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Thursday, March 5, 2015

Milk Quality/Mastitis Management Webinars

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Location: Webinar
Description: Milk Quality/Mastitis Management webinars (daytime) in CCE Ballston Spa - One program, sessions build up what was previously covered in earlier session. For more information Contact CCE - Herkimer (315) 866-7920, or to register.

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

CNY Dairy Day - East

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Location: CCE, Ballston Spa, NY
Description: March 10th 2015 - CNY Dairy Day – East – at CCE, 50 West High St, Ballston Spa – For more info, contact CCE – Herkimer (315) 866-7920 or to register.

This event is posted by UVM as informational only. If you need disability related accommodations to participate please contact Herkimer at (315) 866-7920.

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Whole Farm Planning Classes - Snow Date

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Washington County
Description: For people with two to 10 years in business.

Application Deadline: Nov. 15, 2014
Fees: $150-$500

For more information: Heidi Krantz, UVM Extension office 802-223-2389 or heidi.krantz@uvm.edu

Join other farming women for support and camaraderie learning about whole farm planning. Beginning women farmers (those with 2-10 years running a farming business) in Vermont can learn more about whole farm planning in a program developed specifically for women.

Additional Notice: We are recruiting one experienced farmer (with 10 or more years of farm management experience) to serve as a mentor for Whole Farm Planning course participants. If you or someone you know is interested in serving as a mentor, please fill out a mentor application or contact Heidi Krantz for more information

To request disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Heidi Krantz at 802-223-2389 x203 so we may assist you.

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015

VT Organic Dairy Producers Conference

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: VTC, Randolph Ctr., VT
Description: To be held at the Vermont Technical College in Randolph Center, Vermont.

We are excited about the line up of speakers including our two keynote presenters: Dr. Roger Moon, a veterinary entomologist from the University of Minnesota, and Dr. Guy Jodarski, staff veterinarian at Organic Valley / CROPP.

Register on the conference site at: www.uvm.edu/extension/organicdairy

To guarantee a lunch, please register by no later than March 4, 2015. To request a disability related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Deb Heleba at debra.heleba@uvm.edu or Susan Brouillette at 802-524-6501 or susan.brouillette@uvm.edu by February 25, 2015 so we may assist you.

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2015 Budget Clinics

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: St. Johnsbury UVM Extension
Description: UVM Extension Farm Business Specialist, Dennis Kauppila is available to work one-on-one with farmers on their finances. Bring your financial statements, records and questions for this 1 - 1.5 hour private meeting.

Fee: $25.00

For more information and to register: www.regonline.com/builder/site/default.aspx?EventID=1675628

For locations listed under Mark Cannella please contact: Christi Sherlock at christi.sherlock@uvm.edu or 1-800-860-1382 x200.

For locations listed under Dennis Kauppila please contact: Brent Passut at brent.passut@uvm.edu or 1-800-545-8920 x351.

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Christi Sherlock (for appointments with Mark Cannella) at 800-287-1552 x200 or Brent Passut (for appointments with Dennis Kauppla) at 800-545-8920 x351.

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Brownbag Lunch Panel: Do We still Need Women's History?

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Pavilion Bldg, Montpelier, VT
Description: Celebrate Women’s History Month over lunch by learning from a panel of esteemed historians and scholars addressing questions facing women's history in the 21st century.

This program is free and open to the public, thanks to sponsorship from Clute Wealth Management, the Vermont Commission on Women and co-sponsorship by Cabot Creamery Cooperative, Northfield Savings Bank and Key Bank. Bring a lunch - free dessert and coffee/tea served. More info (802) 828-2180.

This event is being posted by UVM as informational only. If you need disability related accommodations please call 802-828-2180 to participate.

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What Stage is your Business in and What's Next for You?

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Webinar
Description: What Stage is Your Business in and What’s Next for You? Steve Paddock, VT Small Business Development Center Advisor will discuss the characteristics of various stages of business growth and the challenges people face during these stages. We will also identify resources and look at preparing for unplanned events.

For more information visit www.uvm.edu/newfarmer, email newfarmer@uvm.edu or call 802.223.2389 x203

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