Small Engine Maintenance

UConn Extension’s Solid Ground Ag-Mechanics part 2

people standing around a tractor plowing a field We’ve just about finished up our first round of Ag-Mechanics and we’re getting ready to start round 2!  Again, these are small classes, so you’ll want to sign up fast because they fill up fast!  The topics happening in the beginning of 2024 are Welding Using Metal Inert Gas MethodsSmall Engine Maintenance & Repairs: 2-Stroke AND 4-Stroke

PLEASE NOTE!  We are trying out a new format based on feedback and trying to make these trainings more accessible, and both the Small Engine Maintenance Classes are taking place over 2 Thursday Evenings (see below), so plan accordingly! 

Remember to check out all we’re doing on our website too! https://newfarms.uconn.edu/solidground/

Advance Welding Using Metal Inert Gas Methods

Date: Saturday, February 3rd
Time: 9am – 3pm
Location: Rockville High School, 70 Loveland Hill Rd, Vernon, CT 06066
Max Number of participants: 10
 
Description of class:
Did you attend our welding workshop in the past?  Are you a novice welder? This workshop is perfect for you as we go deeper into welding using MIG (Metal Inert Gas) and take on Bigger welding tasks that you might encounter on your farm.
 
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Small Engine Maintenance & Repairs: 2-Stroke
Date: Thursday, February 1st and February 8th
Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm
Location: Middletown High School, 200 La Rosa Ln, Middletown, CT 06457
Max Number of participants: 12
 
Description of class:
Learn how to troubleshoot and repair the small engines you use on your farm. Gain hands-on experience taking apart a 2-stroke engine to diagnose some of the common problems you may encounter.  Please not that this training will take place over two Thursday evenings.
 
SIGN UP:
https://s.uconn.edu/sgsmallengine2
 
Small Engine Maintenance & Repairs: 4-Stroke
Date: Thursday, February 29th and March 7th
Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm
Location: Middletown High School, 200 La Rosa Ln, Middletown, CT 06457
Max Number of participants: 12
 
Description of class:
Gain hands-on experience working on 4-stroke engines; walk behind tillers, log splitters and more. Maintenance and troubleshooting skills to put right to work on your farm equipment. Please not that this training will take place over two Thursday evenings.
 
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Learn How to Fix Your Small Engines on the Farm!

Hey Farmers!
 
Remember the Solid Ground Ag-Mechanics series?  
 
Well the next one coming up is…
 

Small Engine Maintenance and Repairs; 2-Stroke

Saturday Jan. 7th, 9AM-3PM
Nonnewaug Agri-Science High School, Woodbury  Agri-Science High School, CT

Take apart a small engine that you find yourself using on the farm on a regular basis, and then learn how to put it back together again, all the while finding out how it works and how to address common problems.

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