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Page 16 Extension B Corner Wow! Where did the whole month of September go? Whew, it seems like I missed the whole month, it was extremely busy with work, work, work, meetings, and of course some family time. I was able to sneak away for a few days and get in some much needed family time in Pendleton, O:egon. Each year the University of Idaho Extension requires each Educator to go through evaluations, and as I prep for mine it is really interesting to see all that has been accomplished this year. The past year held many fun meetings, workshops and tours in Adams County. As the community sees and hears all that has gone on throughout the year, I encourage you to share your thoughts to better our Extension office, 4-H, Livestock, Range, County Fair, and Community programs. There are quite a few activities to attend depending on your interests. Here" are a few that will be coming up semi-locally. Annie's Project is a six-week course designed especially for farm women to help them develop their management and decision-making skills for their farms. Sessions include brief presentations, discussions focused on the participant's questions, and computer training to use spreadsheets. Annie's Project gives farm women the opportunity to learn from female agricultural professionals and network with other women in similar situations. This series will be at the parma Research Center from 6-9 p.m. on Tuesday Evenings. Ties to the Land: Your Family Forest Heritage. This program will be held at the Cambridge Exhibit Hall on Nov. 29th 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Millions of acres of family-owned forest land (and agricultural and rangelands) in the U.S. will Change hands in the next few years. Some forests and other rural lands may be converted to a different use because owners didn't take charge of the succession process in time. There are many reasons for this: Landowners may have a strong desire to pass Wednesday, September 26, 2012 September Extension Corner their land on to their children but have not yet done the work necessary to ensure that result. Many landowners haven't talked to their children about who will take care of the family forest after they're gone. Some owners have realized their children may lack the skills to manage the family land or may not be interested indoing so. Others assume that succession planning will be too expensive, and they aren't sure what the benefits will be. Other owners wait for the children to take the initiative. Or maybe they just don't know what to do next. Ranching for Profit with David Pratt from Colorado Ranching for Profit School. This program will be held in Council, location to be determined. Oct. 27th, 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. The workshop will take slices right out of the full Ranching For Profit School. We will focus on the difference between owning a pile of assets and a bunch of jobs and Adams County Commissioners several proposals for sup- plying an industrial style baler to be installed at the Council Recycling Center. The Commissioners will proceed with purchasing the new baler if the coun- ty is chosen for a DEQ grant of $20,000, which will be decided next Friday. Lt. Ryan Zollman reported that patrolmen providing security for the Wesley Fire burning north of Council are being assigned every other day. That allows the depart- ment to maintain control over working the addi- tional hours. The Forest Continued from front page made perfect conditions for rough road surfaces throughout the county. With the approach of Fall weather Supervisor Glenn intends to add water to the gravel to smooth out right of ways before snow falls. The county will try again to sell two steel girders that were adver- tised for sale last month. Because identical bids were received, the county will hold a ver- bal auction between the three bidders at the next Commissioner's meeting on October 9, 2012. The Commissions reviewed him by the Commission in 1989. Three landown- ers along Cottonwood Road requested in writing that the county complete the validation process to declare the road a public access. The commission- ers will start that process with a public hearing in October. Road and Bridge Supervisor Tom Glenn is working a crew with a water truck and grader to smooth out wash-board- ed road conditions along Glendale Road north of Council. Several months of dry weather have dried out the roads and 2-he Adams County Record "Like you, I love livhag in this area. Haxfing a full- time dental practice with locations in Council and Cambridge means it's convenient to see the dentist on any week&), right where you live because I live here too." By Shanna Hamilton -- 253-4279 Doctorate lesidencv having a realbusiness. We will look at how most ranches are supported through internal subsidies and walk through the 3 secrets for increasing profit. That will lead us into finding the deadwood and benchmarking. We will end with the characteristics of the most profitable ranches. Along the way, we'll be covering an awful lot of other stuff too. The workshops tend to be very participatory, with plenty of laughs and some big Ah Ha's! Beef Cow Winter Feeding Strategies. This program will be held in Caldwell, Oct. 30th in the evening. Presented by the University of Idaho Extension and Department of Animal and Veterinary Science, on top strategies to reduce your winter feed costs-- Crop Residue Options, Mineral Supplementation, and Using Alternative Feeds. For more information on any of the above programs please contact our office and we will get you the info! Fall is here and that means our office hour's Service pays time and a half for the hours offi- cers spend on the fire, so the Department wants to assist all they can. Cooler nights have slowed the advance of the fire. The Commissioners reviewed and approved the annual service con- tract with Idaho Power. The $64,000 contract reimburses the county for patrolling in Hells Canyon and provides funding for the county boat. q-he jail currently houses twenty State of Idaho prison- ers, as well as four local inmates. decrease. As we do not have as much traffic in the winter months, the office assistant will be only available approximately 16-18 hours per week, so please, I encourage you if you plan to visit the office do so in the hours between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Monday to Thursday, while the office assistant is in. Most of the rest of the time, I will be available if in the office for further assistance. As always, we are ready to have you as a volunteer for our 4-H program! Come in and get a leader's packet or just let us know you'd like to help our on a project! Don't forget our Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall is for rent through our office, we already have some renters on the calendar, so if you are planning winter activities, call ahead and get your date(s) reserved. Crossword Puzzle CLUES ACROSS 1. Auricles 5. Sharpening strap 10. Supplemented with difficulty 14. Jaguarundi 15. "7 Year Itch" Tom 16. European defense organi- zation 17. Camber 18. Kittiwake genus 19.3rd largest French city 20. Used for instant long locks 23. Harangue 24. Grabs 25. Formally withdraw membership 28. Magmtude relations 32. E1 Dorado High School 33 Porzana carolina 34. Earl Grey or green 11 !t m I 51 35. Dog's tail action 36. Friends (Fa'ench) 38. Lessen the force of 39. Dermaptera 42. Views 44. From a distance 46. Bleats 47. London Games 2012 53. Let the body fall heavily 54. Collect a large group 55. Aba __ Honeymoon 57. Give over 58. Glue & plaster painting prep 59. 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