Published On: Wed, Jan 8th, 2014

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Educational dinner meeting

An educational dinner meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, January 21, at 6 p.m. in the Marlinton Municiple Building auditorium.

Attendance at this meeting will also be worth three (3) pesticide applicator recertification credits for categories 11, 12 and PA.

To attend the meeting you must RSVP to the Pocahontas County Extension Office by calling 304-799-4852 by Friday, January 17.  For those who would like dinner, there will be a $3 charge to help cover the cost.

Farm Opportunities Day

Farmers can learn from agriculture, business and production experts at two unique trainings, Friday, January 24, and Saturday, January 25, in Glenville.

The Good Agricultural Practices and Good Handling Practices (GHP/GAP) certification training takes place from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Friday, January 24, in the Glenville State College’s Waco Center on the Mineral Road Campus.

The Farm Opportunities Day Conference on Saturday helps farmers to maximize their business potential for small farms through trusted training from state and local experts.  The training takes place from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Mollohan Community Center.

The conference registration fee is $10 for those registered by Jan. 10.  For registrations received after January 10, the cost is $20.   Those under the age of 18 are admitted free but must pre-register.

The cost is $25 per person.  Registration deadline is January 10.

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