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<@bold italic>Farm organizations and agencies are welcome to submit farm-related event notices for inclusion in our calendar. Email them to farming<\@>lancasterfarming.com, fax to 717-733-6058 or mail to Lancaster Farming, P.O. Box 609, Ephrata, PA 17522.<@$p>

Saturday, Feb. 16

Clarion Landowner’s Conference, St. Michael Church Parish Hall, Fryburg, Pa., 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 724.662.3141.

Organic Farming Conference, Granville, Ohio, http://www.oeffa.org/2013, through Feb. 17.

Chester County Annual Farm Conference: Keep Farming First, Chester County Intermediate Unit, Downingtown, Pa., 8:30 a.m., 484.680.5570.

Raising Beef Cattle Seminar, Walker’s Farm, Home & Tack, Fort Ann, N.Y., 11 a.m., orders<\@>walkerstore.cc or 518-639-5223.

Monday, Feb. 18

Green Industry Winter Update, Allegheny County Extension, Pittsburgh, Pa., 1-3 p.m., 412.473.2540.

Green Industry Winter Update, Butler County Extension, Butler, Pa., 1-3 p.m., 724.287.4761.

Green Industry Winter Update, Franklin County Extension, Chambersburg, Pa., 1-3 p.m., 717.263.9226.

Green Industry Winter Update, Monroe County Extension, Stroudsburg, Pa., 1-3 p.m., 570.421.6430.

Green Industry Winter Update, Berks County Ag Center, Leesport, Pa., 1-3 p.m., 610.378.1327.

Green Industry Winter Update, Clinton County Extension, Mill Hall, Pa., 1-3 p.m., 570.726.0022.

Green Industry Winter Update, Indiana County Extension, Indiana, Pa., 1-3 p.m., 724.465.3880.

Green Industry Winter Update, Washington County Extension, Washington, Pa., 1-3 p.m., 724.228.6881.

Green Industry Winter Update, Blair County Extension, Altoona, Pa., 1-3 p.m., 814.472.7986.

Green Industry Winter Update, Cumberland County Extension, Carlisle, Pa., 1-3 p.m., http://extension.psu.edu/cumberland.

Green Industry Winter Update, Luzerne County Westside Annex, Forty Fort, Pa., 1-3 p.m., 570.825.1701.

Green Industry Winter Update, Erie County Extension, Erie, Pa., 1-3 p.m., 814.825.0900.

Green Industry Winter Update, Mifflin County Extension, Lewistown, Pa., 1-3 p.m., http://extension.psu.edu/mifflin.

Green Industry Winter Update, York County Extension, York, Pa., 1-3 p.m., 717.840.7408.

Annual Wayne County (PA)/Sullivan County (NY) Dairy Day/Ag Day, Honesdale High School, Honesdale, Pa., 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 570.253.5970x4110 or 845.292.6180.

Alltech’s North American Lecture Tour, Sheraton Burlington, Burlington, Vt., 9 a.m., www.alltech.com.

President’s Day Fruit Growers Meeting, Biglerville High School Auditorium, Biglerville, Pa., 8 a.m., 717.334.6271.

Using QuickBooks to Manage Your Farm Business, Somerset County Penn State Extension, Somerset, Pa., 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., 814.445.8911.

Manheim Young Farmer Meeting, Manheim, Pa., 6:30-8 p.m., 717.653.5244 or bigpigs<\@>embarqmail.com.

Crop Management 1+1 Webinar Series, Online, noon-1 p.m., 814.863.9922.

Winter Gardening Series, Berks County Agricultural Center, Leesport, Pa., 610.378.1327, also Feb. 25.

Tuesday, Feb. 19

Joint Keystone Pork Expo & Poultry Progress Days, Shady Maple, East Earl, Pa., 717-651-5920.

Lancaster/York Counties Tree Fruit Educational Meeting, Farm & Home Center, Lancaster, Pa., 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 717.394.6851.

Annual Delaware Arborist & Tree Care Seminar, Hagley Museum, Wilmington, Del., 8 a.m.-4 p.m., 302.698.4578, through Feb. 20.

Alltech’s North American Lecture Tour, Doubletree Hotel, Syracuse, N.Y., 9 a.m., www.alltech.com.

Farming By Design: Cleantech Urban Agriculture, Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa., 7 p.m., 717.245.1875.

Southeast Pennsylvania Grazing Conference, Solanco Fairgrounds, Quarryville, Pa., 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 717.405.9438.

FFA State FFA Officer at Hoss’s Night, Hoss’s locations at Elizabethtown, Enola, DuBois, Huntingdon, Lititz, Meadville & Williamsport, Pa., 6 p.m., 717.705.9551.

Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs Webinar, Online, 2 p.m., www1.gotomeeting.com/register/154699809.

Best Milking Practices Workshop, Hoss’s Steak & Sea House, Meadville, Pa., 888.373.7232.

Professional Crop Producers’ Conference, Lancaster Host Resort, Lancaster, Pa., 717.635.2320.

Wednesday, Feb. 20

Winter Educational Meeting for Fruit Growers, Savoy Restaurant, Waynesboro, Pa., 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 717.334.6271.

New Jersey Farm Women Conference, Cumberland County College, Vineland, N.J., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 609.465.5115x607.

Mid-Atlantic Soybean Association Annual Meeting, Lancaster Host & Conference Center, Lancaster, Pa., noon, 202.445.9955.

Women in Agriculture Event, Tokishi Building, Wellsboro, Pa., 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 570.724.1801x118.

Webinar: How Pre-emption of Zoning & Other Local Controls Impacts Planning, Online. 1 p.m. & 7 p.m., 570.724.9120.

Webinar: Good Ag Practices & Farm Food Safety Update, Online, 1-2 p.m., 724.627.3745.

Alltech’s North American Lecture Tour, The Cork Factory Hotel, Lancaster, Pa., 9 a.m., www.alltech.com.

Best Milking Practices Workshop, Hoss’s Steak & Sea House, Grove City, Pa., 888.373.7232.

Protecting Your Profits, conference call, noon, 717.346.0849.

Thursday, Feb. 21

New Jersey Farm Women Conference, Conference Center at Mercer, West Windsor, N.J., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 609.465.5115x607.

Managing People in Agriculture workshop, AgChoice Farm Credit offices in Chambersburg, Curryville, Lewisburg, Lewistown, Meadville, New Stanton, Towanda & York, & Penn State Extension, Lancaster, Pa., 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 800.349.3568x6016.

Alltech’s North American Lecture Tour, Crowne Plaza, Columbus, Ohio, 9 a.m., www.alltech.com.

Webinar: The Science behind Best-Management Practice, Online, 1-2 p.m., 570.320.4429.

Appalachian Crop Convention, Oakhurst Tea Room, Somerset, Pa., 814.472.7986.

Pesticide Education Meeting, Solanco Fair Grounds, Quarryville, Pa., 9:30 a.m.-noon & 7-9 p.m., 717.394.6851.

Vineyard Terroir Workshop with Xavier Chone, Blair Vineyards, Kutztown, Pa., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., mlc12<\@>psu.edu.

Webinar: Evaluating the Scientific Support of Conservation Best Management Practices for Shale Gas Extraction in the Appalachian Basin, Online, 1-2 p.m., 570.320.4429.

Friday, Feb. 22

Winter Farmers Meeting, Hoss’s Steak & Sea House, Elizabethtown, Pa., 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 717.948.6609.

New Jersey Farm Women Conference, Drew University, Madison, N.J., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 609.465.5115x607.

Winter Farmer Potluck, Great Bend Farm, Port Clinton, Pa., 6-9 p.m., 610.746.1970 or 610.391.9840.

Perennial Production for Beginning Growers, Lehigh County Extension, Allentown, Pa., 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 610.391.9840.

Keep Farming in Montgomery County, Holiday Inn, Kulpsville, Pa., adf13<\@>psu.edu.

2013 Garden Expo, Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, Pa., 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., 610.378.1327.

Food for Profit Class, Philadelphia, Pa., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 717.270.4391.

Saturday, Feb. 23

Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild Short Course, Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild, Philadelphia, Pa., 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., http://beekeepingclass.eventbrite.com.

Shale & You: A Workshop for Landowners, Canfield, Ohio, 1-5:30 p.m., 614.247.7898.

Grapevine Training & Pruning Workshop, Boordy’s South Mountain Vineyard, Hydes, Md., 9 a.m.-noon, http://www.marylandgrapes.org.

Honeybee Conservancy, Rodale Institute, Kutztown, Pa., info<\@>rodaleinst.org, through Feb. 24.

Monday, Feb. 25

National Safe Tractor & Machinery Operation Hazardous Occupational Safety Training in Agriculture, Adams County Extension Office, Gettysburg, Pa., 7-9 p.m., 717.334.6271x324, also Feb. 27.

Small-Scale Poultry Production, Berks County Ag Center, Leesport, Pa., 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 610.378.1327.

Best Milking Practices Workshop, Penn State Cooperative Extension Office, Huntingdon, Pa., 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 888.373.7232.

Tuesday, Feb. 26

Dairy Basics: Quality & Safety Workshop, Shady Maple Smorgasbord, East Earl, Pa., 8 a.m.-3:15 p.m., 814.867.1379.

Manure Management Plan Writing Workshop, Manor Township Maintenance Building, Lancaster, Pa., 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 717.299.5361x5.

Beef Cattle School, Ohio State University Extension of Mahoning County, Canfield, Ohio, 7 p.m., grimes.1<\@>osu.edu.

York County Conservation District Manure Management Information Meeting & Plan Development Workshop, York County Annex Building, York, Pa., 7 p.m., 717.840.7408.

Western Pennsylvania Turf Conference & Trade Show, Four Points by Sheraton, Mars, Pa., 8 a.m., 717.840.7408, through Feb. 28 until noon.

High Tunnel Twilight, Clear Springs Farm, Easton Pa., 2-5 p.m., 610.489.4315.

Wednesday, Feb. 27

Manure Management Plan Writing Workshop, Fivepointville Fire Hall, Fivepointville, Pa., 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 717.299.5361x5.

New Tree Farm Inspector Certification Training, Forest Resources Building, University Park, Pa., 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 814.355.4897.

Blueberry School, Penn State Extension Office, Gettysburg, Pa., 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 717.263.9226.

Best Milking Practices Workshop, Penn State Cooperative Extension Office, Chambersburg, Pa., 888.373.7232.

Thursday, Feb. 28

Agricultural Veterinary Associates Dairy Producer Meeting, Shady Maple Banquet Center, East Earl, Pa., 8:30 a.m., 717.625.4212.

North Central Forest Landowners Association: Forest Security, Coudersport Elementary School, Coudersport, Pa., 6:30-8:30 p.m., http://www.orgsites.com/pa/ncfla/ for more information.

Pesticide Update Meeting, Neshaminy Manor Center, Doylestown, Pa., 7-9 p.m., 215.345.3283.

Food for Profit Class, Salisbury Md., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 717.270.4391.

Friday, March 1

Green Industry Winter Update, Allegheny County Extension, Pittsburgh, Pa., 1-3 p.m., 412.473.2540.

Green Industry Winter Update, Butler County Extension, Butler, Pa., 1-3 p.m., 724.287.4761.

Green Industry Winter Update, Franklin County Extension, Chambersburg, Pa., 1-3 p.m., 717.263.9226.

Green Industry Winter Update, Monroe County Extension, Stroudsburg, Pa., 1-3 p.m., 570.421.6430.

Green Industry Winter Update, Berks County Ag Center, Leesport, Pa., 1-3 p.m., 610.378.1327.

Green Industry Winter Update, Clinton County Extension, Mill Hall, Pa., 1-3 p.m., 570.726.0022.

Green Industry Winter Update, Indiana County Extension, Indiana, Pa., 1-3 p.m., 724.465.3880.

Green Industry Winter Update, Washington County Extension, Washington, Pa., 1-3 p.m., 724.228.6881.

Green Industry Winter Update, Blair County Extension, Altoona, Pa., 1-3 p.m., 814.472.7986.

Green Industry Winter Update, Cumberland County Extension, Carlisle, Pa., 1-3 p.m., http://extension.psu.edu/cumberland.

Green Industry Winter Update, Luzerne County Westside Annex, Forty Fort, Pa., 1-3 p.m., 570.825.1701.

Green Industry Winter Update, Wayne County Extension, Honesdale, Pa., 1-3 p.m., 570.253.5970.

Green Industry Winter Update, Bradford County Extension, Towanda, Pa., 1-3 p.m., 570.265.2896.

Green Industry Winter Update, Erie County Extension, Erie, Pa., 1-3 p.m., 814.825.0900.

Green Industry Winter Update, Mifflin County Extension, Lewistown, Pa., 1-3 p.m., http://extensino.psu.edu/mifflin.

Green Industry Winter Update, York County Extension, York, Pa., 1-3 p.m., 717.840.7408.

Beekeeping Workshop, Ohio Agricultural Research & Development Center, Wooster, Ohio, 6 p.m., http://www.TriCountyBeekeepers.org, through March 2 from 9:20 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Holstein Association USA Educational Meeting, Pittsburgh Marriott North, Cranberry Township, Pa., 7:30-8:30 a.m., 800.952.5200x4261.

Best Milking Practices Workshop, Country Cupboard Restaurant, Lewisburg, Pa., 888.373.7232.

Sustainable Food, Farming & Faith Conference, Laurelville Mennonite Church Center, Mt. Pleasant, Pa., 800.839.1021, through March 3.

Saturday, March 2

Spring Gardening Seminar, Trinity Middle School, Washington Pa., 8 a.m.-1 p.m., 724.228.6881.

Ohio State Guernsey Meeting, Waldo, Ohio, www.usguernsey.com.

Grapevine Training & Pruning Workshop, Harvest Ridge Winery, Marydel, Del., 9 a.m.-noon, http://www.marylandgrapes.org.

Grain-Processing Short Course, Glynwood Center, Cold Spring, N.Y., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 607.895.6913.


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