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March

29: Drone Technology Educational Program, 9 a.m.-noon,  Dr. Kevin Price will  be the guest speaker, optional discussion session after lunch, $10 registration fee to cover costs payable at the event, please RSVP by March 25, Public Meeting Room, Eaton County MSU Extension office, 551 Courthouse Dr., Ste. 1, Charlotte, MI, silvag@msu.edu.

30: 'Using Social Media,' 7 p.m., hosted by Allen County Extension Homemakers, learn about Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and the terms that are used with each, pre-registration required and space is limited, Allen County Extension office, IPFW campus, 4001 Crescent Ave., Fort Wayne, IN, 260-481-6826.

31-April 1: Michigan Beef Expo, breed shows & sales, cattle industry trade show, MCA member & guest reception, livestock judging contest & jr. steer & heifer show, 4301 Farm Lane, East Lansing, MI, 517-347-8117 or get all the details at www.micattlemen.org.

April

3: Beginning Farmer Webinar Series 2017, crop nutrient management, live webinar presentation begins at 7 p.m. ad runs no later than 9 p.m., $10/webinar in the series or $45 for the whole series, you may register for all or some of the courses at any time, even if it's already taken place, in that case you'll get a link to the recorded program, high-speed internet connection required, connection information will be emailed after registration, 906-387-2530 or isleibj@anr.msu.edu.

6: Fertilizer Applicator Certification Training, 6-9 p.m., for producers who do not have a pesticide license, no cost to attend, but pre-registration is required, Robert Fulton Ag Center, 8770 St. Rt. 108, Wauseon, OH, http://nutrienteducation.osu.edu.

9: 31st Annual Farm Toy Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., over 120 tables, look, buy, sell or trade, door prizes, parts dealer present, plenty of free parking, adults $2, children under 12 free, Champaign County Fairgrounds, Urbana, IL, 937-826-4201.

10: Beginning Farmer Webinar Series 2017, aquaculture, live webinar presentation begins at 7 p.m. ad runs no later than 9 p.m., $10/webinar in the series or $45 for the whole series, you may register for all or some of the courses at any time, even if it's already taken place, in that case you'll get a link to the recorded program, high-speed internet connection required, connection information will be emailed after registration, 906-387-2530 or isleibj@anr.msu.edu.

11: Pesticide Applicator Certification Testing, test at 9 a.m., MSU Extension Saginaw County office, 1 Tuscola St., Ste. 100, Saginaw, MI, sign up for test at www.michigan.gov/pestexam or 800-292-3939.

13: Pesticide Applicator Testing, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., pre-register at least 1 week prior, no charge for testing, Robert Fulton Ag Center, 8770 St. Rt. 108, Wauseon, OH, 800-282-1955 or www.ohioagriculture.gov.

13: Pesticide Applicator Certification Testing, test at 1 p.m., Wilbur Ellis, 6490 Sanilac Rd. (M-46), Marlette, MI, sign up for test at www.michigan.gov/pestexam or 800-292-3939.

13: Get Checking Workshop, 5-9 p.m., topics include intro to program, choosing an account right for you, managing your account, keys  to successful money management and credit, free and open to the public, pre-registration is preferred, upon completion participants will receive a certificate allowing them to open an account at a participating bank or credit union, Allen County Extension office, 4001 Crescent Ave., Fort Wayne, IN, 260-481-6826 or www.extension.purdue.edu/allen.

15: Educational Clinic & Market Goat Sale, educational clinic at 1 p.m. - learn how to feed and fit your animal from experts in the field, market goat sale - 4 p.m., MBGA members will be selling market animals ready for fair (dehorned, castrated, CDT and scrapie tagged), when buying from this sale, you will be eligible for a special class of only goats from this sale - grand $100, reserve $75, have a complimentary lunch, Calhoun County Fairgrounds, Boys/Girls (Green) Barn, 720 Fair St., Marshall, MI, 517-617-5171 or pishs@anr.msu.edu.

24: Beginning Farmer Webinar Series 2017, planning & operating a mixed fruit orchard, live webinar presentation begins at 7 p.m. ad runs no later than 9 p.m., $10/webinar in the series or $45 for the whole series, you may register for all or some of the courses at any time, even if it's already taken place, in that case you'll get a link to the recorded program, high-speed internet connection required, connection information will be emailed after registration, 906-387-2530 or isleibj@anr.msu.edu.

25: 'Raised Bed Gardening,' 7 p.m., learn how to garden in raised beds with a Master Gardener, free and open to the public, no registration required, Allen County Extension office, IPFW campus, 4001 Crescent Ave., Fort Wayne, IN, 260-481-6826.

25: Pesticide Applicator Certification Testing, test at 9 a.m., MSU Extension Saginaw County office, 1 Tuscola St., Ste. 100, Saginaw, MI, sign up for test at www.michigan.gov/pestexam or 800-292-3939.

27: 'The Five Forts of Fort Wayne,' 7 p.m., hosted by Allen County Extension Homemakers, join John Beatty, Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, as he examines the period of Ft. Wayne's history from the time of the French fur traders at the start of the 18th century through the American period, when the last fort closed in 1918, John will take a closer look at the histories of each of the forts, discuss their locations and explore the historical circumstances that led to their construction and closure, entertaining look at the early history of the Three Rivers region, pre-registration required and space is limited, Allen County Extension office, IPFW campus, 4001 Crescent Ave., Fort Wayne, IN, 260-481-6826.

May

8: Beginning Farmer Webinar Series 2017, producing & selling eggs, live webinar presentation begins at 7 p.m. ad runs no later than 9 p.m., $10/webinar in the series or $45 for the whole series, you may register for all or some of the courses at any time, even if it's already taken place, in that case you'll get a link to the recorded program, high-speed internet connection required, connection information will be emailed after registration, 906-387-2530 or isleibj@anr.msu.edu.

9: 'D.A.S.H. to the Mediterranean,' 7 p.m., D.A.S.H. and Mediterranean are two eating plans top-rated for being relatively easy to follow, nutritious, safe, effective for weight loss and protective against diabetes, heart disease and hypertension, class will contrast and compare the plans and include some healthy recipes and menus that you can try, free and open to the public, no registration required, Allen County Extension office, IPFW campus, 4001 Crescent Ave., Fort Wayne, IN, 260-481-6826.

9: Pesticide Applicator Certification Testing, test at 9 a.m., MSU Extension Saginaw County office, 1 Tuscola St., Ste. 100, Saginaw, MI, sign up for test at www.michigan.gov/pestexam or 800-292-3939.

10: 'Different Uses of Glass,' 1 p.m., hosted by Allen County Extension Homemakers, learn many decorating & gift ideas for canning jars, 'Painting on Glass' ($3) or 'Decorating Votive Candles' ($2), take one or both lessons, all supplies included in fees, pre-registration required and space is limited, Allen County Extension office, IPFW campus, 4001 Crescent Ave., Fort Wayne, IN, 260-481-6826.

11: Get Checking Workshop, 1-5 p.m., topics include intro to program, choosing an account right for you, managing your account, keys  to successful money management and credit, free and open to the public, pre-registration is preferred, upon completion participants will receive a certificate allowing them to open an account at a participating bank or credit union, Allen County Extension office, 4001 Crescent Ave., Fort Wayne, IN, 260-481-6826 or www.extension.purdue.edu/allen.

19-20: Paulding County Master Gardener Plant Sale, Friday 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday 7:30 a.m.-noon, annuals, perennials, vegetables, house plants, ornamentals, flowers, herbs and shrubs grown locally by our volunteers for sale, Paulding County Fairgrounds, 503 Fairground Dr., Paulding, OH.

19-21: Farmers Antique Tractor & Engine Assn. Annual Spring Show, featuring Ford-Fordson tractors & equipment, free admission for exhibitors, $5 gate admission, children under 12 free, primitive camping on fairgrounds, 7600 Forrister Rd., Adrian, MI, 517-673-6522 or 517-673-5104.

23: Pesticide Applicator Certification Testing, test at 9 a.m., MSU Extension Saginaw County office, 1 Tuscola St., Ste. 100, Saginaw, MI, sign up for test at www.michigan.gov/pestexam or 800-292-3939.

June

6: Pesticide Applicator Certification Testing, test at 9 a.m., MSU Extension Saginaw County office, 1 Tuscola St., Ste. 100, Saginaw, MI, sign up for test at www.michigan.gov/pestexam or 800-292-3939.

21: Get Checking Workshop, 5-9 p.m., topics include intro to program, choosing an account right for you, managing your account, keys  to successful money management and credit, free and open to the public, pre-registration is preferred, upon completion participants will receive a certificate allowing them to open an account at a participating bank or credit union, Allen County Extension office, 4001 Crescent Ave., Fort Wayne, IN, 260-481-6826 or www.extension.purdue.edu/allen.

September

15-17: Farmers Antique Tractor & Engine Assn. Annual Fall Show, featuring Garden Tractor Club of America National Expo, free admission for exhibitors, $5 gate admission, children under 12 free, primitive camping on fairgrounds, 7600 Forrister Rd., Adrian, MI, 517-673-6522 or 517-673-5104.

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