Ag calendar

April 17, 2007

TODAY: Cover crop demonstration, Shatzer's Orchard, Chambersburg, Pa., 11 a.m.

TONIGHT: Camp Quest and Day Camp Teen Leaders Training, Washington County Extension office, 6:30 p.m.

April 19: 4-H Alpaca Club, Mill Stone Manor, 14103 Rockdale Road, Clear Spring, 301-582-9494, 6 - 7 p.m.

April 19: The Woods in Your Backyard, Learning to Create and Enhance Natural Areas Around Your Home; Washington County Extension office, 7 p.m.

April 20: 4-H Tailwaggers Club Dog Training, Washington County Ag Education Center, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

April 20: 4-H Dairy Club, Washington County Extension office, 7:30 p.m.

April 21: Livestock Quality Assurance Training, Washington County Extension office. First training begins at 10 a.m. Second training begins at 12 noon. Call the 4-H office at 301-791-1404 to register.

April 21: Junior Fair Board Annual Auction; Shiloh United Methodist Church, Hagerstown; 5 p.m. Concessions will be available. Call 301-824-6159 for details or directions.


April 21: Annual Franklin County Dairy Calf Sale, at the C.V. Antique Engine Show Grounds, Chambersburg, Pa., 7 p.m. Sale catalogues are available at the Cooperative Extension office. Call 717-263-9226.

April 26: Reptile Extravaganza, Washington County Extension office, 7 p.m. Call 301-791-1404 for details. There is no charge and you do not have to be a 4-H member to attend.

April 27: Sharpsburg 4-H Club Food & Nutrition Night, Washington County Extension office, 5 p.m.

To reach the Washington County Extension office, drive about 7 miles south of Hagerstown 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.

The Jefferson County, W.Va., Extension office is in Suite 3 at 1948 Wiltshire Road, Kearneysville, W.Va. The telephone number is 304-728-7413.

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