Ag calendar

May 25, 2009

May 28 -- Rain barrel workshop, Franklin County Master Gardeners, 9:30 a.m. or 6:30 p.m. Call 717-263-9226.

June 4 -- Pasture walk, Herbst Farm, Misty Meadow Road, Smithsburg, 10 a.m.

June 6 -- Roses in Your Garden (Gardening 101), Franklin County Master Gardeners, 347 Leedy Way East, Chambersburg, Pa., 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

June 6 -- Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens Bus Trip and Tour, Franklin County Master Gardeners, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 717-263-9226.

June 16 -- Learn canning at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., $20; must call 301-791-1504, ext. 21, to register


June 16 -- Garden tours, Horticultural Gardens, Greenhouse, Wildlife and Meadow Gardens and Nursing Home Garden, Master Gardeners, Franklin County Cooperative Extension, 10 a.m., Call 717-263-9226

June 20 -- Franklin County Dairy Princess pageant, Kauffman Ruritan Community Center, Chambersburg, Pa., 7 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 Center complex.

Visit for more information about Washington County 4-H events.

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. Call 304-728-7413.

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