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Calendar Of Events
Oct 2014
         

         

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Events for October 01, 2014 - October 31, 2014
Oct01
TERSSA Annual Conference and Chi Epsilon Sigma - LA Chapter
10/1/2014 - 10/3/2014  All Day Event
Embassy Suites Hotel

"Coming Together" is this year's theme for the annual TERSSA meeting hosted by the Louisiana Chapter of CES.  The TERSSA Conference will be held on Wednesday, October 1 - Thursday, October 2nd,.  The local CES Chapter will hold its meeting on Friday, October 3rd.
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Contact: Jones, Marla W.
Oct01
Louisiana Commercial Poultry Seminar
10/1/2014  9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
VFW Hall, 1738 San Antonio Avenue, Many, LOUISIANA

Seminars will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 30, at Lomax Hall on Louisiana Tech University south campus in Ruston, La, and Wednesday, Oct. 1, at the VFW Hall in Many, La. Both seminars will begin at 9:30 a.m. and conclude around 3:00 p.m. Please mark your calendars now to attend and contact Jason Holmes at 318-368-2999 or jholmes@agcenter.lsu.edu to register (pre-registration is important so we can make plans for the meal!).
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Contact: Holmes, Jason E.
Oct04
4-H Fishing Clinic
10/4/2014  9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cecil McCrory Exhibit Building, 1105 West Port Street, Abbeville, LA 70510

4-H Fishing Clinic
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Contact: Waits, Hilton
Oct06
LaSalle 4-H Food and Fitness Workshop
10/6/2014  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Exension Meeting Room (23) Courthouse

Pre-register by October 1.
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Contact: Kimberly A Evans
Oct06
Global Agriculture Hour - AGRICULTURE IN SLOVAKIA
10/6/2014  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
212 Efferson Hall

Get acquainted with agriculture in Slovakia and meet with our new partners from Slovak University of Agriculture
Read More... Global Ag HOUR flyer SLOVAKIA OCTOBER 14.pdf  

Contact: Ivana Tregenza
Oct09
Landscape Horticulture Field Day
10/9/2014  9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Hammond Research Station, 21549 Old Covington Highway , Hammond, Louisiana 70403

Tour the grounds of the Hammond Research Station and learn about new plants, talk to experts from the LSU AgCenter on a variety of issue issues
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Contact: Owings, Allen D.
Oct09
St. James 4-H Fun Run/Walk
10/9/2014  4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Gramercy Recreation Park, 412 N. Ezidore Ave., Gramercy, LA 70071

4-H Fun Run/Walk is annual event put on by the St. James 4-H Office. This event is held every year to kick off a new school year with "Healthy Living."
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Contact: Guidry, Kenneth J.
Oct10
Louisiana Cattle Festival Livestock Show
10/10/2014 - 10/11/2014  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cecil McCrory Exhibit Building, 1105 W. Port Street, Abbeville, LA 70510

The Louisiana Cattle Festival Sheep and Goat Show will be held Friday, October 10 and the Cecil McCrory Exhibit Building in Abbeville.
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Contact: Waits, Hilton
Oct14
St. James Parish 4-H Food & Fitness Mini Camp
10/14/2014  9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Lutcher Recreation Park, 2601 Lutcher Ave., Lutcher, LA 70071

St. James Parish 4-H Office has a new event this year. It is the Food & Fitness Mini Camp. This is being held to help promote a healthy lifestyle.
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Contact: Guidry, Kenneth J.
Oct16
St. James Parish Fast Food Farm and 4-H Ag Day
10/16/2014  7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Fast Food Farm, 2042 Golden Grove Road, Gramercy, LA 70071

Teaching the Importance of Agriculture for the Benefit of Everyone! Fast Food Farm and 4-H partner to educate Grades K-2 about agriculture to show where fast foods come from.
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Contact: Guidry, Kenneth J.
Oct16
Bayou Bartholomew Outdoor Business Workshop for Landowners
10/16/2014  8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Thomas Jason Lingo Community Center, 10284 Hwy. 17, , Oak Grove, LA 71263

This one-day tri-state workshop is designed to show landowners how to earn additional income from their farmland, recreational property or timberland. Experts will talk about revenue potential, conservation ecosystem enhancements, liability issues, agritourism, Farm Bill opportunities and carbon payments. See brochure for registration information.
Read More... Oak Grove.pdf  

Contact: Hatch, Dora Ann
Oct16
Dean Lee Research Station Beef Cattle & Forage Field Day
10/16/2014  2:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Dean Lee Research Station/Emergency Evacuation Center

Annual beef cattle and forage field day. All producers and public from central Louisiana are invited and welcome to attend.
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Contact: Gentry, Glen T.
Oct18
St. James Parish 4-H Pet Show
10/18/2014  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lutcher High School Pavilion, 1817 West Main St., Lutcher, LA 70071

4-H Annual Pet Show is held every year on Lutcher High School's campus in October. 4-H'ers bring their pets for a fun competition which includes a "Look-a-Like" contest.
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Contact: Guidry, Kenneth J.
Oct18
OMK Fall Camp Lagniappe
10/18/2014 - 10/19/2014  10:00 AM
Camp Grant Walker

OMK Fall Camp


Contact:
Riley, Susan
Oct21
2014 Southern Region Master Gardener Conference
10/21/2014 - 10/24/2014  All Day Event
Crowne Plaza Hotel

The East Baton Rouge Master Gardener Association of the LSU AgCenter's Master Gardener Program is proud to host the 2014 Southern Region Master Gardener Conference.
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Contact: Rene G Schmit
Oct21
St. James Parish 4-H School Spirit Day
10/21/2014  8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
All St. James Parish Schools

In conjunction with National 4-H Week and National Character Counts Week - St. James Parish 4-H is asking all schools to participate by decorating their campus. Judges will drive by parish schools to see what school shows the most 4-H pride and spirit.
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Contact: Guidry, Kenneth J.
Oct21
St. James Parish 4-H "Party with the Pumpkins"
10/21/2014  5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
St. James Parish Tourist Center, 1094 Airline Hwy. 61, Gramercy, LA 70071

St. James Parish 4-H "Party with the Pumpkins" is an event held at the Tourist Center held in conjunction with the Lutcher/Gramercy Lions Club's Annual Pumpkin Patch. This event is held as a safe alternative to Trick or Treat in St. James Parish.
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Contact: Guidry, Kenneth J.
Oct21
LaSalle 4-H Officer Training-Jena
10/21/2014  5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Exension Meeting Room (23) Courthouse

This training is offered to train 4-H Club Officers
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Contact: Evans, Kimberly A.
Oct23
AgMagic at the State Fair
10/23/2014 - 11/9/2014  10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
State Fair of Louisiana, 3701 Hudson Avenue, Shreveport,, LA 71109

Interactive Ag Awareness experience during the State Fair of Louisiana
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Contact: Martin, Karen M.
Oct23
Global Agriculture Hour - AGRICULTURE IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC
10/23/2014  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Efferson Hall, #212, LSU AgCenter, Baton Rouge, LA

The speaker is the dean of the horticulture faculty, Mendel University, Czech Republic – doc.Ing.Robert Pokluda, Ph.D. Mendel University is a new partner to the LSU AgCenter and the College of Agriculture with potential for information exchange and cooperation on many levels.
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Contact: Ivana Tregenza
Oct23
LaSalle 4-H Officer Training-Olla
10/23/2014  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Olla Elementary School

This training is offered to LaSalle 4-H Club Officers.
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Contact: Evans, Kimberly A.
Oct30
Hammond Agritourism Workshop
10/30/2014  8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Hammond Research Station, 21549 Old Covington Hwy., Hammond, LA 70403

This one-day worshop will provide landowners, agritourism operators and tourism officials with information on how to start, grow and market a tourism venture on agricultural lands. Experts in the field will share their success stories and the workshop will include a field trip to Mrs. Heather’s Pumpkin Patch in Albany. Registration is $15 for one participant or $20 per couple before October 20 or $20 and $25 the day of the workshop.
Read More... Agritourism SE workshop agenda 10 14.pdf  Agritourism workshop SE 10 30 14.pdf  

Contact: Hatch, Dora Ann