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[catawba] The Farmers of Catawba County

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 21:05:39 +0000

Please join us in celebrating our farmers.

[caldwell] Q&A With Seth Nagy

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:31:33 +0000

Some interesting questions came into the Caldwell Extension Center this week. I’d like to share three of them with you. I hope you find these questions and their answers hel … Continue Reading

[robeson] Time to Fall in Love With the Fair

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:32:22 +0000

Bright lights, deep-fried foods, and the inherent fun of the fair always made it a special treat for me as a child. My mother would carve out an afternoon to take me, and some … Continue Reading

[henderson] Belk Charity Sale

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:23:52 +0000

Buy tickets for the Belk Charity Sale to support Henderson County 4-H! Purchase tickets for $5. This money goes to support 4-H awards and programs for young people in Henders … Continue Reading

[camden] Get Plugged Into 4-H

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:14:43 +0000

Camden County 4-H is looking for youth and adults who would like to become involved with the world’s largest youth development organization – 4-H! Through 4-H you can: … Continue Reading

[franklin] Diabetes Prevention Class

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:15:24 +0000

News Release We are pleased to announce that the 2nd Diabetes Prevention class is now scheduled and will begin on October 17th at the Franklin County Cooperative Extension Off … Continue Reading

[hertford] Corn Variety Trial Results Are In!

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:53:15 +0000

We have officially harvested the first of two Corn Variety Trials in Hertford County.  This plot was hosted by D&J Farms of Como, North Carolina.  We would like to exten … Continue Reading

[franklin] 2017 4-H Sizzlin’ Summer Sessions

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:37:55 +0000

4-H Sizzlin’ Summer Sessions 2017 Recap By: Meg Wyatt, Franklin County 4-H Agent Franklin County 4-H had a busy and exciting summer. We had over 80 youth participate … Continue Reading

[cherokee] Managing the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:26:45 +0000

Our Eastern and Carolina Hemlocks have been attacked the past couple of decades by an aphid-like insect that has become a destructive pest in the eastern United States. If you … Continue Reading

[cherokee] 2016-2017 Cover Crop Survey Report

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:48:41 +0000

The 2016-2017 cover crop survey report from the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension (SARE) program, Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC) and American … Continue Reading

[hyde] 3rd Annual ‘Scurry the Quarter’ 5K Race

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:00:34 +0000

Please come join Hyde County 4-H on October 28, 2017 at 6:30pm in Swan Quarter, NC to ‘Scurry the Quarter’!!! Come dressed up in your favorite costumes for a chanc … Continue Reading

[hertford] Hertford-Northampton 4-H Livestock Committee Meeting

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:27:39 +0000

Monday, October 2nd at 7:00pm The Murfree Center 201 E Broad St Murfreesboro, NC Are you interested in the 4-H Livestock Program? If so, this meeting is for you! This … Continue Reading

[henderson] 4-H State Council Conference for Teens: Dream Big!

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:50:44 +0000

Saturday, November 4 – Sunday, November 5, in Raleigh This will be a fun weekend of workshops, Spirit Stick Competition, and a dance. Depart 6:00 am Saturday morning, an … Continue Reading

[catawba] Farmer Strong Workshop

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:39:47 +0000

Dietetic Intern and strength trainer Cameron Forbes will lead this workshop designed to help farmers and gardeners prevent injury through corrective posture and daily exercis … Continue Reading

[catawba] Catawba County Youth Council

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:40:17 +0000

Catawba County Youth Council Seeks New Members –  This school-year Catawba County Youth Council will celebrate 10 years of providing an avenue for teens to build leadership … Continue Reading

[burke] NC Farm School 2018

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:40:42 +0000

NC Farm School 2018 Catawba River Make your farming dreams a reality! For more information visit

[newcropsorganics] NC Alternative Crops and Organics Program Highlighted on Public Radio

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:59:45 +0000

Helen Chickering did a wonderful little piece on our new crops research at the Mountain Research Station in Waynesville, NC. Listen to it by clicking on this link.

[alexander] Preserving the Harvest Series

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 04:49:09 +0000

Click on the flyer and registration forms to download.

[jackson] Chainsaw Safety

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 18:15:19 +0000

Last week’s tropical storm felled many trees in the county, which created many long hours of chainsaw use to clear roadways and dangerous hanging trees across power lines an … Continue Reading

[union] Houseplants and Orchid Program

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 17:19:44 +0000

Now that fall is in the air, you may be thinking about bringing in houseplants that you moved outside for the summer. Be aware that you can bring creatures inside in those pla … Continue Reading