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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: July 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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Our partners at the State Climate Office of North Carolina provide the most accurate climate information to the citizens of our state. Their website includes recent news from their Twitter feed, featured products, quick links, and a map of data from their ECONet weather stations. You can also view data from more than 1,000 Southeastern weather stations on their full CRONOS map or follow their blog.

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Consumer Horticulture

Extension's Gardening Portal at NC State University provides access to a wealth of information, events and resources for gardeners in North Carolina.  Managed by the State Urban Horticulture Specialist and Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agents throughout the state, it is your doorway to guidance about successfully growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers and ornamentals in your landscape.

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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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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: Dare Ensley, 758-8421 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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Tomato Q&A- Seth Nagy

Tomatoes are the most popular crop in the home garden. I think the reason for this is two-fold. One, they can grow in a very broad range of conditions, and two, a homegrown MORE »

Datana spp. caterpillars feeding on blueberry. Photo via NC State University Plant Disease and Insect Clinic.

What to watch for: Caterpillars in berries popular

The season’s first question about caterpillars in blueberries has arrived, so growers and homeowners should be on the look out for developing populations. Several caterpillars species in the genus Datana feed on NC MORE » – from   Entomology

Autumn Olive berries.

Q&A With Seth Nagy

This week there were several questions that came into the Caldwell Extension Center. I’d like to share a few of them with you. I hope you find these questions and their answers helpful. MORE »

Earworms/Bollworms in Bt Corn popular

Earworms (known as bollworm in cotton) have been fairly absent in our system over the past few years.  Arguably, at least a small part of this has to be due to widespread plantings MORE » – from   Entomology

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The Quality of Being Kind

Caldwell County 4-H Youth Development has been flooded in recent months. I am not referring to our ground-level office nor any type of mess that requires our undivided attention. We have been flooded MORE »

Organic Certification Cost-Share Assistance

Organic growers in North Carolina can apply for a 75% reimbursement for the cost of becoming certified or for recertification through a program offered by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Growers who MORE »

Japanese Maple Pruning Demo

When: Wednesday – July 13, 2016 – 9:30 to 11:30 am Where: Caldwell Agricultural Center and Public Library, 120 Hospital Ave NE, Lenoir, NC Cost: $5.00 Pruning is used to help plants look MORE »

Q&A with Seth Nagy popular

Some excellent questions came into the Caldwell Extension Center this week, and I’d like to share a few of them with you. I hope you find these questions and their answers helpful. If MORE »

Rose Rosette Disease on plant

Q&A with Rachel Adams

Q: What’s wrong with my roses? A: Rose Rosette Disease (RRD) is a systemic (means affects entire plant) disease that is transmitted by an eriophyid mite. These mites can be carried by wind MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Girls in the WoodsMon Aug 1 - Wed Aug 3, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Camp will begin and conclude at the Cooperative Extension Center
— 2 days away
Boys in the WoodsThu Aug 4 - Sat Aug 6, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Camp will begin and conclude at the Cooperative Extension Center
— 5 days away
NC State Park CelebrationMon Aug 8, 2016 @ 8:00 AM -
Fri Aug 12, 2016 @ 5:00 PM Where:
Camp will begin and conclude at the Cooperative Extension Center
— 1 week away
V Pesticide Training Tue Aug 9, 2016
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM— 2 weeks away
Webinar - Assessing Sustainability for Agricultural and Urban ForestsThu Aug 11, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Where:
forestrywebinars.net
— 2 weeks away
Master Gardener's AssociationTue Aug 16, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Library Meeting Rooms, 120 Hospital Ave., NE, Lenoir, NC 28645
— 2 weeks away
Caldwell Beekeepers AssociationThu Aug 18, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
120 Hospital Ave., NE, Lenoir, NC 28645
— 3 weeks away
CES HOLIDAY - Labor DayMon Sep 5 - Mon Sep 5, 2016 - ALL DAY— 1 month away
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