Thursday, December 27, 2012

Ag Center Winter Lecture Series

From the Middletown Agricultural Science and Technology Center.

The Middletown Agriculture Science and Technology program is pleased to offer a winter lecture series to provide continuing education opportunities. These classes are intended for area residents interested in learning more about agriculture, sustainability, home gardening, animal science and other related topics. There are no fees for any of the classes. Classes will be held on Monday and Tuesday nights from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Agriculture Science and Technology Center located at Middletown High School, 200 LaRosa Lane, Middletown.

Please register early so that we may plan for seating and materials; certain classes may have minimum or maximum participant registration requirements. If Middletown schools are closed for the day or evening activities are cancelled due to inclement weather, the class for that evening will be cancelled.

Classes are offered in the areas of Animal Science, Plant Science, Natural Resources and Agricultural Mechanics. An overview of the 2013 class schedule is as follows:
January 7 – The Arabian Horse
January 14 – Natural Horsemanship with Geoff Goodson Part I
January 15 – Heating Your Home with Wood Energy, Seed Saving
January 22 – Chainsaw Safety, Low-Tech Food Preservation
January 28 – Reiki for Horses and Humans, Intro to Fly-Tying
January 29 – Sawmill Operation and Lumber Production
February 4 – Intuitive Horse Training with Dave Bradham
February 5 – Solar and Wind Power for the Home, Composter
Building Workshop
February 11 – Natural Horsemanship with Geoff Goodson Part II
February 12 – Making Homemade Solar Lanterns, Tree Care & Pruning

The Middletown Regional Agriculture Science & Technology Program is available to high school students from Chester, Clinton, Clinton, Deep River, Durham, East Hampton, Essex, Guilford, Haddam, Killingworth, Madison, Middlefield, Middletown, Portland, Rocky Hill, Old Saybrook and Westbrook. For further information or to register for the lecture series, please call (860) 704-4599 X 4595, email, or consult the website at .

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