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Farm and Ranch Education

Growin on Faith Farm values education and community. We provide education directly through field days, farm tours, and workshops. GOF partners with a wide variety of people and organizations who support agriculture and veterans. We are proud to help you reach your farming & ranching goals by providing great education from some of the best educators.

Our workshops empower farmers & ranchers with the knowledge of regenerative agricultural practices to help them strengthen their agriculture operations and become more sustainable. The workshops will have classroom education & hands-on activities with each of the topics presented.

Through our workshops, participants will gain the knowledge and skills to:

  • Implement regenerative and sustainable agriculture practices on their operations

  • Determine & increase their soil health

  • Grow more nutritious food

  • Understand and apply to financial assistance programs

  • Write a business plan

  • Become more prosperous​​

Upcoming Events

  • Backyard Chickens 101
    Backyard Chickens 101
    Sat, Mar 02
    Growin on Faith Farm
    Mar 02, 2024, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
    Growin on Faith Farm, 1606 Feather Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
    Earn $$ while learning about Backyard Chickens!!
  • Resources for Farmers & Ranchers
    Resources for Farmers & Ranchers
    Fri, Feb 16
    College Station Fire Dept. Station 5
    Feb 16, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    College Station Fire Dept. Station 5, 1601 William D. Fitch Pkwy, College Station, TX 77845, USA
    Earn $$ while learning to make your farm or ranch more sustainable. Join us for a meeting with technical service providers and financial service providers to learn about grants & low-interest loans for farmers & ranchers.
  • Conservation Planning for Urban Farms
    Conservation Planning for Urban Farms
    Sat, Dec 09
    1606 Feather Run
    Dec 09, 2023, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
    1606 Feather Run, 1606 Feather Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
    Part of our Profiting through Conservation Series, join us to learn to identify your natural resource opportunities and how to manage them to get what you want!
  • Developing a Conservation Plan
    Developing a Conservation Plan
    Sat, Apr 01
    Vitera Ranch
    Apr 01, 2023, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Vitera Ranch, 14129 Vitera Sand Rd., Bremond, TX 76629
    Part of our Profiting through Conservation Series, join us to learn how to identify your natural resource opportunities and how to manage them to get what you want!
  • All About Water-Resources and Conservation
    All About Water-Resources and Conservation
    Fri, Mar 10
    Bremond
    Mar 10, 2023, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Bremond, 417 N Commerce St, Bremond, TX 76629, USA
    Update: Has been moved to the Bremond Volunteer Fire Station Join us for a meeting with technical service providers to learn strategies to manage, conserve and store water. Also learn about USDA NRCS financial assistance to support smart water use.
  • Regional and State Resources for Farmers & Ranchers
    Regional and State Resources for Farmers & Ranchers
    Sat, Feb 18
    Vitera Ranch
    Feb 18, 2023, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Vitera Ranch, 14129 Vitera Sand Rd., Bremond, TX 76629
    Join us for a meeting with technical service providers and financial service providers to learn how to enhance the sustainability of your farm or ranch!
  • Cover Cropping for Winter Feeding
    Cover Cropping for Winter Feeding
    Sat, Sep 24
    Growin on Faith
    Sep 24, 2022, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
    Growin on Faith , 14129 Vitera Sand Rd, Bremond, TX 76629, USA
    Decrease winter feeding costs and improve cattle gains with cover crops! FREE : Learn about selecting cover crops based on your environment & goals, enhance forage quality and quantity to reduce winter feed costs, and the ins & outs of cover crops (seeding rates, varieties, planting methods, etc.)
  • Prescribed Grazing-Designing a grazing system to meet your goals
    Prescribed Grazing-Designing a grazing system to meet your goals
    Sat, Jun 11
    Vitera Ranch
    Jun 11, 2022, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
    Vitera Ranch, 14129 Vitera Sand Rd., Bremond, TX 76629
    Join us for a fun day with like minded ranchers to learn how to build sustainable grazing systems.
  • Beef Cattle 101- Fall Working 2021
    Beef Cattle 101- Fall Working 2021
    Sat, Oct 23
    Vitera Ranch
    Oct 23, 2021, 9:00 AM – Oct 24, 2021, 5:00 PM
    Vitera Ranch, 14129 Vitera Sand Rd., Bremond, TX 76629
    Whether you are interested in starting a beef cattle operation or you are a beginning farmer/rancher who has a current operation, this workshop is for you!
  • Vitera Ranch Get Together
    Vitera Ranch Get Together
    Sat, Jun 05
    Vitera Ranch
    Jun 05, 2021, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Vitera Ranch, 14129 Vitera Sand Rd., Bremond, TX 76629
    Join us for a farm day meet and greet!
  • Beef Cattle 101- Fall Working
    Beef Cattle 101- Fall Working
    Sat, Sep 26
    Farmer's Education & Training Center
    Sep 26, 2020, 9:00 AM
    Farmer's Education & Training Center, 731 FM 931, Gatesville, TX 76528, USA
    Whether you are interested in starting a beef cattle operation or you are a beginning farmer/rancher who has a current operation, this workshop is for you!
  • Agriculture Grants 101
    Agriculture Grants 101
    Fri, Aug 09
    Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
    Aug 09, 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, 1470 William D. Fitch Pkwy, College Station, TX 77845, USA
    Have you ever wondered what grants are available to assist farmers/ranchers? How do you apply for these funds? Here is your chance to come learn about agriculture grant opportunities and get hands-on experience writing a grant application.
  • Farm & Ranch Business Planning & Financial Funding
    Farm & Ranch Business Planning & Financial Funding
    Fri, Jul 19
    Farmer's Education & Training Center
    Jul 19, 2019, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
    Farmer's Education & Training Center, 731 FM 931, Gatesville, TX 76528, USA
    Whether you are interested in starting a beef cattle operation or you are a beginning farmer/rancher who has a current operation, this workshop is for you!
  • Beef Cattle 101
    Beef Cattle 101
    Mon, Jul 01
    Farmer's Education & Training Center
    Jul 01, 2019, 9:00 AM
    Farmer's Education & Training Center, 731 FM 931, Gatesville, TX 76528, USA
    Whether you are interested in starting a beef cattle operation or you are a beginning farmer/rancher who has a current operation, this workshop is for you!
  • Pasture Management Workshop
    Pasture Management Workshop
    Wed, Jun 26
    Lampasas County Farm Bureau Building
    Jun 26, 2019, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Lampasas County Farm Bureau Building, 1793 US-281, Lampasas, TX 76550, USA
    Join us for classroom and field training on range condition assessment for production goals, basic soil science, rotational grazing techniques, use of the latest technology for analysis and management, and USDA EQIP programs to help meet your goals.
  • Grazing Planning Seminar
    Grazing Planning Seminar
    Fri, Jun 21
    Farmer's Education & Training Center
    Jun 21, 2019, 9:00 AM – Jun 23, 2019, 5:00 PM
    Farmer's Education & Training Center, 731 FM 931, Flat, Texas, United States
    Do you want to learn how to utilize your grasses most efficiently, improve your farm's/ranch's drought tolerance, and learn how to establish a multi-pasture grazing plan to reduce your feed costs? Come build a grazing system with a Holistic Management Internationals Certified grazing specialist!
  • Beef Cattle Basics
    Beef Cattle Basics
    Fri, Jun 07
    Farmer's Education & Training Center
    Jun 07, 2019, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Farmer's Education & Training Center, 731 FM 931, Gatesville, TX 76528, USA
    Whether you are interested in starting a beef cattle operation or you are a beginning farmer/rancher who has a current operation, this workshop is for you!
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