Ag calendar

August 25, 2009

Aug. 26 - Tomato-Tasting Day, Franklin County Master Gardeners, Franklin County Cooperative Extension, 181 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, Pa., noon to 5 p.m.

Sept. 1 -  Pasture walk; Ammon Zimmerman Farm, Orrstown, Pa., 10 a.m.

Sept. 11 - Canning class - salsa; Washington County Agricultural Education Center; 10 a.m. to noon. Call 301-791-1504, ext. 21, to register. Cost: $15 per person. Advance registration and payment is required.

Sept. 24 - Fruit and vegetable twilight meeting at Western Maryland Research and Education Center, Keedysville, 4 to 7 p.m.

o 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.

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

o 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.


o 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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