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Calling All Green Thumbs

April 23, 2014

The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources will be selling compost to the public beginning Friday, May 2, 2014. Sale hours will be on Fridays, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., WEATHER PERMITTING.   All sales are cash only. The compost facility is located at 1396 Stafford Rd.(Rt. 32) about one mile north of routes 44 and 32 intersection. Look for the signs to […]

Soil Testing

April 23, 2014

By Dawn Pettinelli – Extension Instructor Plant Science & Landscape Architecture Saves Money & The Environment! A soil test is an inexpensive and valuable tool to help determine what will grow best in your soil, and what it might need to boost its fertility. It’s a smart decision to test the soil every three to […]

Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival

April 23, 2014

Please join us for our 105th annual festival. What began in 1909, as a program “to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut,” has become a unique event providing exhibits, demonstrations and vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena and includes producers from throughout New England. This event is a delightful agricultural and learning […]

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