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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: May 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: May 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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Summer 4-H Camp

Caldwell 4-H
Announces Summer Exploring 2016

4-H Summer Exploring is a series of educational activities designed to make the most of summer vacation by teaching youth essential life-skills while having FUN!! Click on the links below for more information about our camps and required documents. 4-H Summer Exploring Flyer2016 The documents below are required for participation in our camps. Bring or mail these to the Cooperative Extension Center with payment for registration. Please call 757.1257 if you have any questions. Thanks! 2016fillableenrollment 4-H_fillablemedical 2016registrationform

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Solar panels

Solar Energy Property
Tax Resources

With a surge in solar power installations across North Carolina, Extension specialists have developed materials to address questions about tax implications, land appraisal and more. Solar Generation Property Taxation Solar and Wind Energy Development Opportunities: Tax Implications

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local produce stand

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) 850-3672, 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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Want to stay informed about what is happening at the Caldwell Extension Center? Want to be informed about home gardening, farming, 4-H youth development, 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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Forest tent caterpillar.

Update and Q&A- Seth Nagy

Before I share questions that came into the Caldwell Extension Center this week, I thought I would share an update from the NC State University Plant Insect and Disease Clinic. Extension Agents like MORE »

Tobacco flea beetle. Photo via Sterling Southern.

Organic tobacco flea beetle management popular

In addition to questions about organic aphid management in tobacco, I have also received several questions about organic flea beetle management. Most of these questions have been some version of “What organically acceptable MORE » – from   Entomology

This plant has not been treated with insecticides. Photo: Pete Nelson.

Tobacco insect activity and research projects popular

I’m Pete Nelson, a graduate student in the Entomology Department, co-advised by Drs. Hannah Barrack and Clyde Sorenson. My dissertation research is focused on assessing the impacts of various tobacco production practices, including MORE » – from   Entomology

Picture of sweet vernal grass.

Q&A with Seth Nagy

The weather has been good the past few weeks. The corn fields in the county have been planted. Soybeans are being sowed. Farmers are just starting to make the first cutting of hay. MORE »

Magnolia leaf damage.

Weekly Q&A- Seth Nagy

I was very glad to see the rain this week. Pastures and hayfields are shorter than normal when they started heading because of lack of rain. I hope this summer is not as MORE »

Blue ribbon picture

Pursuing a Blue Ribbon

This time of year many of us are planting gardens, planning vacations, and choosing summer projects.  Youth have been creating art, sewing, baking, preparing to start a collection, and gardening as well.  This MORE »

Holly with sooty mold.

Weekly Q&A- Seth Nagy

Our last frost should be behind us for the season. The long term official National Weather service outlook is a warmer summer and fall than average. There is not a prediction about rainfall MORE »

Yellow and black bug.

Questions and Answers

Excellent questions came into the Caldwell Extension Center this week. I’ve selected three questions and answers I hope you find helpful. If you have a specific question not answered here, please contact the MORE »

spoote dwing drosophila picture.

Spotted Wing Drosophila Survey Help

Small fruit growers – Dr. Hannah Burrack, NC State University Entomologist, is leading a national project on the Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD). This is an invasive insect that is a threat to our fruit crops. These MORE »

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EVENTS View All
CES HOLIDAY - Memorial DayMon May 30 - Mon May 30, 2016 - ALL DAY— 6 days away
4-H Summer Exploring Kick OffSat Jun 11, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Caldwell County Public Library, 120 Hospital Ave NW, Lenoir, NC 28645, United States
— 3 weeks away
Junior CampMon Jun 13, 2016 @ 8:00 AM -
Thu Jun 16, 2016 @ 4:00 PM Where:
Anita Alta, 2929 Mulberry Creek Rd., Lenoir.
— 3 weeks away
Cloverbud CampMon Jun 13, 2016 @ 9:00 AM -
Thu Jun 16, 2016 @ 1:30 PM Where:
Anita Alta, 2929 Mulberry Creek Rd., Lenoir.
— 3 weeks away
Caldwell Beekeepers AssociationThu Jun 16, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
120 Hospital Ave., NE, Lenoir, NC 28645
— 3 weeks away
Farm to ForkMon Jun 20, 2016 @ 8:00 AM -
Thu Jun 23, 2016 @ 4:00 PM Where:
Camp will begin and conclude at the Cooperative Extension Center
— 4 weeks away
Master Gardener's AssociationTue Jun 21, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Library Meeting Rooms, 120 Hospital Ave., NE, Lenoir, NC 28645
— 4 weeks away
Theatre Crash CourseMon Jun 27, 2016 @ 8:30 AM -
Wed Jun 29, 2016 @ 12:30 PM Where:
CAST Performing Arts, 200 Timberbrook Lane, Granite Falls, NC, United States
— 1 month away
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