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Saturday, February 28, 2015

Rutland County Dairy Quiz Bowl

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Location: Mettowee School in West Pawlet
Description: Quiz bowl will be held at the Mettowee School in West Pawlet. Registration will begin at 9:30am, event start at 10am. Please bring pencils. A light snack will be provided. Open to all 4-Hers. For more information contact Kelli Lewis at 802 549-1204 or at

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4-H Lambing and Lamb Care Clinic

Time: 9:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Description: Any 4-H member 8 to 18 may participate in this workshop at Shelburne Farms. Pre-registration is required by calling Wendy at the number below or by emailing her at Bring warm clothes that can get dirty, washable boots and a desire to learn. All youths must be accompanied by an adult (leaders may assume responsibility for members). To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Wendy Sorrell at 1-800-571-0668 by February 6, 2015 so we may assist you.

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Monday, March 2, 2015

TRY Teams Field Trip

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Description: TRY teams selected for the waste management project will visit a materials recycling facility and a compostinig facility. For more information, please contact Lauren Traiste at 1-866-260-5603 x 402 or

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

EFNEP Book In Bag

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Description: St. Johnsbury Elementary School, Western Avenue, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819. Information: Bernadette Bessette, UVM Extension EFNEP Program, 374 Emerson Falls Road, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819; 802-751-8307 x361 or 800-545-8920;

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Whole Farm Planning for Beginning Women Farmers

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Berlin Extension Office
Description: 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.

Application Deadline: Nov. 13, 2014
Fees: $150-$500

Scholarship and Financial Aid information: Financial aid is available for eligible individuals. At the end of the registration form, you can make a request for financial aid.

For more information and registration form visit:

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, or for more information, contact Heidi Krantz at or 802-223-2389 x203.

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UVM Extension Master Gardener Course

Time: 6:15 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Description: Vermont Interactive Technologies ( locations in Bennington, Brattleboro, Johnson, Lyndon, Middlebury, Montpelier, Newport, Randolph Center, Rutland, Springfield, St. Albans, White River Jct., Williston. $395 by January 23, 2015 includes online course manual and materials; printed copies of course manual may be purchased for $55. Information: Lisa Choinard, UVM Extension Master Gardener, Jeffords Hall, 63 Carrigan Drive, Room 206, Burlington VT 05405; 802-656-9562; To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Lisa Chouinard at 802-656-9562 by January 2, 2015 so we may assist you.

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Farm Budget Clinics - Berlin

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: Berlin Extension Office
Description: UVM Extension Farm Business Specialist Mark Cannella is available to work one-on-one with farmers on their finances. Bring your financial statements, records and questions for this 1 to 1 ½ hour private meeting.

Registration fee: $25.00; sessions scheduled by appointment; Time slots are 10:00am, 11:30am, 1:00pm and 2:30pm.

To register online, please visit

For questions and/or alternate registration options, please contact: Christi Sherlock at or 1-866-860-1382 x200

Individuals requesting a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program should contact Christi Sherlock, at 1-866-860-1382, two weeks before your appointment.

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Friday, March 6, 2015

Rutland County Horse Quiz Bowl

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Rutland High School
Description: 4-H EVENT: "Rutland County 4-H Quiz Bowl" at Rutland High School. Open to all 4-H members. Registration begins at 5:30pm. . For more information contact Mindy Hastings, Rutland/Bennington County 4-H Educator at 802 773-3349 or

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