ECAA Roundup 7/29/2022

Calculating Farm Taxes
At noon on Monday, August 15th the USDA will host a free webinar on how to use their interactive tax calculator tool that is available on ruraltax.org. Adam Kantrovichm the Director of Clemson University Extension Income Tax School will lead the presentation. To register go to: https://www.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_hd7BRiO7T-2gm3jIGHzJPQ?utm_campaign=taxprep&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.

Based on the consumption of honey by lower primates scientists believe that honey was an important dietary asset to pre-human and early human ancestors. Scientists have also found evidence in the skull of a 12.5 million-year-old hominid from St. Stefan, Austria that supports this theory. What have scientists observed about this skull?

Happy Helpers Needed for the Elbert County Fair
On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, August 5-7, we need happy helpers who want to meet new people and share the value of promoting agricultural related businesses in Elbert County during the county fair. If you are planning to attend the fair or are curious to see it this is an easy, fun way to help out. Also, on Sunday at 10:00 a.m. you can join us as we walk in the fair parade showing our ag pride. To volunteer contact Sheila Zuschek at sheila.zuschek@elbertcountyagalliance.org or Renee Burton at renee.burton@elbertcountyagalliance.org.

Canning Class Still Has Openings
Canning season is upon us, so it’s a great time to get some tips from an expert. Make Canning Your Jam is coming up on Sunday, August 7th at 2:00 p.m. For more information and to register go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/make-canning-your-jam-tickets-267933525387.

Fun is the Gateway to Inspiration
It’s time for one of our ECAA field trips, so on Saturday, August 20th we are heading out to Burlington, Colorado for the Burlington Old Town Museum’s Pioneer Day. At this family friendly event you’ll see crafters and reenactors populating the historic town on the plains. Let’s get together, have some fun, and get inspiration. Information and a video about Old Town Museum are at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ecaa-field-trip-to-burlington-old-towns-pioneer-days-tickets-264816101087.

Accidental Rooster
Poor guy can’t stay with the family who loves him. This fellow is calm and confident. He gets along with kids and doges. He chased crows from his flock. If you need a good roo text Jordan at 303-514-0796.

If you have announcements or classifieds that should be included in the next Roundup? Send them to news@elbertcountyagalliance.org.

Trivia Answer: Cavities in the teeth