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Wednesday, 09/10/2014

4-H Coös County Advisory Council Meeting
(06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

Business Meeting of the Coös County 4-H Advisory Council, meeting in Lancaster. Please RSVP.

Location

  • Coos County UNHCE Office, 629A Main Street, Lancaster, NH, 03584-9612

High Tunnel Tomato Research Twilight Meeting
(06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

 

The focus of the meeting is UNH - UMaine tomato nutrient management research.

 

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Location

  • Grafton County Farm, Dartmouth College Hwy., North Haverhill, NH, 03774

Thursday, 09/11/2014

4-H Eastern States Exposition Dairy Show
(All day)

Location

  • Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA, 01089

Bone Builders
(09:00 AM - 10:00 AM)

Tuesdays and Thursdays. Enjoy the company of other seniors, and maintain bone health through strength and balance classes. 

Location

  • Newmarket Recreation Center, 1 Terrace Drive, Newmarket, NH, 03857

Making Money Work For You
(06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

This six-part webinar series is designed to help participants:

  • Gain control over spending
  • Develop a plan to achieve financial goals
  • Reduce expenses and debt
  • Increase savings
  • Understand insurance needs

Participant must attend all six sessions on Thursdays:  September 4, 11, 18, 25, October 2, 9, 2014.

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Location

  • Webinar Online, NH,

Preserving Your Harvest: The Basics of Preserving Food Safely
(06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)

Join us this summer for one of UNH Cooperative Extension's home food preservation workshops! 

 

We'll cover the latest research-based methods and recipes, answer questions, and share experiences about these topics:

  • an overview of preserving food safely at home
  • jams and jellies
  • pickling
  • canning fruits and vegetables
  • freezing and drying food 

Location

  • Hooksett Public Library, 1701B Hooksett Road, Hooksett, NH, 03106

Merrimack County 4-H Horse Leader's meeting
(07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

Location

  • Merrimack County Nursing Home, Boscawen, NH, 03303

Friday, 09/12/2014

4-H Eastern States Exposition Dairy Show
(All day)

Location

  • Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA, 01089

Rochester Fair
(All day)

Location

  • Rochester Fair, Rochester, NH, 03867

Eastern States Exposition
(All day)

Friday, September 12 - Sunday, September 28.


Website

Location

  • Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA, 01089

Identifying Late Season Grasses
(08:30 AM - 03:30 PM)

This workshop will teach you the skills necessary to identify late-season grasses (Family Poaceae) and asters (Family Asteraceae) occurring throughout our state. A combination of indoor and outdoor instruction will be used to familiarize you with these two challenging groups. Instruction will focus on understanding and recognizing the unique morphology of these families, mastering much of the terminology of a technical key, and examining in detail local specimens, both in the classroom and in the field. Strategies and suggestions for identification within some of the more difficult members of these groups will also be discussed. All levels of expertise are encouraged to attend. There is one required text for this workshop: "How to Identify Grasses and Grasslike Plants" by H.D. Harrington (Swallow Press, 1977; ISBN-10: 0804007462; ISBN-13: 978-0804007467; approx. $10 through Amazon.com. You should also download at least the key from Robert R. Kowal's "Keys to the Asteraceae of Wisconsin" at http://www.botany.wisc.edu/herbarium/AsteraceaeOfWIintroKeyAppendicesC-G.pdf. Both resources and a hand lens should be brought to the workshop. All other supplies will be provided. (This workshop is part of the Wetland Delineation Certificate Program, but you do not need to enroll in the program to take this workshop).

CEUs: Approved by the NH Joint Board of Licensure for 1.87 CEUs for Surveyors, 6.5 CEHs for Wetland and Soil Scientists, 6.5 CEUs for Foresters. Also approved for 6 NHDES Subsurface Bureau credit hours

Location

  • UNH Professional Development & Training, Kingman Farm, Durham, NH, 03824

Learning to Live with Beavers
(01:00 PM - 04:00 PM)

Roads flooded? Culverts blocked? Having problems with beavers in your town? Join us to learn about beaver biology and how the Town of Merrimack is working to create an innovative plan to map and coordinate beaver management across town commissions and departments.

Presented by: Matt Tarr, Wildlife  Specialist, UNH Cooperative Extension; and Gage Perry, Merrimack Conservation Commissioner.

Join UNH Cooperative Extension and the New Hampshire Association of Conservation commissions for the 2014 Conservation Commission Field Training Series. These workshops are aimed at those who serve on their town's conservation commissions, but are open to the public and all are welcome to attend.

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Location

  • Merrimack Town Hall, 6 Baboosic Lake Road, Merrimack, NH, 03054

Best Practices for Managing Land Near Water
(03:00 PM - 06:00 PM)

 

Join county forester Steve Roberge and forester David Hobson for this informative site visit to a recent forestry operation in Chesterfield. This workshop will focus on identifying important water resources and understanding how land management could affect those resources. Best practices discussed will include vegetative buffers, temporary skidder bridges, water bars, pole fords, and gravel and stone structures. Learn about planning and installation of features to protect water quality and aquatic wildlife habitat.

 

Field workshops will be held rain or shine and will require walking on uneven ground. Sturdy footwear is required. Workshops are free. Registration is not required but appreciated.

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Location

  • Log Landing at California Brook Headwaters property, Lincoln Hill Road, Chesterfield, NH, 03443

Saturday, 09/13/2014

4-H Eastern States Exposition Dairy Show
(All day)

Location

  • Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA, 01089

Rochester Fair
(All day)

Location

  • Rochester Fair, Rochester, NH, 03867

Eastern States Exposition
(All day)

Friday, September 12 - Sunday, September 28.


Website

Location

  • Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA, 01089

4-H Day at Eastern States Exposition
(All day)

Location

  • Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA, 01089

NH Tree Farm Field Day
(08:00 AM - 03:30 PM)

25th Annual New Hampshire Tree Farm Field Day (Rain or Shine)

Tours will be conducted including: Sawmill, Cut to Length Harvest and  Conventional Harvest tours. Bird Walk, a look at different habitat types. Presentations on Conservation Easement and "State Voice - State Choice" a presentation about 3rd party certification. Plus other events throughout the day. For more information see the attached brochure.  

Lunch: Pig Roast and chicken BBQ

 

 

 

 

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Location

  • Meadowsend Sawmill, 154 Old Holmes Rd., Hopkinton, NH, 03229

Rockingham County 4-H Foundation Plant Sale
(10:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

Find that perfect plant for your garden, home, and outdoor space, and support the Rockingham County 4-H Foundation and youth programming!

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Location

  • Tractor Supply Co - Brentwood, 437 Route 125, Brentwood, NH, 03833

Seed Saving for the Home Gardener
(12:00 PM - 01:00 PM)

By saving seed from your home vegetable or flower garden, you can help maintain genetic biodiversity, perpetuate heirloom varieties, or even develop your own unique variety through controlled pollinations. Seed saving can also be simply a fun way to grow your own seeds for next year's garden. Whatever your motivation may be, an understanding of the biology and science of seed production will help ensure that your efforts result in a harvest of quality seed. Amy Papineau, UNH Cooperative Extension Field Specialist for Food & Agriculture, will discuss the basics of growing plants for seed, seed extraction and collection methods, and specifics for many common garden plants through hands-on demonstration.

 

Amy's talk is part of Canterbury Shaker Village's Canterbury Artisan Festival. The festival runs from 10 am to 5 pm and includes music, crafts, agricultural talks, a farmer's market, artisan foods and demonstrations.

 

 

Location

  • Canterbury Shaker Village, 288 Shaker Rd., Canterbury, NH, 03224

Sunday, 09/14/2014

4-H Eastern States Exposition Dairy Show
(All day)

Location

  • Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA, 01089

Rochester Fair
(All day)

Location

  • Rochester Fair, Rochester, NH, 03867

Eastern States Exposition
(All day)

Friday, September 12 - Sunday, September 28.


Website

Location

  • Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA, 01089

Monday, 09/15/2014

4-H Eastern States Exposition Dairy Show
(All day)

Location

  • Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA, 01089

Rochester Fair
(All day)

Location

  • Rochester Fair, Rochester, NH, 03867


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