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For detailed listings of other events, opportunities and resources for sustainable agriculture at Cal Poly and on the Central Coast, please visit recent postings on our Announcements page!

April 2019 Announcements

Lots of exciting events and opportunities coming up this April! We hope to see you at Cal Poly Open House on Saturday, April 13. Best wishes for a happy Earth Day and fruitful spring!

Upcoming Events


Center & Cal Poly

1. California Strawberry Automation Summit: 4/3
2. Cal Poly Tomato Spectacular: 4/6-7
3. Field Day with Pest and Disease, CA Avocado Growers Seminar Series: 4/9
4. CAFES Open House: 4/13 
5. Cal Poly Earth Week: 4/23-25
6. BMPs Workshop for the Morro Bay Watershed, Cal Poly Beef Center: 4/30
7. LEED Green Associate Training at Cal Poly: 5/2 (Discount Code: 50off)

San Luis Obispo & Region
8. Field School: Post-fire Aquatic and Road Restoration, Santa Barbara: 4/1-4
9. Safe Food California, Monterey: 4/1-4
10. Carbon Farm Plan Training, Restoration Oaks Ranch, Gaviota: 4/3 
11. Transforming Clay Soil with Amanda Smith of Soil Harmonics: 4/7
12. Rancher-to-Rancher Field Day: Managing for drought resilience, Paicines Ranch: 4/11
13. Conservation Burning and Biochar Workshop, Paso Robles & Soledad: 4/11 & 4/12
14. Identifying and Appreciating Native Grasses of California, Santa Barbara: 4/12
15. Party for the Planet, Charles Paddock Zoo, Atascadero: 4/13
16. Tomato Fandango, Tiber Canyon Ranch SLO: 4/13-14 (11am - 4pm)
17. Water Wise Vegetable Gardening, SLO Botanical Garden: 4/13  
18. Dry Farm Workshop, Tablas Creek Vineyard: 4/17 (RSVP by 4/1 to jordan@tablascreek.com)
19. Sustaining Ranching for Public Good, Morgan Hill: 4/18 (RSVP by 4/4) 
20. Ranch Field Day, Bitterwater Land and Cattle Co: 4/20
21. Slow Money Earth Day Celebration, SLO Natural Foods Co-op: 4/22
22. 40th Annual Citrus Post-Harvest Pest Control Conference, Santa Barbara: 4/24-25
23. Reimagining Organic Waste, Monterey County Produce Industry, Salinas: 4/25 (Password: Culls)
24. SLO County Earth Day: 4/27 
25. Saving the Seasons – Introduction to Canning: 4/27
26. Climate Solution Series Kickoff Celebration, SLO Brew: 4/30
27. Wine, Waves and Beyond benefit for GleanSLO: 5/3-5 
28. Paso Robles Olive Festival: 5/4
29. Digging It: You Are the Olive Farmer, Templeton: 5/5
30. Organic Fertilizer Assoc. of CA (OFAC) Seminar, Salinas: 5/7
31. Biodynamic Workshop Vol. 2, Tablas Creek Vineyard: 6/1 (Questions to jordan@tablascreek.com)

California & the West
32. The Grassfed Exchange, Sonoma: 4/3-5   
33. Biodynamic Association of N. California Spring Meeting, Fulcrum Farm, Grass Valley: 4/6-7
34. How to Design Regenerative Organizations, Soul Food Farm, Vacaville: 5/3-5
35. Silicon Valley AgTech Conference, Santa Clara: 5/13
36. Summer Soil Institute, Colorado State University: 6/16-29

Online
37. Benefits of Intercropping in Organic Systems: 4/2
38. Aligning Soil and Human Health: 4/9
39. Organic Grass-fed Dairy Standards: 4/16
40. Preparing for Drought: Role of Soil Health in Water Management: 4/17

Opportunities
41. Call for Proposals, CA Higher Education Sustainability Conference, UCSB: 4/12
42. Composting Council National Research Scholarships: 4/12
43. Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Program: 4/17
44. Project Coordinator, CA Assoc. of Resource Conservation Districts, Sacramento: 4/12
45. Soil Specialist Project Manager position, Mendocino County RCD, Ukiah: 4/19
46. Kiss the Ground Farmer Scholarship: 4/30
47. Organic Farm Production Manager, Desert Farming Initiative, Univ. of Nevada, Reno: 5/3
48. CCOF Growing Future Organic Professionals scholarships: 5/6
49. Part-time Research and Education Coordinator, Organic Farming Research Foundation


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