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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Whole Farm Planning for Women Farmers

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Randolph
Description: Beginning women farmers (those with 2-10 years running a farming business) in Vermont can learn more about whole farm planning in a 10 session program developed specifically for women.

Applications for this course are now being accepted through November 1. Space is limited to 15 qualified participants. Full and partial scholarships are available to cover the registration fee, which is on a sliding scale of $150 to $500. An online application form may be found at www.uvm.edu/newfarmer. Click on "Classes."

For additional information and questions, contact Jessie Schmidt, 802-223-2389 x203, newfarmer@uvm.edu. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Jessie Schmidt at 802-223-2389x203 or 866-860-1382 by November 1, 2012 so we may assist you.

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2013 VT AGRONOMY PLUS

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Description: Derby, The Derby Cow Palace, 3111 U.S. Route 5, Derby, VT 05829. $25 registration fee, Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. For more information please visit 2013agronomyplus.eventbrite.com/ or call Brent Passut at 802-751-8307 or 1-800-545-8920; email to:brent.passut@uvm.edu . Topics include: reducing feed and fertilizer costs, finding success with high forage diets, maximizing forage yield and quality, learning about modern vaccination programs and other locally relevant topics.

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VT Agricultural Labor Management Program (VT ALMa)

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Morrisville: UVM Extension

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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Food For Thought

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Description: Miller's Run School, Sheffield, Vt. Bernadette Bessette, UVM Extension EFNEP Program; 802-751-8307 x361 or bernadette.bessette@uvm.edu.

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Thursday, January 24, 2013

VT Agricultural Labor Management Program (VT ALMa)

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Brattleboro: UVM Extension

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Friday, January 25, 2013

COPE Seminar-Barre

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Description: "Coping with Separation and Divorce". Washington Family Court, 255 North Main Street, Barre, VT 05641. Send registration form and $50 (check payable to UVM Extension) to Washington Family Court Manager's Office, 5 working days before class. For more registration information call (802) 479-4205 or visit www.uvm.edu/extension/cope for a registration form.

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Saturday, January 26, 2013

Babysitter "Boot Camp"

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Williston
Description:
Who: Youth ages 12 to 16, with a parent or guardian in the military.

Register here: www.eventbrite.com/event/4799618789

Prospective babysitters will gain the knowledge, confidence and skills necessary to safely and responsibly care for babies and young children, including younger siblings. They will learn about the stages of child development, how to entertain children of all ages, basic first aid, CPR, safety and the business side of babysitting. The latter will focus on how to land jobs and confidently handle interviews with parents who are looking for a babysitter. Lunch and snacks will be provided. The curriculum was developed by Army Child and Youth Services (CYSS) in cooperation with National 4-H. Upon completion of the training, youths will receive a 4-H/Army CYSS babysitter training graduate certificate.

To Register: Contact Stephanie Atwood at 802-656-0346 or stephanie.atwood@uvm.edu to register by November 12.

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Stephanie Atwood at 802-656-0346 or stephanie.atwood@uvm.edu by January 11, 2012 so we may assist you.

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Northeast Regional Day Skill-a-thon

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Description: UVM Extension
374 Emerson Falls Rd. Ste 1
St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

For more information contact Lindsay Jones at 802-751-8310 x 357, lindsay.jones@uvm.edu or Lindy Birch at 802-334-7325 x 481, melinda.birch@uvm.edu

To request a disability-related accomodation to pariticpate in this program, please contact Lindsay Jones at 1-800-545-8920 by January 18, 2013 so we may assist you.

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Mini Congress Teen Board Meetings

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Description: All meetings will be held at the UVM Extension Office in Berlin or via Skype or conference call.

Contact Lauren Traister, 4-H Teen & Leadership Program Coordinator, at lauren.traister@uvm.edu or 1-866-260-5603 x 402.

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Teen Congress Teen Board Meeting

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Description: All meetings will be held at the UVM Extension Office in Berlin or via Skype or conference call.

Contact Lauren Traister, 4-H Teen & Leadership Program Coordinator, at lauren.traister@uvm.edu or 1-866-260-5603 x 402.

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