FYI
Mike Ghia
 
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From: [log in to unmask] href="mailto:[log in to unmask]">Jessie Schmidt
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Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 2010 12:27 PM
Subject: Announcement: Tractors 101 Workshops, April 27 & May 11

Please help spread the word.  Apologies for cross posting.

Calender Listing:

Tractors 101 Workshops
coordinated by the New Farmer Project and Women’s Ag Network.

Limited to 10 participants

Cost: $35/person

New farmers will have the opportunity to learn how to use and maintain tractors safely at two workshops coordinated by the Women’s Ag Network and the UVM Extension New Farmer Project— Tractors 101: Safe Use, Maintenance, and Repair.  The workshops will be held in Randolph Center and Montpelier, Vermont and cover tractor safety, information on purchasing new and used equipment, and hands-on time driving tractors and learning about different makes and models. 

Registration is required as space is limited to 10 participants per workshop.  The cost is $35.  To register go to  http://tinyurl.com/UVMtractors101  , call 223-2389 x 203, or email [log in to unmask] . Participants should come prepared for the weather, bring a bag dinner, and wear sturdy shoes, gloves, and work clothes.

April 27, 4-7 p.m.—Tractors 101: Safe Use, Maintenance, and Repair, Vermont Technical College, Randolph Center

Registration deadline: April 21

Instructor—Dave Antone, former Essex Technical Center Instructor

May 11, 4-7 p.m.—Tractors 101: Safe Use, Maintenance, and Repair, Harvest Equipment, Montpelier

Registration deadline: May 5

Instructor—Dave Antone, former Essex Technical Center Instructor

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Jessie Schmidt
Coordinator for Community & Agriculture Programs

UVM Extension

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

Phone:  802-223-2389 extension 203
or tollfree: 866-860-1382 extension 203
Fax:    802-223-6500

E-mail: [log in to unmask]
www.uvm.edu/extension