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MOFGA’s Farm & Homestead Day, June 13

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MOFGA’s Farm & Homestead Day: A Hands-on Skill Sharing Event Location: Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, Unity, ME Date: Saturday, June 13, 2015 Time: 9am – 3pm, rain or shine Fee: Free and open to the public Farm & Homestead Day at MOFGA is a free, volunteer-driven event offering hands-on workshops based on re-skilling […]

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Beyond Chickens 101: How to Manage an Established Flock, June 25

Beyond Chickens 101: How to Manage an Established Flock UNH Cooperative Extension Location: Durham Public Library, 49 Madbury Road, Durham, NH Date: Thursday, June 25, 2015 Time: 6–7pm Come listen to Dot Perkins, UNH Cooperative Extension Livestock Field Specialist, talk about all the facts and many practical tips about living with chickens beyond the first […]

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Duck Processing Workshop, March 31

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Duck Processing Workshop Location: Elevage de Volailles, Rye, New Hampshire Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2015 Time: 9am – 3pm Fee: $50 per person Join Elevage de Volailles as we welcome David Schafer of Featherman Equipment in a workshop devoted to the processing of ducks using time honored traditions and modern techniques to obtain a professional […]

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Apple Tree Pruning Demo at Hackleboro Orchards, March 22

Apple Tree Pruning Demo UNH Cooperative Extension Location: Hackleboro Orchards, 61 Orchard Road, Canterbury, NH Date: Sunday, March 22, 2015 Time: 1 – 4 pm Free and open to the public Harry Weiser will be using over 30 years of pruning expertise to demonstrate on standard, semi dwarf, and dwarf apple trees. The event is […]

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Pollinator Health and Safety Conference, November 20

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry are co-sponsoring the Pollinator Health and Safety Conference on Thursday, November 20th, to bring together farmers, beekeepers, entomologists, policy-makers and others interested in protecting pollinators. Register before October 31 and save $25: Pollinator Health and Safety Conference Portland Marriott at Sable Oaks, 200 Sable […]

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Strafford County Conservation District Annual Meeting, August 20th

Strafford County Conservation District’s 2014 Annual Meeting is August 20th in Dover, NH. There’s a BBQ and potluck sides, equipment demonstrations and a talk on composting for soil health. Download the flyer to rsvp: SCCD 2014 Annual Meeting

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Farm & Homestead Day at MOFGA, June 14

Thinking of raising a goat? Of helping your children start a garden? Want to build a simple fence? Farm & Homestead Day at MOFGA, a free event held on Saturday, June 15th, in Unity, Maine, offers hands-on and interactive sessions on farming and homesteading skills: Farm & Homestead Day at MOFGA — A Hands-on Skill Sharing […]

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For Farmers: Soil Health and No Till Equipment Demo

Friday, April 25 Branch Hill Farm 307 Applebee Road Milton Mills, NH 03852 9:00am-12:00pm The Strafford County Conservation District will be holding a soil health workshop and equipment demonstration in partnership with Branch Hill Farm and Moose Mountain Regional Greenways. There will be a demonstration of many pieces of specialty farm equipment available for rent. See […]

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Workshop (and Fun!) for Farmers: Land Access Info Night and Farmer Mixer

Seacoast Eat Local is co-sponsoring this Farmland Info Night and Farmer Mixer on March 28th at the new Smuttynose location in Hampton. Come for part or both, and plan to eat and drink well! Register (free!) Farm Seekers and Advisors to Celebrate Mud Season at Smuttynose Brewing Company’s New Location Farmers and service providers gather […]

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Quickbooks for Farmers Workshops

From UNH Coop Extension: QuickBooks for Farmers and Natural Resource Businesses Four Session Workshop Series: March 18, 20, 25 & 27, 2014 from 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM UNH Cooperative Extension, 113 North Road, Brentwood, NH Participants will be led by Carol Starkie through a process where they will set up QuickBooks for their farm […]

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