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455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759, USA 455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759, USA Burke County Center 1 week ago
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Informational meeting about the WNC AgOptions grant program for growers and producers in 2019. Grants are available to farmers located within a 22-county area of western North Carolina. Meeting will take place at the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center.

Oct 11 Thu

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1227 Burkemont Ave, Morganton, NC 28655, USA 1227 Burkemont Ave, Morganton, NC 28655, USA Burke County Center 6 days away
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Trunk or Treat with Burke County 4-H at Rural King in Morganton. Look for the row of decorated trunks marked with 4-H Clovers to receive some treats!!

Oct 25 Thu
130 Ammons Drive, Morganton, NC 28655, USA 130 Ammons Drive, Morganton, NC 28655, USA Burke County Center 2 weeks away
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November 1 & 2 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm at the Burke County Agricultural Building.

Cooking for Crowds is designed for individuals or non-profit groups that prepare food for their organization, large groups or for the public as part of food fundraisers. Learn to prevent the conditions during planning, purchasing, storage, preparation and service that may lead to a foodborne illness outbreak at your next food fundraiser or family gathering.

Pre-registration is required by October 31st for this free workshop. Call our office at 828-764-9480

Nov 1 Thu
150 Camp Schaub Rd, Waynesville, NC 28786, USA 150 Camp Schaub Rd, Waynesville, NC 28786, USA Burke County Center 2 weeks away
Description:

Hands-On Activities, Ag-Themed Tours, Display Booths and 4-H Friends & Fun! Ages 10 and up. Registration is $20.

Nov 3 Sat
444 Bristol Dr, Statesville, NC 28677, USA 444 Bristol Dr, Statesville, NC 28677, USA Burke County Center 4 months away
Feb 9 2019
1 Resort Dr, Asheville, NC 28806 1 Resort Dr, Asheville, NC 28806 Burke County Center 4 months away
Description:

Event Date: February 20th and 21st, 2019

Time: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday through lunch on Thursday

Location: Crowne Plaza Resort, Asheville, NC

Cost: $40 per person with pre-registration prior to February 7th.
Registration at the door is $50

Registration required: To register: www.ncagr.gov/markets/commodit/horticul/tomatoes/

Conference Contact: To exhibit or sponsor, or for more information, contact
Ellen Moss at 828-685-3989, ellen_moss@yahoo.com.

Please include our event in the calendar of your organization

Description: This is the largest commercial vegetable grower event in the region with a high quality educational program put together by vegetable extension specialist/agents at NC State University Cooperative Extension. There will also be a trade show and a fundraiser that supports student scholarships. The program will include presentations on many different topics to help vegetable growers. The final program will be completed in December 2018. Topics will include such things as Management of Foliar Diseases of Tomato, Using Chemigation to Manage Phytophthora Blight, Breeding for Late Blight Resistance and Tolerance to Bacterial Spot and Verticillium Wilt, Evaluation of Tomato Lines for Late Blight Resistance, Flavonoids in Tomato, Evaluation of Insecticides for Key Pests of Fruiting Vegetable Crops, Native Natural Enemies on Biological Control of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, Growing Industrial Hemp for Cannabinoids in Western North Carolina, to name a few. There will be a sponsored lunch and awards program at noon on Thursday. Pesticide credits will be offered.

Feb 20 2019
Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts Asheville, 1 Resort Dr, Asheville, NC 28806, USA Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts Asheville, 1 Resort Dr, Asheville, NC 28806, USA Burke County Center 4 months away
Description: Event Date: February 20th and 21st, 2019
Time: 9:30 am Wednesday through lunch on Thursday
Location: Crowne Plaza Resort, Asheville, NC
Cost: $40 per person with pre-registration prior to February 7th. Registration at the door is $50

Registration required: To register: http://www.ncagr.gov/markets/commodit/horticul/tomatoes/

Conference Contact: To exhibit or sponsor, or for more information, contact Ellen Moss at 828-685-3989, ellen_moss@yahoo.com.

Please include our event in the calendar of your organization

Description: This is the largest commercial vegetable grower event in the region with a high quality educational program put together by vegetable extension specialist/agents at NC State University Cooperative Extension. There will also be a trade show and a fundraiser that supports student scholarships. The program will include presentations on many different topics to help vegetable growers. The final program will be completed in December 2018. Topics will include such things as Management of Foliar Diseases of Tomato, Using Chemigation to Manage Phytophthora Blight, Breeding for Late Blight Resistance and Tolerance to Bacterial Spot and Verticillium Wilt, Evaluation of Tomato Lines for Late Blight Resistance, Flavonoids in Tomato, Evaluation of Insecticides for Key Pests of Fruiting Vegetable Crops, Native Natural Enemies on Biological Control of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, Growing Industrial Hemp for Cannabinoids in Western North Carolina, to name a few. There will be a sponsored lunch and awards program at noon on Thursday. Pesticide credits will be offered.
Feb 20 2019