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2015 4-H Summer
Fun

 2015 Summer Fun Brochure 4-H Summer Fun is sponsored by North Carolina Cooperative Extension and provides day classes and trips designed to encourage youth to learn new things, develop new skills, and explore new interests. The activities are open to all youth ages 5 & older and outlined in this brochure. Programs are taught and supervised by NC Cooperative Extension staff and 4-H & Community Volunteers.  If you have questions about any of the activities, call 465-8240. Classes are held at the Catawba County Agricultural Resources Center in Newton,  unless otherwise specified.   Trips depart from the same location unless otherwise specified.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

2015 4-H Summer
Fun

 2015 Summer Fun Brochure 4-H Summer Fun is sponsored by North Carolina Cooperative Extension and provides day classes and trips designed to encourage youth to learn new things, develop new skills, and explore new interests. The activities are open to all youth ages 5 & older and outlined in this brochure. Programs are taught and supervised by NC Cooperative Extension staff and 4-H & Community Volunteers.  If you have questions about any of the activities, call 465-8240. Classes are held at the Catawba County Agricultural Resources Center in Newton,  unless otherwise specified.   Trips depart from the same location unless otherwise specified.

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minority farmers

Foothills Minority
Farmer and Rancher Resource Seminar

Catawba County Agricultural Resource Center 1175 S. Brady Ave Newton, NC 28658 Rescheduled for April 22nd, 2015 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Minority and Immigrant farmers are invited to participate in  the Foothills Minority Farmers and Rancher Resource Seminar. Come learn about pesticide safety, changes in sale tax rules and regulations, increasing your farm profitability with cover crops, and listen to a USDA panel talk about USDA programs for socially disadvantaged farmers. Our guest speakers will talk about the importance of farm family and developing leadership within your local communities.  For more information, please visit our website or contact Der Xiong (der_xiong@ncsu.edu) at 828.465.8248. Pre-registration is required to attend.

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Hickory Farmers Market

Farmer's Market
Opening Dates

Opening of Downtown Hickory Farmers Market Union Square Hickory, NC  28601 April 18, 8-1 PM Come out for the first market of the season at the Downtown Hickory Farmers Market on Union Square in Hickory! The market is open Saturdays from 8 AM to 1 PM and Wednesday from 10 AM to 3 PM. The market will also be open for Tasting Tunes and Tomatoes which happens every third Thursday from 6 PM to 9 PM starting in May. Opening of Conover Farmers Market 109 1st St. E. Conover, NC 28613 April 25, 8 AM-12 PM The Conover Farmers Market will be starting up on April 25th! The market has all local vendors with wonderful food and crafts. This season is going to be a great one with lots of exciting events happening every Saturday from 8 AM to 12 PM until October 10th. 

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Sign up to receive our monthly update as soon as it comes out!  That way you can register for workshops before they fill up.  Sign Up Check out our past monthly updates: March 2015 April 2015 See what's happening this month with Cooperative Extension in Caldwell County. March 2015 Caldwell

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Spring has sprung! Lawns are green, trees are budding, and allergies are flaring. It is also time to get out into the garden and anticipate an abundance of greens, broccoli, carrots, strawberries, and MORE »

What is Cooperative Extension?

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service (NCCES) is dedicated to non-formal education for the public.  We are a service funded by federal, state, and county funds; dedicated to connecting end users to the MORE »

Catawba County Horse Bowl

Donna Mull, 4-H Agent NC Cooperative Extension donna_mull@ncsu.edu (828)465-8242 March 16, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 4-H’ers Win State Horse Bowl Contest – A team of Catawba County 4-H’ers captured top awards in the MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Catawba Valley Beekeepers AssociationMon Apr 20, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
Agricultural Resources Center
— 22 hours away
Pine Straw Harvesting in Longleaf Pine Forests: Best Management Guidelines to Sustain Wildlife ResourcesThu Apr 23, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 4 days away
[ProNR] Emergency Planning Webinar Thu Apr 30, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 2 weeks away
Foothills Farm SchoolTue May 5, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
1175 S Brady Ave, Newton, NC 28658, USA
— 2 weeks away
Catawba Valley Cattlemen's AssociationTue May 12, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 3 weeks away
Foothills Farm School- Field DayThu May 14, 2015
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Various Locations
— 4 weeks away
Catawba Valley Beekeepers AssociationMon May 18, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
Agricultural Resources Center
— 4 weeks away
Foothills Farm SchoolTue Jun 2, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
1175 S Brady Ave, Newton, NC 28658, USA
— 1 month away
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