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Saturday, March 2, 2013

Chittenden County 4-H Invitational Quiz Bowl Contest

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Description: Essex High School, No pre-registration required. Open to all Vermont 4-H horse members. $5 per person. Bring working buzzer sets. Awards given for 8/9; 10/11; 12/13; and Senior division. No Cloverbuds. 1-800-571-0668. Mailto:rosemarie.garritano@uvm.edu .

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Youth Tractor and Machinery Safety Certification Course

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Description: For 14-19 year old youth. Meets at the Randolph Technical Career Center, 17 Forest Street, Randolph, VT 05060. Meets 4 Saturdays: March 2, March 9, March 23, April 13. $60 includes lunch, materials, and testing fee. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Kristen Mullins by February 11, 2013 so we may assist you. Mailto:kristen.mullins@uvm.edu . 802-656-2034.

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Rutland County Dairy Quiz Bowl

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Rutland City Police Station
Description: 4-H EVENT: "Rutland County 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl" at Rutland Regional Medical Center Leahy Center(downstairs) on Allen Street in Rutland. Open to all 4-H members. Snacks will be provided. Members are asked to bring pencils. For more information: Rita Charlton, 4-H Educator, rita.charlton@uvm.edu or 802 773-3349.

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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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Monday, March 4, 2013

Northeast Region 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Orleans Elementary School
Description: 53 School St
Orleans VT 05860

Contact:
Lindy Birch (Orleans and Essex Counties) 802-334-7325 x 481 or 866-260-5561, melinda.birch@uvm.edu Lindsay Jones (Caledonia and Lamoille Counties) 802-751-8307 x 357 or 800-545-8920, lindsay.jones@uvm.edu

To request a disablilty-related accomodation to participate in this program, please contact Lindy Birch at 802-334-7325 x 481 or Lindsay Jones at 802-7751-8307 x 357 by February 25, 2013

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Balancing Nutrient Use from Feed to Manure to Field Amendment

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Description: American Legion, 49 Wilson Road, Middlebury, VT. Register by March 3. No cost for farmers in Ben & Jerry's Caring Dairy Program; $15 for all others. Information: Rachel Gilker, UVM Extension Center for Sustainable Agriculture, 106 Highpoint Center, Colchester, VT 05446; 518-765-4158; rgilkercaringdairy@gmail.com. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Cheryl Herrick at 802-656-5459 by March 1 so we may assist you.

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Balancing Nutrient Use from Feed to Manure to Field Amendment

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Description: Vermont Pie and Pasta, 4278 U.S. Route 5, Derby, VT. Register by March 4. No cost for farmers in Ben & Jerry's Caring Dairy Program; $15 for all others. Information: Rachel Gilker, UVM Extension Center for Sustainable Agriculture, 106 Highpoint Center, Colchester, VT 05446; 518-765-4158; rgilkercaringdairy@gmail.com. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Cheryl Herrick at 802-656-5459 by March 1 so we may assist you.

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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, March 6, 2013

Around The Table

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Description: Gilman Head Start, Gilman, Vt. Bernadette Bessette, UVM Extension EFNEP Program; 802-751-8307 x361 or bernadette.bessette@uvm.edu.

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Thursday, March 7, 2013

Bedded Pack Training

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Description: The Abbey, Sheldon, VT. $25 by March 4. Information: Jenn Colby, UVM Extension Center for Sustainable Agriculture, 106 Highpoint Center, Colchester, VT 05446; 802-656-0858; jcolby@uvm.edu. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Cheryl Herrick at 802-656-5459 by March 1 so we may assist you.

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Friday, March 8, 2013

Farm Finance Office Hour

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Small Business Dev Ctr, Randolph
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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Bedded Pack Training

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Description: American Legion, Middlebury, VT. $25 by March 2. Information: Jenn Colby, UVM Extension Center for Sustainable Agriculture, 106 Highpoint Center, Colchester, VT 05446; 802-656-0858; jcolby@uvm.edu. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Cheryl Herrick at 802-656-5459 by March 2 so we may assist you.

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Balancing Nutrient Use from Feed to Manure to Field Amendment

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Description: Mimmo's, 22 South Main Street, St. Albans, VT. Register by March 7. No cost for farmers in Ben & Jerry's Caring Dairy Program; $15 for all others. Information: Rachel Gilker, UVM Extension Center for Sustainable Agriculture, 106 Highpoint Center, Colchester, VT 05446; 518-765-4158; rgilkercaringdairy@gmail.com. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Cheryl Herrick at 802-656-5459 by March 1 so we may assist you.

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