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Seed Saving
Workshop

Join us on April 8, 2015 at the Catawba County Agricultural Resources Center for a workshop on seed extraction, treatment, and saving.  The workshop will take place from 9 to 11 AM and will include some hands on practice with the techniques discussed.  Come and join in the fun and learn a few new things about preserving and protecting your seeds for added success in your garden.

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seeds

Seed Saving
Workshop

Join us on April 8, 2015 at the Catawba County Agricultural Resources Center for a workshop on seed extraction, treatment, and saving.  The workshop will take place from 9 to 11 AM and will include some hands on practice with the techniques discussed.  Come and join in the fun and learn a few new things about preserving and protecting your seeds for added success in your garden.

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Nitrogen Management
Workshop

Nitrogen Management in Corn and Small Grains: Please join us for a presentation by NCSU soil fertility specialist Dr. Deanna Osmond on April 9, 2015 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM.  Dr. Osmond will discuss nitrogen management in the context of corn and small grain production with an emphasis on how growers can minimize waste and maximizing profits.  The presentation will take place at the Lincoln Cultural Center, 403 East Main Street, Lincolnton, NC 28092.  Please RSVP with the Catawba County Cooperative Extension office (828-465-8240) so that we can provide you with a dinner. A 15 passenger van will leave from the Cooperative Extension Service Office in Newton at 4:45 PM and return to the office after dinner (ETA 8:00 PM). Please contact our office to reserve your seat. Click on this Corn program flyer for more information.

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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 See what's happening this month with Cooperative Extension in Caldwell County. March 2015 Caldwell

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4-H Summer Camp
Millstone

The Millstone 4-H camp for 2015 will take place June 21-26 this year for ages 8-14.  Register now!  There are opportunities for scholarships. Millstone 4-H Camp 2015

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SC, TN, KY and MD Update (12:45 pm, 3/30/15)

1. SC AWIS SC Mar 30-Apr 6 10-DAY DETAILED HOURLY WEATHER FORECASTS  Aiken_AP Anderson_Co_Air Barnwell_AP Beaufort_Cnty_AP Beaufort_SC Bennettsville_Je Camden_AP Charleston_Exec_ Charleston_Muni Cheraw_AP Chester_AP Clemson-Clemson Columbia-Columb Columbia/McEnti Columbia_Metro Conway_AP Darlington Florence_SC Georgetown_AP_SC Greenville_Donal Greenville_Down Greenville-Spart MORE » – from   Strawberry Growers Information

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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Community Supported Agriculture

If you are looking for ways to eat healthier and support local agriculture, a CSA (community supported agriculture) subscription might be for you. A CSA, in simple terms, is a subscription to a MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Foothills Farm SchoolTue Apr 7, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
1175 S Brady Ave, Newton, NC 28658, USA
— 7 days away
Foothills Farm School- Field DayThu Apr 9, 2015
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Various Locations
— 1 week away
Catawba Valley Cattlemen's AssociationTue Apr 14, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 2 weeks away
Catawba Valley Beekeepers AssociationMon Apr 20, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
Agricultural Resources Center
— 3 weeks 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
— 3 weeks away
[ProNR] Emergency Planning Webinar Thu Apr 30, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 4 weeks away
Foothills Farm SchoolTue May 5, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
1175 S Brady Ave, Newton, NC 28658, USA
— 1 month away
Catawba Valley Cattlemen's AssociationTue May 12, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 1 month away
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