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Sign up to receive monthly email updates about events and workshops. Don't miss out. Sign Up Current Caldwell monthly update: August Happenings See all our events at http://caldwell.ces.ncsu.edu/events Still want more, see what's happening in Catawba County.

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march-2015

What’s happening in
Caldwell County

Sign up to receive monthly email updates about events and workshops. Don't miss out. Sign Up Current Caldwell monthly update: August Happenings See all our events at http://caldwell.ces.ncsu.edu/events Still want more, see what's happening in Catawba County.

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ServSafe Class to be
offered

September 14, 16, 21, 23-2015 from 1:00-5:00 pm. $105.00 per participant. Please click below for a copy of our brochure and registration form. 09.15 Brochure

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Caldwell County
Farmers Markets

Caldwell County Farmers Market Saturdays, 8am to noon, May through December Caldwell County Public Library parking lot 120 Hospital Ave. NE Lenoir, NC 28645 Contact: Randy Vance, 828-728-7033 or 828-221-0223 Sawmills Farmers Market Tuesdays, 3-6:30 pm, May-September Across from Sawmills Fire Department (Hwy 321A) Contact: Regina Winebarger, 828-493-3363, rwinebarger3672@gmail.com, farmersmarket@townofsawmills.com Lenoir Downtown Farmers Market Wednesday-Friday, 10am-6pm Saturdays- 10am-4pm 904 West Ave Lenoir, NC 28645 Contact: Contact: Jeff Crane, 828-729-7020 or 828-221-4935

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Dusky birch sawfly, Croesus latitarsus

This weekend as I was walking my dog down the greenway I noticed several heavily defoliated river birch branches overhanging the trail. Upon closer examination I saw several groups of a dozen or MORE » – from   Entomology

Cicada killers are on the wing

North Carolina’s steamy July days bring out some of our most spectacular solitary wasps. These sleek and streamlined hunters are quite docile toward humans, but are to be feared by other insects and MORE » – from   Entomology

Bees and wasps aren't the only insects that sting. Some caterpillars, like the saddleback caterpillar pictured here, have spines or barbs that can be painful. If you spot these insects in your garden or landscape, leave them alone. They won't be around for long.

Things that Sting

Stinging caterpillars are common in the summer. Learn which ones are a threat and what to do if you spot them in your MORE »

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Avian Influenza and Garden Information

It is always a challenge narrowing down topics for a weekly column, but this week they are fall gardening and highly pathogenic avian influenza. Both of these are hot topics right now. If MORE »

Leaf Footed Stink Bug

Moles be Gone? Leaf Footed Stink Bugs.

This week I want to share some questions that have been asked at the Caldwell Extension Center. But first, I am excited to announce a change in the North Carolina pesticide law. It MORE »

Assessing Hail Damage on Soybeans

If half the original (before the hail) leaf area remains after the hail, the soybeans have a reasonable chance of recovering. If they do recover, they will likely be a more profitable crop than what MORE »

Heat Takes a Toll on a Garden

It’s been hot. Hot, humid weather day after day is tough on a gardener. But just as the heat stresses us, it also stresses our gardens. Heat is required for crop production and MORE »

Pasture Walk

Pasture Walk

Wondering how to improve your pasture management and grazing program? Looking for ideas for your farm? A pasture walk is a great way to learn and experience different styles of pasture management and MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Farm to Fork ExtravaganzaMon Aug 3, 2015 @ 8:00 AM -
Thu Aug 6, 2015 @ 4:00 PM Where:
Meet at the Caldwell Extension Center
— 2 days away
Boots and BitsMon Aug 3, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Meet at Second Hand Ranch off Union Grove Road
— 3 days away
BACKYARD BIRD BIOSECURITY Thu Aug 6, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
120 Hospital Ave NW, Lenoir, NC 28645, USA
— 6 days away
Farm to Fork ExtravaganzaFri Aug 7, 2015
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM Where:
Meet at Caldwell Extension Center
— 6 days away
Natural Resource Conservation WeekMon Aug 10, 2015 @ 8:00 AM -
Fri Aug 14, 2015 @ 3:00 PM Where:
Meet at the Caldwell Extension Center
— 1 week away
Master Gardener's AssociationTue Aug 18, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Library Meeting Rooms, 120 Hospital Ave., NE, Lenoir, NC 28645
— 2 weeks away
Fall Lawn Care WorkshopThu Aug 20, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM— 3 weeks away
Caldwell Beekeepers AssociationThu Aug 20, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
120 Hospital Ave., NE, Lenoir, NC 28645
— 3 weeks away
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