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2018

January 2018

1-31      Ag Events Calendar

1          County Holiday, County Extension Office Closed for New Years

11          10 – 11:00 a.m. Auxin Herbicide Training, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1102 E FM 1294, Lubbock, TX

15          County Holiday, County Extension Office Closed for MLK Day

23          8:30-4:45 p.m. “Seeking Solutions” Managing Economic Risks, Cagle’s Steakhouse.  $30 at the Door. Please pre-register to insure your seat.  Contact the Crosby County Extension Office at 806-675-2347.  Agenda

23          9-3 p.m. Master Wellness Volunteer Program Face-to-Face training.  916 Main, Suite 401.  The cost for adults is $75.00. Student trainee fee is $25.00.  Volunteer background check fee is $10.00 paid separately.  Registration deadline is January 16, 2018.  Register at  https://agrilife.org/mwv/. Sign up for  Session 1 – MWV Statewide Training ➔ Master Wellness Volunteer Statewide Training Cohort. https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/organizationListings/120)

26        9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 2018 Commercial Turf and Ornamental Workshop, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 916 Main, Suite 401, Lubbock, TX 79401. $35.00 with pre-registration; $45 at the door. Pre-register by January 22 by calling 775-1740. Parking Map  Agenda

February 2018

1-28     Ag Events Calendar

3      11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 4-H and Joann’s Paper Clover Campaign, 82nd and Slide   RoadThrough the new partnership and the Paper Clover Campaign, new opportunities will be available for 4-H’ers. The Paper Clover Campaign will take place in JOANN Fabrics stores nationwide February 1—28. Supporters will have a chance to share their hearts and show their love of crafting and sewing by purchasing $1 and $4 Paper Clovers to equip local 4-H Clubs with resources to support 4-H projects. With the $4 Paper Clover, customer’s will also receive a coupon for $4 off their next purchase. Proceeds from the Paper Clover campaign will directly support Texas and Lubbock County 4-H programs. 4-H’ers will also be available to answer questions about 4-H and the many opportunities available.

5          8:30 a.m. – Pesticide Applicator Training, 916 Main Street, Suite 401, Lubbock TX.Please call the Lubbock County Office at 806-775-1740 to register for the trainings. There is a $50 fee for the study materials.

The Lubbock County AgriLife Extension office will offer the private Pesticide Applicator Trainings that are required by the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) before taking the exam to obtain a license. A private pesticide applicator is one who uses or supervises the use of a restricted-use or state limited-use pesticide or a regulated herbicide for the purpose of producing an agricultural commodity.

12         10 – 11:00 a.m. Auxin Herbicide Training, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1102 E FM 1294, Lubbock, TX

13         10 – 11:00 a.m. Auxin Herbicide Training, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office, Lubbock County, 916 Main St., Suite 401, Lubbock, TX 79401.

27         10 – 11:00 a.m. Auxin Herbicide Training, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office, Lubbock County, 916 Main St., Suite 401, Lubbock, TX 79401.

March 2018

1-31    Ag Events Calendar

5          8:30 a.m. – Pesticide Applicator Training, 916 Main Street, Suite 401, Lubbock TX.Please call the Lubbock County Office at 806-775-1740 to register for the trainings. There is a $50 fee for the study materials.

The Lubbock County AgriLife Extension office will offer the private Pesticide Applicator Trainings that are required by the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) before taking the exam to obtain a license. A private pesticide applicator is one who uses or supervises the use of a restricted-use or state limited-use pesticide or a regulated herbicide for the purpose of producing an agricultural commodity.

8           10 – 11:00 a.m. Auxin Herbicide Training, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1102 E FM 1294, Lubbock, TX

13          10 – 11:00 a.m. Auxin Herbicide Training, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office, Lubbock County, 916 Main St., Suite 401, Lubbock, TX 79401.

20          CANCELED  10 – 11:00 a.m. Auxin Herbicide Training, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office, Lubbock County, 916 Main St., Suite 401, Lubbock, TX 79401.

28-29        9:00-5 p.m. Certified Food Manager Training – Plainview2 Day Certified Food Manager Course This exciting, hands-on food safety course will equip you with the latest in food safety principles and practices and will help prepare you for the National Certified Food Manager Examination. The cost of this course is $125.00 and includes the course, national certification examination, coursebook, and all course materials. For flyer click HERE.

30         County Holiday, County Extension Office Closed for Good Friday

April 2018

1-30      Ag Events Calendar

12          10 – 11:00 a.m. Auxin Herbicide Training, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1102 E FM 1294, Lubbock, TX

24           10 – 11:00 a.m. Auxin Herbicide Training, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office, Lubbock County, 916 Main St., Suite 401, Lubbock, TX 79401. 

May 2018

1-31     Ag Events Calendar

 1          10 – 11:00 a.m. Auxin Herbicide Training (SPANISH version), Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office, Lubbock County, 916 Main St., Suite 401, Lubbock, TX 79401.

1          10 – 12 noon Texas Department of Agriculture Produce Safety Meeting, Texas A&M AgriLife & Research Center, 1102 E FM 1294.  Please RSVP to ProduceSafety@TexasAgriculture.gov with the location and number of people attending.

3-4       9:00-5 p.m. Certified Food Manager Training – Lubbock  This exciting, hands-on food safety course will equip you with the latest in food safety principles and practices and will help prepare you for the National Certified Food Manager Examination. The cost of this course is $125.00 and includes the course, national certification examination, coursebook, and all course materials. For flyer click HERE.

5          9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Lubbock Master Gardeners 2018 Spring Plant Sale, Lubbock Downtown Farmers Market, 1822 Buddy Holly Ave, Lubbock, TX 79401

8       8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Vector Management CEU Program, Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center, 1102 FM 1294, Lubbock, TX    To Register, click HERE.

       14, 15 and 16th – Farm Bill Meetings

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension to kick off Farm Bill Meetings with introduction and demonstration of Farm Bill Online Decision Aid tool. AgriLife Extension will conduct 5 meetings for South Plains and Panhandle farmers with the primary objective of introducing the Online program that will help farmers with decisions related to generic acres that must be made as Cotton is fully integrated into the current farm bill.

Dr. Joe Outlaw, co-director of the Texas A&M Policy Center will be the primary speaker. The meetings will be held in Lamesa, Lubbock, Plainview, Memphis and Amarillo.

Lamesa May 14th at 2:00 Forrest Park Community Center, South Houston

Lubbock May 15th at 9:00 A&M Center North of Airport on Highway 1294

Plainview May 15th at 2:00 Ollie Liner Center, 2000 S Columbia

Memphis May 16th at 9:00 Fowler Insurance 123 S. 6th

Amarillo   May 16th at 2:00  A&m Center, 6500 W Amarillo Blvd

17         9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. OR 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Food Handlers Class, 916 Main Street, Suite 401, Lubbock, TX 79401.  Registration Due by Wednesday, May 16, 2018.  $20.00 per person. Click HERE for the registration form.  News Release

19          10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lubbock Master Gardeners Composting: Recipe for Success, Lubbock Memorial Arboretum Foundations, Inc., 4111 University Ave., Lubbock TX 79413

19          9:15-12pm  District 2 4-H Clothing Extravaganza, Lubbock County Extension Office, 916 Main St., Suite 401.  RSVP the number from your county to Ronda Alexander by Thursday, May 17.

31          8 a.m. – 5 p.m. TDA Farmers Market Meeting, 916 Main St. 1st Floor

28         County Holiday, County Extension Office Closed for Memorial Day

June 2018

1-30    Ag Events Calendar

6          10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lubbock Master Gardeners Backyard Chickens, Lubbock Memorial Arboretum Foundation, Inc., 4111 University Ave, Lubbock TX 79413

6          Due to the Extreme Heat expected the 4-H20 Camp usual activity has been canceled.  Instead we will have a District 2 Social for parents and 4-H’ers at Texas Water Rampage from 6:30-8:30 pm on June 6; the evening will include fun and a light supper. Cost $20 per 4-H’er and also includes attendance at the District 4-H Leadership Workshop scheduled in Plainview on August 1.  Please RSVP to Ronda (rd-alexander@tamu.edu) by Monday, June 5 at 11 a.m.

12         8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Food Safety Rules Training for Producers, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1102 East FM 1294, Lubbock, TX  Cost: $40 (non-refundable). Lunch and Snacks included. Register online at https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/productListingDetails/2567 or by phone 979-845-2604.

23         9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Food Handlers Class, 916 Main Street, 1st Floor, Lubbock, TX 79401. Registration Due by Thursday, June 21, 2018.  $20.00 per person. Click HERE for the registration form.  News Release

July 2018

1-31     Ag Events Calendar

4          County Holiday, County Extension Office Closed for Independence Day

19  8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Agriculture Awareness and Literacy.  (Free Teacher In-Service)  Class is limited. Purpose: to provide 6 PDs at no cost while learning about the foods we eat with truthful, relevant and accurate information.

21     Food Handlers Class  More information to come.

24-25     9:00-5 p.m. Certified Food Manager Training – Plainview This exciting, hands-on food safety course will equip you with the latest in food safety principles and practices and will help prepare you for the National Certified Food Manager Examination. The cost of this course is $125.00 and includes the course, national certification examination, coursebook, and all course materials. For flyer click HERE.

28         9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Food Handlers Class, 916 Main Street, 1st Floor, Lubbock, TX 79401. Registration Due by Thursday, July 26, 2018.  $20.00 per person. Click HERE for the registration form.  News Release

August 2018

1-31       Ag Events Calendar

1       1-8 p.m. South Plains District 2 4-H Leadership Workshop, Ollie Liner Center, 2000 S Columbia St., Plainview TX  RSVP to 775-1740 by Friday, July 27th.

4        Food Handlers Class  More information to come.

18     Rockin’ C Classic Lamb Show

18     Basic Science Blowout Meat Goat Jackpot

21-22    9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. QuickBooks Training Amarillo, 6500 W. Amarillo Blvd., Amarillo. Registration is $150.00 and includes computer use and teaching materials.  RSVP by Aug 17 contact Jones or Kim Garcia, 806-677-5600. 

25       9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  Food Handlers Class, 916 Main Street, First Floor Meeting Room, Lubbock, TX 79401.  Registration Due by Friday, August 24, 2018.  $20.00 per person. Click HERE for the registration form.

28 & 29     9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Two Day Farm Bill Workshop, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1102 E FM 1294 N, Lubbock. No Charge. Call Jackie Smith at 806-746-6101 for more information, if needed.

September 2018

1-30      Ag Events Calendar

3          County Holiday, County Extension Office Closed for Labor Day

11          6 p.m. 4-H 101: Everything You Need to Know about 4-H, 916 Main Building, lobby meeting room.

11-12    9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. QuickBooks Training Lubbock, 1102 E FM 1294 N, Lubbock. Registration is $150.00 and includes computer use and teaching materials.  RSVP by Sept 7 contact Jones or Kim Garcia, 806-677-5600.

October 2018

10-11     8:30-5 p.m. Certified Food Manager Training – Lubbock  This exciting, hands-on food safety course will equip you with the latest in food safety principles and practices and will help prepare you for the National Certified Food Manager Examination. The cost of this course is $125.00 and includes the course, national certification examination, coursebook, and all course materials. For flyer click HERE.  For News Release click HERE.

13          10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  Composting: Recipe for Success, Covenant Presbyterian Church – Fellowship Hall, 4600 48th St., Lubbock TX 79414  Fee: $10.00 (Hosted by: Lubbock Master Gardeners)

16          8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Seed Cotton Farm Bill Training, Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center, 1102 E Hwy 1294, Lubbock.  No Registration Fees

        25          23rd Annual Parenting Conference (Building Strong Families), Broadway Church of Christ, 1924 Broadway Ave., Lubbock TX   Save the Date FlyerClick Here for Espanol Flyer.

November 2018

1-30      Ag Events Calendar

5/8        8am-4:30pm Major Livestock Show Signups, County Extension Office, 916 Main, Suite 401.

12          County Holiday, County Extension Office Closed for Veteran’s Day

        13, 20, 27 Dec 4, 11, 18, 2018  2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Maintain No Gain Lesson Series, Catholic Charities, 102 Avenue J, Lubbock TX 79401.  Call Catholic Charities, 806-765-8475 or Lubbock County Extension Office 775-1740 to register.

17           10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Get Your Garden out of the Ground: Raised Bed Vegetable Gardens, Lubbock Municipal Garden & Arts Center, 4215 University, Lubbock, TX 79413  Fee $10 collected at the door.  (Hosted by: Lubbock Master Gardeners)

22 & 23          County Holiday, County Extension Office Closed for Thanksgiving

December 2018

1-31     Ag Events Calendar

7            8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. High Plains Ag Conference, 1102 E FM 1294, Lubbock TX $35 per person with lunch included if pre-registered by Dec 5 (775-1740).  $45 at the door with no lunch guarantee.   5 TDA CEU’s approved (1 IPM, 1 L&R, 3 General)

15          3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. District 2 Showmanship Clinic Hosted by Texas Livestock Ambassadors, Texas Tech Arena, Lubbock.

24 & 25          County Holiday, County Extension Office Closed for Christmas


January 2019

9           6:00 p.m. Lubbock County Goat Jackpot, TTU Livestock Pavillion.  Weight in 5:00-6:00 p.m.

10          2:00 p.m. Lubbock County Master Gardener Intern Class, 916 Main, Suite 401, Lubbock TX   Attend this information meeting if interested in becoming a Lubbock Master Gardener.

10          10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Step Up & Scale Down 8-week program, Catholic Charities, 102 Ave. J, Lubbock, TX 79401  Pre-registration due by January 8, 2019. Contact Lubbock County Extension Office 806-775-1740 or Anna Sullivan at Catholic Charities, 806-765-8475. Watch for more information to come.

22          Master Wellness Volunteer Program Face-to-Face training.  916 Main, Suite 401.  The cost for adults is $75.00. Student trainee fee is $25.00.  Watch for more information to come.

February 2019

15         9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Commercial Turf and Ornamental Workshop, 916 Main 1st Floor.  Watch for more information to come.

19          Master Wellness Volunteer Program Face-to-Face training.  916 Main, Suite 401.  The cost for adults is $75.00. Student trainee fee is $25.00.  Watch for more information to come.

 

 

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