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EVENTS

ALL UPCOMNG EVENTS

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

 

August 16th - Getting Ready for CT Grown for CT Kids Week TWILIGHT MEETING 5-7pm Waterbury, CT This is a free event. Please RSVP to MacKenzie White. A meal including CT Grown ingredients will be provided free of charge

 

August 24th - “Agritourism – Protecting Public Health, Animal Health, and Your Farm” 9:00 am – 3:00 pm @ the Legislative Office Building Room 2C, 300 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT Contact: MacKenzie White

 

August 30th - CT Greenhouse Growers Association "Financial Decisions for Greenhouse Growers" @ Jones Auditorium, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station 123 Huntington St, New Haven Contact Susan Pronovost 203-261-9067

 

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

Links

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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