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Coming Events - April 10, 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 25-26: Heating the Midwest (HTM), a regional renewable biomass thermal energy advocacy group will host its second conference at the Black Bear Casino Resort in Carlton, Minn. Early bird registration is available at a rate of $220. Additional conference information and registration is available at www.heatingthemidwest.org 

ILLINOIS
April 19: The fifth annual Energy Biosciences Institute (EBI) Biofuels Law and Regulation Conference, “Emerging Issues for Advanced Biofuel Commercialization,” will be held at the University of Illinois I Hotel in Champaign, Ill. Detailed information can be found at www.biofuellawconference.org Cost of attendance is free, but registration is required. Registration questions should be directed to Elizabeth Stull, conference administrator, at estull@illinois.edu

INDIANA
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.

April 13: Future Gardeners Day Camp Down on the Farm, presented by Delaware County Master Gardeners’s will take place from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Mount Olive Community Church in Muncie, Ind. Cost to register for ages 10 to 15 is $7. Register at www.exten
sion.purdue.edu/delaware

April 23-24: Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference, hosted by Ohio State, Purdue and Michigan State Universities will take place at the Grand Wayne Center in Fort Wayne, Ind. The conference is $165 per person. Checks should be made payable to The Ohio State University by April 12. Contact Michelle Milligan at 614-292-7374 or milligan.4@osu.edu for group discounts or questions about registration. A $30 fee will be added to late registrations and registrations received at the door. A conference schedule and registration form with more detailed information can be found at http://tristatedairy.osu.edu

May 4: Stock Show University will offer a free beef fitting clinic for any stock show youth and adults from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Henry County Memorial Park in the Show Arena in New Castle, Ind. Free. RSVP by Friday, April 26 to the Henry County Extension Office at 765-529-5002; henryces@purdue.edu

OHIO
May 10: Switzerland of Ohio Polled Hereford Assoc., will host its annual sale at 7 p.m. at the Guernsey County Fairgrounds in Old Washington, Ohio. Contact Rick Van Fleet 740-732-4783 

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.

May 19-22: Alltech’s 29th annual International Symposium will take place in Lexington, Ky. Visit www.alltech.
com/symposium for more details.

LOOKING AHEAD
June 9: Eastern Ohio Hereford Assoc. Junior Show will take place at 11 a.m. at the Wayne County Fairgrounds in Wooster, Ohio. Contact Jane Johnson 330-767-3877.

June 16: Switzerland of Ohio Polled Hereford Assoc., Junior Show will take place at the Noble County Fairgrounds in Caldwell, Ohio. Contact Rick Van Fleet at 740-732-4783. 

June 19: Diesel technicians interested in learning more about biodiesel and its performance in engines are invited to attend a free one-day course at the Toyota Visitor Center, 4000 S. Tulip Tree Drive, Princeton, Ind. For more information and to register online, visit www.indianasoybean.com/mechanicsRSVP or call 317-644-0980.

June 20: Diesel technicians interested in learning more about biodiesel and its performance in engines are invited to attend a free one-day course at the Indiana Soybean Alliance, 5730 W. 74th Street, Indianapolis, Ind. For more information and to register online, visit www.indianasoybean.com/mechanicsRSVP or call 317-644-0980.

Aug. 21: Diesel technicians interested in learning more about biodiesel and its performance in engines are invited to attend a free one-day course at South Shore Clean Cities, 9800 Connecticut Drive, Merrillville, Ind. For more information and to register online, visit www.indianasoybean.com/mechanicsRSVP or call 317-644-0980.

Aug. 22: Diesel technicians interested in learning more about biodiesel and its performance in engines are invited to attend a free one-day course at the Indiana Soybean Alliance, 5730 W. 74th Street, Indianapolis, Ind. For more information and to register online, visit www.indianasoybean.com/mechanicsRSVP or call 317-644-0980.

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.
4/10/2013