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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: 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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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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Food Processing and Manufacturing Initiative

Food Processing and
Manufacturing Initiative

NC food processing and manufacturing initiative feasiblity study released The agricultural resources, industrial capacity and research innovation assets present in North Carolina create opportunities to catalyze development of value-added food processing and manufacturing businesses, according to a joint NC State-NCDA&CS economic feasibity study released Jan. 12. One page summary of the Initiative View the Full Report

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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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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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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

Picture taken by Molly Joplin.

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

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 popular

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 »

Two spotted wing drosophila larvae in a fresh strawberry. (Dr. Hannah Burrack)

Invasive Insects Calling Caldwell County Home

There are a bunch of invasive insects that now call Caldwell County home. Most of these insects do not directly affect homeowners. However, indirectly these new invasive insects affect all of us. These MORE »

Soybean Rust Update

Asiatic Soybean Rust has been confirmed in more counties in the Gulf states than this early, in any previous year. So far this calendar year, rust has been identified in 9 counties in MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Nature and Natural HorsemanshipMon Jul 25, 2016 @ 9:00 AM -
Fri Jul 29, 2016 @ 3:30 PM Today Where:
Caldwell Extension office or Collettsville Park depending on your residence.
— 5 hours away
Girls in the WoodsMon Aug 1 - Wed Aug 3, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Camp will begin and conclude at the Cooperative Extension Center
— 7 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
— 1 week 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
— 2 weeks away
V Pesticide Training Tue Aug 9, 2016
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM— 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
— 3 weeks away
Caldwell Beekeepers AssociationThu Aug 18, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
120 Hospital Ave., NE, Lenoir, NC 28645
— 4 weeks away
CES HOLIDAY - Labor DayMon Sep 5 - Mon Sep 5, 2016 - ALL DAY— 1 month away
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