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2016 4-H Summer
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2016 Summer Fun Schedule 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.

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Fall Veggies: Harvest
From Your Garden Before and After the Frost

Thursday, July 14, 2016 6:00 - 7:00 PM Patrick Beaver Memorial Library 375 3rd St NE, Hickory, NC 28601 Tuesday, July 19, 2016 6:30-7:30 PM Newton Public Library 115 West C Street, Newton, NC 28658 Tuesday, July 26, 2016 6:30-7:30 PM Maiden Branch Library 11 South A Ave., Maiden NC 28650 Gardening doesn't have to end with cooler temperatures. Find out how to keep your garden growing throughout the year and enjoy fresh fall vegetables.

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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: July 2016 June 2016 May 2016 April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 See what's happening this month with Cooperative Extension in Caldwell County. Sept 2015 Caldwell

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Consumer Horticulture

Extension's Gardening Portal at NC State University provides access to a wealth of information, events and resources for gardeners in North Carolina.  Managed by the State Urban Horticulture Specialist and Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agents throughout the state, it is your doorway to guidance about successfully growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers and ornamentals in your landscape.

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Soybean Rust Update popular

July 27, 2016 from Jim Dunphy, Crop Science Extension Specialist (Soybeans) and Lindsey Thiessen, Extension Plant Pathologist Asiatic Soybean Rust has been confirmed in Tift County, Georgia, earlier today, on soybeans in a Sentinel MORE » – from   Integrated Pest Management

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2016 Beef Expo & Lamb Show

Prospect Lamb Show June 24, 2016 5:00 pm Youth Beef Expo June 25, 2016 10:00 am Hickory American Legion Fairgrounds 2016 Lamb Show Rules & Entry Form 2016 Beef Expo Rules & Entry MORE »

Tips for Buying Plants

One key to having a healthy and lasting garden is starting with the correct plants. With all the slight variations in species, purchasing plants can be quite bewildering. As spring rolls around the MORE »

“Discover the Cover” Workshop

Cover Crop for Backyard and Market Gardener Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 Sandy Ridge Baptist Church 3702 16th St. NE Hickory, NC 28601 Cost: $15–includes program and  lunch Join us for a fun filled MORE »

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4-H Horse Opportunities

When many individuals think of 4-H, they picture animals and farms. The primary goal of 4-H is to provide opportunities for youth to develop life and leadership skills, no matter what project area MORE »

Beginning Cut Flower Workshop

Interested in learning more about growing cut flowers? Want to know how you can incorporate cut flowers into your current farm business? Come join us in learning about varieties best suited for cut flowers and how MORE »

Proper Pruning Principles

Pruning your shrubs and trees can be a scary thing, but pruning is necessary to maintain healthy trees and shrubs. Pruning can be quite easy if you understand the basic principles of why, MORE »

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4-H Livestock ClubMon Aug 1 - Mon Aug 1, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Devine Farms, 2675 St James Church Rd, Newton, NC 28658, United States
— 18 hours away
Sew Awesome 4-H ClubMon Aug 8, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
Agricultural Resources Center
— 1 week away
Catawba Valley Cattlemen's AssociationTue Aug 9, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 1 week away
Working Forest Summit 4Wed Aug 10, 2016
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Cabarrus Arena & Events Center, 4751 NC-49, Concord, NC 28025, USA
— 1 week away
Webinar - Assessing Sustainability for Agricultural and Urban ForestsThu Aug 11, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Where:
forestrywebinars.net
— 2 weeks away
DIG 4-H Club Thu Aug 11, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Agricultural Resources Center
— 2 weeks away
Jr. Rangers 4-H ClubMon Aug 15, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Riverbend Park - Catawba County, NC, 6700 North Nc 16 Highway, Conover, NC 28613, United States
— 2 weeks away
Catawba Valley Beekeepers AssociationMon Aug 15, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
Agricultural Resources Center
— 2 weeks away
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