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Pesticide Training
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There will be two pesticide "V" trainings for private applicators on Thursday, May 28, at the Ag Conference Center in Boone. The first class will be from 3-5 p.m., and the second class will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. There will be two pesticide trainings for categories L, N, O, D and X on Tuesday, June 9, at the Ag Conference Center in Boone. "Weed ID and IPM" will be from 1-2 p.m. "Herbicide Control in Landscape and Turfgrass" will be from 2-3 p.m.

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pesticidetrainingclasses

Pesticide Training
Classes

There will be two pesticide "V" trainings for private applicators on Thursday, May 28, at the Ag Conference Center in Boone. The first class will be from 3-5 p.m., and the second class will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. There will be two pesticide trainings for categories L, N, O, D and X on Tuesday, June 9, at the Ag Conference Center in Boone. "Weed ID and IPM" will be from 1-2 p.m. "Herbicide Control in Landscape and Turfgrass" will be from 2-3 p.m.

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Hands-On Canning
Class

Saturday, May 30, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm N.C. Cooperative Extension is offering a hands-on canning class. We will learn how to safely can using a pressure canner and a boiling water bath. The class will be held at the Agricultural Conference Center, 252 Poplar Grove Road, Boone, NC 28607 Register by paying $10.00 in advance at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, 971 W. King Street, Boone, NC. Space is limited.

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RiverCourse 131
Registration now open

RC 131: Assessment & Identification of Riparian Vegetation - June 1-2, 2015 - Valle Crucis, NC. This two-day course will introduce students to vegetation assessment of riparian areas along streams that will potentially be restored. Existing riparian condition will be examined and discussed in both classroom and field settings. Topics will include stream bank stability from a vegetative perspective, evaluation of current plant inventory, invasive vegetation issues, and potential planting constraints. Identification of common riparian plants of North Carolina will also be discussed during field sessions. Students will be given handouts with information on how to identify individual riparian plants. 10 CEUs are approved by the NC Board of Landscape Architects; Course # 10037. 10.5 contact hours in Category 1-CF are approved by the Society of American Foresters. And the NCDA Pesticide Board has approved the course for 3 hours credit.  

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AgriSafe Health
Fair

Hey farmers, interested in a health screening specifically for you??

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Watauga Riverfest
June 13

The 15th Annual Watauga Riverfest will be held on June 13th at Valle Crucis Community Park!  Mark your calendars now and more details to come!  Elkland Puppet Parade, Dunk Tank, 30+ exhibitors, live animals, games, music, food and loads of educational fun!  Please contact Wendy Patoprsty  at wendy_patoprsty@ncsu.edu or call 828-264-3061 if you'd like to volunteer!

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EVENTS View All
Hands-On Backyard Stream Repair WorkshopThu May 28, 2015 Today
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
Kernersville Public Services, Garage Conference Room 720 Mckaughan St, Kernersville, NC 27284
— 7 hours away
Pesticide "V" Training Thu May 28, 2015 Today
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Agriculture Conference Center, 252 Poplar Grove Road, Boone, NC 28607
— 13 hours away
Pesticide "V" Training Thu May 28, 2015 Today
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Agriculture Conference Center, 252 Poplar Grove Road, Boone, NC 28607
— 16 hours away
Organic Gardening 101Thu May 28, 2015 Today
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM— 16 hours away
Hands-On Backyard Stream Repair WorkshopFri May 29, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
Kernersville Public Services, Garage Conference Room 720 Mckaughan St, Kernersville, NC 27284
— Tomorrow
Hands-On Canning ClassSat May 30, 2015
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Agriculture Conference Center, 252 Poplar Grove Road, Boone, NC 28607
— 2 days away
RiverCourse 131Mon Jun 1 - Mon Jun 1, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Valle Crucis, NC 28679, USA
— 4 days away
RiverCourse 131Tue Jun 2 - Tue Jun 2, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Valle Crucis, NC 28679, USA
— 5 days away
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