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2016 Eat, Drink, Be
Local

Eat, Drink, Be Local June  20 - 25 Save the dates for Hickory's 3rd annual celebration of local food and fun. The week will be packed with: Farm Tours Garden Talks Beer Making in a Museum Feasts Distillery Tours Cooking Demos Some events are limited in space. Check out our EDBL Events Calendar 2016 for more info and to reserve your tickets.

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2016 Eat, Drink, Be
Local

Eat, Drink, Be Local June  20 - 25 Save the dates for Hickory's 3rd annual celebration of local food and fun. The week will be packed with: Farm Tours Garden Talks Beer Making in a Museum Feasts Distillery Tours Cooking Demos Some events are limited in space. Check out our EDBL Events Calendar 2016 for more info and to reserve your tickets.

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2016 4-H Summer
Fun

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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Weed Management: You
can win the weed war!

Thursday, May 12th, 2016 6:00 - 7:00 PM Patrick Beaver Memorial Library 375 3rd St NE, Hickory, NC 28601 Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 6:30-7:30 PM Newton Public Library 115 West C Street, Newton, NC 28658 Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 6:30-7:30 PM Maiden Branch Library 11 South A Ave., Maiden NC 28650 Join Dr. George Place, Catawba County Cooperative Extension Director in a presentation to find out how to prevent the growth of weeds in your garden, as well as what to do when they begin to grow.

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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 March 2016 April 2016 May 2016 See what's happening this month with Cooperative Extension in Caldwell County. Sept 2015 Caldwell

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Butterflies in Your Backyard

New and Improved and even better than before, “Butterflies in Your Backyard” has been updated and  re-released with a beautiful new cover.  Available for free on-line, both as a pdf and, for easy MORE » – from   Gardening

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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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 »

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Steps to HealthFri May 27 - Fri May 27, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Oxford Elementary School, Claremont, NC 28610, United States
— 2 days away
Steps to HealthFri Jun 3 - Fri Jun 3, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Oxford Elementary School, Claremont, NC 28610, United States
— 1 week away
4-H Livestock ClubMon Jun 6 - Mon Jun 6, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Devine Farms, 2675 St James Church Rd, Newton, NC 28658, United States
— 2 weeks away
ASPIRE Informational MeetingMon Jun 6, 2016
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Agricultural Resources Center, 206 New Bern Pl, Raleigh, NC 27601, United States
— 2 weeks away
DIG 4-H Club Thu Jun 9, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Agricultural Resources Center
— 2 weeks away
Steps to HealthFri Jun 10 - Fri Jun 10, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Oxford Elementary School, Claremont, NC 28610, United States
— 2 weeks away
Sew Awesome 4-H ClubMon Jun 13, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
Agricultural Resources Center
— 3 weeks away
Catawba Valley Cattlemen's AssociationTue Jun 14, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 3 weeks away
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