New Mexico Coalition to Enhance Working Lands Annual Summit

New Mexico Coalition to Enhance Working Lands Annual Summit - Highlighting Partnerships for Climate Smart Commodities
This year’s focus is on agricultural supply chains – from soil health to the processes that bring food and fiber into our communities – and the collaborations that support their strength. Our questions include: What makes these programs useful? How can we apply lessons learned through these programs when we’re thinking about future program design? What is still missing that would help meet the needs of producers and other land managers?

Unpacking the Carbon Credit Conundrum Session 3

SERIES: February 20 - March 12, on Tuesdays 11a.m. - 12:30p.m. MT
Join us for Unpacking the Carbon Credit Conundrum, a webinar series co-hosted by the Soil Carbon Solutions Center and Quivira Coalition, designed for ranchers, farmers and technical service providers. In conversation with producers, scientists and carbon market experts, we’ll learn the basics of agricultural carbon markets, specific case studies, how to assess different carbon projects and ask the right questions, and emerging opportunities for producers in carbon and ecosystem service markets. And we’ll learn from you about your hopes, challenges and questions regarding carbon credits.

Mentor Training Call Series – Call #6: Sustaining Apprentice Motivation 3/5 & 3/7

Apprentice motivation can falters a few months in. We’ll discuss ways to co-create apprentice goals that take advantage of the built-in learning at your operation, and ways to keep that momentum going through the season, including identifying apprentice solo study, local resource people to learn from, and visiting other operations. Skill sheets are great prompts for this so we’ll discuss ways to make them truly effective and useful to you and your apprentice.

Free

Unpacking the Carbon Credit Conundrum Session 4

SERIES: February 20 - March 12, on Tuesdays 11a.m. - 12:30p.m. MT
Join us for Unpacking the Carbon Credit Conundrum, a webinar series co-hosted by the Soil Carbon Solutions Center and Quivira Coalition, designed for ranchers, farmers and technical service providers. In conversation with producers, scientists and carbon market experts, we’ll learn the basics of agricultural carbon markets, specific case studies, how to assess different carbon projects and ask the right questions, and emerging opportunities for producers in carbon and ecosystem service markets. And we’ll learn from you about your hopes, challenges and questions regarding carbon credits.

Texas Soils for Tomorrow: A workshop to improve and monitor soil health

Are you interested in revolutionizing beef production at the ground level? The Quivira Coalition's Carbon Ranch Initiative team invites you to the heart of West Texas for an opportunity to improve rangeland soil health using compost, biochar and hay bale applications.
Join us on March 17 and 18 in this immersive two-day series, set in the stunning landscape of Marfa and Fort Davis, TX. Participants will gain hands-on expertise applying compost, biochar, and hay bales to rangeland soils and learn how to monitor the transformative impacts of these applications on water retention, erosion control, and grass production.

Meat Business Fundamentals – Leadership & Management Skills for Values-Driven Farm Businesses

This three-part webinar series will focus on a few strategic business training concepts to help bolster you and steer you towards skills you need for long-term operational success and viability.
Presented by Olivia Tincani, together with her suite of colleague thought practitioners, this series can be taken as a whole or each course individually. Courses are aimed at existing or emerging entrepreneurs.

Colorado Coalition to Enhance Working Lands Annual Summit

Colorado Coalition to Enhance Working Lands Annual Summit -
Day One, we will hear from organizations offering opportunities to support local food systems and land stewards in the San Luis Valley. Participants will be able to ask questions about these programs, learn how they can plug in, and brainstorm with each other about where future projects need to focus to meet ongoing needs. Day Two will be spent visiting a farm in the San Luis Valley. We will continue sharing, building, and strengthening our networks, practices, and communication through our Summit activities.

Meat Business Fundamentals: Processing Primer for the Producer

Session 2: This three-part webinar series will focus on a few strategic business training concepts to help bolster you and steer you towards skills you need for long-term operational success and viability.
Presented by Olivia Tincani, together with her suite of colleague thought practitioners, this series can be taken as a whole or each course individually. Courses are aimed at existing or emerging entrepreneurs.

Mentor Training Call Series – Call #7: Feedback to Feed Forward 4/23 & 4/25

Actionable feedback catalyzes learning and motivation by correcting errors while looking ahead to further development. We’ll share a variety of tried and true methods for productive feedback conversations both scheduled and impromptu, as well as how to get feedback to help you grow as a mentor.

Free