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Home and Garden Briefs for January 21, 2022 | Journal-news

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18th annual West Virginia Compact Farm Convention setMARTINSBURG — The West Virginia Compact Farm Conference Feb. 21-26, 2022 will be held just about in 2022. Registration in 2022 will be free of charge, but you require to sign-up in buy to acquire the log in details. For much more details, go on the internet at

Make sure you get in touch with Lisa Jones at 304-293-2715 for even further details.

2022 Gardening 101KEARNEYSVILLE — Gardening 101 is supplying two opportunities to tune into the once-a-year beginning gardening workshop. Pre-registration is required for the in-particular person system, and the class fee is paid out at the door. COVID restrictions may perhaps restrict the measurement of an in-particular person class, and masks will be essential. Check out the finish plan and sign-up on the internet at

The in-individual software will be held from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on March 5 at Hospice of the Panhandle’s Training Heart, which is positioned at 330 Hospice Lane, Kearneysville. Cost is $5, and drinks and snacks will be furnished. Matters: Location up a backyard, choosing seeds, conditions, pests and weeds, harvesting and storing generate.

Virtual programs will be held March 8, 15 and 22 by using Zoom with no expense. Matters will be composting, growing tree fruit and little fruit and landscaping.

For additional information, call Emily Morrow at 304-728-7413, ext. 2.

Productive Compact Farms courseJEFFERSON COUNTY — Jefferson County Extension is offering a plan for individuals new to the farming environment.

This course sequence will assist map how to start out a small farm—from pencil to plow. Sessions will middle on community agriculture-based mostly organizations, how to make choices on what to improve and offer and holding superior record for your business enterprise.


Thursday, Feb. 3: Who can help? An overview of nearby agencies and the providers they offer.

Thursday, Feb. 10: Company Advancement. Study farm budgeting recommendations and methods.

Thursday, Feb. 17: Farm Records. Study how to hold fantastic data for yourself and your and taxes.

Saturday, March 12: Local farm tour, depart from Extension Office environment at 9 a.m..

February periods will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Extension Business. Value is $15 and will contain all program materials. Call the office or check out to sign up on the net.

2022 Ag Ed conference dates setKEARNEYSVILLE — The 2022 Agricultural Training meetings dates, subject areas and speakers are:

• Courses will be presented practically on Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24. See checklist down below.

• Thursday, March 10 — Grazing for Profitability — Speaker Ben Goff, WVUES

The 2022 the January and March meetings will be held at the WVU Kearneysville Tree Fruit Study and Education and learning Center found at 67 Apple Harvest Lane, Kearneysville with dinner at 6:30 p.m. and the instructional program right away immediately after.

For the duration of the thirty day period of February, conferences will be held practically. Details to be deliver at a later date. Webinars — 7 p.m.

• Feb. 3 — Carbon Sequestration — Gabe Brown

• Feb. 10 — Grazing Substantial Elevation — Cooper Hibbard

• Feb. 17 — Adaptive/intense grazing — Alan Williams

• Feb. 24 — Utilizing Sheep and Goats to improve profitability — Brad Smith

PASA Convention registration open upLANCASTER, Pa. — The 2022 PASA Convention characteristics a virtual pre-convention as a result of Jan. 28, and an in-particular person most important conference and trade present in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, will be held Feb. 10–12.

For far more information and facts about the PASA Conference go to:

2022 Appalachian Grazing Convention March 10-12MORGANTOWN — The 2022 Appalachian Grazing Meeting “Managing Drinking water and Grasslands” will be held March 10-12, 2022 at the Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Position Resort. Keynote Speaker is Greg Judy of Eco-friendly Pastures Farm. For extra data and to register go to:

For Lodging, phone: 1-800-630-2547 or 304-296-1700.

The Appalachian Grazing Conference is held each individual two years and delivers instructive displays and demonstrations to farmers with cattle, goats and sheep. Individuals hear from America’s foremost speakers on tactics created to enhance their gains. On their channel, you will uncover presentations from past conferences and other useful materials.

Backyard garden Guidelines• Get harvest provides.

• Seed mache (lamb’s lettuce or corn salad green) or claytonia (miner’s lettuce, Indian lettuce or wintertime purslane) in chilly frame.

• Buy strawberry plants.

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