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Coming Events - March 27, 2013
 
NATIONAL
April 11-12: Commercial Algae Farming Workshop will take place at Homewood Suites by Hilton in The Woodlands, Texas. For additional information, contact:  National Algae Assoc., at 936-321-1125 or by email at info@nationalalgaeassociation.com

April 8-11: Professionals and farmers with disabilities can receive training and learn about issues related to disability in agriculture at the 2013 AgrAbility National Training Workshop at the Doubletree Hotel Bloomington-Minneapolis South, 7800 Normandale Blvd., Minneapolis, Minn. Find detailed information at workshop.agrability.org/2013 and register with the online registration form at www.conf.purdue.edu/agrability Early-bird registration ends March 15. Registrations after that will be accepted until April 5, but will include a late fee. 

ILLINOIS
March 27: The Illinois Department of Agriculture will hold an open house to explain its plans this year to treat parts of northern Illinois for the destructive gypsy moth in Lisle, Ill. The open house will be held from held from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Route 53. For more information, visit www.agr.state.il.us

March 28: University of Illinois Extension will be offering an online educational series for the small farm community focusing on crop budgeting practices. It provides practical knowledge on emerging topics to advance local food production in Illinois. To register, visit http://extension.illinois.edu/go/small
farmswebinar Participants accessing the webinar from home will receive the URL and instructions after registering.

April 2: The Illinois Department of Agriculture will hold an open house to explain its plans this year to treat parts of northern Illinois for the destructive gypsy moth in Wheaton, Ill. The DuPage County Forest Preserve Headquarters, 3S580 Naperville Rd. in Wheaton, will host the open house from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. For more information, visit www.agr.state.il.us

INDIANA
March 28: Family farmers can get tips from Purdue University specialists on business communication and dealing with accounting and legal issues during a succession planning program from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Purdue Extension Allen County office, 4001 Crescent Ave., Fort Wayne, Ind. Contact: Gonzalee Martin, 260-481-6826.

April 2: Purdue University extension will host a seminar for the private woodland owner on marketing timber from 6 to 9 p.m., at the Wayne County extension office in Richmond, Ind. Contact David Osborne at 812-689-6511 or by e-mail at osbornda@purdue.edu
April 6: Purdue University extension will host a seminar for the private woodland owner on forest resources and tree identification from 6 to 9 p.m., at the Wayne County extension office in Richmond, Ind. Contact David Osborne at 812-689-6511 or by e-mail at osbornda@purdue.edu

April 6: 10th annual White River Valley Antique Assoc. Swap Meet at Elnora, Ind., from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. where you will find garden tractors, gas engines, tractors, steel wheels, implements, farm toys, tools, parts, crafts and everything in between. Contact Roger Daniels 812-876-3445, John Dunning 812-829-2595 or Ben Chestnut 812-636-4209 after 7 p.m. Free Admission. Visit www.wrvaa.org 

April 7: The Hoosier Classic Beef Show will take place at the Henry County Fairgrounds in New Castle, Ind. For more information, contact: Jay Cronk 765-623-0148 or Jeff Hamm at 765-524-2937.
April 9: Purdue University extension will host a seminar for the private woodland owner on forest management resources from 6 to 9 p.m., at the Wayne County extension office in Richmond, Ind. Contact David Osborne at 812-689-6511 or by e-mail at osbornda@purdue.edu For more information and to register online, visit www.indianasoybean.com/mechanicsRSVP or call 317-644-0980.

April 10: Diesel technicians interested in learning more about biodiesel and its performance in engines are invited to attend a free one-day course at Cummins, 2725 West 450 South, Columbus, Ind. For more information and to register online, visit www.indi
anasoybean.com/mechanicsRSVP or call 317-644-0980.
April 11: Diesel technicians interested in learning more about biodiesel and its performance in engines are invited to attend a free one-day course at Allen County Library, 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Ind. For more information and to register online, visit www.indianasoybean.com/mechanicsRSVP or call 317-644-0980.

April 12: Henry County Ag Day will take place at Trennepohl Farms (6591 W CR 625 N – Middletown, Ind., near Shenandoah High School). The program will begin at 9 A.M. and conclude at 2 P.M. For more information, contact Lis McDonnell at 765-529-5002.

KENTUCKY
April 13-14: The Kentucky Alpaca Assoc. (KAA) will host the 13th annual Kentucky Classic Alpaca Show at the Fasig-Tipton Auction Complex located at 2400 Newtown Pike in Lexington, Ky. The show is open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14 from 8:30 a.m. until the completion of show classes mid-afternoon. For more details, visit ken
tuckyclassicalpacashow.com

April 17: The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture will host two installments of the Kentucky Grazing School to help producers become better managers of their grazing systems at the UK Research and Education Center in Princeton, Ky. The school begins 7:30 a.m. and ends at 5:30 p.m. CDT each day. Preregistration is necessary, as the school is limited to the first 45 registrants. Applications are available online at the UK Grazing website at www2.ca.uky.edu/grazer or through the county offices of the UK Cooperative Extension Service.
 
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.
3/27/2013