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Description: Woodland Stewards: A regional Extension program for landowners.


Getting to know your woodlands: A primer for beginners

Join other woodland landowners through out the region to learn about how you can take better care of your woodlands. This is a regional Extension course being offered in 5 sessions.  The first four sessions are webinars hosted by your local Extension center on Thursdays from 7-9 PM from February 21, 2019 to March 14, 2019. 

February 21, 2019: 7-9 PM   Getting to know your Woodlands, learn how natural and human forests have shaped the forest in this region and the importance of this knowledge when developing management plans and practices on their forests.

February 28, 2019: 7-9 PM Managing your Woodlands, learn about the basics of pine and hardwood management with tips on managing for the future.

March 7, 2019: 7-9 PM  Identifying and Managing Woodland Threats, learn about forest health with emphasis on a few basic pest principles, model example of each threat, and some simple practices to help ensure your woodland remains healthy and productive.

March 14, 2019: 7-9 PM  Wildlife and Woodlands, learn about wildlife and your woodlands with a focus on wildlife habitat requirements and enhancing habitat for game and non-game wildlife.

An optional fifth session maybe offered by the local Extension center. To participate in this course contact one of the following Extension offices.

Anson - https://anson.ces.ncsu.edu
Cherokee - https://cherokee.ces.ncsu.edu/
Cleveland - https://cleveland.ces.ncsu.edu/
Cumberland - https://cumberland.ces.ncsu.edu/
Franklin - https://franklin.ces.ncsu.edu/
Gates - https://gates.ces.ncsu.edu/
Harnett - https://harnett.ces.ncsu.edu/
Lee - https://lee.ces.ncsu.edu/
Mitchell - https://mitchell.ces.ncsu.edu/
Moore - https://moore.ces.ncsu.edu/
Pender - https://pender.ces.ncsu.edu/
Rockingham - https://rockingham.ces.ncsu.edu/
Feb 28 Thu

Also Coming Up

376 1st Ave SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681, USA 376 1st Ave SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681, USA Alexander County Center 2 days away
Description:

Learning from experience can be very expensive when it comes to timber sales, many of which are once- or twice-in-a-lifetime occurrences. Years of growth and value are accumulated in a mature timber stand, and the combined annual income from all those years is frequently marketed in a single transaction. When and how you sell your timber can influence how much money you make, your overall financial plans, the cost of forest regeneration, and other management objectives. This presentation will explain how timber is sold, how markets can impact the sale, and give tips on seeking professional help. By using this information, you can make your next (or first) timber sale both a pleasant and a profitable experience.

Registration is required: No fee, but register by contacting Julie Campbell at julie_campbell@ncsu.edu or 828-632-4451

Feb 18 Mon
27 Tracy Bolick Ln, Hickory, NC 28601, USA 27 Tracy Bolick Ln, Hickory, NC 28601, USA Alexander County Center 2 days away
Description:

Join us for an on-farm session to experience hands on pruning for different age blueberry plants. Other blueberry management practices will be demonstrated in detail. Don’t miss this local opportunity to see, hear and learn from the most tenured and knowledgeable blueberry specialist in our multi-state area.

Bathrooms will not be available at the farm.

Feb 19 Tue
376 1st Ave SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681, USA 376 1st Ave SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681, USA Alexander County Center 3 days away
Description:

Shocker's 4-H Club is a club that focuses on educating children on electricity and working on electric projects. There is no fee to join 4-H.

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Feb 19 Tue
Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts Asheville, 1 Resort Dr, Asheville, NC 28806, USA Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts Asheville, 1 Resort Dr, Asheville, NC 28806, USA Alexander County Center 3 days away
Description: Event Date: February 20th and 21st, 2019
Time: 9:30 am Wednesday through lunch on Thursday
Location: Crowne Plaza Resort, Asheville, NC
Cost: $40 per person with pre-registration prior to February 7th. Registration at the door is $50

Registration required: To register: http://www.ncagr.gov/markets/commodit/horticul/tomatoes/

Conference Contact: To exhibit or sponsor, or for more information, contact Ellen Moss at 828-685-3989, ellen_moss@yahoo.com.

Please include our event in the calendar of your organization

Description: This is the largest commercial vegetable grower event in the region with a high quality educational program put together by vegetable extension specialist/agents at NC State University Cooperative Extension. There will also be a trade show and a fundraiser that supports student scholarships. The program will include presentations on many different topics to help vegetable growers. The final program will be completed in December 2018. Topics will include such things as Management of Foliar Diseases of Tomato, Using Chemigation to Manage Phytophthora Blight, Breeding for Late Blight Resistance and Tolerance to Bacterial Spot and Verticillium Wilt, Evaluation of Tomato Lines for Late Blight Resistance, Flavonoids in Tomato, Evaluation of Insecticides for Key Pests of Fruiting Vegetable Crops, Native Natural Enemies on Biological Control of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, Growing Industrial Hemp for Cannabinoids in Western North Carolina, to name a few. There will be a sponsored lunch and awards program at noon on Thursday. Pesticide credits will be offered.
Feb 20 Wed
130 Ammons Drive, Morganton, NC 28655, USA 130 Ammons Drive, Morganton, NC 28655, USA Alexander County Center 4 days away
Description: The Foothills Ornamental Production Workshop is designed to provide updated information on ornamental plants, production practices, and pest identification and control for the nursery and landscape industry in the Southeastern US. Cost of the workshop is $25 per person if paid by February 15th. $30 per person if paid after February 15th. For more information or to register, visit https://burke.ces.ncsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/FOPW-2019.pdf. Contact Amanda Taylor with questions at amanda_jo_taylor@ncsu.edu or 828-475-2915
Feb 21 Thu
376 1st 5 days away
Description:

4-H club that meets monthly and works on cooking, sewing or craft projects together. There is no fee to join 4-H.

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Feb 21 Thu