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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 …

Preparing for Adverse Weather

Hurricane season is upon us, and we might be looking at adverse weather in our area soon. Remember, it’s never …

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Local Foods Cooking Class

In these classes, you will learn how to make the most of seasonal produce with simple, fast recipes and …

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School Garden Workshop!

October 13, 2018 – 2 p.m. Agriculture Resource Center 1175 S Brady Ave, Newton, NC Are you interested in starting a new …

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Ag Energy Workshop

September 24, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Free Lunch provided by Bioenergy Research Initiative Learn how to lower your energy bill! Grants …

Catawba County Youth Council

Students that represent each high school work on projects and participate in citizenship and leadership programs. Meets the 2nd Monday …

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Farm to Fork Recipes

Check out a new resource with recipes and resources to help you make the most of foods you find …

Recent Publications related to Community

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Local Food Systems: Clarifying Current Research

This publication discusses the environmental, economic, health, and community benefits that local food systems provide …

7 days agoLocal Foods
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Butterflies in Your Backyard

You can attract the many butterflies found throughout North Carolina to your backyard by following …

1 week agoUrban Wildlife

Choosing a Pump for Rainwater Harvesting

A pump for the cistern or tank of a water-harvesting system can increase the system's …

2 weeks agoUrban Waterways

Protecting Water Supply Springs

This factsheet provides information on spring development, protection and disinfection, and water testing.

Bioretention Performance, Design, Construction, and Maintenance

This guide provides a review of recent bioretention research and its impact on design, construction, …

2 weeks agoUrban Waterways
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Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

This publication will help you identify the several species of ticks found in North Carolina …

When the Power Is Out - When to Save Refrigerated Food and When to Throw It Out

This factsheet offers information on which refrigerated foods to discard when the power is out …

10/10/18Disaster Recovery

Water Quality for Golf Course Superintendents and Professional Turf Managers

Follow the suggestions and BMPs described in this publication to reduce sediment and keep nutrients …