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Feb
24
Sat
Pipe Fence Build Hands On Workshop @ Mesquite Field Farm
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Pipe Fence Build Hands On Workshop @ Mesquite Field Farm | Nixon | Texas | United States

Participants will learn the basic concepts of designing a pipe fence, arc welding, cutting torch, setting corner posts, setting line posts, cutting saddles, welding pipe rails, and building and installing a pipe gate

Skills Taught:

  • Basic Construction
  • Basic Fabrication
  • Farm Tool Safety
  • Build and Install Infrastructure
  • Material Supply Calculations
  • Infrastructure Damage Prevention
  • Farm Safety
  • Farm Infrastructure Development Planning

Teachers:

Doug Havemann, Army Veteran, Co – Owner, Mesquite Field Farm

Joe Medina, Navy Veteran, Retired Welder and Small Farm Owner

Pipe Fence Building Flyer- Download here

Register HERE

Apr
14
Sat
Pipe Fence Building Part 2: Gates Hands On Workshop @ Mesquite Field Farm
Apr 14 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Pipe Fence Building Part 2: Gates Hands On Workshop @ Mesquite Field Farm | Nixon | Texas | United States

Participants will learn the basic concepts of designing a pipe fence, arc welding, cutting torch, setting corner posts, setting line posts, cutting saddles, welding pipe rails, designing building and installing a pipe gate.

Teachers:

Doug Havemann, Army Veteran, Co – Owner, Mesquite Field Farm

Joe Medina, Navy Veteran, Retired Welder and Small Farm Owner

Skills Taught:

  • Farm Safety
  • Farm planning
  • Material requirements and calculations
  • Tractor and Auger safety
  • Infrastructure Planning
  • Repairing Infrastructure Components
  • Livestock pasture management requirements
  • Industry best practices

REGISTER HERE

Oct
20
Sat
Pastured Poultry Processing Workshop @ Honey's Acres Farm
Oct 20 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Pastured Poultry Processing Workshop @ Honey's Acres Farm | Cedar Hill | Texas | United States

Hands-on learning opportunity where participants will learn about the basics of pastured poultry care and how to process pastured poultry. This class was developed and will be taught by our BattleGround to Breaking Ground students. Other hands-on skills to be taught are:

  • Breed Knowledge, layers/broilers
  • Broiler Requirements
  • Meat Processing Options
  • Feed/nutrition requirements
  • Poultry Processing

Details:
Date: Saturday October 20, 2018 – Please register by October 13, 2018
Time 8:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Honey’s Acres-1350 Stoney Creek Drive, Cedar Hill, TX 75104
Cost: $50 per person (Includes 1 chicken, ice, and package) Please bring your own cooler
Limited to the first 30 participants. Additional chickens available for $20 each.
You will receive a confirmation of registration and a request for payment within 2 business days.

Nov
2
Fri
Pastured Poultry Workshop @ World Hunger Relief
Nov 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Pastured Poultry Workshop @ World Hunger Relief | Waco | Texas | United States

Hands-on learning opportunity where participants will learn about the basics of pastured poultry, how to care for the chickens, predator control, and how to build a mobile chicke coop.

  • Breed Knowledge, layers/broilers
  • Baby chick care
  • Layer management
  • Egg management
  • Feed/nutrition requirements
  • Shelters
  • Fencing options
  • Predators
  • Pasture rotation

Details:
Date: Friday, November 2, 2018 – Please register by October 30, 2018
Time 10:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m.
Location: World Hunger relief 356 Spring Lake Rd., Waco, TX 76705
Cost: $25 per person
Limited to the first 25 participants
You will receive a confirmation of registration and a request for payment within 2 business days.

Jul
6
Sat
Pipe Fence Building @ Mesquite Field Farm
Jul 6 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Pipe Fence Building @ Mesquite Field Farm

Participants will learn the basic concepts of designing a pipe fence, arc welding, cutting torch, setting corner posts, setting line posts, cutting saddles, welding pipe rails, and building and installing a pipe gate

Skills Taught:

  1. Basic construction
  2. Basic fabrication
  3. Farm tool safety
  4. Build and install infrastructure
  5. Material supply calculations
  6. Infrastructure damage prevention
  7. Farm safety
  8. Farm infrastructure development planning

Instructors:

Joe Medina Vietnam Veteran, Retired Professional Welder

Doug Havemann, Army Veteran, Co – Owner, Mesquite Field Farm

Melissa Havemann, Co-Owner, Mesquite Field Farm

 

Register HERE by July 3

Jul
7
Sun
Pipe Fence Building @ Mesquite Field Farm
Jul 7 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Pipe Fence Building @ Mesquite Field Farm

Participants will learn the basic concepts of designing a pipe fence, arc welding, cutting torch, setting corner posts, setting line posts, cutting saddles, welding pipe rails, and building and installing a pipe gate

Skills Taught:

  1. Basic construction
  2. Basic fabrication
  3. Farm tool safety
  4. Build and install infrastructure
  5. Material supply calculations
  6. Infrastructure damage prevention
  7. Farm safety
  8. Farm infrastructure development planning

Instructors:

Joe Medina Vietnam Veteran, Retired Professional Welder

Doug Havemann, Army Veteran, Co – Owner, Mesquite Field Farm

Melissa Havemann, Co-Owner, Mesquite Field Farm

 

Register HERE by July 3

Dec
7
Sat
Cattle AI Workshop @ F.E.A.T. Farm
Dec 7 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Description

Join us for a cattle AI workshop in Coryell County (Flat), Texas. This workshop is a one-day workshop designed to provide information about the AI process for cattle and is open to all producers.

Workshop sessions will include:

  • Chute Side Manners (Basic Handling from moving cattle to basic skills like palpation, blood draw, with live AI demonstration) – Presented by Bell County Extension Agent Lyle Zoeller
  • Cattle Nutrition (Maintenance, Breeding, Lactating) – Presented by Purina Nutritionist Jennifer Ramthun
  • Understanding EPD’s

Workshop cost is $25 which includes breakfast, lunch, and drinks.

Please make sure to wear something comfortable (with closed toe shoes) and warm as we will have a couple of Hands On Learning events outdoors in the morning before moving to our afternoon classroom portion.

View Cattle AI Workshop Flyer here

Register here by December 2

Jan
25
Sat
Basic Welding – Pipe Fence Entrance Workshop @ F.E.A.T. Farm
Jan 25 @ 9:00 am – Jan 26 @ 5:00 pm

The workshop will be held at the Farmer Education and Training (FEAT) Farm at 729 CR 931, Flat, Texas 76528 on 25 and 26 January 2020 from 9:00 am until 5 pm for both days.

The workshop is a two-day workshop designed to teach participants some of the basics of welding around the farm/ranch. This will not certify anyone in welding, but it will teach the basic concepts.

Workshop sessions will include:

  • Designing a pipe fence
  • Arc welding
  • Cutting torch
  • Setting corner posts
  • Setting line posts
  • Cutting saddles
  • Welding pipe rails

Register and pay here by January 22

Oct
2
Sat
Hands On Workshop- Ranch Welding @ Crown D Ranch
Oct 2 @ 8:00 am – Oct 3 @ 4:00 pm
Hands On Workshop- Ranch Welding @ Crown D Ranch | Nixon | Texas | United States
This is a Hands On Learning class. You will be learning the basics of welding and cutting in the field.

About this event

Please wear appropriate attire for the weather predicted for that weekend. It is required that you wear close toed canvas or leather footwear (boots preferred). No shorts will be allowed. Your clothing should be made from durable materials, like wool, leather, or heavy tightly woven cotton. A fabric baseball cap should also be worn to protect the top of your head from sparks. We will provide welding hoods, welding gloves, welding blanket, and welding sleeves for your use while actively welding. If you have your own welding helmet, gloves, and /or jacket you may bring it with you.

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