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Monday, 10/02/2017

Agriculture & Natural Resource Business Institute
Monday, 10/02/2017 (06:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

This program is for those new to farming who want to learn what it takes to develop their idea and create a business plan. Participants will have the ability to join the class remotely for some sessions.

 

To register for this event, please click: Agriculture & Natural Resource Business Institute

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Location

  • Lakes Region Community College, 379 Belmont Rd., Laconia, NH, 03246

Tuesday, 10/03/2017

National 4-H Week
Tuesday, 10/03/2017 (All day)

Sunday, October 1 - Saturday, October 7, 2017.

Coos County 4-H Record Judging
Tuesday, 10/03/2017 (All day)

Location

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

Cooking Matters for Adults
Tuesday, 10/03/2017 (01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)

Get The Most Out Of Your Meals!

A FREE 6-week cooking and nutrition series for adults.

Participants will learn cooking tips, techniques and healthy eating.

This is a hands-on cooking class.

Tuesdays - September 5, 12, 19, 26, October 3 and 10, 2017.

Location

  • Harvest Christian Fellowship Church, 219 Willow Street, Berlin, NH, 03570

Safety Awareness in the Food Environment
Tuesday, 10/03/2017 (02:30 PM - 04:30 PM)

Protect yourself and the people you feed! SAFE reviews safe food handling techniques, reminders of personal hygiene practices, prevention of cross-contamination, safe time & temperature controls, and receiving food donations.  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. SAFE participants receive a certificate of attendance.

Presented by: Ann Hamilton, Field Specialist and ServSafe(r) Certified Instructor.

To be held at Bedford School District Office, Bedford, Rochester.

This is a private event. If you would like to host a SAFE workshop for your employees please contact Ann Hamilton at ann.hamilton@unh.edu or call 603-447-3834.

Wednesday, 10/04/2017

National 4-H Week
Wednesday, 10/04/2017 (All day)

Sunday, October 1 - Saturday, October 7, 2017.

Tractor Supply Co. 4-H Paper Clover Campaign
Wednesday, 10/04/2017 (All day)



Support your county 4-H program by purchasing a paper clover for $1 at your local Tractor Supply Company store from Wednesday, October 4 through Sunday, October 15!

 

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National Youth Science Day
Wednesday, 10/04/2017 (All day)

Community Outreach and Engagement
Wednesday, 10/04/2017 (09:00 AM - 03:30 PM)

Community Outreach and Engagement will provide you with the skills to do effective outreach and engagement in your community and to understand the difference. This workshop will cover the benefits and challenges of community engagement. You will learn how to identify audiences to engage such as business community, residents, leaders, youth and under-represented groups. You will hear about the many engagement tools you can use such as storytelling circles, focus groups, rich pictures, interviews, posters and story maps. You will come away with the skills to develop and implement a targeted volunteer led plan for community engagement and in doing so, strengthen your project and community.

 

To register please click on the link: Community Outreach and Engagement

 

Location

  • UNH Cooperative Extension Merrimack County Office, 315 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen, NH, 03303

Thursday, 10/05/2017

National 4-H Week
Thursday, 10/05/2017 (All day)

Sunday, October 1 - Saturday, October 7, 2017.

Tractor Supply Co. 4-H Paper Clover Campaign
Thursday, 10/05/2017 (All day)



Support your county 4-H program by purchasing a paper clover for $1 at your local Tractor Supply Company store from Wednesday, October 4 through Sunday, October 15!

 

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Cooking Matters™ for Parents
Thursday, 10/05/2017 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Thursdays, Oct. 5, 2017 - Nov. 9, 2017.

COOKING MATTERS™ for Parents: Get the Most Out of Your Meals!
A free cooking and nutrition series offered through UNH Cooperative Extension Nutrition Connections, COOKING MATTERS™, and the NH Food Bank.

• Cooking tips and techniques.
• A bag of FREE groceries each week with recipe ingredients for you to duplicate meals at home.
• Lessons feature hands-on learning and include group discussion with instructors.
• A meal prepared by the chef and you...the class participants!
• Budgeting - stretch your food $$ and maximize your resources!!

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Location

  • Exeter Area YMCA, 56 Linden Street, Exeter, NH, 03833

Merrimack County Advisory Council
Thursday, 10/05/2017 (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)

AGENDA TBA

Friday, 10/06/2017

National 4-H Week
Friday, 10/06/2017 (All day)

Sunday, October 1 - Saturday, October 7, 2017.

Tractor Supply Co. 4-H Paper Clover Campaign
Friday, 10/06/2017 (All day)



Support your county 4-H program by purchasing a paper clover for $1 at your local Tractor Supply Company store from Wednesday, October 4 through Sunday, October 15!

 

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4-H Fun Day in Coos County
Friday, 10/06/2017 (07:00 AM - 05:00 PM)

There is no school on October 6!  Want something fun to do? Come to 4-H Fun Day at the 4-H office in Lancaster. Invite a friend or two. We will have a variety of activities from making soap, to archery practice, officer training, cooking, arts & crafts, learning Parliamentary Procedure while making a fun snack and much more. We will start with a pancake breakfast at 7:00am. Preregistration is required.

Location

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

Getting Started with Sheep
Friday, 10/06/2017 (08:00 AM - 05:00 PM)

 

(Friday and Saturday)

October 6 (8:00 am -5:00 pm) and Oct 7 (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)

This is a two-day workshop for the beginner that uses a combination of classroom exercises and hands-on instructions. It will cover the different production and husbandry practices involved in raising sheep. Class size will be kept small to facilitate teacher-participant interaction. Participants will also be allowed to take extra time if needed with the hands-on exercises.

 

Day One Program:

  •  So, You Want Sheep (Overview of getting started with sheep, including breed selection and possible markets)
  •  Facilities for Sheep (Overview of handling and feeding equipment for sheep along with building floor plans)
  •  Basic Nutrition, Feeding, and Body Condition Scoring (Feeding the ewe, lamb ram, to market or breeding age, understanding production states, good forages and feedstuffs, adding pasture to the mix)
  •  Basics of Electric Fencing (Everything you need to know)
  •  Prescribed Grazing Systems (Overview offers an effective way to reduce energy use, decrease costs, and improve animal health and productivity).
  •  Grazing as it Relates to Parasite Controls

Day Two Program:

  •  Introduction to FAMACHA and FECs
  •  Going with the Flow; Moving Animals
  •  Health & Herd Health Practices (taking temps, heart rates, breathing rates, recording vitals before the Vet comes and hands-on hoof trimming)
  •  Reproduction, Pregnancy, Lambing and Neonatal Care

 

Special Lunch Guest Speakers:

  •  Rob Gibson, Director of the NH Veterinary Diagnostic Lab, and a representative from the NH Dept. of Agriculture

 

A light continental breakfast and lunch are included on both days and a supper on the first night (5 PM). Participants are responsible for their own lodging. We will provide a list, directions, and full description of talks to those who register. 

 

Please complete the On-Line Registration: http://bit.ly/SheepBasics

 

 

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Location

  • Old Orchard Farm, LLC, 42 Nute Road, Madbury, NH, 03823

Safety Awareness in the Food Environment
Friday, 10/06/2017 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Protect yourself and the people you feed! SAFE reviews safe food handling techniques, reminders of personal hygiene practices, prevention of cross-contamination, safe time & temperature controls, and receiving food donations.  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. SAFE participants receive fact sheets and a certificate of attendance will be provided.

To be held at Concord High School, Concord.

Presented by: Ann Hamilton, Field Specialist and ServSafe(r) Certified Instructor.

This is a private event. If you would like to host a SAFE workshop for your employees please contact Ann Hamilton at ann.hamilton@unh.edu.

Saturday, 10/07/2017

National 4-H Week
Saturday, 10/07/2017 (All day)

Sunday, October 1 - Saturday, October 7, 2017.

Tractor Supply Co. 4-H Paper Clover Campaign
Saturday, 10/07/2017 (All day)



Support your county 4-H program by purchasing a paper clover for $1 at your local Tractor Supply Company store from Wednesday, October 4 through Sunday, October 15!

 

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Coos 4-H Day at Tractor Supply Co.
Saturday, 10/07/2017 (09:00 AM - 02:00 AM)

Saturday October 7 is 4-H Day during Paper Clover at Tractor Supply store in Gorham from.  Come participate at your local Tractor Supply Co. store. Not only will this help donations, clubs will also have the opportunity to enter the Paper Clover Participation Sweepstakes, where 75 clubs will win a $100 TSC gift card. Participation can be anything from setting up a display table and project boards inside the store or livestock exhibits in the parking lot to having clubs encourage customers to donate. The more 4-H youth at this event, the more customers are likely to donate.

Sunday, 10/08/2017

Tractor Supply Co. 4-H Paper Clover Campaign
Sunday, 10/08/2017 (All day)



Support your county 4-H program by purchasing a paper clover for $1 at your local Tractor Supply Company store from Wednesday, October 4 through Sunday, October 15!

 

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Monday, 10/09/2017

Tractor Supply Co. 4-H Paper Clover Campaign
Monday, 10/09/2017 (All day)



Support your county 4-H program by purchasing a paper clover for $1 at your local Tractor Supply Company store from Wednesday, October 4 through Sunday, October 15!

 

Website

Agriculture & Natural Resource Business Institute
Monday, 10/09/2017 (06:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

This program is for those new to farming who want to learn what it takes to develop their idea and create a business plan. Participants will have the ability to join the class remotely for some sessions.

 

To register for this event, please click: Agriculture & Natural Resource Business Institute

Linked file:

Location

  • Lakes Region Community College, 379 Belmont Rd., Laconia, NH, 03246

Tuesday, 10/10/2017

Tractor Supply Co. 4-H Paper Clover Campaign
Tuesday, 10/10/2017 (All day)



Support your county 4-H program by purchasing a paper clover for $1 at your local Tractor Supply Company store from Wednesday, October 4 through Sunday, October 15!

 

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