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Saturday, April 6

Green & Gold Spring Spectacular Sale, Delaware Valley College, Doylestown, Pa., 717.329.9202.

Penn State Extension Open House, Chester County 4-H Center, Honey Brook, Pa., 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 610.696.3500.

Preparing the Sustainable Orchard & Grafting Workshop, Kretschmann Farm, Rochester, Pa., 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 814.349.9856.

Introduction to Vegetable Production, Allegheny County Extension Office, Pittsburgh, Pa., 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 724.228.6881 or 412.473.2540.

Piedmont Horse Expo, Kelly’s Ford Equestrian Center, Culpeper, Va., 540.825.4200x115.

Monday, April 8

Poultry Management & Health Seminar, Eden Resort & Suites, Lancaster, Pa., noon-1:30 p.m., 814.865.3414.

Cambria County Farm Bureau Member Benefits/Services & Issues Update, Manor Drive Meeting Room, Ebensburg, Pa., 6:45 p.m., 814.312.6884 or 814.674.3715.

Tuesday, April 9

Sustainable Film Series: The Ingredients, Pennypack Farm, Horsham, Pa., 6-9:30 p.m., http://www.pennypackfarm.org.

Making Sense of Natural Gas Pipelines & Right-of-Way Agreements, Berks County Fire Training Center, Reading, Pa., 7-9 p.m., 610.378.1327.

Webinar: Mistaken Identity: Invasive Plants & Their Native Look-Alikes, Online, noon & 7 p.m., abm173<\@>psu.edu.

Organic Vegetable Production: From Seeds to Sales, Blackberry Meadows Farm, Natrona Heights, Pa., 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 814.865.7031.

Webinar: The Use of Existing Buildings, Online, 8:30-10 a.m., 888.373.7232.

Wednesday, April 10

Fruit Tree (apple) Grafting Workshop, Rutgers Snyder Research & Extension Farm, Pittstown, N.J., 7-9 p.m., 908.788.1339.

Food Safety: Understanding the Issues & Submitting Effective Comments, Future Harvest CASA, National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition & Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture Workshop, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Jefferson, Md., 7-9 p.m., 410.549.7878.

Urban Soils plus Building Healthy Urban Soils; Future Harvest CASA, Farm Alliance & Real Food Farm Workshop, St. John’s Baltimore, Baltimore, Md., 6-9 p.m., 410.549.7878.

High Tunnel Twilight, Northampton County Extension, Pen Argyl, Pa., 4-6 p.m., 610.746.1970.

Webinar: FSA Microloan Program, Online, 7-8 p.m., 607.255.9911.

Thursday, April 11

Exploring the Small Farm Dream, Delaware Valley College, Doylestown, Pa., 610.391.9840, through May 2.

Integrated Fruit Production Updates for the New Season, Franklin County Ag Heritage Center, Chambersburg, Pa., 6:30-8 p.m., 717.334.6271x314.

Tree Seedling Sale, Cumberland County Conservation District Office, Carlisle, Pa., 717.240.7812, through April 12.

High Tunnel Twilight, Montgomery County Extension, Harleysville, Pa., 2-5 p.m., 610.746.1970.

Advanced Pastured Poultry: Managing to Maximize Production & Profit, Glasbern Inn, Fogelsville, Pa., 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 814.349.9856.

Friday, April 12

Dairy Farm Tour for High School Students, Mercer Vu Farms, Mercersburg, Pa., Railside Farm, Shippensburg, Pa., & The Flannery Family Farm, Mercersburg, Pa., 7 a.m.-5 p.m., 717.346.0849.

New York Carousel Sale, Syracuse, N.Y., www.usguernsey.com.

Cover Crop & Manure Field Day, R. T. Pecht Farm, Beaver Springs, Pa., 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 570.837.3000 or 800.851.9710.

Saturday, April 13

Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) Event: Gluten-Free Sourdough Baking, Dickinson College Farm, Boiling Springs, Pa., 2-4 p.m., 814.349.9856.

Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) Event: Shiitake Mushrooms as a Farm/Forest Enterprise, Eden Hall Campus of Chatham University, Richland Township, Pa., 12:30-4 p.m., 814.349.9856.

Bradford County 4-H Holstein Club Calf & Heifer Sale, Troy Fairgrounds, Troy, Pa., 10:30 a.m., 570.265.2896.

Penn State Dairymen’s Club Annual Banquet, Celebration Hall, State College, Pa., 5:30 p.m., eeyeiser<\@>gmail.com.

Wednesday, April 17

Starting a New Farm in a Baltimore Neighborhood plus Alternative Growing Systems; Future Harvest CASA, Farm Alliance & Real Food Farm Workshop, St. John’s Baltimore, Baltimore, Md., 6-9 p.m., 410.549.7878.

Webinar: Developing More Effective Citizen Engagement: A How-To Guide for Community Leaders, Online, 1 p.m. & 7 p.m., 570.724.9120.

Thursday, April 18

Food Safety: Understanding the Issues & Submitting Effective Comments, Chester County Economic Development Center, Exton, Pa., 6:30-8:30 p.m., 814.349.9856.

Supplementing the Organic Dairy Cow Diet: Results of Molasses & Flaxseed Feeding Trials Webinar, Online, 2 p.m., http://www.extension.org/pages/67505.

Friday, April 19

A-Day for Ag Connecting Communities, Cumberland Valley High School, Mechanicsburg, Pa., 6 p.m., 717.506.3467, through April 20 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Saturday, April 20

Blue Halter Sale, Bedford, Pa., http://www.usguernsey.com.

Mid-Atlantic Brown Swiss Calf Sale, Frederick Fairgrounds, Frederick, Md., 10:30 a.m., 301.639.6887, 301.845.6894, 301.473.5052 or 301.898.4237.

Dauphin County 4-H Benefit Auction, Middle Paxton Township Municipal Building & Fire Station, Harrisburg, Pa., 9 a.m., 717.921.8803.

Schuylkill County Agricultural Museum Plow Day, Fehr Field Farms, Pine Grove, Pa., 9 a.m., 570.366.1989.


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