Farming Magazine - February, 2011

SHOW PREVIEW

New Hampshire Farm & Forest Expo

February 4-5, Manchester, N.H.

The theme of this year's New Hampshire Farm & Forest Expo - held February 4-5 at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester, N.H. - is New Hampshire Farms and Forests: Growth through Yankee Ingenuity. A winter standard since 1984, the New Hampshire Farm & Forest Expo offers commercial exhibits, educational sessions, student and exhibitor demonstrations, animals, an auction and many activities for attendees of all ages.

The exposition hall sponsor for 2011 is Stihl. The presenting sponsors are the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension, the N.H. Division of Forests & Lands and the N.H. Department of Agriculture, Markets & Food. As a nonprofit organization, a volunteer board of directors representing agriculture and forestry interests statewide oversees the annual operation of the exposition.

For more information, visit www.nhfarmandforestexpo.org

Show Hours

Friday, February 4
9 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 5
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Farm Family Insurance Companies

Farm Family Insurance Companies provides offers a full line of insurance solutions for equine owners, farmers, businesses, homeowners and more.
www.farmfamily.com

Resource Management, Inc.

Short Paper Fiber Animal Bedding Alternative, a cost-effective option for bed stalls or bedding packs; suitable for all but lactating animals.
www.rmirecycles.com

Sanborn Mills Farm

Traditional New Hampshire working farm offering workshops in blacksmithing, draft animal power and more.
http://sanbornmills.org

Wellscroft Fence Systems LLC

Bekaert 14g Fixed Knot Sheep & Goat Fence is 47 inches high and comes in 330-foot roll lengths with vertical stay spacings of 3, 6 or 12 inches.
www.wellscroft.com

Visit These Folks at the Show!

CompanyBooth
Abundance Acres.404
Acadia Insurance Co.305
Agway Feed508
Barn Store of New England, LLC118
Blue Seal Feeds318
Center Hill Barns, LLC213
Co-Operative Insurance Companies.106
Country Folks303
East Coast Lumber & Building Supply Co., Inc.107, 109
Edible White Mountains209
Farm Credit East205
Farm Family Life and Casualty Insurance Companies412
Farming: The Journal of Northeast Agriculture409
FARMO100
Farms & Barns RE, LLC215
Fort Mountain Companies208
Frost Farm Service Inc.512, 514, 613, 615
Governors Lilac and Wildflower Commission110, 112
Granite State FISH906
Granite State Future Farmers of America.104
Guaraldi Agency217
Kirby Building Systems219
Knoxland Equipment, Inc..602, 604
Nelson Tractor Ltd.606, 608, 610
New Boston Truck & Equipment601, 603
New England Alpaca Owners & Breeders Association800
New England Forest Products400
N.H. Agriculture in the Classroom201
N.H. Beekeepers Association214
N.H. Department of Environmental Services319
N.H. Division of Historical Resources/ NH Preservation Alliance.515
N.H. Farm Bureau408, 410
N.H. Farmer's Market Association502
N.H. Food Bank/Recipe for Success904, 905
N.H. Giant Pumpkin Growers Association402
N.H. Honey Bee212
N.H. Horse Council211
N.H. Made500
N.H. Maple Producers Association200,202
N.H. Quarter Horse Association407
N.H. Sheep & Wool Growers Association.300,302
N.H. State Grange207
N.H. Timberland Owners Association311, 313
N.H. Tree Farm Program312
N.H. Union Leader & Sunday News909
N.H. Veterinary Medical Association605
N.H.-Vt. Christmas Tree Association308
Northeast Organic Farming Association of N.H.108
Northeast STIHL.101, 103, 105
Owens Corning417
Ox-K Farm/Gallagher Power Fencing and Oxen Discovery Center519
Poulin Grain, Inc.116
Public Service Company of New Hampshire.415
Resource Management, Inc..418
Sanborn Mills Farm.210
Save Your Ass Long Ear Rescue206
Sawmill & Woodlot.114
Society for the Preservation of Old Mills, Northeast Region403, 405
Society for the Protection of N.H. Forests310
Thompson School of Applied Science511
Townline Equipment Sales, Inc..516, 518, 617, 619
USDA - Farm Service Agency314
USDA NASS; New England Field Office.607
UNH - COLSA - NAAES509
UNH Cooperative Extension - Forestry & Wildlife Programs505, 507
Urban Tree Service111
Vt./N.H. Chapter of the American Chestnut Foundation309
Wellscroft Fence Systems, LLC216, 218
Wieczorek Insurance.307
Wood-mizer Products, Inc.701, 703