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March 2019 Announcements

We are looking forward to our upcoming event March 12th, which will be a brown bag lunch seminar,
Nutrient Logic for Soil Health: Managing nutritional programs in declining soil and water conditions.
Bring your soil questions and a friend! More information is at Sustainable Ag Lecture Series: Nutrient Logic for Soil Health

Upcoming Events

Center & Cal Poly

1. Nutrient Logic for Soil Health, Sustainable Ag Lecture Series: 3/12
2. Aspire to Grow 2019 - Diversity and Innovation in Food and Agriculture: 3/1
3. Application deadline for Farmer Experiential Education and Development (F.E.E.D.) spring program: 3/29
4. Campus U-pick and farmstands: Friday and Saturday
5. Cal Poly’s 7th Biennial Progress Report on Sustainability

San Luis Obispo & Region
6. 3rd Ag Innovations Conference: Biologicals, Santa Maria: 3/5
7. CRFG Annual Propagation Meeting, SLO: 3/9
8. Love SLO Day of Service: 3/16
9. Vegetable and Herb Gardening & Water Management: 3/16 & 3/23
10. WiVi Central Coast: 3/19 
11. Tools and Equipment Demonstrations, Halter Ranch, Paso Robles: 3/20
12. California Ecosystem Restoration Council, Paicines Ranch: 3/22-24
13. Master Food Preserver Yogurt and Cheese Please: 3/23
14. Quail Springs Permaculture Farm Tour: 3/23
15. CAPCA Central Coast Chapter seminar, Atascadero: 3/28
16. Salinas Valley Ag Tech Summit, Hartnell College: 3/26-27
17. Society for Range Management: A look at fire impacts in California, Santa Maria: 3/28
18. Goats and Alpacas: Milking, Making and Crafting: 4/14
19. Dry Farm Workshop, Tablas Creek Vineyard: 4/17*
(*RSVP by 4/1, send questions to  

California & the West
20. California Climate and Agriculture Summit, Davis: 3/5
21. Natural Products Expo West, Anaheim: 3/5-9
22. Climate Day at Expo West: 3/5
23. CalFresh Forum, Sacramento: 3/6   
24. 2019 Citrus Showcase, Visalia: 3/7
25. Healthy Soils, Healthy Region Workshop, Pendleton OR: 3/12-14
26. 2019 Organic Dairy Field Day, Chico State: 3/13   
27. Biocontrols USA West, Portland OR: 3/14-15
28. Wild Farm Alliance Farmer to Farmer Field Days, Woodland & St. Helena: 3/19 & 3/21
29. ReGen Friends Summit on customer-centric business practices, SF: 3/21
30. DPR 2nd Integrated Pest Management Research Symposium, Sacramento: 3/26
31. This Way to Sustainability XIV, Chico State: 3/28-29
32. BioCycle West Coast19, Portland OR: 4/1-4  
33. The Grassfed Exchange, Sonoma: 4/3-5   

34. Foundations of Regenerative Organizations online course: 3/7, 14, 21, 28
35. Capitalizing on Soil Health Benefits: A California Farmer's Perspective: 3/12
36. Organic Practices for Climate Mitigation, Adaptation, and Carbon Sequestration: 3/20
37. National Cover Crop Summit free virtual event: 3/20-21 
38. Breeding New Cultivars for Soil-enhancing Organic Cropping Systems in the West: 3/27
39. AgSTAR Renewable Natural Gas Projects in the Agricultural Sector: 3/27
40. BioNatural Healing College online distance learning: starts 4/1

41. TomKat Ranch Internships: 3/1 & 3/31 
42. Nat’l Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) Summer Internships, Washington DC: 3/4
43. Annie's Sustainable Agriculture Scholarships: 3/15
44. CA Farms for a New Generation Program Manager, American Farmland Trust: 3/29
45. Call for Speaking, Poster and Award Applications, CA Higher Ed Sustainability Conference: due 4/1
46. Composting Council National Research Scholarships: 4/12
47. Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Program: 4/17
48. Climate and Agriculture Project Coordinator, San Mateo RCD
49. Assistant Project Manager Botany and GIS Mapping, Mendocino RCD

Center for Sustainability
College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
(805) 756-5086

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