Welcome!

Submitted by jbd on Mon, 10/19/2009 - 23:38

Welcome to the Loudon Agricultural Commission web site.

The site is for you:

  • A town citizen with an agricultural related question.
  • A town official with a concern about an agricultural issue.

The Agricultural Commission meets at 7pm on the first Thursday of each month at Charlie's Barn. Charlie's Barn is the big white building behind the Town Clerk's office at 29 South Village Road, in Loudon, NH.

Rabbit Raising Workshop

Submitted by jbd on Sat, 07/22/2017 - 06:01

Hands-On Rabbit Raising Clinic: 29 Sep 2017 between 7 and 8 pm

This is a hands-on clinic where you will learn how to raise your own rabbit(s). Two qualified instructors and Dot Perkins from the UNH Corporate Extension will provide hands-on, step by step instructions on how to raise rabbits. For those that are interested, there will be a follow-up processing workshop on Saturday for $45; additional information will be available at the Friday night workshop. Sign up early, space is limited.

Friday's workshop will be at "Charlie's Barn" in Loudon at the Community Center. 

Chicken Workshop this summer

Submitted by jbd on Fri, 04/07/2017 - 16:50

Hands-On Chicken Processing Clinic

This is a hands-on clinic where you will learn how to process your own broiler chicken. Two qualified instructors and Dot Perkins from the UNH Corporate Extension will provide hands-on, step by step instructions on how to process a chicken. You will go home with a broiler ready to cook or freeze. Sign up early, space is limited.

Workshop will be at Song-Away Farm in Loudon. 

There is a $45 fee for each participant.  Each participant may bring a partner for another $5 fee.

Solar Energy Workshop

Submitted by jbd on Tue, 08/09/2016 - 15:34

What: Valdimir Hromis from VH Energy will be presenting a workshop on solar energy. Topics such as what equipment is needed, how systems work, what programs are available, etc. will be discussed. Bring you questions and learn how you can be more sustainable by using solar energy in your home or farm.

When: November 3rd at 6:30 PM. (Please note: the Loudon Agriculture Commission monthly meeting will be moved to 6:00pm and will adjourn at the start of the workshop.)

Mobile Poultry Processing Unit Training

Submitted by carole on Thu, 07/14/2016 - 13:15
NH Dept of Ag Logo

What: This is a hands-on clinic where you will learn how to use the Small and Beginner Farmer's NH (SBFNH) Mobile Poultry Processing Unit.  We will process up to three turkeys during this workshop so you will learn from start to finish (including clean up) how to process your own birds.

Where: 59 Plateau Ridge Rd, Loudon, NH

When: Sunday Sept 18, 1-4pm

Register here

July's Meeting

Submitted by jbd on Sat, 07/02/2016 - 07:48

The meeting of Thursday, July 7, 2016 (7:00pm) will be at Doug Towle's home so that the board can undergo website training. Subsequent meetings will be held at the regular venue (Charlie's Barn).

Pasture & Hayfield Rejuvenation Workshop

Submitted by jbd on Tue, 03/22/2016 - 23:20

Join us for a free hands-on workshop on improving hayfields and pastures. We will discuss challenges and solutions to common hayfield and pasture issues, demonstrate the use of specialty equipment, and more.

Speakers: Damion Meeh, Food & Agriculture Field Specialist, UNH Cooperative Extension; Dorn Cox, PhD, Local Farmer, GreenStart, NHACD, SCCD; NRCS and Rockingham and Strafford County District Staff

Friday, April 22 - 2 to 4 p.m. - Clarke Farm, 134 Camp Lee Rd, Epping

Pages

Subscribe to www.loudonag.org RSS