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NC Farm School

NC Farm School comes to Mills River in 2017!

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NC Farm School

NC Farm School comes to Mills River in 2017!

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Canning Classes

Come learn how to can your produce.

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McDowell County Agriculture 2012 Census

McDowell County
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McDowell County Agriculture 2012 Census

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McDowell County Extension Center uses Social Media.

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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 winter. This triggers the large aggregations that people will find on the siding of their homes or businesses and inevitably some of the bugs make it indoors.

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Soybean Rust Update popular

Sept. 23, 2016 from Jim Dunphy, Crop Science Extension Specialist (Soybeans) and Lindsey Thiessen, Extension Plant Pathologist Although Asiatic Soybean Rust may be moving up the Mississippi River valley pretty rapidly, it seems MORE » – from   Integrated Pest Management

Improving Integrated Pest Management in Tobacco popular

Our laboratory has recently published a study which measured the differences between our current integrated pest management (IPM) recommendations for tobacco insect management and what growers actually do. This was the topic of Jeremy Slone’s MORE » – from   Entomology

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2016 McDowell County Jr. Livestock Show

The 70th  McDowell County Jr. Livestock show will be held on Friday, August 5 and Saturday, August 6.    The Friday show will begin at 5 pm and the Saturday show will begin MORE »

Protective measures of beehives during hurricanes

With uncertain track of hurricane Joaquin, there are some important considerations for beekeepers who may be affected by the heavy rain and winds. Please further disseminate to your local network of beekeepers. First, MORE »

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Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Association Board MeetingMon Oct 3, 2016
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Extension Conference Room. 60 East Court Street, Marion, NC 28752
— 2 days away
WBRM 1250 AM Radio ProgramTue Oct 4, 2016
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Where:
Tune in to WBRM 1250 AM
— 3 days away
Historic Marion Tailgate MarketTue Oct 4, 2016
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM— 3 days away
Pesticide Disposal DayThu Oct 6, 2016
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
Convenience Site, 226 South, Marion, NC
— 5 days away
Historic Marion Tailgate MarketTue Oct 11, 2016
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM— 1 week away
Historic Marion Tailgate MarketTue Oct 18, 2016
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM— 2 weeks away
Healthy HabitsWed Oct 19, 2016
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
McDowell County Senior Center, Spaulding Road, Marion, McDowell, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away
Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Association MeetingThu Oct 20, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Conference Room. 60 East Court St., Marion, NC 28752
— 3 weeks away
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