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Come by Ace Hardware in Morganton for a free workshop on maintaining the spring lawn and getting it ready for the hot days of summer.
Topics covered will include fertilizing, seeding, weed control and pest control in the lawn.
Join us for the 2018 Commercial Poultry Grower Meeting at the Iredell County Center in Statesville NC. We will be covering topics such as Poultry Mortality Regulations, NCDA requirements for mortality disposal, up to date soil nutrient uptake research, EPA and CERCLA Updates, available cost share programs for poultry growers, and much more. Lunch will be provided so please RSVP here or call Tiffany Hancock at (919)545-8304.
3 hours of animal waste credits will be available for those attending.
For accomodations for persons with disabilities, please call Tiffany Hancock at (919)545-8304 no later than five days before the event.
NC State Extension is hosting an information and discussion session for shared-use facilities, food hubs, commercial kitchens, food entrepreneurs, food processors, etc. The information shared in this workshop will provide clarity in solving the puzzle of food safety regulations in your operation. This session will help demystify the regulatory landscape and provide guidance on how your operation can comply with relevant food safety regulations.
• Foodborne illness outbreaks associated with shared use facilities and food businesses
• Overview of food safety regulatory landscape and specific regulations
• Existing food safety services provided by NC State Extension
• Q & A with representatives from various NC regulatory agencies
Speakers from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) and the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) will be featured to provide direct input and answer questions. Speakers include:
• Dr. Ben Chapman (NC State, Food Safety Extension Specialist/Associate Professor)
• Susan Parrish (NCDA & CS)
• Dr. Beth Yongue (NCDA & CS, Director of Meat and Poultry Inspection Division
• Felissa Vasquez (Buncombe County DHHS, Food and Lodging Supervisor)
Commercial & Private Pesticide Applicators
Pesticide Recertification Classes for 2018
10:00 – 12:00
Categories: V - 2 hours credit
1:00 – 3:00
Category: ABGHIKLMNOTDX - 2 hours credit
These classes are FREE and open to any licensed pesticide applicator that needs renewal credits. Call our office at 828-764-9480 to register.
Learn what to plant on slopes.
Call our office at 828-764-9480 for more information or to register for this free workshop.
$35 includes all day cropping, your own table space, door prize, and access to Cricut and Sizzix. Vendors will be onsite. Scrapbook Page and Card contest. Continental Breakfast and Lunch will be served along with a variety of snacks. Register and Pay by April 13th.