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June 11th - Common Ground Seed Savings Swap 10am-12pm @ Neighborhood Housing Services Call 203-562-0598 ext. 226


June 14th - CFBA Bee Workshop  6-8pm @ Scout Hall Youth Center, East Windsor Contact: Joan Nichols


June 15th - CT Pomological Society - summer twilight meeting/equipment field day 2pm @ Belltown Hill Orchards, South Glastonbury


June 25th - Common Ground: Edible Weeds and Medicinal Plants 10am-12pm @ Neighborhood Housing Services Call 203-562-0598 ext. 226


July 12th - UConn Extenson's Business Survival When Facing a Foreign Animal Diseas Incident: The Farmer's Role 10am-5pm Storrs contact: Joyce Meader


July 12th - UConn Extension: Twilight Meeting: Connecting Schools to Local Growers in Tolland & Windham Counties 5-7pm @ Coventry Middle School Contact: MacKenzie White


July 12th - CT Nursery and Landscape Association Meeting  Contact


July 23rd - Common Ground: Garden Problems: Pests and Diseases 10:30am-12pm @ Little Red Hen Garden, New Haven Call 203-562-0598 ext. 226


August 16th - UConn Extension Sustainably Speaking: Twilight IPM Pest Walk for Nursery and Landscape Professionals 5-7:30pm @ UConn West Hartford Campus Contact: Victoria Wallace or register here


September 27th - UConn Extension's Plant Nutrition Program Contact: Leanne Pundt

Using Crop Insurance to Manage Risk

Crop insurance covers losses from disasters such as drought, hail, frost, hurricanes, excessive moisture, fire, insects and plant disease and wildlife damage. A new generation of crop insurance provides whole farm revenue protection as well. The sites listed below provide information on the features and benefits of crop insurance.

Crop Insurance Fact Sheets


Crop Insurance Fact Sheets (SPANISH VERSIONS)


Disaster Fact Sheets


Information on Connecticut crop insurance

Crop Insurance Agent Locator


These sites provide general information on crop insurance. Each site opens the door to an array of related topics.


The Farm Risk Management and Crop Insurance website has been developed as part of a Targeted States Crop Insurance Education/Information Partnership conducted by the University of Connecticut Cooperative Extension System in collaboration with the Connecticut Department of Agriculture and the Risk Management Agency, U.S. Department of Agriculture.


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