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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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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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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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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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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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2014 Summer Exploring Schedule

June 7 — SUMMER EXPLORING KICK OFF Ages: All Time: June 7, 10am -€“ 12pm Cost: Free Limit: None Are you interested in learning more about Caldwell County 4-H and Caldwell Public Library’s MORE »

Azalea Bush

What’s Bugging My Azaleas?

One of the more popular spring flowering shrubs in the landscape is the azalea. Most avid gardeners love azaleas because they come in a variety of sizes, shapes and colors, and because they MORE »

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Field Crop News

Several issues are important for wheat, corn, and soybean growers this season. Some of these situations were created during last year’s heavy rain. Steve Gibson, who is working as a crops agent in MORE »

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Spring into 4-H

Spring is here, and 4-H is bustling with excitement and activity. Thank you to everyone who made the Edible Plant Sale a huge success.  With sales up by 50% it took a team. MORE »

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Selecting the Perfect Garden Spot

Vegetable gardening is enjoying a renaissance. With this renewed interest come many questions and challenges that must be worked through.   Understanding a few basic principles about selecting a garden spot will get you MORE »

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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 GardensMon Apr 28, 2014
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Caldwell County Library Meeting Room
— 4 days 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
— 4 days away
House Plants & Landscape Design WorkshopWed Apr 30, 2014
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
Caldwell Extension Center
— 6 days away
NCSU Equine Artistic Expression and Creative Writing EventsThu May 1 - Thu May 1, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
Mail entries to: Education Committee Chair, Lissy Newton
— 6 days away
4-H Alumni Meet and GreetFri May 2, 2014
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Tractor Supply Company, Blowing Rock Boulevard, Lenoir, NC, United States
— 1 week away
District Activity DaySat May 3 - Sat May 3, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
Haywood Community College, Freedlander Drive, Clyde, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Caldwell County Farmer's Market- Opening DaySat May 3, 2014
6:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Caldwell Library Parking Lot
— 1 week away
Tractor Supply Company EventSat May 3, 2014
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
Tractor Supply Company Lenoir, NC
— 1 week away
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