Schedule of Events

Check back often for updated schedule of events for the 2021 Virtual NH Farm, Forest, & Garden Expo. Workshops will be scheduled throughout the year.

Have you missed any of the virtual Expo sessions this year?  Don’t worry! Scroll down to the links section below to watch recordings of the programs.

2021 Virtual NH Farm, Forest & Garden Expo Workshop Schedule

Registration links now open for March virtual workshops.  See details below:

February 12
9:30 am live Zoom session with presenting sponsors “What’s new is Agriculture and Forestry?”
Shawn Jasper, NH Commissioner of Agriculture, Markets & Food
Patrick Hackley, Director, Division of Forest & Lands
Ken LaValley, Director, UNH Cooperative Extension
Anton Bekkerman, Associate Dean UNH COLSA, Director of the NH Agriculture, Nutrition and Food Systems at UNH and Director NH Agricultural Experiment Station

Pre-registration Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcpfuGhrD0jHtClgBHSb4YI4v63Tn2GJCp4

February 13
9:30am Re-run recording of February 12 presenting sponsor session

Pre-registration Zoom link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEqcOioqz4vGdQaYN0-ElmnaM6AE7XE0AI4

10:30am   History of the NH Farm, Forest & Garden Expo, Live Zoom with Steve Taylor, former NH Commissioner of Agriculture and Founder, NH Farm & Forest Expo. It’s the 38th anniversary of the NH Farm & Forest Expo, now the NH Farm, Forest & Garden Expo. Listen to this delightful trip down Memory Lane with Steve Taylor, who initiated the Expo early in his tenure as NH Commissioner of Agriculture.

Pre-registration Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZElcOutqjIjGdQan60fdUH2BRm0IHQyRcuK

March 18

10 am:   Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)   The presentation is geared toward agricultural employers and will discuss compliance principles under the FLSA; including coverage, exemptions, minimum wage, overtime, recordkeeping, and child labor requirements. Presented by Brian Cleasby, Community Outreach and Resource Planning Specialist, USDOL/Wage & Hour Division

Pre-register for this meeting here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEuc-ygqDIuGtawMd85VpzU8EMw7H58k25N

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

March 29

10am:   H-2A Program   The presentation will discuss compliance principles under the program; including wages, transportation, housing, and employee disclosure requirements. Time permitting, a brief overview of the requirements under the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA) will also be covered. Presented by Brian Cleasby, Community Outreach and Resource Planning Specialist, USDOL/Wage & Hour Division.

Pre-register for this meeting here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcpcOqoqT8oEtaRYKhUonFYjg1Y3avSCK3G

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

April 7, 2021

10 am:  Fundamentals of Instagram and Facebook Growth for Agriculture Presented by Amy Hall, Granite State Dairy Promotion. Improve organic reach without paying for sponsored posts. Proven strategies to gain, engage, and keep followers. The dos and don’ts of social media, content strategies that work, and the must have apps to make your business stand out above the rest.

Pre-register for this meeting here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcuc-qurTMuGdV6YR-NiKZYlWYTjUMiAX8R

***Check back often to learn of new program offerings.

Links to Recorded Expo Sessions

February 12  What’s New in Agriculture and Forestry

February 13  Steve Taylor’s History of the NH Farm, Forest & Garden Expo

Links to March labor sessions coming soon.

View last year’s schedule of events for 2020.

View the schedule of events for 2019.