The Bi-State Crops Conference will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET Dec. 1 at the Beef House Restaurant in Covington, indiana.

Free training in how a participate in a local Christmas Bird Count will be from 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 21 at the Jackson County Extension office, 402 Ava Road, Murphysboro.

Learn the theory and practice of sawing hardwood logs into lumber at Hardwood University.