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eating on budget

Eating Well on a
Budget

Hickory Farmers Market: Union Square 24 1st Ave NE Hickory, NC  28601 July 22 10 AM to 2 PM Conover Farmer's Market 109 1st St. E. Conover, NC 28613 July 18th 8 AM to 12 PM Stop by the market to learn about ways to eat well while staying within your food budget. Incorporating lots of healthy vegetables and grains while managing meat portions can be an easy and delicious strategy for eating well on a budget. We will be cooking a recipe for you to sample as well. Come see us! Stop by the market to learn about ways to eat well while staying within your food budget. Incorporating lots of healthy vegetables and grains while managing meat portions can be an easy and delicious strategy for eating well on a budget. We will be cooking a recipe for you to sample as well. Come see us!

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eating on budget

Eating Well on a
Budget

Hickory Farmers Market: Union Square 24 1st Ave NE Hickory, NC  28601 July 22 10 AM to 2 PM Conover Farmer's Market 109 1st St. E. Conover, NC 28613 July 18th 8 AM to 12 PM Stop by the market to learn about ways to eat well while staying within your food budget. Incorporating lots of healthy vegetables and grains while managing meat portions can be an easy and delicious strategy for eating well on a budget. We will be cooking a recipe for you to sample as well. Come see us! Stop by the market to learn about ways to eat well while staying within your food budget. Incorporating lots of healthy vegetables and grains while managing meat portions can be an easy and delicious strategy for eating well on a budget. We will be cooking a recipe for you to sample as well. Come see us!

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fall veg garden

Fall Vegetable Garden
Prep

Fall Vegetable Garden Prep Patrick Beaver Memorial Library 375 3rd St NE Hickory, NC  28601 July 21, 6 to 7 PM Newton Library 115 West C Street Newton, NC 28658 July 23, 6:30 to 7:30 PM Join Dr. George Place, Catawba County Cooperative Extension Director in a presentation about having a fall vegetable garden.  Now is the time to prepare for a fall planting of some of your garden favorites like broccoli, Brussels sprouts, kale, collards, beets, and more.  Learn about some of the recommended varieties, pest management strategies, and how to extend the growing season.  This presentation is part of our home gardener series designed to help both beginner and advanced gardeners enjoy all of the health, enjoyment, and learning that comes from growing some of your own produce.

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summer fun

2015 4-H Summer
Fun

 2015 Summer Fun Brochure 4-H Summer Fun Agricultural Resources Center 1175 South Brady Ave. Newton, NC 28658 Summer Fun offers hands-on learning in a well supervised environment with programs designed to introduce youth to 4-H and new areas of interests.  4-H membership is not needed to attend. July and August camps and programs with openings remaining include: * Arm Knitting - July 13 * Beginner Sewing - July 21-22 * Storm the Castle - July 23 * Beginner Irish Step - July 24 * Focus on Fitness - August 11-14 * Discovery Days - August 17-20

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corn

Corn Field Day

Corn Field Day Snow Creek Farm 964 Snow Creek Road Statesville, NC 28625 July 30, 10 AM to 1 PM This field day will present the performance of many corn varieties that are represented in our region of the state.  Corn management updates and general information will also be given.  Attendance of this training will give participants two pesticide credits - don't forget to bring your pesticide license and identification. Lunch is included and will be served at the Iredell Cooperative Extension Center. For more information contact Teresa Herman at (704) 873-0507.

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

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Some NC Farmers Stay Local

80% of the cut flowers sold in this country come from outside the US.  Its an industry that has a world wide value estimated at over $40 billion.  NC State Extension Master Gardener MORE » – from   Gardening

Summer Vegetable Gardening Tips and Chores

The middle of the summer can mean family vacation, summer camps, being on the lake, and much more. Summer holds many different attractions that can take away from doing necessary garden chores. Gardening MORE »

Steps to Health

Reducing Childhood Obesity with Steps to Health Some elementary students will be making healthier food and drink choices this summer vacation as a result of their participation in Steps to Health during the MORE »

4-H Presentations

4-H Presentation Winners – Catawba County 4-H’ers recently attended and competed in presentations at 4-H District Activity Day held in Cabarrus County. Over 200 youth from the South Central Extension district competed in MORE »

Farm Tours With a Twist

Catawba County’s Eat Drink and Be Local (EDBL) Week is coming up June 15-20th. There will be many opportunities during EDBL for the public to get a deeper insight into the lives of MORE »

Fly Control For Livestock During The Summer

Warmer temperatures have finally brought about one of the peskiest insects that livestock owners have to deal with each year – flies.  The winged creatures torment animals and humans alike, bite and annoy MORE »

Help! – I Have Moles and Voles

Help! – I Have Moles and Voles by Dr. George Place Director Catawba County Cooperative Extension Service Lawn, landscape, or garden damage from wildlife is one of the most common calls that we MORE »

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Catawba Valley Cattlemen's AssociationTue Aug 11, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 2 weeks away
Catawba Valley Beekeepers AssociationMon Aug 17, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
Agricultural Resources Center
— 3 weeks away
Catawba Valley Cattlemen's AssociationTue Sep 8, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 1 month away
Catawba Valley Beekeepers AssociationMon Sep 21, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
Agricultural Resources Center
— 2 months away
Catawba Valley Cattlemen's AssociationTue Oct 13, 2015
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Catawba Valley Beekeepers AssociationMon Oct 19, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
Agricultural Resources Center
— 3 months away
Catawba Valley Cattlemen's AssociationTue Nov 10, 2015
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Catawba Valley Beekeepers AssociationMon Nov 16, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
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