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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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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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Tractor Supply 4-H
Clover Days

Visit Tractor Supply in Morganton and purchase a paper clover for $1 to help support 4-H programs in Burke County!

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Burke County
Cattlemen's Association Scholarships Offered

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 May 1, 2015 and can be mailed or hand delivered to: BCCA 130 Ammons Drive, Suite 2 Morganton, NC 28655 Click here for the application 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

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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Frost update for VA, TN, KY, MD (6 pm, Wed, 4/22/15)

1. VA Update: AWIS VA Apr 22-29 10-DAY DETAILED HOURLY WEATHER FORECASTS  Abingdon Ashland_VA Charlottesville Chesapeake-Ches Culpeper Danville Dublin/New_Riv Emporia_VA Farmville Fentress_Naval_A Fort_Belvoir/Da Fort_Eustis/Fel Franklin/J_B_Ro Hillsville Hot_Springs/Ing Jonesville_AP Langley_AFB Leesburg/Godfre Louisa-Louisa_C Lynchburg Manassas_Muni(A MORE » – from   Strawberry Growers Information

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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4-Hers Complete Project Records

At the end of each year in 4-H, Burke County youth complete 4-H project records that tell what they have learned in their 4-H project. Projects can include livestock, 4-H Electric, art, leadership, MORE »

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EVENTS View All
[ProNR] Emergency Planning Webinar Thu Apr 30, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 4 days away
Burke County Master Gardeners Spring Fun SaleSat May 9, 2015
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Ammons Dr, Morganton, NC 28655, USA
— 2 weeks away
Managing Pests of the Vegetable GardenSat May 16, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
526 W Fleming Dr, Morganton, NC 28655, USA
— 3 weeks away
Sustainable Forestry Teachers' Academy - MountainMon Jun 22 - Fri Jun 26, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Asheville, NC, USA
— 2 months away
Fall Lawn Care WorkshopSat Aug 15, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
526 W Fleming Dr, Morganton, NC 28655, USA
— 4 months away
Fall Lawn Care Workshop Sat Aug 15, 2015
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
3851 Kathy Road, Morganton, NC, United States
— 4 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
— 5 months away
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