Save the Date! Oregon Training on Farm Planning for Climate Resilience

by Cathy McQueeney

Conservation staff are invited to attend Train the Trainer: Farm Planning for Climate Resilience for Oregon Agricultural Professionals on November 2-4, 2021. Virtual sessions will be held from 10:00 a.m.-noon and 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. each day. An agenda will be forthcoming.

You can find additional information about this training at Oregon Climate and Agriculture Network (ORCAN). Thanks to input from over 100 Oregon agricultural professionals, Oregon Climate and Agriculture Network and an esteemed planning team will be tailoring this training to fit the needs of Oregon’s agricultural professionals.

Goals

The goals of this Train the Trainer event are to provide training for Oregon agricultural professionals to advance knowledge of farm-based solutions for climate resilience.  These solutions reduce risks from extreme weather events, store more carbon in the soil and work for a farmer’s bottom-line. Create a community of practice in Oregon dedicated to supporting, improving, and better understanding farming for climate resilience in Oregon.

Objective

The objective of this Train the Trainer event is to increase knowledge of technical service providers to better support growers in their transition to farming for climate resilience.

This training is supported by: Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Oregon Professional Development Program (WSARE PDP)

Planning Committee: Amy Garrett-OSU/Dry Farm Collaborative, Hannah Gosnell – OSU, Joe Kline – OR NRCS, Cory Owens – OR NRCS, Maud Powell – OSU Small Farms, Holly Prendeville – USDA NW Climate Hub, and Marie Vicksta, Yamhill Soil & Water Conservation District

Have Questions?

If you have any additional questions, please email the event organizer, Ashley Rood, Co-Director, Oregon Climate and Agriculture Network.