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Ag calendar

February 07, 2006

TONIGHT: Bits 'N Bridles 4-H Club, Washington County Extension office, 7 p.m.

Feb. 9: Dairy Talk Series, "Premise ID/National Animal ID," Bob Peters, Washington County Extension office, 10 a.m. to 12 noon

Feb. 10: 4-H Horse Council, Washington County Extension office, 7:30 p.m.

Feb. 13: 4-H Dairy Goat Club, Washington County Extension office, 7:30 p.m.

Feb. 14: Dairy Talk Series, "Grass-based Dairy Production," Stanley Fultz, Washington County Extension office, 10 a.m. to 12 noon

Feb. 14: Apian Society, Washington County Extension office, 7 p.m.

Feb. 15 to March 29: Principles of Landscape Design, Franklin County Master Gardeners, Extension office, Chambersburg, Pa., 7 to 9:30 p.m. every Wednesday

Feb. 16: Maryland Dairy Industry Association's 2006 Annual Meeting, "Profitable at Any Size," Carroll County Ag Center, Westminster, Md., 9:30 a.m. Registration, including breakfast and lunch, is $15 if received before Feb. 6, and $20 thereafter. Members can bring family or farmstead workers. Non-members welcome. To register, contact Debra Spurrier at 1-301-473-7522, or marylandag@netzero.net

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Feb. 17: 4-H Dairy Club, Washington County Extension office, 7:30 p.m.

Feb. 18: Spring Swine Show & Sale, Four States' Livestock Sales, Hagerstown

Feb. 18: Gardening 101, Growing Backyard Fruit, Franklin County Extension office, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Feb. 18: State 4-H Horse Judging Clinic, Ag Center in Westminster, Md.

Feb. 20: Washington County Extension office closed

Feb. 20: 4-H Day in Annapolis. For details, call the Extension office at 301-791-1404.

Feb. 20: Junior Fair Board, Washington County Extension office, 6:15 p.m.

Feb. 20: Ag Expo Board, Washington County Extension office, 7 p.m.

Feb. 23: Dairy Talk Series, "Is Your Semen Sexy," Mark Varner, Washington County Extension office, 10 a.m. to 12 noon

March 4: Gardening 101, Hands-On Pruning, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Call the Extension office at 717-263-9226 for location and more information.

March 6: Capital Region turf meeting, MAC Building-Penn State Mont Alto campus, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call the Franklin County Extension office at 717-263-9226 for more information.

March 11: Income Opportunities in Agriculture, Holiday Inn-Grantville, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call the Franklin County Extension office at 717-263-9226.

March 18: Gardening 101, Transplanting Trees in the Landscape, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Call the Extension office at 717-263-9226 for location and more information.

March 23: Spring into Gardening, All About Chestnuts, Franklin County Extension office, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

March 30: Spring into Gardening, Growing Backyard Grapes, Franklin County Extension office, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.




To reach the Washington County Extension office, drive about 7 miles south of Hagers-town from the Interstate 70 exit onto Sharpsburg Pike (Md. 65). The office is in the Washington County Agricultural Education complex.

The Franklin County, Pa., Extension office is at 181 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, Pa. From Hagerstown, take Interstate 81 north to the U.S. 30 East exit. Take the first road to the left, which is Franklin Farm Lane.

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