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Mary Peabody <[log in to unmask]>
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Vermont New Farmer Network <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 6 Jan 2010 06:48:42 -0500
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Happy 2010 Friends and Colleagues!

I hope you will forward this announcement to folks that might be 
interested. We are starting a monthly webinar series for new farmers on 
the second Thursday of the month from 7-8pm. Participation is free and 
requires access to the internet.

Mary

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*UVM Extension Launches Webinar Series for New Farmers
*
Have you ever wondered if raising sheep is for you? On Thursday, January 
14 at 7:00pm, UVM Extension's New Farmer Program kicks off the 2010 
webinar series with Starting Right with Sheep with Chet Parsons, UVM 
Extension Livestock Specialist. Learn about the different breeds of 
sheep and which types are best for your situation. Learn how to select 
healthy livestock and what to look for when purchasing animals. Finally 
learn a bit about the housing, pasture, fencing, breeding and health 
needs of your sheep before you bring them home. The webinar will last 
one hour and you can participate from your computer!

To participate in this webinar simply go to 
https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?sid=2009421&password=M.D450665494CA37A254026495EE92DF 
15 minutes prior to the start time, login using your name and enter our 
virtual classroom. If you have internet access and can hear sound 
through your computer that's all you need to participate. You will be 
able to ask questions using our chat feature. Can't make it at that 
time? No problem, we will record the webinar so you can view it at your 
convenience.

Help us to spread the word about this session. No pre-registration is 
required and there is no fee to participate. About 20 minutes prior to 
the start time simply go the virtual meeting room 
at https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?sid=2009421&password=M.D450665494CA37A254026495EE92DF. 
You will be presented with a login screen that has an "Enter as Guest" 
option. Enter your name, then click "Login" button to join the 
conference. To hear the audio you will need a computer equipped with a 
sound card and speakers. If you would like to check that your computer 
has everything you need to participate you can go to 
http://www.elluminate.com/support <http://www.elluminate.com/support>  
at any time and test your system and download and necessary software. 

Newcomers to online learning are welcome -- we're learning right along 
with you!
__ <http://www.elluminate.com/support>
Questions? Email Mary Peabody at [log in to unmask]

<http://www.elluminate.com/support>

-- 


Mary Peabody, UVM Extension Specialist, Community & Economic Development 
Associate Director, Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development &
Women's Agricultural Network

617 Comstock Road, Suite 5
Berlin, VT  05602-9194

Phone:  802-223-2389 extension 13
or tollfree: 866-860-1382 extension 13
Fax:	802-223-6500

E-mail: [log in to unmask]

Check out the Women's Ag Network blog
http://mpeabody.blog.uvm.edu/wagn/

Commitment to our rural communities
http://nercrd.psu.edu/






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Happy 2010 Friends and Colleagues! <br>
<br>
I hope you will forward this announcement to folks that might be
interested. We are starting a monthly webinar series for new farmers on
the second Thursday of the month from 7-8pm. Participation is free and
requires access to the internet. <br>
<br>
Mary<br>
<br>
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<b>UVM Extension Launches Webinar Series for New Farmers
<br>
</b><br>
Have you ever wondered if raising sheep is for you? On Thursday,
January 14 at 7:00pm, UVM Extension's New Farmer Program kicks off the
2010 webinar series with <b class="moz-txt-star"><span
 class="moz-txt-tag"></span>Starting Right with Sheep<span
 class="moz-txt-tag"></span></b> with Chet Parsons, UVM Extension
Livestock Specialist. Learn about the different breeds of sheep and
which types are best for your situation. Learn how to select healthy
livestock and what to look for when purchasing animals. Finally learn a
bit about the housing, pasture, fencing, breeding and health needs of
your sheep before you bring them home. The webinar will last one hour
and you can participate from your computer!
<br>
<br>
To participate in this webinar simply go to <a
 class="moz-txt-link-freetext"
 href="https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?sid=2009421&amp;password=M.D450665494CA37A254026495EE92DF">https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?sid=2009421&amp;password=M.D450665494CA37A254026495EE92DF</a>
15 minutes prior to the start time, login using your name and enter our
virtual classroom. If you have internet access and can hear sound
through your computer that's all you need to participate. You will be
able to ask questions using our chat feature. Can't make it at that
time? No problem, we will record the webinar so you can view it at your
convenience.
<br>
<br>
Help us to spread the word about this session. No pre-registration is
required and there is no fee to participate. About 20 minutes prior to
the start time simply go the virtual meeting room at&nbsp;<a
 class="moz-txt-link-freetext"
 href="https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?sid=2009421&amp;password=M.D450665494CA37A254026495EE92DF">https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?sid=2009421&amp;password=M.D450665494CA37A254026495EE92DF</a>.
You will be presented with a login screen that has an "Enter as Guest"
option. Enter your name, then click "Login" button to join the
conference. To hear the audio you will need a computer equipped with a
sound card and speakers. If you would like to check that your computer
has everything you need to participate you can go to <a
 href="http://www.elluminate.com/support">http://www.elluminate.com/support
</a>&nbsp; at any time and test your system and download and necessary
software.&nbsp; <br>
<br>
Newcomers to online learning are welcome -- we're learning right along
with you!<br>
<a href="http://www.elluminate.com/support"><u></u></a><br>
Questions? Email Mary Peabody at <a class="moz-txt-link-abbreviated"
 href="mailto:[log in to unmask]">[log in to unmask]</a>.<br>
<br>
<a href="http://www.elluminate.com/support"></a><br>
<br>
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Mary Peabody, UVM Extension Specialist, Community &amp; Economic Development 
Associate Director, Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development &amp;
Women's Agricultural Network

617 Comstock Road, Suite 5
Berlin, VT  05602-9194

Phone:  802-223-2389 extension 13
or tollfree: 866-860-1382 extension 13
Fax:	802-223-6500

E-mail: <a class="moz-txt-link-abbreviated" href="mailto:[log in to unmask]">[log in to unmask]</a>

Check out the Women's Ag Network blog
<a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://mpeabody.blog.uvm.edu/wagn/">http://mpeabody.blog.uvm.edu/wagn/</a>

Commitment to our rural communities
<a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://nercrd.psu.edu/">http://nercrd.psu.edu/</a>




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