The 2018 conference in Danville, Indiana begins with a series of daylong workshops on March 1. Topics include on-farm fresh produce food safety, regenerative farming with livestock and agroforestry, farm viability and financial management, and a four season farm tour.
Breakout sessions on March 2-3 will cover topics ranging from vegetable and livestock production to farm management and marketing. Participants will have an opportunity to network with Extension educators, expert speakers, other farmers and vendors.
The Small Farm Trade Show takes place on March 2-3 where more than 50 vendors will showcase their products and services. The Small Farm Poster Session on March 3 will feature research and programs on local foods, diversified agriculture, and small farm production and education.
Attendee registration options include one, two, or three days of the conference. The daily rate is reduced with two and three-day registration. Take advantage of early rates by registering by February 5, 2018. Rates will increase by 20% after February 5. Please note – if you register for the Fresh Produce Food Safety workshop on Thursday, an additional $25 fee will be added to your registration.