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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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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

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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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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National Survey of Organic Farmers popular

Press release from the Organic Farming Research Foundation: Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) Kicks Off 2015 National Survey of Organic Farmers OFRF’s 2015 National Survey of Organic Farmers will begin landing in e-mail boxes MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

Poultry Producer Alert – Avian Influenza

N.C. continues to prepare for possible avian influenza outbreak RALEIGH – State Veterinarian Doug Meckes announced additional precautions that are being put in place to help North Carolina prepare for a possible introduction MORE »

Burke Resident Honored

Longtime Burke County resident, William C. (Bill) Parton was honored recently for his leadership in the advancement of agriculture in western NC when he was inducted in to the Western NC Agricultural Hall MORE »

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Too Many Cucumbers…..Make Pickles!

Cucumbers are plentiful either at the local farmer’s market or maybe growing in your back yard! Pickles are easy to make and can be made even without a lot of equipment. Cucumbers are MORE »

Preparing for the Canning Season

With gardens coming in and fruits and vegetables ready to harvest, what are you going to do with the multitude? You may be thinking about preserving your harvest for the first time—or dusting MORE »

Jr. 4-H Beekeeper Program

While we humans choose the summer to relax and enjoy sunny days and lake vacations, it is not the case for all creatures. Summer is prime time for the honeybee, one of nature’s MORE »

4-H Summer Fun Openings

Burke County 4-H is still working hard to offer some exciting classes and trips for a SUMMER of FUN. On Wednesday, July 15th, Burke County 4-H will be hosting a pioneer day for MORE »

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Fall Lawn Care WorkshopSat Aug 15, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
526 W Fleming Dr, Morganton, NC 28655, USA
— 1 week away
Fall Lawn Care Workshop Sat Aug 15, 2015
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
3851 Kathy Road, Morganton, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Energy Conservation Assistance ProgramTue Aug 18, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Ammons Dr, Morganton, NC 28655, USA
— 2 weeks away
Fall is for PlantingThu Sep 10, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Ammons Dr, Morganton, NC 28655, USA
— 1 month away
Pesticide Recertification ClassTue Sep 22, 2015
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Ammons Dr, Morganton, NC 28655, USA
— 2 months away
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