Upcoming Cooperative Extension Events
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Many upcoming events are on the calendar! WIA (Women in Ag) tours, the BEEF series continues; a horse workshop; Local Foods Farm Tour, Sheep Shearing Day in the county, and more. For questions or more information, contact the office, 919-496-3344, email@example.com and stay tuned for more updates.
- Thursday, March 9th Women In Ag Visit and Tour Howard Allen’s Faithfull Farms near Carrboro. Leave Ag Center at 8 am; arrive at 9:30 am at farm, 1032 Ferguson Road, Chapel Hill. See use of carpenter tunnels with intensive vegetable production; marketing at Carrboro Farmers Market, Weaver Street Market and others. Bring bottled water; dress comfortably; local food restaurant for Dutch lunch.
- Wednesday, March 15th Women In Ag Tour of Mayo Knitting Factory (local cotton to socks) in Tarboro. Leave Ag Center at 8 a.m.; arrive at Factory at 9 a.m. Visit Sock outlet after tour (CASH only); Lunch in Tarboro at “On the Square.”
- Thursday, March 16: The 3 BIG ones: “Fire Ants in Pastures; the new Asian Longhorn Ticks; and the new Animal Antibiotic Rule.” This workshop is Part 3 of the Regional BEEF series and the Winter HORSE Educational Series. $25 fee to register on Eventbrite; 4 p.m. with dinner served; continued with evening program. Conducted by Agents Paul Gonzelez and Martha Mobley.
- Tuesday, April 4 Next Level Marketing Strategies for Local, Niche Meat Businesses will take place at NC A&T State University Farm Pavilion, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; $40 fee. Register through Eventbrite’s website.
- Thursday, April 6th Hands-on BQA Certification Training (will be conducted in the classroom and in the field); “Freeze Branding” demonstration will be conducted, 9 a.m. –1 pm. A sandwich lunch is included. Franklin County Ag Center, Louisburg, Annex. Part of the Beef Cattle Series conducted by Agents Paul Gonzalez and Martha Mobley. Register through go.ncsu.edu/2023_regional_bqa_certification.
- Tuesday, April 11 Visit local vegetable/meat Century Farm as part of Small Farm Bootcamp Series (must have attended classes); 10 a.m., Meadow Lane Farm, 571 Leonard Farm Road, Louisburg. See tunnel(s) and fields. Grass-fed Beef/Pork burger and salad for lunch; Pre-registration will be required.
- Saturday, April 15th Annual Franklin County Regional SHEEP Shearing Day, for farms throughout the County; $6 per head plus travel costs division. Must schedule time with Martha Mobley. Contact the office, 919-496-3344, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Thursday, April 20th Part 5: Beef Cattle Series: “Using EPDs to Fine-Tune Bull Selection”, with Jamie T. Courter, Ph.D., Bovine Technical Services Manager, Geonomics, NEOGEN, Zoom and in-person meeting at 5:30 p.m.,m then dinner followed by Dr. Courter’s presentation at 6 p.m. $10 includes dinner, registration will be through go.ncsu.edu/using_beef_genomics_meeting. Collaborating extension agents, Paul Gonzalez, Sampson County and Martha Mobley, Franklin County.
- Sunday, May 14th 2nd Annual Women in Ag Local Foods Driving Tour ,10 a.m.–6 p.m., Eight farm stops in Franklin County (produce, plants, meat, strawberries, jams, jellies, and more); on this free tour. For more information, contact Martha Mobley, email@example.com or 919-496-3344. Register via go.ncsu.edu/2nd_annual_local_foods_driving_tour
- Friday, August 4th 27th Annual Franklin County Horse Farm Tour Tour three area horse farms in the Bunn and Louisburg area, 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Morning tour followed by lunch AND door prizes. Carpool to the various sites. Registration required via go.ncsu.edu/27th_annual_fc__horse_farm_tour.