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NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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Bryce Lane Comes To
Morganton!

Bryce Lane, veteran gardener and TV host of In The Garden with Bryce Lane is coming to Morganton on October 8, 2014. 

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Centennial Celebration
- "Parking Lot Party"

Cooperative Extension is turning 100 and Burke County is celebrating with a "Parking Lot Party"  See all the details below:

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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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Horticulture
InfoSearches Provide Answers!

Looking for answers to fruit, vegetable, weed or floriculture questions? The NC State University Department of Horticulture invites you to try their powerful, but focused search engines designed to provide answers from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites and NC State University, and archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s).  Use these search engines for all of your fruit, vegetable, weed and floriculture questions. Floriculture InfoSearch Fruit InfoSearch Vegetable InfoSearch Weed InfoSearch

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Firewood Tips

With energy prices high, many homeowners will turn to wood as an economical heating source this winter. Many will cut their own firewood while others must buy what they need. Look for three MORE »

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Red Maple Poisoning in Horses

Fall is a wonderful time to enjoy being outdoors, but with fall comes the seasonal hazard of toxic poisoning from falling leaves. Red maples are particularly dangerous to horses. They are abundant in MORE »

Burke County Youth Attends NCACC Youth Summit

A 4-Her from Burke County attended the fifth annual North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) Youth Summit, which was held in Asheville, North Carolina August 15-16, 2014.  North Carolina 4-H and the MORE »

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Bryce Lane Comes to Morganton

With the growing season drawing to a close most gardeners look back and think about what he or she should have or could have done in their gardens this year. With the memory MORE »

Late Summer = Slime Mold

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

40 Years of Horticulture with Bryce Lane

Celebrate Extension’s 100th Anniversary with Bryce Lane, two-time Emmy Award winning television personality, retired Horticulture Instructor, NC State, and an accomplished garden speaker. Bryce’s presentation, “40 Years of Horticulture: Observations, Inspirations, and Invitations”, will MORE »

How To Grow An All-Season Landscape

Is the vegetable garden looking pretty weedy these days? And do the marigolds and petunias appear to be a little tired? When September rolls around all gardeners know that the growing season is MORE »

4-H Delegation Attends Annual Electric Congress

A delegation from Burke County attended the 67th annual 4-H Electric Congress July 14-16 at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee. Two hundred 4‑H’ers, adult leaders and N.C. Cooperative Extension agents from 59 counties MORE »

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Producers Outreach MeetingTue Sep 30, 2014 Today
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Ammons Dr, Morganton, NC 28655, USA
— 16 hours away
40 Years of Horticulture with Bryce LaneWed Oct 8, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
1001 Burkemont Ave, Morganton, NC 28655
— 1 week away
Centennial Parking Lot PartySat Oct 11, 2014
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Ammons Dr, Morganton, NC 28655, USA
— 2 weeks away
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