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67 Merchants Row
Rutland, VT, 05701
United States

(802) 417-1528

Rutland Area Farm and Food Link (RAFFL) promotes local food knowledge, production and market opportunities for farmers and community members throughout our region.

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Two Small Farm Equipment Workshops: Walpole NH and Madbury NH

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Two Small Farm Equipment Workshops: Walpole NH and Madbury NH Many small farms often grow a variety of crops on a limited land base and can find it challenging to access small farm equipment suitable for their farming operation. Do you  own or operate a small vegetable and/or fruit farming operation?  Would you like to know where to find and how to operate small farming equipment for your operation? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you will want to attend this workshop to learn more about where you can get small equipment and how to operate them.

On Friday, April 30, 2010 from 1:00-4:00PM there will be a Small Farm Equipment Demonstration at Allison's Orchard, Rt. 12, Walpole, NH.  The demonstration will feature BCS walk behind tractor, tiller and/or rotary plow or the hilling attachment. rotary plough, rear tine cultivator, flail mower, rotary brush mower, sickle bar mower and PTO chipper shredder.  For more information contact Carl Majewski at 352-4550 or carl.majewski@unh.edu

On Saturday, May 1, 2010 from 9:00 PM - 4:00 PM Strafford County UNH Cooperative Extension will host a Small Farm Equipment Workshop and Demonstration.This workshop will be held at Kingman Farm, Route 155, Madbury, NH.  Representatives from BCS-America small farm equipment manufacturers and OESCO-Inc will demonstrate walk behind tractors and different attachments suitable for your operations. Other speakers will discuss what to consider before deciding to lease or purchase farm equipment, and cooperative ownership and sharing of equipment. For more information or to receive a brochure please contact Geoffrey Njue at 749-4445 or Geoffrey.njue@unh.edu .