. Organic Research Symposium at Organicology, Portland OR: 2/17
26. ReThink Methane Symposium, Sacramento: 2/22
27. California Small Farm Conference, Davis: 2/22-23
28. CV Beekeepers Association Symposium, Fresno: 2/23
29. CCOF Annual Meeting, Fresno: 2/26-27
30. Farm Finance Expo, California FarmLink, Clovis: 2/28 
31. 6th California Climate and Agriculture Summit, Davis: 3/5
32. Natural Products Expo West, Anaheim: 3/5-9
33. Climate Day at Expo West, Anaheim: 3/5
34. CalFresh Forum, Sacramento: 3/6
35. 2019 Citrus Showcase, Visalia: 3/7
36. Healthy Soils, Healthy Region Workshop, Pendleton OR: 3/12-14
37. Biocontrols USA West, Portland OR: 3/14-15
38. ReGen Friends Summit on customer-centric business practices, SF: 3/21

Online
39. Beginner Farmer webinar- Poultry Nutrition Basics and Egg Quality: 2/8 
40. Sequestering carbon in agricultural soils: What works? NE Climate Hub webinar: 2/12
41. Soil Health: From Properties to Function NRCS webinar: 2/12
42. Nutrient Management for Crops, Soil and the Environment: 2/20
43. Selecting and Managing Cover Crops for Organic Rotations in the West: 2/27
44. National Cover Crop Summit free virtual event: 3/20-21

Opportunities
45. WSARE Education Implementation Mini-grants: 2/25
46. Farm Production Manager position, Desert Farming Initiative, Univ. of Nevada Reno: 2/28
47. Rustici Livestock and Rangeland Scholarship: due 3/1
48. CA Higher Ed Sustainability Conference speaking proposals and best practice awards: 3/2
49. CDFA Grants - Healthy Soils Program and State Water Efficiency Enhancemt Program: 3/8
50. CDFA Grants - Alt Manure Mngmt Program and Dairy Digester Research and Developmt Program: 4/3   
51. Annie's Sustainable Agriculture Scholarships: due 3/15
52. Volunteer at CA Climate and Ag Summit in Davis, receive 50% off reg: contact Summit@calclimateag.org
53. Energy and Sustainability Internship, SLO County Public Works Dept: send resume to ASecrest@co.slo.ca.us

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Center for Sustainability
College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
(805) 756-5086
cfs@calpoly.edu



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