Community Briefs: February 20, 2013
Livestock meeting set for Friday
An education program related to the health and management of beef cattle and pasture will be held from 11 a.m. — 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Old 99 Steakhouse in Willows, 610 S. Tehama St., Willows.
The even is free but pre-registration is required, 527-3101.
The guest speaker is David Patterson from the University of Missouri, who will speak on selection and development of replacement heifers. Other topics discussed include bull performance, de-worming, and alternative feeds for cattle. Irrigated pasture irrigation efficiency and fertility will also be discussed.
The meeting is sponsored by the Glenn, Colusa, and Tehama County Cooperative Extensions, the Cattlemen's Association in Glenn-Colusa, and Tehama counties, Genex and Merial and Boehringer Ingelheim.
Lunch will be provided.
Volunteers sought for market
Glenn County Certified Farmers Market is seeking volunteers for advisory committee that helps organize, implement, and ensure the market is a fun destination for families and friends.
If you are a community member, vendor, partner, or want to contribute to helping better Glenn County, submit an application to participate to Glenn County Resource Conservation District, 132 N. Enright Ave., Suite C, Willows, or call 934-4601, Ext. 5
For more information, call Kandi Manhart at 934-4601, ext. 120 or send email to email@example.com.
Annual rummage sale slated
The Orland Women's Improvement Club will hold its 63rd annual Rummage Sale from 9:30 a.m. — 6 p.m. March 1, and from 9:30 a.m. — 3 p.m. on March 2 in Flaherty Hall at the Glenn County Fairgrounds, 221 E. Yolo St., Orland.
The event supports books for the public library, recreation, scholarships, and various worthy causes in the Orland area. Donations of adult and children's clothes, furniture, household items, jewelry, linens, small appliances, and toys are needed. Computers, large appliances, mattresses, or telephones will not be accepted.
Donations of rummage items will be accepted from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 23-27 and 9:30 a.m. to noon Feb. 28 at Flaherty Hall.
Larger items such as furniture may be dropped off Feb. 28.
Pickup and storage can be arranged by calling 865-2115 or 519-3174.