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Energy Strategies for Farm Resilience in the Northeast

  • 06/15/2017 -
    2:00pm to 3:00pm
      Participants will learn how energy-oriented design and operation can impact the resilience (the capacity to recover quickly from challenges) and long term success of farm operations, as well as identify common energy strategies for farm viability and resilience. Changes in climate, technology, economic environments, and our level of understanding have given rise to the opportunity to better...

Free Resilience Planning Workshop for Water Utilities

  • 06/22/2017 -
    8:30am to 4:30pm
    What: Free, interactive resilience-building workshop for water sector utilties: Learn how environmental conditions and extreme weather events such as flooding and drought in the southeastern US could impact drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater utilities Explore strategies for enhancing utility resilience to these events and reducing long-term risk to water infrastructure and resources...

Agroforestry Conference

  • 06/27/2017 - 8:15am to 06/29/2017 - 5:00pm
    Agroforestry conference hosted in Blacksburg Virginia in June. Looking to build resiliency through the development of more agroforestry opportunities on managed landscapes. 

USDA Rural Small Business Connection Event

  • 06/28/2017 -
    8:30am to 4:00pm
    USDA Rural Small Business Connection Event hosted by the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization in partnership with Tuskegee University Tuskegee, Alabama June 28, 2017   In support of putting Americans back to work and creating an economy built to last, USDA is hosting Rural Small Business Connections. This training event will provide small businesses with a series of educational...