Farming Magazine - May, 2008

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Connecticut

May 3 Absolute Tack Auction. Middlefield. Call Lisa Scirpo at 860-883-5828 for details.

Maine

May 10-11 Goat School at Stony Knolls Farm. Saint Albans. Contact Ken and Janice Spaulding at 207-938-3714 or visit www.mainegoats.com.

May 12 Organization for Transformative Farming Fundraiser. O’Naturals Restaurant, Portland. For additional information, call Bob Murray at 207-838-0964 or e-mail bobmur@gwi.net.

May 13 Organization for Transformative Farming Fundraiser. O’Naturals Restaurant, Falmouth. For additional information, call Bob Murray at 207-838-0964 or e-mail bobmur@gwi.net.

May 16-18 Northeast Livestock Expo. Windsor Fairgrounds, Windsor. For more information, visit www.northeastlivestockexpo.org or contact Cindy Kilgore at 207-592-7445.

May 31 Organization for Transformative Farming Fundraiser Yard Sale. Iris Network parking lot, Portland. For additional information, call Bob Murray at 207-838-0964 or e-mail bobmur@gwi.net.

September 7-13 Oxford County Fair and Expo. Oxford. For details, call 207-739-2204 or visit www.oxfordcountyfair.com.

Massachusetts

May 6 Transitioning a Dairy Herd From Winter to Summer Feed. Rocky Acres Farm, Warren. For details, call Steve Herbert, UMass Extension, at 413-545-2250 or visit www.massgrass.org.

May 24-25 34th Annual Massachusetts Sheep & Wool Craft Fair. Cummington Fair Grounds, Cummington. For more information and map, visit www.masheepwool.org.

New Hampshire

May 3-4 Fence Building Clinics with Wellscroft Fence Systems. Harrisville. Call 603-827-3464 for details.

May 7 UNH Seminar: What Do Studies Comparing Organic and Conventional Farming Tell Us? Durham. Visit www.organicdairy.unh.edu to learn more.

May 10-11 32nd Annual New Hampshire Sheep & Wool Festival. Hopkinton Fairgrounds, Contoocook. For more information, visit www.nhswga.com or call Nadine Counet at 603-744-3851.

May 20 Workshop on New Software Tools for Sawmill Efficiency Analysis. Chesterfield. For more information, contact Paul Frederick of the Vt. Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation at 802-241-3698.

New York

May 3 New York Jersey Spring Sale. Whitney Point. Call 614-861-3636 or e-mail JMS@USJersey.com to learn more.

May 10 20th Annual Chenango County 4-H Calf Sale. Chenango County Fairgrounds, Norwich. For more information or to consign, contact Janet Pfromm, Cornell Cooperative Extension, at 607-334-5841.

May 22 Workshop on New Software Tools for Sawmill Efficiency Analysis. Alfred. For more information, contact Paul Frederick of the Vt. Department of Forests, Parks &Recreation at 802-241-3698.

Rhode Island

May 17 2nd Annual R.I. Wool & Fiber Festival. Coggeshall Farm Museum, Bristol. For details, visit www.rifarmways.org.

Vermont

May 3 Fiddlehead Festival. VTC Campus, Randolph Center. Details and event schedules are available at www.fiddleheadfestival.com to learn more.

May 10 Beekeeping Workshop with Charles Andros: Queens, Pollen and Swarms. North Westminster. To register, call 603-756-9056 or e-mail lindena@sover.net.

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