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Thursday, 12/04/2014

Greenhouse Field Day
(01:00 PM - 05:00 PM)

 

This is your chance to see first hand, the research being conducted for the growers of New Hampshire at the University of New Hampshire.

 

Join us and learn about energy conservation at Woodman Farm, hydroponic greens at the MacFarlane Greenhouse and view over 100 poinsettia varieties.

 

Click here to learn more.

 

 

Location

  • Woodman Research Farm, 70 Spinney Lane, Durham, NH, 03824

Cooking Matters for Kids
(03:30 PM - 05:30 PM)

Thursdays: October 30 - December 11 (no class 11/27). In this course kids become the chefs and try new foods as they prepare and cook healthy recipes and snacks for themselves. Children ages 8-12 learn to make smart choices wherever they go - at school, at home, at the store, or out to eat. Open to Seabrook Adventure Zone afterschool participants.

Location

  • Seabrook Middle School, 256 Walton Road, Seabrook, NH, 03874

Essential Farm Accounting
(06:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

Financial record keeping can challenge farmers and farm managers who have little formal training. Many farm businesses fail to properly record and use financial information for making crucial decisions. This session will help you spot and avoid errors by learning accounting concepts and practices. You will also understand which reports tell you if the business is profitable and growing.

 

Level:  Beginner to Intermediate

 

Registration:  Click Here

Location

  • Grafton County UNHCE Office, 3855 Dartmouth College Highway, North Haverhill, NH, 03774

Rockingham County Next Step Teen Club
(06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)

The Next Step Teen Club is a Club open to youth ages 13 and up from anywhere in Rockingham county or nearby. The club meets twice a month and participates in some additional events and activities.

Location

  • UNH Cooperative Extension, Rockingham County, 113 North Road, Brentwood, NH, 03833

Merrimack County Advisory Council
(07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

Agenda items:  TBD

 

Staff Evaluations: 
Dot Perkins, Educational Program Coordinator, Food & Agriculture

Amy Papineau, Extension Field Specialist, Food & Agriculture

 

Administrative Staff attending:


Carl Majewski, Dairy, Livestock & Forage (not confirmed yet)

Brian Krug, Landscape & Greenhouse Horticulture (not confirmed yet)

Amy Ouellette, Food & Agriculture

 

Location

  • Merrimack County UNHCE Office, 315 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen, NH, 03303

Friday, 12/05/2014

New Hampshire Land Surveyors Association 45th Annual Meeting & Equipment Show
(All day)

 

2 Day Conference

Location

  • Courtyard Marriott Grappone Conference Center, 70 Constitution Ave., Concord, NH, 03301

9th Annual Poinsettia Trials Open House
(10:00 AM - 04:00 PM)

 

Come celebrate the season with over 100 varieties of poinsettias at the UNH MacFarlane Greenhouse and the Thompson School Horticultural Facility.

 

See the flyer.

Location

  • MacFarlane Greenhouses, 296 Mast Road, Durham, NH, 03824

QuickBooks for Farmers
(11:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

This four session course will teach producers how to use QuickBooks to manage their farm financial records. Learn how to set up the software, create invoices, enter payments, write checks to pay bills, and produce reports to monitor business performance. Farm Credit East and Yankee Farm Credit tax and record specialists will lead the instruction at their respective sites. Please contact the Farm Credit Association office in your area for information on financial assistance.

 

Level:  Beginner to Intermediate

Location

  • Granite State College - Concord, 25 Hall Street, Concord, NH, 03301

New 4-H Leader Training
(11:00 AM - 01:00 PM)

This training is open to anyone who is currently in the New 4-H Leader screening process and anyone who would like to become a 4-H leader. 

Training will include 4-H basics (enrollment, volunteer description, events), positive youth development, youth protection, risk management and club management.

Registration is required by Wednesday, December 3, 2014.

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Location

  • Grafton County UNHCE Office, 3855 Dartmouth College Highway, North Haverhill, NH, 03774

Saturday, 12/06/2014

4-H Craftapalooza Rockingham County
(08:30 AM - 12:30 PM)

4-H Craftapalooza is an annual crafting event in Rockingham County were 4-H youth and leaders come together to create and make some special crafts.  It's a great day of learning new crafts and making new friends.   

 

Class sizes are often limited. Sign up for your first, second, and third choices from each workshop session. 

 

This year, we will again have an ongoing card making station available throughout the morning. Cards can be taken home, or we will collect them to be donated to a nursing home or military families. 

 

To take a Craftapalooza workshop, be sure to sign up for the session you want. If you want to only observe and help others in a session, we welcome you but check to see if there is ample room to watch. Call if you have any questions.

 

Please register by Tuesday November, 25. 

 

Workshop Descriptions and Registration 


Workshop confirmation will be sent by email.

See you on December 6th!

Location

  • Rockingham County UNHCE Office, 113 North Road, Brentwood, NH, 03833

9th Annual Poinsettia Trials Open House
(10:00 AM - 04:00 PM)

 

Come celebrate the season with over 100 varieties of poinsettias at the UNH MacFarlane Greenhouse and the Thompson School Horticultural Facility.

 

See the flyer.

Location

  • MacFarlane Greenhouses, 296 Mast Road, Durham, NH, 03824

Monday, 12/08/2014

Rockingham County 4-H: Caroling
(All day)

Location

  • Rockingham County Nursing Home, 117 North Road, Brentwood, NH, 03833

Healthy Holiday Foods and Food Gifts
(03:00 PM - 05:00 PM)


Class dates: Mondays - 11/3, 11/10, 11/24, 12/1 and 12/8

 

A cooking class for 4-H and non 4-H youth ages 8 to 12! 

Each week, you’ll learn a new cooking technique, practice your measuring skills and prepare something you can take home.  Healthy snacks will be provided.  Class size is limited.

 

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Location

  • Crapo Building, Route 18, Sugar Hill, NH,

Rockingham County Advisory Council Meeting
(06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

Agenda items:

 

Staff Evaluations: 

 

Administrative Staff attending: 

Location

  • UNH Cooperative Extension, Rockingham County, 113 North Road, Brentwood, NH, 03833

Sullivan County Advisory Council Meeting
(06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

Agenda:  budget

 

Staff Evaluations:  Dode Gladders


Administration Attending:



Location

  • Sullivan County UNHCE Office, 24 Main Street, Newport, NH, 03773

Tuesday, 12/09/2014

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

QuickBooks for Farmers
(11:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

This four session course will teach producers how to use QuickBooks to manage their farm financial records. Learn how to set up the software, create invoices, enter payments, write checks to pay bills, and produce reports to monitor business performance. Farm Credit East and Yankee Farm Credit tax and record specialists will lead the instruction at their respective sites. Please contact the Farm Credit Association office in your area for information on financial assistance.

 

Level:  Beginner to Intermediate

Location

  • Granite State College - Concord, 25 Hall Street, Concord, NH, 03301

Celebrate the Season with Fabulous Food Adventures
(03:30 PM - 05:30 PM)

Tuesdays: October 28 - December 9.  Open to Seabrook Middle School participants. Conquer the kitchen! Learn cooking basics and how to feed your body the fuel it needs to have energy throughout the day. Our food focus will be seasonal foods celebrating the harvest, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and a food gift to share.

Location

  • Seabrook Middle School, 256 Walton Road, Seabrook, NH, 03874

Wednesday, 12/10/2014

Practical Approaches to Improving Soil Health
(09:30 AM - 03:00 PM)

Taking a New Look at Soil Health Management

Morning Program:
Introduction to Soil Health
Managing Production Risk

Afternoon Program (choice of session)

Vegetable Session:
New Entry Sustainable Farming Project
Cover Crop Recommendations for Vegetable Cropping Systems

Livestock/Forage Session:
Case Studies & Research Results

3.5 pesticide applicator credits available.

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Location

  • Common Man Inn and Spa, 231 Main Street, Plymouth, NH, 03264

Safety Awareness in the Food Environment
(10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

SAFE reviews critical food safety and sanitation concepts such as personal hygiene, preventing cross contamination, and controlling time and temperature. SAFE workshops provide food safety training for new employees and refresher information for more experienced staff. The 2 hour workshop uses practical discussion and hands-on demonstrations to help participants apply safe food handling practices in the workplace. SAFE participants receive fact sheets and a certificate of attendance.

Location

  • NH Food Bank, 700 E. Industrial Drive, Manchester, NH, 03109

Advanced Farm Management
(11:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

This workshop is for mid-career producers who are serious about building their financial management and strategic marketing skills. Participants will evaluate their businesses’ overall financial condition and examine the costs and profitability of individual enterprises. With a handle on production costs, participants will be able to assess their marketing plans and options, revise their product mix, and project next year’s profits and cash flow.   

 

Level:  Intermediate to Advanced

Location

  • Student Conservation Association - Charlestown, 689 River Road, Charlestown,, NH, 03603

Advanced Farm Management
(11:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

This workshop is for mid-career producers who are serious about building their financial management and strategic marketing skills.

Three series of four classes each as well as a weekly webinar to help gain clarity and help with concepts from the previous class.  

Classes will be Wednesday, November 19, December 3, 10, and 17, 2014.

Level of class is Intermediate to advanced.

Please see the attached flyer for additional information and registration details.

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Location

  • Student Conservation Association - Charlestown, 689 River Road, Charlestown,, NH, 03603

Thursday, 12/11/2014

Shoreline Management Conference: The Hard and Soft of Shoreline Management
(07:30 AM - 04:30 PM)

Participants will gain an understanding of shoreline management, including:

- Why we do it
- Basic concepts and vocabulary
- Shoreline treatments available for New Hampshire’s diverse coastal shoreline and conditions


Includes a continental breakfast and a hot lunch.

 

Flyer

 

Register

Location

  • Portsmouth Harbor Events & Conference Center, 100 Deer Street, Portsmouth, NH, 03801

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

Managing Agricultural Income Taxes for Profit
(10:30 AM - 02:00 PM)

How do your business decisions affect your tax liability? This session will explain recent tax law changes, as well as, how to avoid common reporting mistakes and better manage income taxes. The session is geared for experienced producers and bookkeepers who want to learn more about farm income taxes.

 

Level:  Intermediate to Advanced

 

Registration:  Click here

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Location

  • Hillsborough County UNHCE Office, 329 Mast Road, Goffstown, NH, 03045


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