Saturday, March 28, 2015
NJ Junior Breeder's Livestock Symposium
The Department of Agriculture will host the sumposium at Rutgers Cook Campus Farm, former NJ Agricultural Museum, 100 College Farm Rd. The day will feature sessions on equine show grooming and showmanship, dairy and swine breeding, animal health, poultry housing and rules, nutrition, and 4-H Avian Bowl practice. The annual Dairy Clip-off and Equine Nutrition Jeopardy will take place. The first Sheep and Goat Film Festival will be held -- youth created videos are due by March 12.
Click here for the registration packet. Registration is due by March 13.
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Farmland Assessment: Understanding the Changes for 2015
NJ Farm Bureau is hosting an informational meeting about the upcoming changes to the Farmland Assessment law from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Tranquility United Methodist Church, 2 Kennedy Dr., Andover. The meeting is free for NJ Farm Bureau members and $20 for non-members. Call 609-393-7163 to register by April 6.
Monday, April 27, 2015
17th Annual Animal Emergency Working Group (AEWG) Symposium
The Symposium will be held 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Horse Park of New Jersey, 626 Route 524, Allentown, NJ. Sessions will focus on animal first aid, as well as personal protective equipment and knot-tying.
Click here for the agenda and registration form.