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Successful Gardener
Workshops

Extension’s Successful Gardener workshop series is ready to go and if you need some gardening encouragement, these workshops just might be the very thing you need to get your growing season off in the right direction. The topics are varied and there is sure to be something to catch the interest of all gardeners. Successful Gardener workshops are free but we ask that you call our office at 439-4460 to register so that we’ll know how many people to expect and to prepare for. If you have additional questions, give our office a call.

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Successful Gardener
Workshops

Extension’s Successful Gardener workshop series is ready to go and if you need some gardening encouragement, these workshops just might be the very thing you need to get your growing season off in the right direction. The topics are varied and there is sure to be something to catch the interest of all gardeners. Successful Gardener workshops are free but we ask that you call our office at 439-4460 to register so that we’ll know how many people to expect and to prepare for. If you have additional questions, give our office a call.

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Small Fruit Plant
Sale 2015

For pricing information click here (Adobe Reader required) For plant varieties information click here (Adobe Reader required)

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Food Processing and Manufacturing Initiative

Food Processing and
Manufacturing Initiative

NC food processing and manufacturing initiative feasiblity study released The agricultural resources, industrial capacity and research innovation assets present in North Carolina create opportunities to catalyze development of value-added food processing and manufacturing businesses, according to a joint NC State-NCDA&CS economic feasibity study released Jan. 12. One page summary of the Initiative View the Full Report

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Soil 101: Introduction
to Soil – Online!

Understanding soil is a basic skill needed by anyone interested in agriculture, environmental science, gardening, natural resource management, and water quality. Traditionally, to gain that skill, a person has had to pay college tuition and spend long hours in a classroom. Now, with the power of the internet at your fingertips, the NC Cooperative Extension Service is bringing a first class Introduction to Soil education to your office, dining room table, or local coffee shop. Learn more about this open online course at http://go.ncsu.edu/introduction-to-soil

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Plant Sciences Initiative Study Report

Plant Sciences
Initiative

Plant sciences initiative could spark NC economic growth, study finds A new economic study, released Jan. 12, shows that North Carolina has an opportunity to be the global hub for advanced plant sciences research and for the application of that research to expanding agricultural productivity. One page summary of the Initiative  View the Report

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Protect Trees and Shrubs from Artic Temps

Extended periods of below-freezing weather are rough on us and our pets but these aren’t the only victims-trees and shrubs in the landscape can also take a beating from extreme cold. One or MORE »

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Choose Foods to Chew

Looking for ways to help with keeping your New Year’s Resolution to eat healthier or lose weight? One way you can do this is when deciding what to order at a restaurant or MORE »

Time To Order Small Fruits

TIME TO ORDER SMALL FRUITS With the coming of the new year it’s not too soon to realize that spring is on its way. It is not too early to think about spring, MORE »

100 HUGS

Help Burke County Cooperative Extension collect 100 HUGS!  Part of our mission is to improve the lives, land, and economy of the citizens we serve. One of the ways we can do this MORE »

A Day of Fun for a Good Cause

As 2014 comes to a close, there’s one more good cause that needs your attention. Burke County 4-H is hosting a fundraiser to help with expenses for summer camp and other activities for MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Latest & Greatest Plants for 2015Thu Mar 5, 2015 Today
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Ammons Dr, Morganton, NC 28655, USA
— 10 hours away
Spring Lawn Care Workshop Sat Mar 7, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
526 W Fleming Dr, Morganton, NC 28655, USA
— 2 days away
Spring Lawn Care Workshop Sat Mar 7, 2015
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
3851 Kathy Rd, Morganton, NC 28655, USA
— 2 days away
Beekeepers Open HouseTue Mar 10, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Ammons Dr, Morganton, NC 28655, USA
— 5 days away
Southern Foresters' Climate Observations: State Comparisons and Spatial TrendsThu Mar 19, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://forestrywebinars.net
— 2 weeks away
Pesticide Recertification ClassTue Mar 24, 2015
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Ammons Dr, Morganton, NC 28655, USA
— 3 weeks away
Invasive Plant Best Management Practices WebinarTue Mar 24, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 3 weeks away
[ProNR] Urban Forestry Webinar Series: Urban InterfaceThu Mar 26, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 3 weeks away
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