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On-Farm Workshops & Farm Walks

Join University of Idaho Extension educators and small-scale farmers and ranchers for On-Farm Workshops & Farm Tours at sites around the state. 

2021 On-Farm Workshops & Farm Walks 

Getting Ahead of Your Pests!

A hands-on Workshop for Gardens & Small Farms

Thursday, May 13, 2021 | 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm 

Little Buddy Farm - Fruitland, ID

Cost: $10

Description: Picture this! You…winning the war on weeds, knocking down unwanted pests, and increasing productivity of your garden or small farm. This workshop will help you get there. Now is the time! In this workshop you will: 

  • Identify common weeds, diseases and insects in our area

  • Learn about least toxic, research-based control methods 

  • See management strategies on site

  • Create a plan for managing pests

  • Network with other growers!

 

Register: Call 208-642-6022 or email kboone@uidaho.edu

 

Contact: Karie Boone

kboone@uidaho.edu

208-642-6022

Click here to learn more

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Goat Artificial Insemination Clinic

2-day, hands-on goat AI clinic

Friday, June 4 and Saturday, June 5, 2021 | 9 am - 6 pm each day

Canyon County Fairgrounds

111 S. 22nd Ave. S.

Caldwell, ID 83605

Cost: $250/person

(lunch & snacks included)

Description: 

Day 1: Effects of management, stress, and environment on AI success Proper feed, care, and management of AI candidates and semen donors. Basic instruction on doe and buck hormones. Selecting AI candidates. Effective record keeping. Proper storage and thawing techniques of frozen semen. AI equipment, care, and suggested use. Hands on training in the operation and practical applications of AI tools and equipment.
Day 2: Attendees must provide their own AI equipment for use during the class and a doe, in heat, for insemination and effective hands-on training. During this session, the application of techniques learned in day one of the clinic will be put into action.*If purchasing AI equipment make sure you do so well in advance.  
Bio Genics is happy to assist you in selecting your AI equipment, supplies, and/or semen for use during the class. All purchases should be ordered well in advance to insure timely delivery. Please call 208.756.6500 to place your order and for suggestions on how to bring your doe into season for optimum fertility during the hands-on portion of the class.

Register: Call 208-459-6003 to sign up and pay by debit/credit card

Limited seating available. 

Contact: Canyon County Extension

208-459-6003

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