Ag calendar

October 09, 2007

Through Nov. 13: Principles of Landscape Design classes, Franklin County Master Gardeners, Franklin County Human Service Building, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Call 717-263-9226 for information.

Today: Hagerstown Valley Apian Society, Washington County Extension Office, 7 p.m.

Oct. 10: Pasture Walk, Fulton County, Sinclair Cattle Co., 6481 Buck Valley Road, Warfordsburg, Pa.

Oct. 12: 4-H Horse Council, Washington County Extension Office, 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 12: Fulton County's Annual Corn Plot Day, Russell McLucas Farm, Narrows Road, 10 a.m.

Oct. 13: Fall Bus Trip, Bartram's Gardens & Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 717-263-9226 for information.

Oct. 15: Junior Fair Board, Washington County Extension office, 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 15: Ag Expo & Fair Board Meeting, Washington County Extension office, 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 18: Pasture Walk at Mark Seibert's place at 14322 St. Paul Road, Clear Spring, 10 a.m.

Oct. 19: 4-H Dairy Club, Washington County Extension office, 7:30 p.m.


Oct. 23: 4-H Local Conversation, Washington County Extension office, 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact Beth Bubacz, Extension educator, 4-H youth development, at 301-791-1404.

Nov. 13: Commodity Queens Reception, 6 p.m.; Farm-City Banquet, 6:45 p.m., Kauffman Community Center. Call for tickets at 717-263-9226.

Nov. 13-14: Composting Workshops and Free Backyard Compost Bins, Franklin County Extension, 10 a.m. or 7 p.m. Call 717-263-9226.

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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