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Extension is Planning
for Another Century of Success.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model and chart a course through choppy economic waters. NCCES has seen recurring budget cuts of $20 million since 2000, resulting in the loss of roughly 90 positions over the past four years.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

Extension is Planning
for Another Century of Success.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model and chart a course through choppy economic waters. NCCES has seen recurring budget cuts of $20 million since 2000, resulting in the loss of roughly 90 positions over the past four years.

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Burke County Cooperative Extension and Burke County 4-H are on Facebook.  "Like Us" to keep up with the latest events happening at our office. Click on the links below to visit our Facebook pages Burke County Cooperative Extension Burke County 4-H

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Burke County
Cattlemen Association Scholarship Available

The Burke County Cattlemen’s Association is offering two $1,000.00 scholarships to two eligible High School Seniors pursuing a degree in an agricultural field. Completed applications should be postmarked by April 15th, and can be mailed or hand delivered to: BCCA C/O Burke County Cooperative Extension 130 Ammons Drive, Suite 2 Morganton, NC 28655 Click here to download the Scholarship Application

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Empowering People..Providing
Solutions

North Carolina Cooperative Extension partners with communities to deliver education and technology that enrich the lives, land, and economy of North Carolinians. Here in Burke County, Extension professionals assist people who want to improve their personal life or business prospects, their community, and the environment. Extension’s research, professionals, volunteers, local advisory boards, and the support of the county government make it all possible. Burke County Cooperative Extension is: Empowering People…. Providing Solutions Click on Contact Us or Staff for more information or to reach our office. Spring Williams-Byrd County Extension Director Burke County Cooperative Extension Staff[/caption]

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Beef Quality Assurance Training

Burke County Cooperative Extension will hold a Beef Quality Assurance Training on Thursday, April 17th, at 7:00pm. This training will focus on preparing producers for the certification test. The Beef Quality Assurance Program MORE »

Prune With Caution popular

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 »

Cattle Working Facilities popular

To properly manage a cattle operation, adequate handling facilities are a must. Having a fast, efficient means of safely working cattle benefits both the animals and the producer. The better a producer’s working MORE »

Rotational Grazing Improves Pasture Use

Abundant forage growth is what all livestock producers would like to see in pastures. By following basic management tasks, like fertilizing according to soil test results, controlling weeds and planting clovers to enhance MORE »

The Latest & Greatest Plants For 2014

It’s officially spring but I’m not so sure that we’re done with cold weather. But, we can start thinking about our gardens and landscapes and making some plans. We all like to plant MORE »

Burke County 4-H Hosts Annual Awards Celebration

On Tuesday, February 25th, Burke County Cooperative Extension and the Burke County 4-H program hosted 4-H Achievement Night. Each year Burke County 4-H honors its 4-Hers and clubs by recognizing their accomplishments with MORE »

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Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh LessMon Apr 21, 2014
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
130 Ammons Drive, Morganton, NC, United States
— 3 days away
Container GardeningSat Apr 26, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
526 W Fleming Dr, Morganton, North Carolina, United States
— 1 week away
The "Plant Doctor" Is InSat Apr 26, 2014
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
401 Old State Highway 10 West, Hildebran, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh LessMon Apr 28, 2014
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
130 Ammons Drive, Morganton, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh LessMon May 5, 2014
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
130 Ammons Drive, Morganton, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh LessMon May 12, 2014
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
130 Ammons Drive, Morganton, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away
Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh LessMon May 19, 2014
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
130 Ammons Drive, Morganton, NC, United States
— 1 month away
Managing Pests of the Vegetable GardenSat May 31, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
526 West Fleming Drive, Morganton, NC, United States
— 1 month away
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