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Burke County 4-H
Summer Fun 2015

Summer Fun registration will begin on May 28th from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Registration is on a first come, first served basis, as spaces are limited. 4-H Summer Fun is open to all youth ages 5 to 18 (5-year olds must have completed kindergarten). A one-time registration fee of $10.00 is charged per participant and T-shirt is included. Checks should be made payable to Burke County 4-H. NO registrations will be made over the telephone, but we will be happy to answer any questions you have. After May 28th Registration must be completed in person Monday-Friday between 8:30 am and 4:00 pm until classes are filled. Contact the 4-H office for more information 828-439-4460. Summer Fun Schedule 2015 Summer Fun Registration Form 2015

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Burke County 4-H
Summer Fun 2015

Summer Fun registration will begin on May 28th from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Registration is on a first come, first served basis, as spaces are limited. 4-H Summer Fun is open to all youth ages 5 to 18 (5-year olds must have completed kindergarten). A one-time registration fee of $10.00 is charged per participant and T-shirt is included. Checks should be made payable to Burke County 4-H. NO registrations will be made over the telephone, but we will be happy to answer any questions you have. After May 28th Registration must be completed in person Monday-Friday between 8:30 am and 4:00 pm until classes are filled. Contact the 4-H office for more information 828-439-4460. Summer Fun Schedule 2015 Summer Fun Registration Form 2015

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Burke County Farmers
Markets

Morganton Farmers Market 300 Beach Street Morganton, NC  28655 Saturdays from 8am - 12noon April 25 - October 24, 2015 Wednesday Mini-Market 111 North Green Street Morganton, NC  28655 Wednesdays from 2pm - 6pm May 6 - October 21, 2015 Hildebran Farmers Market Hildebran Town Hall Albert L. Parkhurst Municipal Complex 202 South Center Street Hildebran, NC  28637 Tuesdays from 8am - 1pm May - October Valdese Farmers Market Faet Street - Across from the Fire Department Valdese, NC  28690 Wednesdays from 9am - 12noon and Fridays from 2pm - 6pm May 15 - September 25, 2015

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4-H Summer Camp

It's time to register for 4-H Summer Camp. This year Burke County 4-H will be camping at Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Camp in Reidsville, NC June 28th - July 3rd. Camp Registration Form

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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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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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Blame Weather Not Dog For Unsightly Mold

Get ready gardeners. It’s early for the disgusting but harmless slime mold to rear its ugly head in Burke County landscapes but it is here. Slime mold (Fuligo septicai) is a fungus that MORE »

Grass Tetany

Grass tetany is a season-specific metabolic disturbance of cattle that occurs when cattle are grazing lush vegetation. It occurs mainly when cows are in transition from winter rations to grazing lush new growth MORE »

A New Crop of Extension Master Gardeners

You can always tell when the new growing season starts because that’s when our new crop of Extension Master Gardeners graduate and start using their newly acquired gardening knowledge. Extension Master Gardeners is MORE »

Prune With Caution

Pruning of landscape plants should be done to enhance the beauty of the plant, to get rid of ice-damaged branches or to keep the plant at a manageable size. Different plants need to MORE »

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Onions Belong in Salads, Not Lawns

The weather’s warming up and spring is definitely on the way. Along with spring weather comes spring weeds. There are lots of them but none are any more dreaded than wild onion or MORE »

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Time for Bagworm Patrol

Bagworms look exactly like they sound. They spend much of their life as worms living in bags. They are common throughout North Carolina and seem to prefer juniper and arborvitae as their home, MORE »

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Extension Honors 4-H Club of the Year

At this year’s Burke County 4-H Achievement Night, held on Tuesday February 24th, the Citizens in Action 4-H Club was recognized as our 2014 4-H Club of the Year. The CIA 4-H Club MORE »

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Sustainable Forestry Teachers' Academy - MountainMon Jun 22 - Fri Jun 26, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Asheville, NC, USA
— 4 weeks away
Fall Lawn Care WorkshopSat Aug 15, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
526 W Fleming Dr, Morganton, NC 28655, USA
— 3 months away
Fall Lawn Care Workshop Sat Aug 15, 2015
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
3851 Kathy Road, Morganton, NC, United States
— 3 months away
Fall is for PlantingThu Sep 10, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Ammons Dr, Morganton, NC 28655, USA
— 4 months away
Pesticide Recertification ClassTue Sep 22, 2015
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Ammons Dr, Morganton, NC 28655, USA
— 4 months away
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