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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Webinar: On-Farm Slaughter in Vermont

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Online
Description: Join the webinar here 15 minutes before the start to verify your audio settings. Participants will be muted for best audio quality. Cost: Free

UVM Extension will be hosting a webinar for producers of beef, pigs, sheep and goats to discuss opportunities for on-farm slaughter. Randy Quenneville, Meat Programs Chief with the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets, will present details on current legislation and exemptions and how producers interested in on-farm slaughter should move forward. The webinar will feature a presentation followed by questions and answers. The webinar will be recorded. If you are not able to attend the live presentation and have a question you would like to ask, please forward it to the organizers.

For more information contact:
Joe Emenheiser
UVM Extension Livestock Specialist
(802) 524-6501 ext. 434
joe.emenheiser@uvm.edu

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in the program please contact Elaine Burnor at 802-524-6501 or 800-639-2130 by April 11, 2014 so we may assist you.

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Food for Thought

Time: 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Description: Lyndon Town School, 2591 Lily Pond Road, Lyndonville, VT 05851. Information: Bernadette Bessette, UVM Extension, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), 374 Emerson Falls Road, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819; 802-751-8307 x361 or 1-800-545-8920 (toll-free in Vt.); bernadette.bessette@uvm.edu.

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Friday, April 25, 2014

COPE Seminar-White River Jct

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Description: "Coping with Separation and Divorce". Windsor Family Court, 82 Railroad Row, White River Jct., VT 05001. Send registration form and $50 (check payable to UVM Extension) to Windsor Family Court Manager's Office, 5 working days before class. For more registration information call (802) 295-8865 or visit www.uvm.edu/extension/cope for a registration form.

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Saturday, April 26, 2014

Northeast Region 4-H Spring Showcase

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Description: Northeast Region 4-H Spring Showcase to be held at the Lyndon Town School, 2591 Lily Pond Road, Lyndonville, VT. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. for exhibitors to to set up their displays. 4-H Youth from Orleans, Essex, Caledonia and Lamoille counties may exhibit posters, photos, table top displays, demonstrations, public speeches, fashion review, video and power point presentations, action exhibits and stage presentations. The event will start at 9 a.m. and end around 2 p.m. with awards. Pre-registration required by Friday, April 11, 2014. Contact Lindy Birch for more information or a registration packet.
To request a disability-related accomodation to participate in this program, please contact Lindy Birch @ 802-334-7325 x 481 or 866-260-5561 by April 11, 2014 so we may assist you.

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State 4-H Sheep Quiz Bowl and Skill-A-Thon

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Description: Hinesburg Town Hall, 10632 VT Route 116, Hinesburg, VT 05461. Park behind the hall, and follow 4-H signs. Bring your record book and your own bag lunch and drink.

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Monday, April 28, 2014

Book In Bag

Time: 11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Description: St. Johnsbury Elementary School, 257 Western Avenue, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819. Information: Bernadette Bessette, UVM Extension, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), 374 Emerson Falls Road, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819; 802-751-8307 x361 or 1-800-545-8920 (toll-free in Vt.); bernadette.bessette@uvm.edu.

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Book In Bag

Time: 11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Description: St. Johnsbury Elementary School, 257 Western Avenue, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819. Information: Bernadette Bessette, UVM Extension, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), 374 Emerson Falls Road, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819; 802-751-8307 x361 or 1-800-545-8920 (toll-free in Vt.); bernadette.bessette@uvm.edu.

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Food for Thought

Time: 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Description: Lyndon Town School, 2591 Lily Pond Road, Lyndonville, VT 05851. Information: Bernadette Bessette, UVM Extension, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), 374 Emerson Falls Road, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819; 802-751-8307 x361 or 1-800-545-8920 (toll-free in Vt.); bernadette.bessette@uvm.edu.

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UVM Extension 2014 Master Gardener Course

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Description: Vermont Interactive Technologies (www.vitlink.org/location) locations: Bennington, Brattleboro, Johnson, Lyndon, Middlebury, Montpelier, Newport, Randolph Center, Rutland, Springfield, St. Albans, White River Jct., Williston. $395 includes all course materials. Register by January 17, 2014. 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. 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 3, 2014 so we may assist you. Visit go.uvm.edu/6o9f- for course information and registration.

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