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Pressure Canner Lid

It's that time of year to have your pressure canner lid checked and tested, especially before you begin to use it.  The plugs and gaskets periodically need to be replaced to ensure you have a good seal on your pressure canner.  Weighted-gauged pressure canners do not need any further testing.  But if you have a dial-gauge canner, you need to have it tested for accuracy annually. To set up an appointment, contact Renay Knapp, Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent at 828-697-4891.  Or drop it by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Henderson County Center, located in Jackson Park, at any time for testing later.  All you need to bring is the Presto gauge or lid.  This service is free of charge.

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4-H Bake-Off Contest

Plan now to enter the 4-H Bake-Off Contest. Registration forms and recipes are due by Friday, October 30. How this contest works: children, ages 5 – 18, choose a recipe and bake it MORE »

Careers in Agriculture Poster Contest popular

Today’s agriculture offers over 200 challenging and rewarding careers, in many diverse fields. For the poster contest, children ages 5 – 18 choose an agriculture related career, research it and create a poster MORE »

4-H – North River Farms Tour

Saturday, August 8, 10 am – 1 pm.  For children ages 5 – 8, and their parents. Join 4-H as we tour a real working farm!  Learn about farm life and daily operations MORE »

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How do I get to go on a special 4-H trip? popular

NC 4-H Electric Congress Jordan Jakubielski and Nicholas Coniguliaro earned a trip to NC 4-H Electric Congress by submitting an Electric Project Record in 2014.  Annamarie Jakubielski was the Henderson County 4-H chaperone MORE »


Henderson County 4-H Project Record Winners popular

Congratulations to the following people who submitted 2014 4-H Project Records!  West District Awards are listed after their names. Bryson Capps 11-12 Healthy Lifestyles  Silver Bryson Capps 11-12 Animal Science Emily Capps 13-15 MORE »

4-H Sewing Camp! popular

Jonah, age 8, learns to use a sewing machine with assistance from his teacher, Ms. Betty Lou. Henderson County 4-H Sewing Camp 4-H Sewing Camp will be held on August 10, 12, 13 MORE »

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Pre-Harvest MeetingTue Aug 4, 2015
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM— Tomorrow
Green Industry IPMFri Aug 14, 2015
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension Services, 455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759, United States
— 2 weeks away
Woodland Steward Series: Part 2Wed Aug 19 - Fri Aug 21, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Asheville, NC, USA
— 2 weeks away
Horticulture IPM SymposiumThu Oct 1, 2015
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
The North Carolina Arboretum, 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, NC 28806, United States
— 2 months away
4-H Project Record Training RSVP to Barbara_Walker@ncsu.eduTue Oct 13, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM— 2 months away
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