web meetings

What Newer PA Farmers Need to Know   May 12, 2020

with Dan Griffith, Ag Tech & Nutrient Management Specialist, Westmoreland Conservation District

  • The 2 types of plans PA requires (Manure and E&S)--who and when

  • How having these plans helps if someone lodges a complaint.

  • Livestock mortality

  • Ag Ombudsman program

  • Sales regulation

View the archived webmeeting.   Download slides.     Links referenced in slides here.

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Monday, Apr. 20, 2020

FSIS (Food Safety Inspection Service) regulation Q&A web meeting,with Brian Moyer, Penn State Extension

  • Guidance for Determining Whether a Poultry Slaughter or Processing Operation is Exempt from Inspection Requirements of the Poultry Products Inspection Act  Please see page 7 here.

  • PA Rabbit and Poultry Slaughter/Processing Requirements 

  • Mobile Slaughter Units Guidance  

  • Farmers Market Vendor application information 

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Poultry processing, direct to consumer marketing,and food safety questions answered with Eastern Regional Director of the PADA and Air Force veteran Josh Scheinberg.

Resources: 

Larry Daugherty of Heritage Farms and his DIY cattle chute
Online farm sales platforms  Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Slide deck
Our comparison chart here 
More options from Maine Organic Farmers Association
More resources:

NC Cooperative Extension, Chatham County webinar: How to Create a Free Online Store for Your Farm--Thursday, April 9, 2020, from 7–9 p.m. Agriculture Extension Agent Debbie Roos will walk participants step-by-step through the process of setting up a basic, free online store through Square that will allow folks to accept pre-orders and payments for items to be picked up at the farm, farmers’ market, or other location.

Pre-registration is required.    Click here to register online to see the archived webinar.

Weebly Dashboard     Resources for webinar viewers

 

Cornell Extension: Considerations when choosing an online platform https://smallfarms.cornell.edu/2019/07/selling-real-farm-products-in-a-virtual-marketplace/

Oregon State Farm to Freezer webinar and Q&A

DIY Cattle Chute    26 March 2020
Larry Daugherty, Heritage Farms
Contact Larry via Facebook
Download plans and supply list

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