Agriculture Events & Workshops

Ag Erosion and Sedimentation Plan Workshop

for farmers who disturb soil, including no-till planting

Thursday, March 5 and 12 (both sessions are required)

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Fayette County Fairgrounds, 132 Pechin Rd., Dunbar, PA 15431

This two-part workshop will guide participants through the creation of their own Ag Erosion and Sedimentation Plan. Farm owners will create their farm map and plan crop rotations to express their farm management in written form so that it satisfies regulations.

No Cost to attend, but registration is required by February 27th.

To register, email Dan Griffith at [email protected] or call 724-837-5271 option 2.

Please provide your farm address when you register so your farm maps will be ready for the workshop.

Manure Management Workshops

These workshops will help farmers write a Manure Management Plan, which is one of the requirements of having animals on your property in Pennsylvania. Participants should complete the plan during the workshop.

Multiple dates and locations All workshop times are from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. No cost to attend, but registration is required at least five days before the workshop.

To register, email Dan Griffith at [email protected] or call 724-837-5271 option 2.

Tuesday, Feb. 11 – J. Roy Houston Conservation Center, 218 Donohoe Rd., Greensburg, PA 15601

Tuesday, Feb. 18 – St. Clair Township Building, 550 Seward St., Seward, PA 15954

Wednesday, Feb. 26 – Donegal Township Building, 137 Hoffers Lane, Jones Mills, PA 15646

Wednesday, March 18 – Allegheny Township Building, 136 Community Building Rd., Leechburg, PA 15656

Tuesday, March 24 – Sewickley Township Building, 2288 Mars Hill Rd., Irwin, PA 15642