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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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From Plant to Plate Spring Garden Seminar

From Plant to Plate
Spring Garden Siminar

Come learn about companion planting, edible landscapes, landscape design, and vegetable gardening.  Concurrent session will be offered. A special session, Cooking from the Garden, will be presented to all attendees.  The event will be held on Saturday, April 16.  Registration 9:30 am Program from 10 am - 1 pm.  McDowell Senior Center, 100 Spaulding Rd., Marion Cost is $10 per person or $15 per couple Pre-registration is required by April 11 At the door registration feel is $15 per person and $20 per couple The registration form can be found by clicking on the following link. Brochure From Plant to Plate Spring Garden Seminar

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2016 Earth Day Celebration

McDowell County Earth
Day Celebration

McDowell County Earth Day Celebration will be held on Saturday, April 23 from 9 am - 2 pm.  Located on the grassy area next to Burger King and Ingle's Parking Lot. The event will include: Bicycle raffles Electronic recycling Food Hybrid vehicle demo Live music Paint swap Pet adoptions Plant sales School banner contest and much more. Also....... Come join the wildflower walk at the Marion Greenway. The walk starts at 9:30 am at the Sam Phillips Rd. Parking Lot. Bring a wildflower reference book if you have one. Rain Date:  April 30

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NC Community Gardening Conference popular

NORTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY GARDENING CONFERENCE Sponsored by NC Community Garden Partners Time: Garden tour Friday, 4/22/2016 4 – 6 PM; Conference and workshops Saturday, 4/23/2016 9 AM – 4 PM Location: Greenville, NC More MORE » – from   Community Gardens

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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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 »

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 »

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EVENTS View All
Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Association Board MeetingMon May 2, 2016
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Extension Conference Room. 60 East Court Street, Marion, NC 28752
— 3 days away
WBRM 1250 AM Radio ProgramTue May 3, 2016
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Where:
Tune in to WBRM 1250 AM
— 4 days away
Relay for LifeFri May 6, 2016
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Where:
Tom Johnson Camping Center - Marion, 1885 US-70, Marion, NC 28752, United States
— 1 week away
Healthy HabitsWed May 18, 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 May 19, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Conference Room. 60 East Court St., Marion, NC 28752
— 3 weeks away
Lake James Clean-UpSat May 21 - Sat May 21, 2016 - ALL DAY— 3 weeks away
McDowell EFNEP ReportTue May 24, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
60 E Court St, Marion, NC 28752, USA
— 4 weeks away
Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Association Board MeetingMon Jun 6, 2016
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Extension Conference Room. 60 East Court Street, Marion, NC 28752
— 1 month away
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