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

18th once-a-year West Virginia Tiny Farm Meeting establishedMARTINSBURG — The West Virginia Small Farm Convention Feb. 21-26, 2022 will be held pretty much in 2022. Registration in 2022 will be no cost, but you have to have to sign up in order to acquire the log in info. For much more information, go on-line at https://extension.wvu.edu/conferences/little-farm-conference

Remember to get in touch with Lisa Jones at 304-293-2715 for even more details.

2022 Gardening 101KEARNEYSVILLE — Gardening 101 is giving two options to tune into the once-a-year beginning gardening workshop. Pre-registration is expected for the in-particular person application, and the class cost is paid out at the door. COVID limitations may restrict the measurement of an in-person course, and masks will be needed. Check out the full agenda and register on the net at extension.wvu.edu/Jefferson.

The in-man or woman plan will be held from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on March 5 at Hospice of the Panhandle’s Education and learning Centre, which is located at 330 Hospice Lane, Kearneysville. Charge is $5, and beverages and treats will be furnished. Matters: Location up a yard, picking out seeds, health conditions, pests and weeds, harvesting and storing create.

Virtual systems will be held March 8, 15 and 22 by means of Zoom with no expense. Topics will be composting, expanding tree fruit and compact fruit and landscaping.

For extra information, make contact with Emily Morrow at 304-728-7413, ext. 2.

Successful Modest Farms classJEFFERSON COUNTY — Jefferson County Extension is giving a system for persons new to the farming planet.

This class collection will enable map how to begin a small farm—from pencil to plow. Classes will heart on neighborhood agriculture-based mostly organizations, how to make decisions on what to grow and provide and retaining superior record for your business enterprise.


Thursday, Feb. 3: Who can aid? An overview of community businesses and the products and services they offer you.

Thursday, Feb. 10: Organization Advancement. Study farm budgeting tips and methods.

Thursday, Feb. 17: Farm Documents. Discover how to keep great data for you and your and taxes.

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

February classes will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Extension Office environment. Value is $15 and will include all program components. Contact the place of work or take a look at extension.wvu.edu/Jefferson to register on the web.

2022 Ag Ed conference dates setKEARNEYSVILLE — The 2022 Agricultural Education and learning conferences dates, subject areas and speakers are:

• Applications will be available just about on Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24. See listing under.

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

The 2022 the January and March conferences will be held at the WVU Kearneysville Tree Fruit Investigate and Education Heart located at 67 Apple Harvest Lane, Kearneysville with evening meal at 6:30 p.m. and the academic program right away after.

All through the thirty day period of February, conferences will be held pretty much. Facts to be give at a later on date. Webinars — 7 p.m.

• Feb. 3 — Carbon Sequestration — Gabe Brown

• Feb. 10 — Grazing Significant Elevation — Cooper Hibbard

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

• Feb. 24 — Using Sheep and Goats to strengthen profitability — Brad Smith

PASA Conference registration openLANCASTER, Pa. — The 2022 PASA Conference features a digital pre-convention through Jan. 28, and an in-man or woman principal meeting and trade present in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, will be held Feb. 10–12.

For much more details about the PASA Convention go to: https://pasafarming.org/conference-residence/information.

2022 Appalachian Grazing Convention March 10-12MORGANTOWN — The 2022 Appalachian Grazing Conference “Managing Water and Grasslands” will be held March 10-12, 2022 at the Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Area Resort. Keynote Speaker is Greg Judy of Green Pastures Farm. For more data and to sign up go to: www.wvagc.com.

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

The Appalachian Grazing Conference is held every single two years and offers educational shows and demonstrations to farmers with cattle, goats and sheep. Contributors hear from America’s leading speakers on procedures created to improve their income. On their channel, you will locate shows from prior conferences and other instructive product.

Backyard Strategies• Order harvest materials.

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

• Purchase strawberry vegetation.