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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Lisa Chase - Extension Quickscreen

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Sally Cleveland - Extension Tabletop Quickscreen

Day Event Description: for Town Officers Educational Conferences (TOEC)

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Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills

Time: 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Description: Five -part training series offered simultaneously at the Berlin, Brattleboro, Burlington, Rutland and St. Johnsbury UVM Extension locations. Session dates March 12, 19, 26, April 2 & 9 with April 16 reserved for snowdate. $75 registration fee by February 15, $100 after that date. Visit www.uvm.edu/extension/community/buildingcapacity/ and click on "Classes" for course information and registration. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Lisa McCrae at 802-751-8307 or 1-800-545-8920 by February 26, 2013 so we may assist you. For more information contact Ellen Rowe, UVM Extension, 374 Emerson Falls Road, Ste. 1, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819; 802-751-8307 or 1-800-545-8920; mailto:ellen.rowe@uvm.edu .

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UVM Extension 2013 Master Gardener Course

Time: 6:15 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Description: Vermont Interactive Television (www.vitlink.org/HTML/Locations.htm) locations statewide. $395 includes all course materials. Register by January 18, 2013. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Lisa Chouinard at 802-656-9562 or 1-800-639-2230 by January 4, 2013 so we may assist you. Visit www.uvm.edu/mastergardener/?Page=EMGCourseRegistrationOpen.html for course information and registration. Contact: Lisa Chouinard, UVM Extension Master Gardener Program, 63 Carrigan Drive, 206 Jeffords Hall, Burlington, VT 05405; 802-656-9562 or 1-800-639-2230; master.gardener@uvm.edu .

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Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Town Officers Education Conference

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Description: EXTENSION EVENT: "Town Officers' Education Conference 2013" ~ Hilton, Burlington. Information: Sally Cleveland, UVM Extension, 1 Scale Ave., STE 55, Rutland, VT 05701; 802-773-3349 x 271 or 1-800-281-6977 or mailto:sally.cleveland@uvm.edu . To see the brochure and online registration go to www.uvm.edu/extension/toec.

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Food Fun and Reading

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Description: Orleans School, Orleans, Vt. Bernadette Bessette, UVM Extension EFNEP Program; 802-751-8307 x361 or bernadette.bessette@uvm.edu.

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Thursday, April 4, 2013

Cope Seminar Hyde Park

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Description: "Coping with Separation and Divorce". Lamoille Family Court, 154 Main Street, Hyde Park, VT 05655. Send registration form and $50 (check payable to UVM Extension) to Lamoille Family Court Manager's Office, 5 working days before class. For more registration information call (802) 888-2530 or visit www.uvm.edu/extension/cope for a registration form.

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Farm Finance Office Hour

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Berlin - UVM Extension Office
Description: Office hours are a time to sit with a UVM Extension Farm Business Management specialist, one-on-one, to work on the financial planning that is most important to your farm. Meetings last 1-1.5 hours and are focused on developing balance sheets, cash budgets or completing financial analysis.

Contact Christi Sherlock or Erin Clark at 802-223-2389 to schedule or get more details. Fee: $15.00

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Christi Sherlock or Erin Clark at 802-223-2389 two weeks before your scheduled appointment.

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Saturday, April 6, 2013

Vermont 4-H Hippology Contest

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Description: Contest starts at Wishful Thinking Farm, 3292 South Street, New Haven 05472 and then moves to Vergennes High School, 50 Monkton Road, Vergennes 05491. Cost is $3 per member. Divisions are 8-9; 10-11; 12-13; Novice Senior and Senior (14 and over). No Cloverbuds. Lunch available for purchase. If you require accommodations to participate in this activity, please call Wendy Sorrell at 1-800-571-0668 by March 15, 2013. Mailto:wendy.sorrell@uvm.edu .

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Lease Your Land to a Farmer Workshop

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: S. Burlington
Description: COST: Free

S. Burlington Town Offices, 575 Dorset St., S. Burlington, VT

A free workshop for landowners who are considering or curious about leasing land to a farmer. A panel will discuss: Assessing your land and understanding farmer-tenants’ needs, Crafting a suitable lease for both parties, Legal, financial, tax, insurance, liability and other considerations, How community organizations and neighbors work together, Finding a farmer and maintaining good communications, And provide resources for landowners including a new handbook, “Leasing to a Farmer.”

Presented by UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Land for Good, and the South Burlington City Council Sustainable Agriculture Task Force .

CONTACT: Please contact Cheryl Herrick at cheryl.herrick@uvm.edu or 802-656-5459 to register, or for more information. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Cheryl Herrick at 802-656-5459 or cheryl.herrick@uvm.edu by March 22, 2013 so we may assist you.

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Lease Your Land to a Farmer Workshop

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Description: South. Burlington Town Offices, 575 Dorset Street, South Burlington, Vt. Information and registration: Cheryl Herrick, UVM Extension Center for Sustainable Agriculture, 106 Highpoint Center, Colchester, VT 05446; 802-656-5459; cheryl.herrick@uvm.edu. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Cheryl Herrick at 802-656-5459 by March 22, 2013 so we may assist you. go.uvm.edu/hbngx

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