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From Plant to Plate

From Plant to
Plate

Free Classes on Home Gardening, Garden-to-Table Series and Food Preservation From Plant to Plate

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From Plant to Plate

From Plant to
Plate

Free Classes on Home Gardening, Garden-to-Table Series and Food Preservation From Plant to Plate

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starting from seed

Starting from
Seed

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension- McDowell County Center with Creek Wise Park will be hosting From Plant to Plate, a series of workshops on home gardening, food preparation, and food preservation.

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McDowell County Agriculture 2012 Census

McDowell County
Agriculture Facts

McDowell County Agriculture 2012 Census

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Be Prepared for
Disasters

Be prepared for disasters. Visit the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Disaster Information Center.

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Local Foods
Directory

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service-McDowell County Center is developing a local foods directory of farm products grown in the county.

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Should You Spray Cereal Leaf Beetle? popular

How many insects are there?  Our established threshold is one larva or egg per four tillers, with more larvae than eggs present to justify a spray. Note that scouting should be done away MORE » – from   Entomology

2015 McDowell Junior Horse Show

The Junior Horse Show will be Saturday, April 11th at 10:00am at the McDowell Saddle Club Show Grounds on Highway 226 South off 1-40. Attached are the rules, list of classes, premiums and MORE »

CRITICAL TEMPERATURES

If a cow has good winter hair, she does fine until temperatures drop below 20 to 30 degrees F. Below that, she compensates for heat loss by increasing energy intake; she must increase MORE »

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Extension Master Gardener Training

Be a volunteer for your community. In the Extension Master Gardener program you learn about home horticulture and you have the opportunity to spread that knowledge to others in our MORE »

Stink Bugs! They’re here!

At this time of year, the days grow shorter and the adult stink bugs decide it's time to call it quits and start looking for places to pass the MORE »

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Plant a Row for the Hungry

Attention McDowell Vegetable Gardeners: We suffer from obesity and food insecurity in McDowell County.  I encourage gardeners to plant an extra row or just a few extra plants and share their harvest with MORE »

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EVENTS View All
[ProNR] Emergency Planning Webinar Thu Apr 30, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 4 days away
Extension Master Gardener TrainingThu Apr 30, 2015
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Extension Conference Room. 60 East Court Street, Marion, NC 28752
— 4 days away
From Plant to Plate: Home Gardening Sat May 2, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
930 Shady Ln, Marion, NC 28752, USA
— 6 days away
Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Association Board MeetingMon May 4, 2015
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Extension Conference Room. 60 East Court Street, Marion, NC 28752
— 1 week away
WBRM 1250 AM Radio ProgramTue May 5, 2015
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Where:
Tune in to WBRM 1250 AM
— 1 week away
Historic Marion Tailgate Market Tue May 5, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Marion Depot. Depot St, Marion, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Extension Master Gardener TrainingThu May 7, 2015
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Extension Conference Room. 60 East Court Street, Marion, NC 28752
— 2 weeks away
Foothills Livestock Judging ContestSat May 9, 2015
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM— 2 weeks away
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