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April 2014

Alpaca Meadows Spring Open House

April 12 @ 12:00 am
Alpaca Meadows,
1200 Rock Road Mansfield, 44903 United States

After a very long Ohio winter, join us at the farm to help us usher in Spring! Alpacas are in almost a full year’s worth of fiber growth, and we have lots of NEW Spring things in the Fiber Studio!

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March 2014
Free

35th Annual Ravenswood FFA Auction

March 28 - 29
Jackson County Fairgrounds,
Cottageville, WV United States

The 35th Annual Consignment Farm Machinery Auction is sponsored by: Ravenswood FFA, YFA and The Ravenswood FFA Booster’s Club The Auction will start on Saturday, March 29,2014 at 9:00 AM The Board of Education Surplus Sale will be on Friday, March 28th starting at 6:00 PM The Auction will be located at the Jackson County Fairgrounds in Cottageville, WV Contact Tara Tatalovich at (304)273-3501 or Jason Miihlbach at (304)273-0687

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$10

Ashtabula County Beekeepers Association Beekeeping 101 Clinic

March 15 @ 12:00 am
OSU Extension office,
39 Wall St. Jefferson, OH 44047 United States

Light refreshments will be served int he morning; attendees should bring a sack lunch.

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Free

Raising Backyard Chickens, Backyard Conservation Workshop Series

This workshop will introduce you to the pros and cons raising chickens in your backyard. We will have information on breeds, diet, chick care, and proper housing so you can make an informed decision if chickens are right for you. There will also be advice from those of us who have successful backyard flocks and tips for your success. Pros and cons raising backyard chickens Breeds, diet, chick care and proper housing Successful backyard flocks Tips for your success

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National Pork Industry Forum

March 6 - 8

The theme for the forum is The Power of One: Many Producers United in a Common Goal.

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$85

OSU Conservation Tillage Conference

Registration is $85 for the full conference (and $65 for one day) if received by Feb. 21.

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Free

Solar Farm & Home Workshop

March 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Third Sun Solar,
762 West Union Street Athens, OH 45701 United States

Saturday March 1, 2014 1pm Solar Farm & Home Workshop Third Sun Solar 762 West Union Street Athens, OH 45701 info@thirdsunsolar.com Third Sun Solar will host a casual, informational Solar Farm & Home Workshop, Saturday, March 1st at 1pm. Attend this event to see solar technology and hear from farmers and homeowners who have solar on their farms, barns and homes. Third Sun Solar will host a casual, informational Solar Farm & Home Workshop on Saturday, March 1st at 1pm.…

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February 2014
There is a small fee for this workshop.

Bluebird Box Workshop, Backyard Conservation Workshop Series

February 22 @ 12:00 am

Join local bluebird enthusiasts’ to learn about the natural history of bluebirds and how to attract them to your property. We will be building a bluebird box for each participant to take home. There will be a small fee for this workshop. Learn about the natural history of bluebirds Learn how to attract bluebirds to your property Build a bluebird box to take home There is a small fee for this workshop

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National Genetics Workshop

February 17
Iowa State University,
Ames, IA United States

Advancing Diary Cattle Genetics: Genomics andBeyond will be the focus of a three-day workshop on the future of dairy cattle genetics. www.ans.iastate.edu/events/dairygenomics

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Free

Ohio Valley Giant Pumpkin Growers Giant Pumpkin Growing Seminar

February 15 @ 12:00 am

Learn to grow giant pumpkins.

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