5th National Small Farm Conference

September 15-17, 2009
Springfield, Illinois

About the Conference

The 5th National Small Farm Conference, "Roadmap to Success for Small Farmers and Ranchers" was held September 15-17, 2009 in Springfield, Illinois.

Click here to see the Proceedings of the 5th National Small Farm Conference.

The conference, held every three to four years, brings together land grant universities, community-based organizations and other stakeholders who work with small farmers and ranchers. The conference aims to strengthen collaboration and partnership among groups and provide an opportunity to share new ideas in research, extension and outreach.

The conference included:
-preconference short courses
-concurrent sessions
-plenary sessions
-educational tours

The conference is supported by the United States Department of Agriculture.

United States Department of AgricultureCSREES


The 5th National Small Farm Conference is hosted by University of Illinois Extension and
the College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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