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NC 4-H Congress 2023

Congratulations to Burke County 4-H members from left to right: Nicki Carpenter-Burke County 4-H agent, Grayson Owens, Emily Hall, Jacob Hanlon, …

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Burke County Disposal Day

DATE: September 14, 2023 TIME: 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. PLACE: Bouchelle Street in Morganton Behind the Burke County Register …

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Parents Night Out!

Parents Night Out Friday, June 30, 2023 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. For ages up to 12 Childcare provided by the Burke …

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4-H Boston Butt Fundraiser

Burke County 4-H is taking orders for Boston Butts just in time for July 4th celebrations! Smoked butts with sauce …

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Welcome Sophia Mozgala

NC State Extension announced that Sophia Mozgala is completing an Extension internship this summer with the Burke County Center. An …

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Congratulations Scholarship Winners!

The Burke County Cattlemen’s Association presented three $1000.00 scholarships to eligible High School Seniors, College Undergraduate or Graduate students …

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Pet Ownership

National Pet Day is April 11, 2023 Did you know an estimated 68% of U.S. households have a pet? There is …

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Helping Children Bloom

Parents are continually encouraged to read aloud to their children from birth. Learning and development happens in the home …

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Forest Landowner Workshop


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March Is Living Well Month!

March is Living Well Month and a great time to get on the right path. Taking charge of your …

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Apply for 2023 Summer Intern Position

North Carolina Cooperative Extension – Burke County Center will have a summer internship position available for 2023. The intern …

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The Power of Prevention 2023

Do you ever think “someone should do something!” when you see or hear the mass numbers of teens involved …

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Small Fruit Plant Sale 2023

Burke County Cooperative Extension is currently holding its annual Small Fruit Plant Sale, now through March 3rd. This year …

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