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George Place

County Extension Director Catawba County Centergtplace@ncsu.edu
Street Address: 1175 S Brady Ave
Newton, NC 28658
Mailing Address: PO Box 389
Newton, NC 28658

Job Description I serve as the director for Catawba County Cooperative Extension Services. I am also the extension agent for programming and consultation in food crops.

Website catawba.ces.ncsu.edu

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Hemp Production in Catawba County

In the last 3 months, the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Catawba County office has received scores of questions about hemp production. …

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Hemp Production - Keeping THC Levels Low

Leo Stefanile, Margaret Bloomquist, and Zeke Overbaugh showing differences in root development of two hemp varieties.Read the full article Hemp …

Gardening Q & A

Time continues to fly. With the sweet potatoes dug, the last of the bush beans canned, and the final …

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Lawn & Garden Q & A

September and October are active times in the lawn, garden, and landscape. We have had some great questions coming …

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