Schuylkill Ag Day Set for Feb. 7

12/29/2012 7:00 AM

The fourth annual Schuylkill County Ag Day and Trade Show will be held Thursday, Feb 7, at the First UCC Church on Route 61 in Schuylkill Haven. Registration begins at 8:15, and the meeting will run 9 a.m.-3:15 p.m. A hot buffet lunch is included.

The keynote speaker, John Berry, an agricultural marketing and financial management for Penn State Extension, will talk about the world outlook on agriculture.

Other presentations will include veterinarian Justin Cunfer, who will discuss emergency animal care, and beef and dairy health, and a panel discussion by the PA No-Till Alliance.

Breakout sessions will be offered throughout the day, allowing participants to attend the sessions most relevant to them. Both core and category pesticide update credits will be available.

Cost is $15 for the first person from each operation, and $10 for any additional people. More information can be found at www.schuylkillcd.org, or by calling Elizabeth Hinkel at 570-622-3742, ext. 117, or Dwane Miller at 570-622-4225, ext. 14.


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