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**TRAVEL/GATHERING RESTRICTIONS DUE TO COVID-19 MAY AFFECT THESE DATES. PLEASE CHECK WITH THE EVENT COORDINATORS BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO ATTEND!**

August

5: Root Crop Research Update Virtual Field Day, MSU Extension educators will discuss root cover crops with topics that include searching for Lorsban alternatives for cabbage maggot in brassica root crops among other field trials, www.canr.msu.edu/virtualfielddays/register.

5: Eat Healthy, Be Active Webinar: Tips for Losing Weight & Keeping It Off, 1 p.m. via Zoom, register at bit.ly/eathealthybeactive.

5: Taste the Rainbow, part of the online Sizzling Summer Series, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Wednesday through Aug. 19, presentations are free but pre-registration required at www.events.anr.msu.edu/npavirtual.

5: Good Growing Webinar: Landscaping Fact or Fiction, learn to dispel landscaping myths of products, trends and management strategies and get to the science of gardening, free Zoom meeting but registration required, register online at web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/default.cfm?RegistrationID=

22377.

9: ALB Lamb Jam, Seattle, WA, www.americanlambjam.com.

10: Stress Less with Mindfulness, 10-11 a.m., Lesson 2: Mindful Eating, free live Zoom class (will not be recorded), register at events.anr.msu.edu/OnlineSLWM

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11: Pantry Food Safety - It's Your Job, 10-11:30 a.m. (session 1), 2-part workshop covering the topics of hand-washing, personal hygiene, cleaning and sanitizing, receiving food and produce, storing food, re-packaging and legal issues, geared for volunteers and staff working in food pantries and food banks, participants who complete both sessions will receive a certificate of completion, register online at msu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-ikswXvvSIimIrHfQ6d2WA

11: RELAX: Alternatives to Anger, 10-11:30 a.m., program helps teens, adults, parents and caregivers understand and manage anger and stress and develop communication and problem-solving skills needed for healthy relationships, learn what anger is, what triggers it, calming down and de-stressing methods, problem solving, effective communication skills, and forgiving and letting go of the past, online via Zoom, register at events.anr.msu.edu/RELAXAlternativesto

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12: Healthy Snacking on the Go, part of the online Sizzling Summer Series, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Wednesday through Aug. 19, presentations are free but pre-registration required at www.events.anr.msu.edu/npavirtual.

12: Eat Healthy, Be Active Webinar: Making Healthy Eating Part of Your Lifestyle, 1 p.m. via Zoom, register at bit.ly/eathealthybeactive.

12: Good Growing Webinar: Basics of Tree Fruit Diseases, learn about diseases (fruit rots, foliar blights and more) and preventing and controlling diseases with standard cultural practices and spray programs, free Zoom meeting but registration required, register online at web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/default.cfm?RegistrationID=22377.

14-15: Texas Sheep & Goat Expo, San Angelo, TX, sanangelo.tamu.edu.

17: Stress Less with Mindfulness, 10-11 a.m., Lesson 3: Mindful Walking & Thought Surfing, free live Zoom class (will not be recorded), register at events.anr.msu.edu/OnlineSLWMAugust2020.

17: Cottage Gardens Worskhop, 7 p.m., learn the joy and beauty of creating cottage gardens, class limited to 15 attendees, registration and face coverings required (if you don't have one, one will be provided), 4001 Crescent Ave., Ft. Wayne, IN, 260-481-6826.

18: Pantry Food Safety - It's Your Job, 10-11:30 a.m. (session 2), 2-part workshop covering the topics of hand-washing, personal hygiene, cleaning and sanitizing, receiving food and produce, storing food, re-packaging and legal issues, geared for volunteers and staff working in food pantries and food banks, participants who complete both sessions will receive a certificate of completion, register online at msu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rvBzWBx3RcO3db0v3Y43wg

18: RELAX: Alternatives to Anger, 10-11:30 a.m., program helps teens, adults, parents and caregivers understand and manage anger and stress and develop communication and problem-solving skills needed for healthy relationships, learn what anger is, what triggers it, calming down and de-stressing methods, problem solving, effective communication skills, and forgiving and letting go of the past, online via Zoom, register at events.anr.msu.edu/RELAXAlternativesto

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19: Dry Bean & Sugarbeet Virtual Field Day, 7 a.m., canr.msu.edu/events/dry-bean-and-sugarbeet-field-day.

19: Spend Less, Eat Healthy, part of the online Sizzling Summer Series, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Wednesday through Aug. 19, presentations are free but pre-registration required at www.events.anr.msu.edu/npavirtual.

19: Eat Healthy, Be Active Webinar: Physical Activity is Key to Living Well, 1 p.m. via Zoom, register at bit.ly/eathealthybeactive.

19: Good Growing Webinar: Spiders are Your Friends, program dispels some of the misconceptions surrounding spiders as well as cover some commonly encountered spiders, free Zoom meeting but registration required, register online at web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/default.cfm?RegistrationID=

22377.

23: ALB Lamb Jam, Denver, CO, www.americanlambjam.com.

24: Stress Less with Mindfulness, 10-11 a.m., Lesson 4: Be Kind to Your Mind, free live Zoom class (will not be recorded), register at events.anr.msu.edu/OnlineSLWMAugust2020.

24-25: 45th Annual Virginia Performance Tested Ram Lamb Sale, Raphine, VA, www.apsc.vt.edu.

25: RELAX: Alternatives to Anger, 10-11:30 a.m., program helps teens, adults, parents and caregivers understand and manage anger and stress and develop communication and problem-solving skills needed for healthy relationships, learn what anger is, what triggers it, calming down and de-stressing methods, problem solving, effective communication skills, and forgiving and letting go of the past, online via Zoom, register at events.anr.msu.edu/RELAXAlternativesto

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26: Good Growing Webinar: Getting Started with Composting, 3-4 p.m., learn more about composting and how to get started, free Zoom meeting but registration required, register online at web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/default.cfm?RegistrationID=22377.

26: Soybean Virtual Field Day, MSU Extension Educator Mike Staton leads the virtual field day with an emphasis on white mold research and outreach, www.canr.msu.edu/virtualfielddays/register.

27: National Diabetes Prevention Program, 6-7 p.m., informational meeting on Aug. 27, program begins Thursday, Sept. 10 and meets at 6 p.m. for 16 weeks, followed by 6 monthly sessions, send questions to demitzch@msu.edu or 616-632-7881. Register online at events.anr.msu.edu/NDPPSeptember2020_

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31: Stress Less with Mindfulness, 10-11 a.m., Lesson 5: Laughter is the Best Medicine, free live Zoom class (will not be recorded), register at events.anr.msu.edu/OnlineSLWMAugust2020.

September

1: RELAX: Alternatives to Anger, 10-11:30 a.m., program helps teens, adults, parents and caregivers understand and manage anger and stress and develop communication and problem-solving skills needed for healthy relationships, learn what anger is, what triggers it, calming down and de-stressing methods, problem solving, effective communication skills, and forgiving and letting go of the past, online via Zoom, register at events.anr.msu.edu/RELAXAlternativesto

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2: Peach Virtual Field Day, 8 a.m., www.canr.msu.edu/virtualfielddays/register.

2: Cover Crops Virtual Field Day, MSU Extension Educator Dean Baas delivers research information on cover crops, topics include planting soybeans green into cereal rye (straight, roller crimper & cultipacker), interseeding cover crops in corn at V3-V6, interseeding cover crops in corn - 30" vs. 60" rows, cover crops and weed management, and cover crop mixtures, www.canr.msu.edu/virtualfielddays/register.

5: Virginia Tech 21st Annual NSIP Production Sale, Blacksburg, VA, www.apsc.vt.edu.

5: Small Ruminant Animal Husbandry & Herd Health Class, Claremore, OK, www.shepherdscross.com.

9: Corn Virtual Field Day, MSU researchers and Extension specialists cover topics of nitrogen management, insect and disease management, irrigation, and tar spot treatment results, www.canr.msu.edu/virtualfielddays/register.

10: Fitness for a Busy Life Worskhop, 7 p.m., go over physical fitness and how to push through the mental barriers in order to enhance your physical and mental health through physical activity, class limited to 15 attendees, registration and face coverings required (if you don't have one, one will be provided), 4001 Crescent Ave., Ft. Wayne, IN, 260-481-6826.

12: Rafter 7 Ram Sale, Eureka County Fairgrounds, Eureka, NV, rafter7tom@yahoo.com or 775-221-3206.

12: Beginning Shepherd Field Day, Pierce, NE, register by emailing ne.sheep.goat@gmail.com or call 308-386-8378.

16: 7th Annual Montana Ewe Sale, Miles City, MT, www.mtsheep.org.

16: Oceana Research Update Virtual Field Day, MSU and industry researchers showcase results, growers see the results of ongoing crop research on the farms where the research findings can be implemented, www.canr.msu.edu/virtualfielddays/register.

17: 95th Annual Montana Ram Sale, Miles City, MT, www.mtsheep.org.

17: Positiv Behavior Management Worskhop, 7 p.m., learn skills to change or eliminate unwanted behavior and encourage desirable behavior, class limited to 15 attendees, registration and face coverings required (if you don't have one, one will be provided), 4001 Crescent Ave., Ft. Wayne, IN, 260-481-6826.

18-19: Missouri Sheep & Goat Conference, Columbia, MO, www.mosheepgoat.com.

23: Corey Marsh Migratory Bird Virtual Field Day, www.canr.msu.edu/virtualfielddays/register.

25: Texas A&M AgriLife LGD Field Day, Fredericksburg, TX, sanangelo.tamu.edu.

October

7: Precision Livestock Farming Virtual Field Day, www.canr.msu.edu/virtualfielddays/register.

15: Today's Kitchen Gadgets: Pressure Meets Air Worskhop, 1 p.m., this program highlights the features of electric pressure cookers and air fryers as well as touching lightly on all-in-one appliances available for today's home kitchen, class limited to 15 attendees, registration and face coverings required (if you don't have one, one will be provided), 4001 Crescent Ave., Ft. Wayne, IN, 260-481-6826.

November

6-7: 10th Annual Ozark Fiber Fling, Steelville, MO, www.ozarkfiberfling.com.

10: Socially Accepting Technology Worskhop, 1 p.m., learn how to understand technology and social networking and how to use it safety and effectively, class limited to 15 attendees, registration and face coverings required (if you don't have one, one will be provided), 4001 Crescent Ave., Ft. Wayne, IN, 260-481-6826.

December

8: Meal Planning for One or Two Worskhop, 1 p.m., whether an empty nester or living single, learn how to modify recipes and leave out the leftovers, class limited to 15 attendees, registration and face coverings required (if you don't have one, one will be provided), 4001 Crescent Ave., Ft. Wayne, IN, 260-481-6826.

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