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Monday, April 28, 2014

16th Annual Animal Emergency Working Group Symposium

The symposium for animal emergency first responders, emergency management personnel and other interested parties will focus on large animal rescue and setting up a shelter.  It will be held at the Horse Park of New Jersey, 626 Route 524, Allentown, from 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Click here for the agenda and registration form.
 
Saturday, May 3, 2014

Organic Disease Management Workshop

The Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Jersey (NOFA-NJ), an organic food and farming non-profit, is hosting the workshop from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at City Green in Clifton, NJ. With the growing season upon us, now is the time to brush up on organic disease management strategies and know-how. Dr. Margaret T. McGrath of the Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology department at Cornell University will cover basic information about plant diseases and how to manage them organically.  Pre-registration is required. Additional details and registration information is available at www.nofanj.org. This workshop is sponsored in part by a grant from the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA.