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Pollinator Garden Workshop

Curious about how to support pollinators in your yard or community? Join Anelle Ammons for this extended workshop where …

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NC Agritunity 2019

Feb. 9, 2019 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Free Educational Conference and Trade Show for Small and Beginning Farmers Iredell Cooperative Extension 444 Bristol Dr. Statesville, …

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Market Gardener Class 2019

Market Gardener Course 2019 March 9th, 23th April 6th, 20th Saturdays 10-2 p.m. Small Farms Demonstration Site 4918 Hickory -Lincolnton Hwy Cost $100 To register call …

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Tree Cleanup and Chainsaw Safety Class

Training for disaster recovery tree cleanup safety covering OSHA regulations, insect bites and stings, electrical/electrocution hazards, hand and power …

Killians Hardware Spring Pro-Day

Agenda 8 a.m. – Quick & Dirty Spring Marketing Katie Elzer-Peters – Owner, The Garden of Words, LLC 9 a.m. – Young …

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2018 Farm-City Banquet

November 20, 2018, $15 Tuesday, 6-9 p.m., doors at 5:30 p.m. Catawba County Country Club 1154 Country Club Rd., Newton, NC 28658 Tickets …

N.C. Cooperative Extension Mini Course

Free program! For the first time the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Catawba County Center is offering its own mini course! This five-week …

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2019 Market Gardener Class

Registration is now open for this hands on class for anyone wanting to sell their produce. To register please …

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Precision Agriculture Technology: How to Become a Commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Pilot

This publication discusses flying unmanned aerial vehicles (drones, model aircraft) for commercial purposes. You'll learn …

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21. Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening

This Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook helps volunteers understand …

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Backyard Composting of Yard, Garden, and Food Discards

This publication describes how to build and maintain a composting pile to use the compost …

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Composting at NC Residential and Summer Camps

Residential camps generate food scraps from meal preparation, plate scrapings, and leftover or spoiled food. …

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Africanized Honey Bees: Some Questions and Answers

This factsheet answers basic questions about Africanized honey bees. (Part 3 of a 3-part series)

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Africanized Honey Bees: Prevention and Control

This factsheet provides basic information about prevention and control of Africanized honey bees prior to …

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Disease Management and Guidelines for the Honey Bee

It is the goal of every beekeeper to maintain healthy, productive colonies. This can only …

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Non-Honey Bee Stinging Insects in North Carolina

This article describes and defines the different types of insects that sting and are also …

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