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Extension is Planning
for Another Century of Success.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model and chart a course through choppy economic waters. NCCES has seen recurring budget cuts of $20 million since 2000, resulting in the loss of roughly 90 positions over the past four years.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

Extension is Planning
for Another Century of Success.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model and chart a course through choppy economic waters. NCCES has seen recurring budget cuts of $20 million since 2000, resulting in the loss of roughly 90 positions over the past four years.

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CALS has an App For
That!

Trying to grow grass? Tackling stubborn weeds? CALS has an app for that! North Carolina State University Lawn Care App is a free download on iTunes.

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Want to stay informed about what is happening at the Caldwell Extension Center? Want to be informed about home gardening, farming, 4-H, and other educational events?  If so, then follow the link below to be included on our mailing list. Mailing List Form

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Floriculture
InfoSearch

Floriculture InfoSearch is a powerful, but focused search engine designed to bring you floriculture information from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites, NC State University, and the American Floral Endowment Floriculture Archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s). Use this search engine for all of your floriculture questions. http://floricultureinfosearch.ces.ncsu.edu/

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Horticulture
InfoSearches Provide Answers!

Looking for answers to fruit, vegetable, weed or floriculture questions? The NC State University Department of Horticulture invites you to try their powerful, but focused search engines designed to provide answers from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites and NC State University, and archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s).  Use these search engines for all of your fruit, vegetable, weed and floriculture questions. Floriculture InfoSearch Fruit InfoSearch Vegetable InfoSearch Weed InfoSearch

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Caldwell 4-H Develops Environmental Stewards

Alabama sings about it in “Pass It On Down,” Richard Louv writes about it in “Last Child in the Woods,” and 4-H engages youth in nature to educate and develop environmental stewards. Richard MORE »

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Growing Great Gardens Workshop

Interested in growing your own food? Come learn how to start a vegetable garden at home and enjoy fresh produce nearly all year long. We will discuss successful gardening techniques, focusing on soil MORE »

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Stink Bugs popular

The Extension Center has received several phone calls about stink bugs being found inside the house. These creatures are becoming active again as the weather warms and they are moving from their wintering MORE »

Starting Transplants at Home

Starting vegetable transplants at home offers many advantages. You can control the growth of seedlings, so you don’t end up with overgrown plants. You can also grow varieties that aren’t available locally. Most MORE »

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Extension Gardener Spring Newsletter popular

The Extension Gardener newsletter is written by horticultural experts with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service. Each issue provides timely statewide information as well as regional information written specifically for the mountains of North MORE »

2014 Federal and North Carolina Tax Law Changes popular

Introduction Recent tax legislation at both the federal and North Carolina levels may affect farmers and rural land owners. The discussion below provides a brief overview of these changes. Regarding some changes, especially MORE »

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Caldwell Beekeepers AssociationThu Apr 17, 2014
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
120 Hospital Ave., NE, Lenoir, NC 28645
— 7 hours ago
Closed for Good Friday HolidayFri Apr 18 - Fri Apr 18, 2014 - ALL DAY Today— 2 hours ago
Master Gardener's AssociationMon Apr 21, 2014
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Library Meeting Rooms, 120 Hospital Ave., NE, Lenoir, NC 28645
— 4 days away
Caldwell 4-H to Grayson Highlands State ParkTue Apr 22, 2014
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Mouth of Wilson, VA, United States
— 4 days away
Tractor Supply Company EventWed Apr 23, 2014
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Tractor Supply Company, Blowing Rock Boulevard, Lenoir, NC, United States
— 5 days away
Growing Great GardensMon Apr 28, 2014
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Caldwell County Library Meeting Room
— 1 week away
Tractor Supply Company EventMon Apr 28, 2014
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Tractor Supply Company, Blowing Rock Boulevard, Lenoir, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
House Plants & Landscape Design WorkshopWed Apr 30, 2014
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
Caldwell Extension Center
— 2 weeks away
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