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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 - 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 …

Garden, Lawn & Landscape Q & A

It has been another busy season in the garden, lawn, and landscape of Catawba County. We have had some …

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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Gardening Q & A

We are into the full summer gardening season and you know what that means: overabundance of cucumbers and summer …

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