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Fruits and vegetable produce stand

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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Fruits and vegetable produce stand

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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Soil 101: Introduction
to Soil – Online!

Understanding soil is a basic skill needed by anyone interested in agriculture, environmental science, gardening, natural resource management, and water quality. Traditionally, to gain that skill, a person has had to pay college tuition and spend long hours in a classroom. Now, with the power of the internet at your fingertips, the NC Cooperative Extension Service is bringing a first class Introduction to Soil education to your office, dining room table, or local coffee shop. Learn more about this open online course at http://go.ncsu.edu/introduction-to-soil

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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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McDowell County
Extension Center on Social Media

McDowell County Extension Center uses Social Media.

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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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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 »

Selecting Plants for your Home Landscape Workshop

Winter is a great time to think about your home landscape and plant selection. Learn characteristics that will help you in choosing plants and review some planning basics. Thursday, January 23 10 am—12 pm North Carolina MORE »

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Livestock Show and Centennial CelebrationSat Aug 2, 2014
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
McDowell Agricultural Center
— 2 days away
Extension Centennial CelebrationSat Aug 2, 2014
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
McDowell County Agricultural Center "Ag Barn", Ag Services Drive, Marion, NC
— 2 days away
WBRM 1250 AM Radio ProgramTue Aug 5, 2014
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Where:
Tune in to WBRM 1250 AM
— 5 days away
Historic Marion Tailgate MarketTue Aug 5, 2014
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Corner of Logan and Henderson Street, Marion, NC
— 5 days away
4-H ExplorersSat Aug 9, 2014
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Lake James State Park, 2785 highway 126, Nebo, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Old Fort ECA meetingMon Aug 11, 2014
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Where:
Old Fort United Methodist Fellowship Hall, 273 S Catawba Av, Old Fort, NC 28762
— 2 weeks away
Historic Marion Tailgate MarketTue Aug 12, 2014
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Corner of Logan and Henderson Street, Marion, NC
— 2 weeks away
McDowell HoneybeesThu Aug 14, 2014
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
McDowell Senior Center
— 2 weeks away
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