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Friday, 07/29/2016

Managing Pests on the Farm
Friday, 07/29/2016 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Pests and diseases in vegetable production can affect yield and produce quality. Learning to correctly identify and manage pests, and have a good record-keeping system, are steps for Integrated Pest Management.

 

In the field presentations by Extension Food & Agriculture Specialists Alan Eaton, Nada Haddad, and Cheryl Smith.

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Location

  • , 5 Story Hill Road, Dunbarton, NH, 03046

Monday, 08/01/2016

Successfully Growing Heirloom Tomatoes
Monday, 08/01/2016 (06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

 

Great Tasting Tomatoes: Get Ready for Next Year /Successfully Growing Heirloom Tomatoes

Learn how to successfully grow heirloom tomatoes in your home garden. UNH Cooperative Extension Master Gardener, Ken Cook, will talk about his "Cross-Hemisphere Dwarf Tomato Project" and how they are developing tomato varieties with heirloom tastes.

 

Co-sponsored by UNH Cooperative Extension and the Boscawen Agricultural Commission.

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Location

  • Boscawen Municipal Complex, 116 North Main Street, 4th Floor, Boscawen, NH, 03303

Wednesday, 08/03/2016

All About Garlic - Lunch & Learn
Wednesday, 08/03/2016 (11:00 AM - 01:00 PM)

 

Bring a bagged lunch and join us for a discussion on:

  • garlic production
  • disease management
  • weed control
  • how to choose the best garlic for next year's crop

 2 pesticide credits are available.

 

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Location

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

Thursday, 08/04/2016

Live Free & Eat Local - Farm to Table 2-Day Event
Thursday, 08/04/2016 (All day)

Live Free & Eat Local

August 4 & 5 /// Ages 13 & Older /// Cost is $50.00 per person

There is something for everyone!

  • Behind the scenes information session at a Farm Bistro
  • Farm to table dining
  • A look at the science behind food & agriculture
  • Hands on tours with fruit and vegetable producers
  • up close and personal tour at a Farmer's Market

Cost includes: Transportation for both days, all your meals, lodging, and evening entertainment! 

Sponsored by: The 4-H Foundation of New Hampshire

REGISTRATION DUE JULY 20, 2016!!

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Location

  • UNH Cooperative Extension, Durham,, NH, 03824

Basic Goat Production 4-Day Workshop
Thursday, 08/04/2016 (06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

 

Dot Perkins, UNH Cooperative Extension Livestock Field Specialist, will be offering a 4-Day Basic Production workshop at Inheritance Farm in Chichester on Thursday evenings in August from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM. You can sign up for just one class or all four. This is for the goat owner or someone thinking about raising goats.

 

Class I - Thursday, August 4, 2016: Will cover basic information about raising goats for meat or milk in New Hampshire; behavior, ease of handling, selection, age determination, body condition scoring, building or adapting facilities with you and the goat in mind.

 

Class II - Thursday, August 11, 2016: Nutrition 101: Feeding the doe, doeling, buck, buckling, or market kid, adding pasture to the mix.

 

Class III - Thursday, August 18, 2016: Health: What's normal? Common health problems.

 

Class IV - Thursday, August 25, 2016: Information pertaining to reproduction: breeding and kidding management, the birth process, possible problems, post-partum care, and feeding bottle babies.

 

Directions to Inheritance Farm:  Take I-393 out of Concord. Continue onto 202/4 (Dover Road) when the roads merge. At the Epsom traffic circle, go 3/4 around to take 28 North. Follow 28 North for about 4-5 miles, and turn left onto Kelly's Corner Road (just after Clark's Blue Seal  on the left). Take the first left onto Pleasant Street. The farm is one mile up on the right - large white barn and stone wall.

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Location

  • Inheritance Farm, 112 Pleasant Street, Chichester, NH, 0303238

Friday, 08/05/2016

Live Free & Eat Local - Farm to Table 2-Day Event
Friday, 08/05/2016 (All day)

Live Free & Eat Local

August 4 & 5 /// Ages 13 & Older /// Cost is $50.00 per person

There is something for everyone!

  • Behind the scenes information session at a Farm Bistro
  • Farm to table dining
  • A look at the science behind food & agriculture
  • Hands on tours with fruit and vegetable producers
  • up close and personal tour at a Farmer's Market

Cost includes: Transportation for both days, all your meals, lodging, and evening entertainment! 

Sponsored by: The 4-H Foundation of New Hampshire

REGISTRATION DUE JULY 20, 2016!!

Linked file:

Location

  • UNH Cooperative Extension, Durham,, NH, 03824

Tuesday, 08/09/2016

Safety Awareness in the Food Environment
Tuesday, 08/09/2016 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

 

S.A.F.E. reviews critical food safety and sanitation concepts such as personal hygiene, preventing cross contamination, and controlling time and temperature. S.A.F.E. 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

Wednesday, 08/10/2016

NH Vegetable & Berry Growers Meeting
Wednesday, 08/10/2016 (05:30 PM - 07:30 PM)

 

Event will be held rain or shine!

 

1.5 PAT credits are available.

 

See the complete listing of Twilight Meetings.

Location

  • Heron Pond Farm, 299 Main Avenue, South Hampton, NH,

Thursday, 08/11/2016

Basic Goat Production 4-Day Workshop
Thursday, 08/11/2016 (06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

 

Dot Perkins, UNH Cooperative Extension Livestock Field Specialist, will be offering a 4-Day Basic Production workshop at Inheritance Farm in Chichester on Thursday evenings in August from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM. You can sign up for just one class or all four. This is for the goat owner or someone thinking about raising goats.

Class I - was on Thursday, August 4th, and covered basic information about raising goats.

 

Class II - Thursday, August 11, 2016: Nutrition 101: Feeding the doe, doeling, buck, buckling, or market kid, adding pasture to the mix.

 

Class III - Thursday, August 18, 2016: Health: What's normal? Common health problems.

 

Class IV - Thursday, August 25, 2016: Information pertaining to reproduction: breeding and kidding management, the birth process, possible problems, post-partum care, and feeding bottle babies.

 

Directions to Inheritance Farm:  Take I-393 out of Concord. Continue onto 202/4 (Dover Road) when the roads merge. At the Epsom traffic circle, go 3/4 around to take 28 North. Follow 28 North for about 4-5 miles, and turn left onto Kelly's Corner Road (just after Clark's Blue Seal  on the left). Take the first left onto Pleasant Street. The farm is one mile up on the right - large white barn and stone wall.

Location

  • Inheritance Farm, 112 Pleasant Street, Chichester, NH, 0303238

Saturday, 08/13/2016

Danbury Garden & Farm Days
Saturday, 08/13/2016 (09:00 AM - 06:00 PM)

The Danbury Historical Society will be hosting a two-day event:  DANBURY GARDEN & FARM DAYS, Sat., August 13 from 9 AM - 6 PM and Sun., August 14 from 10 AM - 5 PM.  Each day will have guest speakers, demos and food, tours of local vegetable and flower gardens, tours of local farms. You can just attend one event from the day or go to all of them. Pick up a Map & Schedule at the North Road Schoolhouse, 440 North Road or the Danbury Country Store, 705 Rte 4, Danbury, NH. The talks and tours are at various addresses in Danbury, NH.

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am  - Ann Jule ~ Permaculture - George Gamble Library 29 NH Route 104, Danbury
    Danbury Grows initiative and discussion on permaculture. Stop off for some coffee & pastries.

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am - Stanley & Samantha Phelps Farm, Ragged Mtn Road, Danbury
    Maple Sugar Shack, garlic, greenhouse, cows, gardens. A working farm that produce a variety of vegetables & herbs from early spring to the late fall. Learn about farming & enjoy a tour of these special gardens.

  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm -  Eric & Erin Wiswall ~ Haunting Whisper Wine Vineyards, 77 Oak Ridge Rd, Route 4, Danbury
    Guided tour of their grape vineyard & wine tasting room. White, red & fruit wines. Beautiful rolling hills.

  • 1:30 - 2:30 pm - Janette Hillsgrove ~ Rhubarb & Asparagus: Danbury Community Center, 15 High Street, Danbury
    Perennial vegetables plus soil Improvement. Asparagus & rhubarb are perennial vegetables that produce a new crop year after year. Learn tips on best soil conditions plus how & where to plant them for a good harvest.

  • 3:00 - 4:00 pm -  Ken Cook ~ Rusty’s Heirloom Tomatoes: Danbury Community Center, 15 High Street, Danbury
    Ken will talk about his “Cross-Hemisphere Dwarf Tomato Project” & how they are developing tomato varieties with heirloom tastes.

  • 4:00 - 5:00 pm -  Amy Papineau ~ Supporting Pollinators in the Landscape -  Danbury Community Center, 15 High Street, Danbury
    Amy Papineau UNH Cooperative Extension. Amy will discuss the many types of bees that you may find in your garden, the role of these insects in the environment, & how you can design your garden to provide pollinators with the resources they need.

  • 5:00 pm - 6 pm -  Stephen Polizzi ~ Double Z Blueberry Ranch, 77 Brad Chase Rd, Danbury
    Thousands of cultivated high-bush and wild blueberries of 7 different varieties.

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 14

  • 10:00 am - 10:30am - Janette Hillsgrove ~ Herbs - North Road Schoolhouse Museum, Danbury
    Discussion on growing herbs & examples in our NRS community garden - many varieties of Herbs in our NRS Garden. Also medicinal uses of herbs in history.

  • 10:30 am- 11:00 am - Historical Tools,  North Road Schoolhouse Museum, Danbury
    Displays of tools used on the farm in the 1800s & 1900s. Farmers cultivated their land with crude wooden plows or hand held hoes, sowed seeds by hand & used oxen, mules & draft horses
    for power.

  • 11:00 - 12:30 pm  - Susan and Keith Cutting ~ Honey & Honey Bees, North Road Schoolhouse, Danbury
    Beekeepers Susan and Keith Cutting of Cutting Farm, West Springfield, NH. will talk about honey bees & their delicious harvest. Learn how to set up & maintain your own honey bee colony.

  • 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm - Jim Ramanek ~ Shiitake Mushrooms & Ginger - North Road Schoolhouse Musuem, Danbury
    Jim Ramanek, Master Gardener and owner of Warner River Organics, will offer this free workshop on growing shiitake mushrooms. Find out how easy it is to cultivate edible mushrooms using logs, stumps, & the moist shade of your wooded property or shaded back of the garage. You will also learn how to select wood, location, tools, & supplies. Jim will present the whole process of drilling, plugging, waxing, stacking, waiting & forcing. You will learn about other mushrooms you can grow & receive information on suppliers for plug spawn.

  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm - Sophie Didicoi Viandier - Permaculture - North Road Schoolhouse Museum, Danbury
    Sophie will describe her techniques in farming & the basics of home scale Permaculture methods. Grow healthy, bountiful, beautiful landscapes & learn about regenerative agriculture. Sophie is the owner & director of the Pay it Forward Farm in Andover.

  • 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm -  Mariah Haley ~ Oxen Demonstration - Hope Farm 106 Frazier Rd, Danbury
    Oxen were used on the farm to plow the fields for initial soil cultivation & working around the homestead pulling loads. Mariah will give her team of oxen commands to demonstrate how oxen could be used to haul large stones, carts, cultivate, skid logs, & pull almost anything on a farm.

  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Tom Curren & Kathy Neustadt ~ Hope Farm, 106 Frazier Rd, Danbury
    Chickens, heirloom vegetables and historical homestead. With its complex of beaver ponds surrounded by forests & brooks running through it – it was an attractive location for early settlers.The farm is used for pasturing, hay, vegetable gardens, orchards, & includes Hereford cows, Romney sheep, & NH Red hens.

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Location

  • Danbury, various addresses, Danbury, NH, 03230

Sunday, 08/14/2016

Danbury Garden & Farm Days
Sunday, 08/14/2016 (10:00 AM - 05:00 PM)

The Danbury Historical Society will be hosting a two-day event:  DANBURY GARDEN & FARM DAYS, Sat., August 13 from 9 AM - 6 PM and Sun., August 14 from 10 AM - 5 PM.  Each day will have guest speakers, demos and food, tours of local vegetable and flower gardens, tours of local farms. You can just attend one event from the day or go to all of them. Pick up a Map & Schedule at the North Road Schoolhouse, 440 North Road or the Danbury Country Store, 705 Rte 4, Danbury, NH. The talks and tours are at various addresses in Danbury, NH.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 14

  • 10:00 am - 10:30am - Janette Hillsgrove ~ Herbs - North Road Schoolhouse Museum, Danbury
    Discussion on growing herbs & examples in our NRS community garden - many varieties of Herbs in our NRS Garden. Also medicinal uses of herbs in history.

  • 10:30 am- 11:00 am - Historical Tools,  North Road Schoolhouse Museum, Danbury
    Displays of tools used on the farm in the 1800s & 1900s. Farmers cultivated their land with crude wooden plows or hand held hoes, sowed seeds by hand & used oxen, mules & draft horses
    for power.

  • 11:00 - 12:30 pm  - Susan and Keith Cutting ~ Honey & Honey Bees, North Road Schoolhouse, Danbury
    Beekeepers Susan and Keith Cutting of Cutting Farm, West Springfield, NH. will talk about honey bees & their delicious harvest. Learn how to set up & maintain your own honey bee colony.

  • 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm - Jim Ramanek ~ Shiitake Mushrooms & Ginger - North Road Schoolhouse Musuem, Danbury
    Jim Ramanek, Master Gardener and owner of Warner River Organics, will offer this free workshop on growing shiitake mushrooms. Find out how easy it is to cultivate edible mushrooms using logs, stumps, & the moist shade of your wooded property or shaded back of the garage. You will also learn how to select wood, location, tools, & supplies. Jim will present the whole process of drilling, plugging, waxing, stacking, waiting & forcing. You will learn about other mushrooms you can grow & receive information on suppliers for plug spawn.

  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm - Sophie Didicoi Viandier - Permaculture - North Road Schoolhouse Museum, Danbury
    Sophie will describe her techniques in farming & the basics of home scale Permaculture methods. Grow healthy, bountiful, beautiful landscapes & learn about regenerative agriculture. Sophie is the owner & director of the Pay it Forward Farm in Andover.

  • 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm -  Mariah Haley ~ Oxen Demonstration - Hope Farm 106 Frazier Rd, Danbury
    Oxen were used on the farm to plow the fields for initial soil cultivation & working around the homestead pulling loads. Mariah will give her team of oxen commands to demonstrate how oxen could be used to haul large stones, carts, cultivate, skid logs, & pull almost anything on a farm.

  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Tom Curren & Kathy Neustadt ~ Hope Farm, 106 Frazier Rd, Danbury
    Chickens, heirloom vegetables and historical homestead. With its complex of beaver ponds surrounded by forests & brooks running through it – it was an attractive location for early settlers.The farm is used for pasturing, hay, vegetable gardens, orchards, & includes Hereford cows, Romney sheep, & NH Red hens.

Location

  • Danbury, various addresses, Danbury, NH, 03230

Monday, 08/15/2016

Safety Awareness in the Food Environment - for Food Pantries
Monday, 08/15/2016 (06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

 

S.A.F.E. reviews critical food safety and sanitation concepts such as personal hygiene, preventing cross contamination, and controlling time and temperature. S.A.F.E. 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.

 

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Location

  • Plymouth Congregational Church, 4 Post Office Square, Plymouth, NH,

Wednesday, 08/17/2016

ServSafe Food Managers Certification Course and Exam
Wednesday, 08/17/2016 (09:00 AM - 02:00 PM)

Class dates: August 17 & 18, 2016

 

This two-day course follows the flow of food throughout an establishment.  Participants will learn what conditions enhance the growth of bacteria that causes food borne illnesses along with the safest way to receive, store, prepare, cook and serve food for their customers.  Practical information on training staff is included.  At the end of the course, the national ServSafe exam will be administered.  Some studying on your own time will be necessary.

 

Registration is required at least 2 weeks prior to the start of class to allow time to receive and study the ServSafe book.

Register on-line

 

Location

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

Thursday, 08/18/2016

ServSafe Food Managers Certification Course and Exam
Thursday, 08/18/2016 (09:00 AM - 02:00 PM)

Class dates: August 17 & 18, 2016

 

This two-day course follows the flow of food throughout an establishment.  Participants will learn what conditions enhance the growth of bacteria that causes food borne illnesses along with the safest way to receive, store, prepare, cook and serve food for their customers.  Practical information on training staff is included.  At the end of the course, the national ServSafe exam will be administered.  Some studying on your own time will be necessary.

 

Registration is required at least 2 weeks prior to the start of class to allow time to receive and study the ServSafe book.

Register on-line

 

Location

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

Basic Goat Production 4-Day Workshop
Thursday, 08/18/2016 (06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

 

Dot Perkins, UNH Cooperative Extension Livestock Field Specialist, will be offering a 4-Day Basic Production workshop at Inheritance Farm in Chichester on Thursday evenings in August from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM. You can sign up for just one class or all four. This is for the goat owner or someone thinking about raising goats.

 

Class I - was on Thursday, August 4th, and covered basic information about raising goats.

 

Class II -  was on Thursday, August 11th, and covered goat nutrition.

 

Class III - Thursday, August 18, 2016: Health: What's normal? Common health problems.

 

Class IV - Thursday, August 25, 2016: Information pertaining to reproduction: breeding and kidding management, the birth process, possible problems, post-partum care, and feeding bottle babies.

 

Directions to Inheritance Farm:  Take I-393 out of Concord. Continue onto 202/4 (Dover Road) when the roads merge. At the Epsom traffic circle, go 3/4 around to take 28 North. Follow 28 North for about 4-5 miles, and turn left onto Kelly's Corner Road (just after Clark's Blue Seal  on the left). Take the first left onto Pleasant Street. The farm is one mile up on the right - large white barn and stone wall.

Location

  • Inheritance Farm, 112 Pleasant Street, Chichester, NH, 0303238

Thursday, 08/25/2016

Basic Goat Production 4-Day Workshop
Thursday, 08/25/2016 (06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

 

Dot Perkins, UNH Cooperative Extension Livestock Field Specialist, will be offering a 4-Day Basic Production workshop at Inheritance Farm in Chichester on Thursday evenings in August from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM. You can sign up for just one class or all four. This is for the goat owner or someone thinking about raising goats.

 

Class I - was on Thursday, August 4th, and covered basic information about raising goats.

 

Class II -  was on Thursday, August 11th, and covered goat nutrition.

 

Class III - was on Thursday, August 18th, and covered Goat Health.

 

Class IV - Thursday, August 25, 2016: Information pertaining to reproduction: breeding and kidding management, the birth process, possible problems, post-partum care, and feeding bottle babies.

 

Directions to Inheritance Farm:  Take I-393 out of Concord. Continue onto 202/4 (Dover Road) when the roads merge. At the Epsom traffic circle, go 3/4 around to take 28 North. Follow 28 North for about 4-5 miles, and turn left onto Kelly's Corner Road (just after Clark's Blue Seal  on the left). Take the first left onto Pleasant Street. The farm is one mile up on the right - large white barn and stone wall.

Location

  • Inheritance Farm, 112 Pleasant Street, Chichester, NH, 0303238

Monday, 08/29/2016

NH Vegetable & Berry Growers Meeting
Monday, 08/29/2016 (05:30 PM - 06:25 PM)

 

Meeting followed by a potluck dinner.

 

See the complete listing of Twilight Meetings.

Location

  • Pork Hill Farm, 45 Pork Hill Road, Ossipee, NH, 03814

Monday, 09/12/2016

Supervisory Pesticide Applicator Certificate - General Use Training - Core
Monday, 09/12/2016 (08:00 AM - 04:30 PM)

UNHCE will host a series of all-day training workshops for those seeking a supervisory registration certificate (general-use pesticides) from NH’s Division of Pesticide Control (DPC). To receive this certification, a person needs 8 hours of category-specific training for each category plus 8 hours of general use instruction (i.e., core training). Additionally, he/she must pass a written and oral exam and show proof of insurance.

 

During this core training, instructors will review the information found in the National Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Manual.

 

The DPC will offer six recertification credits for both commercial and private applicators.

 

Participants can register by visiting our website (http://extension.unh.edu/Pesticide-Safety-Education-Program/Licensing-Information). Registration will be opened until 08/29/2016.

 

Location

  • New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH, 03301

Agriculture and Natural Resource Business Institute
Monday, 09/12/2016 (06:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

Mondays: September 12 - December 5.

 

Launch a natural resource business or grow the one you have!

 

New Hampshire farmers and landowners have always been independent, self-reliant, and inventive. UNH Cooperative Extension offers this Institute because we believe outreach education is the best way to reach these entrepreneurs and help strengthen the economic viability of New Hampshire’s agricultural and natural resource businesses.

 

Through discussions, hands-on activities, and web-based tools, you will develop an operational plan for your business proposal. In addition, participation will help you meet USDA Farm Service Agency borrower training requirements. 

  

Register

 

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Location

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

Got Healthy Soils?
Monday, 09/12/2016 (06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

A Look at Ways to Make Your Soil Healthy

 

Stacy Luke, Merrimack County Conservation District (MCCD) manager, will discuss the Soil Health Initiative, different ways to improve your soil health, different soil tests, and different equipment available to improve your soils for a better harvest. Come try the penetrometer to test soil compaction. Three Building Soils books will be raffled off at the event.

 

Come learn the facts and get our questions answered by Stacy at the Boscawen Municipal Complex (4th floor) on September 12th.

 

Register for this free talk by contacting Candace Haithwaite at 603-753-9188 ext. 301.

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Location

  • Boscawen Municipal Complex, 116 North Main Street, 4th Floor, Boscawen, NH, 03303

Tuesday, 09/13/2016

Supervisory Pesticide Applicator Certificate: General Use Training - Right-of-Way (B)
Tuesday, 09/13/2016 (08:00 AM - 04:30 PM)

UNHCE will host a series of all-day training workshops for those seeking a supervisory registration certificate (general-use pesticides) from NH’s Division of Pesticide Control (DPC). To receive this certification, a person needs 8 hours of category-specific training for each category plus 8 hours of general use instruction (i.e., core training on September 12 and 19, 2016). Additionally, he/she must pass a written and oral exam and show proof of insurance.

 

The DPC will offer six recertification credits/day for both commercial and private applicators.

 

Participants can register by visiting our website (http://extension.unh.edu/Pesticide-Safety-Education-Program/Licensing-Information). Registration will be opened until 08/29/2016.

Location

  • New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH, 03301

Safety Awareness in the Food Environment - for Food Pantries
Tuesday, 09/13/2016 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

 

S.A.F.E. reviews critical food safety and sanitation concepts such as personal hygiene, preventing cross contamination, and controlling time and temperature. S.A.F.E. 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.

 

Linked file:

Location

  • St. Paul's Episcopal Church (Lancaster), 113 Main St., Lancaster, NH, 03584

Monday, 09/19/2016

Supervisory Pesticide Applicator Certificate: General Use Training - Core
Monday, 09/19/2016 (08:00 AM - 04:30 PM)

UNHCE will host a series of all-day training workshops for those seeking a supervisory registration certificate (general-use pesticides) from NH’s Division of Pesticide Control (DPC). To receive this certification, a person needs 8 hours of category-specific training for each category plus 8 hours of general use instruction (i.e., core training). Additionally, he/she must pass a written and oral exam and show proof of insurance.

 

During this core training, instructors will review the information found in the National Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Manual.

 

The DPC will offer six recertification credits/day for both commercial and private applicators.

 

Participants can register by visiting our website (http://extension.unh.edu/Pesticide-Safety-Education-Program/Licensing-Information). Registration will be opened until 08/29/2016.

 

Location

  • New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH, 03301

Agriculture and Natural Resource Business Institute
Monday, 09/19/2016 (06:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

Mondays: September 12 - December 5.

 

Launch a natural resource business or grow the one you have!

 

New Hampshire farmers and landowners have always been independent, self-reliant, and inventive. UNH Cooperative Extension offers this Institute because we believe outreach education is the best way to reach these entrepreneurs and help strengthen the economic viability of New Hampshire’s agricultural and natural resource businesses.

 

Through discussions, hands-on activities, and web-based tools, you will develop an operational plan for your business proposal. In addition, participation will help you meet USDA Farm Service Agency borrower training requirements. 

  

Register

 

Linked file:

Location

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

Tuesday, 09/20/2016

Supervisory Pesticide Applicator Certificate: General Use Training - Ornamental (G1)
Tuesday, 09/20/2016 (08:00 AM - 04:30 PM)

UNHCE will host a series of all-day training workshops for those seeking a supervisory registration certificate (general-use pesticides) from NH’s Division of Pesticide Control (DPC). To receive this certification, a person needs 8 hours of category-specific training for each category plus 8 hours of general use instruction (i.e., core training on September 12 and 19, 2016). Additionally, he/she must pass a written and oral exam and show proof of insurance.

 

The DPC will offer six recertification credits/day for both commercial and private applicators.

 

Participants can register by visiting our website (http://extension.unh.edu/Pesticide-Safety-Education-Program/Licensing-Information). Registration will be opened until 08/29/2016.

 

Location

  • New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH, 03301


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