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George Place

County Extension Director Catawba County
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.


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2019 Small Grains Referendum

If you are a small grains farmer (wheat, oats, barley, triticale, rye) stop by the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Catawba …

Compost Day Event - May 29

Compost Day Celebration May 29, 2019 6–7 p.m. Main Library at Newton Community Garden Composting is the most practical and convenient way to …

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 …

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