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Coming Events - Nov. 28, 2012
 
NATIONAL
Dec. 9-12: The Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative (GLCI) will host its 5th national conference in Orlando, Fla., at the Caribe Royale Hotel and Convention Center. Information on registration, exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities is at the www.glci.org/
5NCGL.html  

INDIANA
Nov. 29: The University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service and Purdue Extension will jointly host the Ohio Valley Precision Ag Conference 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. CST at the Vanderburgh County 4-H Fairgrounds, 201 East Boonville-New Harmony Road, Evansville, Ind. Registration (including lunch and materials) is free online at:  http://tinyurl.com/pukyregister or contact Larry Caplan, Vanderburgh County Cooperative Extension Service, at 812-435-5287 or lcaplan@purdue.edu 

Dec. 4: The Midwest Pork Conference will take place at the Hendricks County Conference Complex in Danville, Ind. Attendees can choose from nine educational sessions with topics ranging from sow housing to manure management. Cost to attend is $60. Visit www.midwestpork.com to view a full agenda and register online or call 317-872-7500.

Dec. 5: Purdue Extension will present a webinar broadcast in Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky to educate goat and sheep farmers on feeding practices following the drought, managing forage shortages and the production of commercial versus show goats. More information  is available  at www3.ag.purdue.edu/coun
ties/fulton/pages/default.aspx.

Dec. 6: The Area 1 Indiana Beef Cattle Assoc. district meeting will take place at the South East Purdue Ag Center, Butlerville, Ind.; 6:30 p.m. RSVP to Ken Salkeld at 812-352-3033 by Dec. 3.The counties in this AREA are: Bartholomew, Brown, Dearborn, Decatur, Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, Ohio, Ripley and Switzerland. 
Spencer, Vanderburgh and Warrick. 

IOWA
Dec. 12: Crop insurance, property taxes and transportation are critical issues affecting agriculture and will be discussed when directors and delegates gather for the Iowa Soybean Assoc.’s annual meeting and policy conference in Ankeny, Iowa. To learn more about ISA, visit its website at www.iasoybeans.com

OHIO
Dec. 5: Purdue Extension will present a webinar broadcast in Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky to educate goat and sheep farmers on feeding practices following the drought, managing forage shortages and the production of commercial versus show goats. More information about the webinars is available on the Purdue Extension Fulton County website at www3.ag.purdue.edu/counties/fulton/pages/default.aspx.

KENTUCKY
Dec. 5: Purdue Extension will present a webinar broadcast in Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky to educate goat and sheep farmers on feeding practices following the drought, managing forage shortages and the production of commercial versus show goats. More information about the webinars is available on the Purdue Extension Fulton County website at www3.ag.purdue.edu/counties/fulton/pages/default.aspx.

Dec. 4-5: 2012 Kentuckiana Crop Production Seminar will take place at French Lick Resort in French Lick, Ind. For more information, visit www.kyagbusiness.org/images/2012_Kentuckiana_Agenda.pdf or contact Jay McCants with ABAK at 502-226-1122 or jmc
cants@kyagbusiness.org

Dec. 11: Integrated Pest Management and Best Practices Workshop will take place at the Scott County Extension Office in Georgetown, Ky. For more information, contact Sarah Vanek at 859-257-1273 or sarah.vanek@uky.edu. 

TENNESSEE
Dec. 6: The Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center in Spring Hill, Tenn., will host the annual University of Tennessee Bull Test Station Open House beginning at 9:30 a.m. CST with an educational program that will cover hot topics in beef cattle production. For details, visit http://middletennessee.tennessee.edu or call 931-486-2129.

Editor’s Note: Coming Events is a free listing. The material presented is a cross-section of activities about which we know. Placement in Coming Events is on a space available basis and is up to the discretion of the Farm World staff.
11/29/2012