Dinwiddie Extension Office 13915-H Boydton Plank Road P. O. Box 399 Dinwiddie, VA 23841 804/469-4514 Fax: 804/469-3284 email@example.com http://offices.ext.vt.edu/dinwiddie DINWIDDIE AGRICULTURAL NEWSLETTER Number 95 – July 2010 come by the office for a complete list of items that may be entered and pick up a registration form. The Fair dates are August 4 – 7 and it is being TIRE AND OIL RECYCLING: held at Virginia Motorsports Park in Dinwiddie. Agriculture Tire Collection and Agriculture Equipment Waste Oil Collection (100 gallon MEETINGS AND DATES TO min.) – Please call the Dinwiddie Extension REMEMBER: Office to sign up, 804-469-4514. Women and Land: Estate Planning FORAGES: Date: August 6, 2010 Time: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm Many of you are feeding hay at this time for Location: DeWitt/Rocky Run Ruritan Club livestock due to the dry conditions and damage to 14929 Glebe Road hay fields. If you plan to cut/chop corn, millet, or Cost: $5.00 (includes lunch and materials) sorghum please test for nitrates. For more information please call the office at 469-4514. Workshops for women landowners who would like to know more about managing their family’s HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE farm and forest lands. COLLECTION: Sponsored by VA Dept. of Forestry & Appomattox River SWCD Virginia Cooperative Extension and Appomattox River SWCD will be holding their annual HHW Collection in October again this year. Please call Dinwiddie Extension Field Crop the office for more information and watch for and Forage Field Day additional information in the months ahead. Date: August 12, 2010 Time: 5:30 pm DINWIDDIE COUNTY FAIR: Stops for Field Day will include: Managing forage after the drought and corn silage Dinwiddie Extension Office will have a big (speaker Chris Teutsch) – On the farm of display at the Dinwiddie County Fair this year!! Billy Bain. We know that it has been extremely dry this year Tobacco & Cover Crop Tillage and Drip but we would like to encourage any farmers or Irrigation (speaker David Reed) – On the residents that would like to register fruits, Farm of Robert and Mark Spiers vegetables and/or field crops in the fair Cotton and Peanut Update (Mike Parrish & Ames (Extension is holding a contest) please call or Herbert) – On the farm of Lance and Randy Everett Please support local and area Extension Programs, when possible. Your support and participation reflect the measure of success of our Drought Update and Crop Insurance Information programming efforts. Your participation is greatly appreciated. Mike Barnes and Dale Hawkins Dinner – Old Hickory Farms Family & Farm Day Michael J. Parrish, ANR Extension Agent If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, Date: September 11, 2010 services or other accommodations to participate in these programs, please Time: 9:00am – 2:00pm contact the Dinwiddie Extension Office at 804-469-4514, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. to discuss accommodations at least one week prior to Location: Southern Piedmont AREC, the event. Blackstone, VA There is no fee for this event. Lots of activities for youth and adults. Bring chairs and blankets for a day of fun! Please contact the Dinwiddie Extension Office for more details or with any questions regarding calendar events. ***Due to the state of the economy and due to the number of reductions we have been faced with we would like to be able to send out as many newsletters as possible via email instead of mailing them. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your email address if you would like to receive the newsletter this way. Also, please let us know if there have been any changes to your mailing or email address recently or if you no longer wish to receive this newsletter so that we can make the changes on our mailing list. Thank you! Please check out our website at http://offices.ext.edu/dinwiddie. If anyone has any suggestions or ideas that would add to the site, please let us know!!
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