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Pasture Management &
Hay Production Workshop

January 26, 2016 10:00 AM - Noon Cleveland County Extension Office 130 S Post Road Suite 1 Shelby Speakers: Dr. Matt Poore and Dr. Miguel Castillo Lunch immediately following, register by calling 704-482-4365

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Pasture Management &
Hay Production Workshop

January 26, 2016 10:00 AM - Noon Cleveland County Extension Office 130 S Post Road Suite 1 Shelby Speakers: Dr. Matt Poore and Dr. Miguel Castillo Lunch immediately following, register by calling 704-482-4365

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

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Food Processing and Manufacturing Initiative

Food Processing and
Manufacturing Initiative

NC food processing and manufacturing initiative feasiblity study released The agricultural resources, industrial capacity and research innovation assets present in North Carolina create opportunities to catalyze development of value-added food processing and manufacturing businesses, according to a joint NC State-NCDA&CS economic feasibity study released Jan. 12. One page summary of the Initiative View the Full Report

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Solar Energy Property
Tax Resources

With a surge in solar power installations across North Carolina, Extension specialists have developed materials to address questions about tax implications, land appraisal and more. Solar Generation Property Taxation Solar and Wind Energy Development Opportunities: Tax Implications

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New Video: Gardening When Deer Live Nearby

Enjoy this excellent new 20 minute video on strategies for coexisting with deer in the landscape. Lois Chatham and Sara Haigh, Extension Master Gardener Volunteers in Dare County,  identify deer resistant plants and strategies to keep deer MORE » – from   Gardening

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New Video on Gardening on The Outer Banks

Check out this outstanding new video by Extension Master Gardener Volunteers in Dare County! Kudos to Shannon Brooks and her whole team, especially EMGV Barbara Koeblin, the media talent for this 23 minute episode MORE » – from   Gardening

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Racial Equity in Farm to School Workshops

One-day workshops on Racial Equity in Farm to School workshops: at the intersections of food, farms, and education Training led by dRWorks and CEF Offer by FoodCorps NC, co-hosted by NC4H and CEFS Registration: https://testruefood.wufoo.com/forms/racial-equity-in-farm-to-school/ MORE » – from   Local Food

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Farm Transition Workshop

We are constantly reminded that farming is an occupation of the aging.  Catawba County has some very innovative and successful young farmers but according to the USDA Agriculture Census of 2012, the average MORE »

Fruit Tree Workshop

Properly trained and pruned fruit trees is important for both commercial growers and homeowners. Join us for a fun fill day about growing fruit trees and receive hands on training on how to prune MORE »

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Death and Disease – Can Gardening Save Us?

It seems that we are constantly reading about a new study showing that the health of our country is in decline. Reduced physical activity combined with poor eating choices has sent rates of MORE »

Eating Locally for the Holiday

Why eat the boring old box stuffing this holiday when you can use fresh local produce for a tasty and memorable meal? As we get closer to the holidays, we’re probably all wondering MORE »

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Can I Grow My Own Fertilizer?

Every gardener knows that a bountiful harvest depends on sufficient soil fertility.  Fertilizers can help but they don’t provide the complete solution.  It’s easy to over-apply synthetic fertilizers and damage plants via salt MORE »

Growing Asparagus Workshop

Growing Asparagus Workshop Did you know that asparagus is a member of the lily family. Do you want to know more about growing asparagus? Although California leads in the US production of fresh MORE »

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Catawba Valley Beekeepers AssociationMon Feb 15, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
Agricultural Resources Center
— 3 days away
Catawba Valley Cattlemen's AssociationTue Mar 8, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 4 weeks away
Catawba Valley Beekeepers AssociationMon Mar 21, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
Agricultural Resources Center
— 1 month away
Webinar - The Green Leap: Conserving Biodiversity in Subdivision DevelopmentThu Apr 7, 2016
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
http://www.forestrywebinars.net/
— 2 months away
Catawba Valley Cattlemen's AssociationTue Apr 12, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 2 months away
Catawba Valley Beekeepers AssociationMon Apr 18, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
Agricultural Resources Center
— 2 months away
Catawba Valley Cattlemen's AssociationTue May 10, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 3 months away
Catawba Valley Beekeepers AssociationMon May 16, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
Agricultural Resources Center
— 3 months away
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