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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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Burke County Cooperative Extension staff photo on carriage

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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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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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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Small Fruit Plant
Sale

For pricing information click here For plant varieties information click here

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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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Time To Order Small Fruits

TIME TO ORDER SMALL FRUITS With the coming of the new year it’s not too soon to realize that spring is on its way. It is not too early to think about spring, MORE »

100 HUGS

Help Burke County Cooperative Extension collect 100 HUGS!  Part of our mission is to improve the lives, land, and economy of the citizens we serve. One of the ways we can do this MORE »

A Day of Fun for a Good Cause

As 2014 comes to a close, there’s one more good cause that needs your attention. Burke County 4-H is hosting a fundraiser to help with expenses for summer camp and other activities for MORE »

4-H Horse Program Succeeds in 2014

In 2014, more than 35 youth have participated in the Burke County 4-H Horse Program.  The 4-H Horse Program teaches youth about equine science through activities like horse shows, horse judging, summer day MORE »

Fall Pruning

Fall is here and for some reason people love to prune in the fall.  Let’s talk about that!  Fall is not a great time prune.  Pruning encourages new growth and new tender growth MORE »

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EVENTS View All
NCFGC MWCThu Jan 29, 2015
12:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Western North Carolina Regional Livestock Center, Stock Dr., Canton, NC
— 4 days away
Timber Tax Update for the 2014 Tax Year WebinarThu Feb 5, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
http://www.forestrywebinars.net/
— 2 weeks away
Backyard Fruits: A How-To WorkshopSat Feb 7, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Ammons Dr, Morganton, NC 28655, USA
— 2 weeks away
Pruning Fruit Trees & Grape VinesWed Feb 11, 2015
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM— 2 weeks away
Pesticide Recertification ClassTue Feb 17, 2015
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Ammons Dr, Morganton, NC 28655, USA
— 3 weeks away
Shiitake Mushroom WorkshopThu Feb 19, 2015
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
3515 Seals Rd, Morganton, NC 28655, USA
— 4 weeks away
Spring Lawn Care WorkshopSat Feb 21, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
526 W Fleming Dr, Morganton, NC 28655, USA
— 4 weeks away
Spring Lawn Care WorkshopSat Feb 21, 2015
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
3851 Kathy Rd, Morganton, NC 28655, USA
— 4 weeks away
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