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It’s time to start GARDEN DREAMING!!! We (Sequatchie County Fair & UT Extension – Sequatchie County) have some workshops for you!!! One per month in January, February, March & April. There may be more to come! See y’all there!!!

Learn the Basics of Backyard Poultry
The University of Tennessee Extension Sequatchie County will be offering the Master Backyard Poultry Class Tuesdays beginning March 14, 2023.
The seven-session program will be Tuesdays March 14 – April 25, at 6:00 PM at the Sequatchie County Fair Building. The Cost of the program is $100.00.  Pre-registration is required, and the deadline is March 3, 2023.
Anyone interested in backyard poultry, beginning or experienced, will find the program useful and are welcome to participate.
The Master Backyard Poultry Producer program focuses on developing producers’ skills and knowledge in backyard poultry production focusing on topics such as:
Biosecurity & Disease Control
Management – Husbandry
Environmental Management
NPIP Certification
Besides the educational opportunities the program will allow you to meet and network with other producers and educators. Learn more at https://tiny.utk.edu/SeqPoultry, you can pre-register at the site as well.
Contact the UT Extension Sequatchie County office at 423-949-2611 or email Sheldon Barker at sdbarker@utk.edu for details.
Gardening basics and more for the beginner and the experienced gardener
Are you new to gardening, or an old hand looking for new ideas? This series of classes will cover four basic topics related to vegetable gardening:
The January 19, 2023 – Vegetable Gardening Basics class will discuss site selection, soil testing, how to find information and resources, and much more.
The February 16, 2023 – Straw Bale Gardening Basics class will cover how to prepare straw bales and some tips for Straw Bale Gardening.
March 16, 2023 – The Gardening with Containers and Raised Beds class will examine growing vegetables in raised beds and containers. A great way to grow vegetables in small areas or on a small scale.
April 20, 2023 – Growing Tomatoes, we will cover one, if not the most, frequently grown vegetable in the garden, with tips on have to have a prize-winning tomato. 
All classes are at 6:00 PM CST and will be at the Sequatchie Co. Fair Building 103 Heard St. Dunlap, TN
Contact the UT Extension office at 949-2611 or email sdbarker@utk.edu for more information.
Sponsored by the Sequatchie County Fair and UT Extension Sequatchie County these classes are free to the public. Through its land-grant mission of research, teaching, and extension, the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture touches lives and provides Real. Life. Solutions. ag.tennessee.edu

Don’t forget Pickleball happens every Monday and Thursday in the gym!

What is Pickleball? Check it out @ usapickleball.org

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