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Family Cooking Class

Family Cooking Classes on Fort Drum

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Learn how to prepare simple, healthy meals for your entire family! Classes will be taught by one of our Nutrition Educators. Kids are welcome to attend with their parents. ACS will give out different cooking-related items at each class. Attend all 7 classes to receive 7 different freebies! S...

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Zoo Teen Program

Thursday, August 22, 2019

This is a new program, open to all Jefferson County youth between the ages of 13-18. Teens will gain leadership skills, learn about zoological careers and further develop their resumes.June 22nd - Orientation 9 AM - 12 PMThe program will take place from July 9th - August 29th. Teens must commit ...

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Zoo Teen Program

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

This is a new program, open to all Jefferson County youth between the ages of 13-18. Teens will gain leadership skills, learn about zoological careers and further develop their resumes.June 22nd - Orientation 9 AM - 12 PMThe program will take place from July 9th - August 29th. Teens must commit ...

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4-H Rally Obedience Classes

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Dogs must be at least 6 months old to participate and a valid rabies certificate must be provided to CCE prior to the classes starting. Registration is required. Free and open to all youth ages 8-18.

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Family Cooking Class

Family Cooking Classes on Fort Drum

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Learn how to prepare simple, healthy meals for your entire family! Classes will be taught by one of our Nutrition Educators. Kids are welcome to attend with their parents. ACS will give out different cooking-related items at each class. Attend all 7 classes to receive 7 different freebies! S...

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Asian Tiger Mosquito Invasive Boundary Project

Citizen Science Project

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

If you are interested in helping scientists, this may be just what you're looking for! We will be learning about the Asian Tiger Mosquito and making traps to monitor if they are in our area. We will meet again to report our findings (bring your trap) on Wednesday, August 28th, at 5:30 PM. 

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Zoo Teen Program

Thursday, August 29, 2019

This is a new program, open to all Jefferson County youth between the ages of 13-18. Teens will gain leadership skills, learn about zoological careers and further develop their resumes.June 22nd - Orientation 9 AM - 12 PMThe program will take place from July 9th - August 29th. Teens must commit ...

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4-H Yoga For Kids Training

Friday, August 30, 2019

This program is designed to train adults working with youth. Registration is free, only 15 spots are available (AHH Organizations that have not already had someone trained). Sign-up by August 23, 2019 at 315-788-8450 with Lisa, or email lgv6@cornell.edu.Lunch will be provided. 

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dog

4-H Rally Obedience Classes

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Dogs must be at least 6 months old to participate and a valid rabies certificate must be provided to CCE prior to the classes starting. Registration is required. Free and open to all youth ages 8-18.

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Corn field

Corn Harvest Silage Strategy

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

There is one chance to harvest the forage that will be a major component of a herd's feed needs. Finding success during this dynamic process involves mapping out a flexible strategy that considers changing crop and weather conditions. The 2019 season adds additional challenges to this pro...

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Family Cooking Class

Family Cooking Classes on Fort Drum

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Learn how to prepare simple, healthy meals for your entire family! Classes will be taught by one of our Nutrition Educators. Kids are welcome to attend with their parents. ACS will give out different cooking-related items at each class. Attend all 7 classes to receive 7 different freebies! S...

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The Magic Years

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Children change so fast in the first four years! This six-session course will help you find successful ways to navigate through these challenging, yet rewarding, times.

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The Middle Years

Thursday, September 5, 2019

This fun and interactive six-week workshop is designed to explain the best practices in child development and parenting to caregivers of children 5-10 years old.

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Parenting After Separation or Divorce

Parenting After Separation or Divorce

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

A three-hour program designed to assist parents in helping their children adjust to parental separation or divorce. Topics include:identifying parent/child reactions to divorcedeveloping skills for helping children copepost-separation parentingco-parenting versus parallel parentingcommunicating e...

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dog

4-H Rally Obedience Classes

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Dogs must be at least 6 months old to participate and a valid rabies certificate must be provided to CCE prior to the classes starting. Registration is required. Free and open to all youth ages 8-18.

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Family Cooking Class

Family Cooking Classes on Fort Drum

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Learn how to prepare simple, healthy meals for your entire family! Classes will be taught by one of our Nutrition Educators. Kids are welcome to attend with their parents. ACS will give out different cooking-related items at each class. Attend all 7 classes to receive 7 different freebies! S...

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The Magic Years

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Children change so fast in the first four years! This six-session course will help you find successful ways to navigate through these challenging, yet rewarding, times.

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The Middle Years

Thursday, September 12, 2019

This fun and interactive six-week workshop is designed to explain the best practices in child development and parenting to caregivers of children 5-10 years old.

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livestock auction informational meeting

Jefferson County 4-H Livestock Auction Informational Meeting

Thursday, September 12, 2019

We are looking for youth, parents, and volunteers that are interested in bringing a livestock auction to the 2020 Jefferson County Fair. Join us for this informational meeting! Refreshments will be available.

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Deer tick on a leaf

"Ticked" Off

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Join us for this free educational program to help protect you and your pets. Guest speakers include:Lisa Lagos, Public Health Educator, Jefferson County Public HealthDeanna Fuller, DVMAttendees will receive a free tick removal kit. Please register. 

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dog

4-H Rally Obedience Classes

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Dogs must be at least 6 months old to participate and a valid rabies certificate must be provided to CCE prior to the classes starting. Registration is required. Free and open to all youth ages 8-18.

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Pastured poultry at Quinn's Irish Hill Farm, Freeville NY.

Introduction to Poultry

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Backyard poultry operations are hatching all over the countryside. Join us and learn about getting started with ducks, chickens, and turkeys in this introductory workshop. Housing, nutrition, and marketing will be discussed. Please register.

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The Magic Years

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Children change so fast in the first four years! This six-session course will help you find successful ways to navigate through these challenging, yet rewarding, times.

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The Middle Years

Thursday, September 19, 2019

This fun and interactive six-week workshop is designed to explain the best practices in child development and parenting to caregivers of children 5-10 years old.

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Baby Basics

Friday, September 20, 2019

A look into your child's first year! This program is for families who are pregnant or parents with children, birth to 1 year old. Topics covered: bathingumbilical cord carediaperingdressingfeeding & burpingcrying & soothingsafe sleepsick baby carewhat is a fever?1st year development Re...

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Produce section of grocery store

Evaluating Markets for Your Ag Business

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

This free program will explore strategies and techniques for evaluating both new and existing markets for your agriculture products. A Taste NY presentation will also be given to learn more about opportunities and logistics for selling through the Clayton venue. To register for the 12 PM session,...

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Produce section of grocery store

Evaluating Markets for Your Ag Business

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

This free program will explore strategies and techniques for evaluating both new and existing markets for your agriculture products. A Taste NY presentation will also be given to learn more about opportunities and logistics for selling through the Clayton venue. To register for the 12 PM session,...

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The Magic Years

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Children change so fast in the first four years! This six-session course will help you find successful ways to navigate through these challenging, yet rewarding, times.

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The Middle Years

Thursday, September 26, 2019

This fun and interactive six-week workshop is designed to explain the best practices in child development and parenting to caregivers of children 5-10 years old.

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In your garden

The New Normal: Environmentally Friendly Gardening in a Warming World

Thursday, September 26, 2019

This program will explore best practices for conscious gardening with a focus on climate change.Please register. 

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Corn field

Agritourism: What You Should Know

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Join us at this free program where we will discuss the ins and outs of agritourism, including new rules and regulations. A Taste NY presentation will also be given to learn more about opportunities and logistics for selling through the Clayton venue. To register for the 12 PM session, visit ...

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Corn field

Agritourism: What You Should Know

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Join us at this free program where we will discuss the ins and outs of agritourism, including new rules and regulations. A Taste NY presentation will also be given to learn more about opportunities and logistics for selling through the Clayton venue. To register for the 12 PM session, visit ...

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baby

The Magic Years

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Children change so fast in the first four years! This six-session course will help you find successful ways to navigate through these challenging, yet rewarding, times.

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middle years

The Middle Years

Thursday, October 3, 2019

This fun and interactive six-week workshop is designed to explain the best practices in child development and parenting to caregivers of children 5-10 years old.

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Parenting After Separation or Divorce

Parenting After Separation or Divorce

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

A three-hour program designed to assist parents in helping their children adjust to parental separation or divorce. Topics include:identifying parent/child reactions to divorcedeveloping skills for helping children copepost-separation parentingco-parenting versus parallel parentingcommunicating e...

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The Magic Years

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Children change so fast in the first four years! This six-session course will help you find successful ways to navigate through these challenging, yet rewarding, times.

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The Middle Years

Thursday, October 10, 2019

This fun and interactive six-week workshop is designed to explain the best practices in child development and parenting to caregivers of children 5-10 years old.

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Bee on Flower

Gardening to Support Pollinators

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Join us as we discuss pollinators and their benefits, plant species selection, and attracting pollinators. 

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Small group nutrition class

Nutrition and Health Advisory Committee Meeting

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

This group of community members assists our nutrition staff with ideas and programs to assist our residents in making healthy choices the easier choices.

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Community group meeting, diverse figures, people of color

Youth and Family Advisory Committee Meeting

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

This group of community members advises our youth, family, and community development staff on the needs of youth and families in our communities and how to reach them with our programs.

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Flock of sheep

Introduction to Sheep and Goats

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Betsy Hodge from Cornell Cooperative Extension of St. Lawrence County will talk about getting started with small ruminants. This free workshop is for those looking for an introduction to both species and the basics of raising them. 

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Farm

Getting Your Ducks in a Row

Friday, October 18, 2019

A free farm finance workshop series. Each date features a new topic. Topics include:Achieving balance. Understand and compile your balance sheet.Where does it all go? The income statement and cash flow.How do I measure up? Organize your data to benchmark and manage. Line up the ducks! C...

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baby and book

Baby Basics

Friday, October 18, 2019

A look into your child's first year! This program is for families who are pregnant or parents with children, birth to 1 year old. Topics covered: bathingumbilical cord carediaperingdressingfeeding & burpingcrying & soothingsafe sleepsick baby carewhat is a fever?1st year development Re...

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Basket of local produce

Developing an Ag Business Marketing Plan

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Join us for a free program where we will explore best marketing plan tips that can be applied to any agricultural business. A Taste NY presentation will also be given to learn more about opportunities and logistics for selling through the Clayton venue. To register for the 12 PM session, vis...

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Basket of local produce

Developing an Ag Business Marketing Plan

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Join us for a free program where we will explore best marketing plan tips that can be applied to any agricultural business. A Taste NY presentation will also be given to learn more about opportunities and logistics for selling through the Clayton venue. To register for the 12 PM session, vis...

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baby

The Magic Years

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Children change so fast in the first four years! This six-session course will help you find successful ways to navigate through these challenging, yet rewarding, times.

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Flowers in a meadow

Creating Wildflower Meadows in the Landscape

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Learn how to create small-scale meadows in your own gardens and yards. Learn techniques for creating a natural ecosystem right outside your home. Please register!

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The Middle Years

Thursday, October 24, 2019

This fun and interactive six-week workshop is designed to explain the best practices in child development and parenting to caregivers of children 5-10 years old.

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Farm

Getting Your Ducks in a Row

Friday, October 25, 2019

A free farm finance workshop series. Each date features a new topic. Topics include:Achieving balance. Understand and compile your balance sheet.Where does it all go? The income statement and cash flow.How do I measure up? Organize your data to benchmark and manage. Line up the ducks! C...

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Farmers Market fresh raspberries and blueberries.

Digital Marketing for Ag Businesses

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Do you have an agriculture business? Would you like to learn the ins and outs of marketing that business and/or your products through online media? Register for this free program. A Taste NY presentation will also be given to learn more about opportunities and logistics for selling through the Cl...

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Farmers Market fresh raspberries and blueberries.

Digital Marketing for Ag Businesses

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Do you have an agriculture business? Would you like to learn the ins and outs of marketing that business and/or your products through online media? Register for this free program. A Taste NY presentation will also be given to learn more about opportunities and logistics for selling through the Cl...

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Farm

Getting Your Ducks in a Row

Friday, November 1, 2019

A free farm finance workshop series. Each date features a new topic. Topics include:Achieving balance. Understand and compile your balance sheet.Where does it all go? The income statement and cash flow.How do I measure up? Organize your data to benchmark and manage. Line up the ducks! C...

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baby

The Magic Years

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Children change so fast in the first four years! This six-session course will help you find successful ways to navigate through these challenging, yet rewarding, times.

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middle years

The Middle Years

Thursday, November 7, 2019

This fun and interactive six-week workshop is designed to explain the best practices in child development and parenting to caregivers of children 5-10 years old.

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Parenting After Separation or Divorce

Parenting After Separation or Divorce

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

A three-hour program designed to assist parents in helping their children adjust to parental separation or divorce. Topics include:identifying parent/child reactions to divorcedeveloping skills for helping children copepost-separation parentingco-parenting versus parallel parentingcommunicating e...

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Beef cow standing in pasture

Forage Quality for Beef and Equine

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

At this free program, Erin Churchill will present on managing forage quality for beef and equine. With high quality forage in short supply in the North Country, Erin will walk through the steps on how to maintain your animal's health and well-being on lower quality feed.

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Pig in mud

Intro to Raising Pigs

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

If you are looking to raise pigs for home consumption, or get started in the swine business, this free introductory workshop is for you. Learn the basics on feeding, housing, breeding, and marketing pigs.

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The Magic Years

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Children change so fast in the first four years! This six-session course will help you find successful ways to navigate through these challenging, yet rewarding, times.

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The Middle Years

Thursday, November 14, 2019

This fun and interactive six-week workshop is designed to explain the best practices in child development and parenting to caregivers of children 5-10 years old.

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Farm

Getting Your Ducks in a Row

Friday, November 15, 2019

A free farm finance workshop series. Each date features a new topic. Topics include:Achieving balance. Understand and compile your balance sheet.Where does it all go? The income statement and cash flow.How do I measure up? Organize your data to benchmark and manage. Line up the ducks! C...

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baby and book

Baby Basics

Friday, November 15, 2019

A look into your child's first year! This program is for families who are pregnant or parents with children, birth to 1 year old. Topics covered: bathingumbilical cord carediaperingdressingfeeding & burpingcrying & soothingsafe sleepsick baby carewhat is a fever?1st year development Re...

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baby

The Magic Years

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Children change so fast in the first four years! This six-session course will help you find successful ways to navigate through these challenging, yet rewarding, times.

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middle years

The Middle Years

Thursday, November 21, 2019

This fun and interactive six-week workshop is designed to explain the best practices in child development and parenting to caregivers of children 5-10 years old.

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Farm

Getting Your Ducks in a Row

Friday, November 22, 2019

A free farm finance workshop series. Each date features a new topic. Topics include:Achieving balance. Understand and compile your balance sheet.Where does it all go? The income statement and cash flow.How do I measure up? Organize your data to benchmark and manage. Line up the ducks! C...

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Tractor

Buying Your First Tractor

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

In this highly interactive workshop, we will go through the process of owning your first tractor. Topics include maintenance, tractor safety, tractor operation information, and tractor and attachment overview on multiple brands from local dealerships. Please register.

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baby

The Magic Years

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Children change so fast in the first four years! This six-session course will help you find successful ways to navigate through these challenging, yet rewarding, times.

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middle years

The Middle Years

Thursday, December 5, 2019

This fun and interactive six-week workshop is designed to explain the best practices in child development and parenting to caregivers of children 5-10 years old.

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Farm

Getting Your Ducks in a Row

Friday, December 6, 2019

A free farm finance workshop series. Each date features a new topic. Topics include:Achieving balance. Understand and compile your balance sheet.Where does it all go? The income statement and cash flow.How do I measure up? Organize your data to benchmark and manage. Line up the ducks! C...

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Parenting After Separation or Divorce

Parenting After Separation or Divorce

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

A three-hour program designed to assist parents in helping their children adjust to parental separation or divorce. Topics include:identifying parent/child reactions to divorcedeveloping skills for helping children copepost-separation parentingco-parenting versus parallel parentingcommunicating e...

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baby

The Magic Years

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Children change so fast in the first four years! This six-session course will help you find successful ways to navigate through these challenging, yet rewarding, times.

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middle years

The Middle Years

Thursday, December 12, 2019

This fun and interactive six-week workshop is designed to explain the best practices in child development and parenting to caregivers of children 5-10 years old.

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baby and book

Baby Basics

Friday, December 13, 2019

A look into your child's first year! This program is for families who are pregnant or parents with children, birth to 1 year old. Topics covered: bathingumbilical cord carediaperingdressingfeeding & burpingcrying & soothingsafe sleepsick baby carewhat is a fever?1st year development Re...

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Old wooden barn

Banking on Barn Wood

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

This free in-depth presentation is a great foundation for those looking to remove old barns from their property. Topics will include barn wood prices, how to market and list your barn for sale, the dismantlement process, and what to look for in potential contractors.

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