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FORAGE BASICS PROGRAM OFFERED by the Blount County Extension office. The first class in the threepart series will be March 15 at the Frank Green Building auditorium at 6:30 p.m. Topics will include an introduction to forage basics, basic soil fertility, soil testing, interpreting soil test reports, and nutrient management. Questions or to register, phone 274-2129.

WHERE HAVE THE HONEYBEES GONE? The Blount County Beekeepers Association will show the film Vanishing of the Bees March 6, at 6:30 p.m. at the Oneonta Public Library. The group will answer questions about bees and beekeeping and what the public can do about colony collapse.

ONEONTA PUBLIC LIBRARY is partnering with the Blount Real Estate Network to present an informational seminar on steps to buying a home. Professionals will be available to answer questions. The program is March 13, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at the library.