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Fall 4-H Scrapbook
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Are you a scrapbooker or card maker? Would you like to spend a day with others who share your passion for this hobby? If so you'll want to attend the Fall 4-H Crop on Saturday, November 5th at the Burke County Agricultural Building in Morganton. This crop offers a great place to spread out your materials on your own 6-foot table, loading and unloading assistance, continental breakfast, lunch and snacks throughout the day, door prizes and goody bags. Vendors will be onsite and participants will have access to a computer and printer as well as Cricut and Sizzix. The cost is $35 and all the proceeds go to help fund 4-H programs right here in Burke County. Call our office at 828-764-9480 for more information or a registration form. The deadline for registration is October 31, 2016. Click here to download a registration form

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Scrapbook Crop

Fall 4-H Scrapbook
Crop

Are you a scrapbooker or card maker? Would you like to spend a day with others who share your passion for this hobby? If so you'll want to attend the Fall 4-H Crop on Saturday, November 5th at the Burke County Agricultural Building in Morganton. This crop offers a great place to spread out your materials on your own 6-foot table, loading and unloading assistance, continental breakfast, lunch and snacks throughout the day, door prizes and goody bags. Vendors will be onsite and participants will have access to a computer and printer as well as Cricut and Sizzix. The cost is $35 and all the proceeds go to help fund 4-H programs right here in Burke County. Call our office at 828-764-9480 for more information or a registration form. The deadline for registration is October 31, 2016. Click here to download a registration form

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Become A Master
Gardener

The 2017 Master Gardener class will start on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 and continue on Wednesday mornings through mid-April. This class is for anyone who has a desire to learn about gardening. There will be hands-on activities as well as classroom work. We are accepting applications for the class now. You can call our office at 764-9480 if you have questions or would like to have an application mailed or emailed to you, or you can download a printable copy of the application below. Deadline for applications is Tuesday, January 3, 2017.   Master Gardener Application

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Red Eye Bus Trip to
NYC

Spend Thursday, December 1, 2016 in New York City! Shopping, Sightseeing, Sampling the local fare or Taking in a show. The choice is yours. Cost is $200 per person.  Deposit of $50 to reserve your seat. Balance due by November 14th. Download the registration form here.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

September Newsletter

September Happenings Keep up with what’s happening at the Burke County Center. Workshops, Meetings, Staff Updates, and More! Click HERE to sign up for our monthly newsletter!

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Consumer Horticulture

Extension's Gardening Portal at NC State University provides access to a wealth of information, events and resources for gardeners in North Carolina.  Managed by the State Urban Horticulture Specialist and Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agents throughout the state, it is your doorway to guidance about successfully growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers and ornamentals in your landscape.

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Allergy Sufferers Alert

Fall is creeping up on us very quickly. The flowers and blooming plants seem to be rejuvenated and full of color for one last fling before winter. This is, however, the time of MORE »

All Grub Killers Are Not The Same!

It is time to kill grubs in the lawn now but beware of the products available. There are many products labeled for grub control but they work differently at specific times of the MORE »

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The Trees Are Full Of Worms

We are fortunate to have plenty of large, beautiful trees here in Burke County. The rich, green of their leaves gives a fresh and vibrant look to our area. But not so much MORE »

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Nickels for Know-How Referendum

The Burke County Nickels for Know-How Referendum will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. Spring Williams-Byrd, Burke County Cooperative Extension Director, said 3 polling places have been established in the county and MORE »

4-H Summer Fun – Chefs In Training

At the beginning of August, 4-H and community youth participated in a weeklong cooking class at the Extension office. The class was a collaboration between 4-H and Family & Consumer Sciences and focused MORE »

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Burke County 4-H Youth Attends NCACC Youth Summit

Nick Thompson, a Burke County 4-Her, attended the seventh annual North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) Youth Summit, which was held in Winston Salem, North Carolina August 12-13, 2016. North Carolina 4-H MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Burke County Beekeepers Tue Oct 11, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Ammons Drive, Morganton, NC 28655, USA
— 2 weeks away
Winterizing the Home LandscapeThu Oct 13 - Thu Oct 13, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Ammons Drive, Morganton, NC 28655, USA
— 2 weeks away
ECA Fall MeetingThu Oct 27, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Ammons Drive, Morganton, NC 28655, USA
— 4 weeks away
NC Safe Plates TrainingWed Nov 2, 2016
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Ammons Drive, Morganton, NC 28655, USA
— 1 month away
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