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April 2, 2013

Women in Agriculture Workshop Scheduled for April

MIDDLEBURG — Back by popular demand and taking a one year hiatus, the Snyder County Conservation District (SCCD) will be host a Women in Agriculture Workshop from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 27 at the Shade Mountain Winery, 16140 Route 104, Middleburg.

Topics include: differences between manure management plans (MMPs) and nutrient management plans (NMPs), firearm regulations, farm vehicle regulations, women in politics, state health center services and a presentation about women in the Civil War. Various agricultural and fair princesses, queens and representatives have been invited.

Register by calling Renee Swineford, administrative assistant, at 837-3000, ext. 110, or by emailing sccd@ptd.net by April 19.  A fee of $5 per person will be collected at the door. Questions or other inquiries may be forwarded to Renee Swineford or Rachel Naylor, nutrient management technician, at 837-3000, ext. 119.

Financial support for this workshop has been funded in part by a Chesapeake Bay Special Project grant from the PA Department of Environmental Projection and Ag Choice Farm Credit.

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