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McDowell County Agriculture 2012 Census

McDowell County
Agriculture Facts

McDowell County Agriculture 2012 Census

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McDowell County Agriculture 2012 Census

McDowell County
Agriculture Facts

McDowell County Agriculture 2012 Census

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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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McDowell County
Extension Center on Social Media

McDowell County Extension Center uses Social Media.

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Free Pesticide
Collection Day October 16

Free Pesticide Collection Day on October 16 from 10 am to 2 pm at Public Works Garage, 3849 Hwy 226 S, Marion.

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Extension Master
Gardener Training

Would you or someone you know like to learn more about the aspects of gardening and landscaping and then use that knowledge to help others? If the answer is yes, the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program is for you.

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Sap Beetle Management in Mature Corn

A number of folks are concerned about sap beetle injury this year.  Sap beetles are secondary pests.  That means that they feed once something else has already damaged the kernels.  We’ve seen experiences MORE » – from   Entomology

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Protect your Backyard Chickens

Avian Infuenza is a virus transmitted by migrating birds, here is some background information and tips for protecting your flock during the fall migration (September and October). History Dec 2014 – First case in MORE » – from   Gardening

2015 Jr. Horse and Livestock Show Results

The McDowell Agriculture Youth Foundation held the 69th annual Junior Livestock Show at the Agricultural Center in Marion.  Fifty-seven youth ages 5 to 19 from across the state participated by exhibiting their rabbits, MORE »

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2015 4-H Summer Discovery

4-H Summer Discovery is a collection of educational workshops, field trips, and hands-on activities planned especially for McDowell County youth.  This special program is designed to give youth positive learning opportunities and focus MORE »

2015 McDowell County Junior Livestock Show

The 69th annual McDowell County Junior Livestock Show will be Saturday, August 1st beginning at 9am. This promises to be another great show, so get your entries in early, the deadline is Thursday, MORE »

Ground cover bees

March through May are typical months to notice the activity of ground-nesting bees in turf.  Activity has already been reported this year, despite the cool weather, and will likely increase in the coming weeks.  These bees MORE »

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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EVENTS View All
Historic Marion Tailgate MarketSat Sep 5, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Depot St, Marion, NC 28752, USA
— 2 days away
Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Association Board MeetingMon Sep 7, 2015
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Extension Conference Room. 60 East Court Street, Marion, NC 28752
— 4 days away
Historic Marion Tailgate Market Tue Sep 8, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Marion Depot. Depot St, Marion, NC, United States
— 5 days away
Bird Conservation in the Face of Future Climate Change WebinarThu Sep 10, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 7 days away
McDowell Honeybees MeetingThu Sep 10, 2015
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
McDowell County Senior Center, 100 Spaulding Road, Marion, NC 28752, United States
— 1 week away
Historic Marion Tailgate MarketSat Sep 12, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Depot St, Marion, NC 28752, USA
— 1 week away
Historic Marion Tailgate Market Tue Sep 15, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Marion Depot. Depot St, Marion, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
Healthy HabitsWed Sep 16, 2015
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
McDowell County Senior Center, Spaulding Road, Marion, McDowell, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
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