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Maine

June 6-7 2009 Maine Fiber Frolic. Windsor Fairgrounds. Visit www.fiberfrolic.com for the schedule and to register for workshops. Call Christy Hemenway at 207-449-1121 to volunteer.

Massachusetts

June 24 UMass Cranberry Station Worker Protection. 2 - 4 p.m. Cranberry Station Library, East Wareham. Call 508-295-2212; e-mail cranberry@umext.umass.edu; or visit www.umass.edu/cranberry/.

June 17 Twilight meeting at the Cranberry Station: Perennial weed and dodder management with Dr. Jed Colquhoun. East Wareham. Call 508-295-2212; e-mail cranberry@umext.umass.edu; or visit www.umass.edu/cranberry.

New York

June 4 Small Grains Management Field Day. Musgrave Farm, Aurora. Call 607-255-2177 or e-mail lls14@cornell.edu for details.

June 6 Two Ring Dairy Goat Show. NYS Fairgrounds, Syracuse. For more information, contact Stephanie Uhrinek at www.flwrhill@localnet.com.

June 13 Cornell Sheep Farm Lambing-Time Field Day. Dryden. E-mail Vicki Badalamenti at vb65@cornell.edu or call her at 607-255-7712 if you plan to attend.

June 20 Two Ring Dairy Goat Show & Festival. Heritage Farm, Bouckville. For more information, contact Patty Davis at silverwood_farm@yahoo.com.

July 8-12 Afton Fair. Afton. For more information, visit www.theaftonfair.com.

Pennsylvania

June 4 Family Relationships on the Farm workshop. Lancaster. For more information, visit www.pdmp.org or e-mail info@pdmp.org.

Vermont

June 5-6 Fair Winds Farm Draft Horse Workshop - Working Partnerships Horse Training. Brattleboro. Call 802-254-9067, e-mail fairwind@sover.net or visit www.fairwindsfarm.org for details.

June 5-6 8th Annual Strolling of the Heifers Parade, Dairy Festival and Green Expo. Brattleboro. Visit www.strollingoftheheiffers.com for the schedule of events.

June 9-12 Fair Winds Farm Draft Horse Workshop - Level I. Brattleboro. Call 802-254-9067, e-mail fairwind@sover.net or visit www.fairwindsfarm.org for details.

June 16-18 2nd Annual Rural Heritage Institute at Sterling College: Food, Farms & Community. Craftsbury Common. Visit www.sterlingcollege.edu/rhi.html to learn more.

Regional/National/International

June 10 4-H Ag Science Summit. Danforth Plant Science Center, St. Louis, Mos. Call 301-961-2866 for information and registration.

June 10-11 Changing Lands, Changing Hands: A National Conference on Farm and Ranch Land Access, Succession, Tenure and Stewardship. Denver. Colo. For more information, visit www.farmlasts.org.

July 2North American Jersey Cheese Awards. Syracuse, N.Y. for more information, contact Dr. Cherie L. Bayer at 614-861-3636; Russell Gammon at 519-821-1020; or Sarah Mullen at 614-266-6916 or smullen@usjersey.com.

July 3-4 Horse Progress Days 2009. Odon, Indiana. Visit www.horseprogressdays.com.

July 4 52nd National Jersey Heifer Sale. New York State Fairgrounds, Syracuse, N.Y. Contact the Jersey Marketing Service at 614-861-3636 or jms@usjersey.com for more information.

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