Hillsdale County Michigan is hosting a Small Farm Conference for people who are either currently running a small farm or who are interested in starting a small farm on February 21, 2009 at the Camden-Frontier School in southern Hillsdale County. Conference sessions include: -Common Animal Ailments -Rotational Grazing -Growing Food for your Family -Poultry for Beginners -Pasture Hardware/Fencing -Marketing Your Farm Products Locally -An Introduction to the Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program -Tractor Ownership 101 and 102 -Soil Preparation -Pasture Funding Lunch will be provided and will consist of locally grown foods. Cost is $10 per adult, $5 per child. Registration deadline is February 16th. You can pick up registration forms at: Pittsford Feed Mill Brad's Appliance Schmidt Farms TSC in Jonesville Hillsdale Conservation District Office or if you live in NW Ohio or NE Indiana and can't get to those locations to pick up a registration form you can PM me with your address and I will mail one to you.