All Grafton County 4-H leaders are automatically members of this association. All leaders are encouraged to attend this meeting.
The 4-H Sharpshooters Club will meet tonight at Purgatory Falls Fish and Game in Mont Vernon from 6-7:30pm. All 4-Hers & friends are welcome to attend to learn more about the 4-H shooting sports program. Must be 8 or older to participate. Dues are $2 for ammo. This is an outdoor range so dress accordingly. The club will meet every 2nd & 4th Thursday through the summer.
The range is on Upton Road in Mont Vernon. Directions - From North - take Route 13 south to Mont Vernon. Take a right on Old Wilton Rd JUST before the center of town (just after Francestown Tnpk). Take the first right onto Upton Rd (a dirt rd.). The range is at the end of the street. From South - take Route 13 north into Mont Vernon. Take a left on Old Wilton Rd just AFTER the center of town (before Francestown Tnpk). Take the first right onto Upton Rd (a dirt rd.) The range is at the end of the street.
Join us at the Groveton Fish & Game Club Range, Lost Nation Road, Groveton. Youth age 8-18 are welcome, learn firearm safety.
This group meets the 2nd & 4th Saturday of each month.
Tagging ONLY, this does not count as an educational workshop. The first-ever New Hampshire 4- H Livestock Show and Auction is slated for the Hillsborough County Agricultural Fair this September. The event expands on the successful Market Lamb Program by adding beef, swine, and goats. The event helps 4-H youth build their animal science and small-business skills as they get their project animals ready for market.
The Strafford County Master Gardener Association will be holding their annual plant sale rain or shine on Sunday, May 29th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Durham Town Hall parking lot on Newmarket Road in Durham.
Locally grown annuals, herbs, perennials and trees will be available to the public at discounted prices.
Strafford County Master Gardeners will be available to answer gardening and planting questions and offer soil testing information.
Proceeds from this annual plant sale provide financial support for Strafford County gardening projects.
University of New Hampshire Offices Closed.
Tuesdays: April 19, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31. Each session will begin with reading a children’s book about healthy eating, trying new foods, or keeping germs away! The session will also include physical activity and a food-tasting activity. This program is open to participants in the Raymond Head Start program.
Administrative Staff attending:
(Note earlier deadline for Beef going to ESE.)
Wednesdays: May 18, 25, June 1, 8, 15, 22. Cooking Matters for Families is a six-week cooking series for children and families. Participants will learn the basic cooking skills necessary to prepare healthy, low cost meals and develop healthy eating habits at home, school, and when eating out.
This is a mandatory meeting for all Cheshire County members going to Teen Conference.
Thursdays: April 21, May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2. Each session will begin with reading a children’s book about healthy eating, trying new foods, or keeping germs away! The session will also include physical activity and a food-tasting activity. This program is open to participants in the Portsmouth Head Start program.
Thursdays: April 21, May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2. Each session will begin with reading a children’s book about healthy eating, trying new foods, or keeping germs away! The session will also include physical activity and a food-tasting activity. This program is open to participants in the Seacoast Head Start program.
Plan to join us for a fun informative & interactive workshop promoting fresh fruits and vegetables.
See event flyer for more details!
End of season meeting starts with a potluck at the home of a member in Concord, NH - 6 PM. Followed by the meeting from 7 - 8:30 PM:
7 PM - NEED SOMEONE TO VOLUNTEER FOR MINUTE TAKING for June and September meetings
7:10 - Nominating Committee - Nomination of officers and members for 2016-2017; renewal of terms for 3 members
7:25 - September meeting date - Thurs, Sept 8th here at the Extension office, potluck by staff at 6 pm, followed by meeting 7 - 8:30 PM
7:40 - County Office Administrator Report (Tim Fleury) & Budget update - update on Deb Cheever's retirement party on June 24th.
8:30 - Adjourn
The Monadnock 4-H Shooting Sports Club meets every 1st and 3rd Thursday from 6 to 8 pm at the Peterborough Sportsman Club indoor range. This program is open to all 4-Hers interested in shooting sports. Must be 8 years or older to participate. Contact the Hillsborough County 4-H office for more information.
Learn about grouse ecology and habitat management to benefit grouse, other young forest wildlife, and mature forest wildlife on this property tour and field discussion. Bring your own lunch for lunch in the field.
8:30 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 – 9:15 Introductions and property overview
9:15 – 10:00 Overview of grouse ecology and habitat management
10:00 – 10:15 Break
10:15 – 12:15 Property Tours and field discussion of managing habitat to benefit grouse, other young forest wildlife, and mature forest wildlife.
12:15-12:45 Lunch in the field (bring your own)
12:45-1:30 Continue field discussion
SAF Category 1–3.5 CFE’s
PLP 4.0 credits
Directions: From Route 10 in Marlow, take 123A West. After 4.9 miles, in South Acworth, right onto Hill Road. Fol-low Hill Road for 2.1 miles to the five-way intersection in the Town of Acworth. Turn left onto Charlestown Road. After 1.8 miles turn right onto Black North Road. Go about 1 mile to woodlot gate on right (N 43.24980, W 72.32214). Follow signs to the workshop. Note: Some GPS units show that Black North Road is accessible from the north but the only passable access is from Charlestown Road.
The purpose of this meeting is to review what drip irrigation options and strategies vegetable and fruit growers should be considering for the coming growing season. We will be presenting a hands-on demonstration on setting up a drip irrigation system. Starting from the pond to the field describing the various components of the drip irrigation system, fertigation and chemigation will be discussed.
Speakers include: Trevor Hardy (Brookdale), Bill Lamont (Penn State University), Bill Wolfram (Toro), Chelsea Smith (BASF), Chad Cochrane (NRCS), Nate Nourse (Nourse Nursery), Tom Matt (Kifco), George Hamilton (UNH CE) and others.
3.5 PAT Credits have been approved for this meeting
At State Activities Day.
At State Activities Day.
Learn what makes Cut to Length harvesting distinctly different from other harvest systems utilized in the northeast. Topics will include machine details, operating procedures, systems maintenance and troubleshooting, operating costs and “must have” items for a complete CTL toolbox. Location of this workshop is subject to change. Please make sure we have your contact information.
Steve Patten, NHTOA
Wade Paight, Cutting Edge Timber Harvesting
Class size is limited please sign up early. Please visit the website for class status: www.nhtoa.org
Register for Classes: Phone: (603) 224-9699 Please have your credit card and expiration date handy.
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
Mail to: NHTOA, 54 Portsmouth St. Concord, N.H. 03301
CHECKS, MONEY ORDERS, VISA, MASTER CARD, DISCOVER CARD ACCEPTED
Join us for a hike at Harvey Forest to celebrate National Trails Day on June 4th! Meet in Epping at the end of French Road to explore this beautiful property. The hike will be led by UNH Cooperative Extension Field Specialist/Southeast Land Trust board member Emma Tutein.