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Henderson County Center Woodland Steward Series: 2014 Mountain Program Thu Aug 21, 2014 @ 1:00 PM -Fri Aug 22, 2014 @ 5:00 PM Today Where:
NC Cooperative Extension The North Carolina Arboretum, 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, NC, United States
— 11 hours ago

Program 4: Stewardship, Recreation, and Liability and Graduation Celebration!

The Western NC Woodland Steward Series: Mountains Program is designed to empower forest landowners to manage their properties to promote environmental and forest health through increased awareness, experience and access to resources. The series takes place between July 16th and August 22nd at various locations in the Asheville area. Each workshop will be a 1.5 day meeting led by natural resource and land management specialists, including both hands-on activities in the field and instruction in the classroom. Pre-registration and a modest fee are required. Landowners are encouraged to attend the full series of 4 workshops, but individual workshop registration is available. Registration is offered online, by mail or by phone.

To learn more and to register online, please visit the website! www.ncsu-feop.org/woodlandstewards

Henderson County Center V credit Pesticide Safety Class Mon Aug 25, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Buncombe County Cooperative Extension Center, 94 Coxe Avenue Asheville NC
— 4 days away

V credit Pesticide Safety Class

Henderson County Center IPM for Green Industry Professionals Wed Aug 27, 2014 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Haywood County Co-operative Extension, Raccoon Road, Waynesville, NC, United States
— 6 days away

http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/?p=298873

Henderson County Center Weed Id & Control in Turfgrass Thu Aug 28, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NCCES 100 Jackson Park Rd Hendersonville, NC 28792
— 7 days away

2 hours of LNDX pesticide credits will be available

NC Cooperative Extension CES Strategic Plan | West District Meeting Wed Sep 3, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service leadership team will visit each of our five districts in September to meet with employees and discuss the new strategic plan. The purpose of these meetings is to provide employees with the opportunity to discuss questions, concerns and thoughts regarding the plan with Extension Service administration.

THIS MEETING IS FOR THE "WEST DISTRICT."

These sessions are for Extension employees from both N.C. State and N.C. A&T, as well as county no-pays, grant-paid folks working for Extension, and EFNEP PAs. We value you and want to listen, and we want to do it in person.

*Space is limited, so we ask that you only hold the date for the meeting taking place in your district!

For more details:
http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/vision-initiative/strategic-plan-employees/

Henderson County Center Packaging and Specs for Wholesale Markets Thu Sep 4, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Collaborate
— 2 weeks away

Webinar Title: Local Foods - Understanding Packaging & Specifications for Wholesale Markets

Description: Are you interested in connecting to, or assisting farm clients connect to, new wholesale markets, such as food service and retail grocers? On this webinar, a wholesale produce buying expert will: 1) guide attendees through pack size requirements, quality and specifications, 2) explain how and why specifications may differ in wholesale markets, and 3) explain how a grower may better communicate with a buyer. Another expert will focus on labeling requirements for producers selling to retail grocers, specifically sharing how to guide a grower in acquiring PLU/UPC codes - an opportunity for more successfully branding and marketing their product in these markets.

Date: Thursday, September 4, 2014; 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Intended Audience: Produce Farmers, Extension Agents and other farm Service Providers

Local Foods: Understanding Packaging & Specifications for Wholesale Markets
September 4, 2014; 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Webinar Session Link: http://go.ncsu.edu/PackagingSpecsWebinar (available after August 1)


No pre-registration is required.

Henderson County Center Organic Growers School Harvest Conference Sat Sep 6, 2014 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension AB Tech, Main Campus, Asheville, NC 28801
— 2 weeks away

1st Annual Harvest Conference

Organic Growers School announces plans for the 1st Annual Harvest Conference for home growers, backyard enthusiasts, & homesteaders on Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at AB Tech, Main Campus in Asheville, NC. The conference features Janisse Ray, award-winning writer, naturalist, and activist is author of 5 books of literary nonfiction, including Ecology of a Cracker Childhood, and The Seed Underground as keynote and special guest.
Registration is discounted at $35 until July 15th. Pre-conference workshops are also discounted until July 15th. Organic Growers School is well-known for offering down-to-earth advice on growing and sustainable living. This fall event features such things as season extension, home cooking, fermentation, preservation, fall & winter growing, self-reliance, homestead skills, seed saving, composting, herbal medicine, and other wild ideas.

Details: go to website at http://www.organicgrowersschool.org
Date: September 6, 2014
Location: AB Tech, Main Campus, Asheville, NC 28801
Discounted Cost: Early Bird price of $35 until 7/15 $40 after
Pre-event: Pre-conference workshops on Friday, September 5th
Pre-event Location: Warren Wilson College
Pre-event Cost: $35-65 by 7/15 or $40-70 after
Keynote: A Field Guide to Hope with Janisse Ray, Saturday
Register: Online

NC Cooperative Extension CES Strategic Plan | South Central District Meeting Wed Sep 10, 2014 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 2420 Tramway Rd Sanford, NC 27332-9174 (Lee County Extension Center)
— 3 weeks away

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service leadership team will visit each of our five districts in September to meet with employees and discuss the new strategic plan. The purpose of these meetings is to provide employees with the opportunity to discuss questions, concerns and thoughts regarding the plan with Extension Service administration.

THIS MEETING IS FOR THE "SOUTH CENTRAL DISTRICT."

These sessions are for Extension employees from both N.C. State and N.C. A&T, as well as county no-pays, grant-paid folks working for Extension, and EFNEP PAs. We value you and want to listen, and we want to do it in person.

*Space is limited, so we ask that you only hold the date for the meeting taking place in your district!

For more details:
http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/vision-initiative/strategic-plan-employees/

NC Cooperative Extension CES Strategic Plan | North Central District Meeting Wed Sep 10, 2014 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension North Carolina Cooperative Extension, 1450 Fairchild Rd, Winston-Salem, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service leadership team will visit each of our five districts in September to meet with employees and discuss the new strategic plan. The purpose of these meetings is to provide employees with the opportunity to discuss questions, concerns and thoughts regarding the plan with Extension Service administration.

THIS MEETING IS FOR THE "NORTH CENTRAL DISTRICT."

These sessions are for Extension EMPLOYEES from both N.C. State and N.C. A&T, as well as county no-pays, grant-paid folks working for Extension, and EFNEP PAs. We value you and want to listen, and we want to do it in person.

*Space is limited, so we ask that you only hold the date for the meeting taking place in your district!

For more details:
http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/vision-initiative/strategic-plan-employees/

Henderson County Center Pesticide V credit class Wed Sep 10, 2014 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM — 3 weeks away
NC Cooperative Extension CES Strategic Plan | Northeast District Meeting Thu Sep 11, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Vernon G James Research Center, 207 Research Station Rd, Plymouth, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service leadership team will visit each of our five districts in September to meet with employees and discuss the new strategic plan. The purpose of these meetings is to provide employees with the opportunity to discuss questions, concerns and thoughts regarding the plan with Extension Service administration.

THIS MEETING IS FOR THE "NORTHEAST DISTRICT."

These sessions are for Extension EMPLOYEES from both N.C. State and N.C. A&T, as well as county no-pays, grant-paid folks working for Extension, and EFNEP PAs. We value you and want to listen, and we want to do it in person.

*Space is limited, so we ask that you only hold the date for the meeting taking place in your district!

For more details:
http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/vision-initiative/strategic-plan-employees/

NC Cooperative Extension CES Strategic Plan | Southeast District Meeting Tue Sep 16, 2014 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 165 Agriculture Drive, Kenansville, NC 28349, United States (Duplin County Extension Center)
— 4 weeks away

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service leadership team will visit each of our five districts in September to meet with employees and discuss the new strategic plan. The purpose of these meetings is to provide employees with the opportunity to discuss questions, concerns and thoughts regarding the plan with Extension Service administration.

THIS MEETING IS FOR THE "SOUTHEAST DISTRICT."

These sessions are for Extension EMPLOYEES from both N.C. State and N.C. A&T, as well as county no-pays, grant-paid folks working for Extension, and EFNEP PAs. We value you and want to listen, and we want to do it in person.

*Space is limited, so we ask that you only hold the date for the meeting taking place in your district!

For more details:
http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/vision-initiative/strategic-plan-employees/

Henderson County Center IPM Symposium Wed Sep 24, 2014 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension The NC Arboretum, 100 Fredrick Law Olmstead Way, Asheville, NC
— 1 month away

http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Horticulture-Industry-IPM.pdf

Henderson County Center Mills River Pesticide School Tue Oct 7- Thu Oct 9, 2014 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Extension Center, 455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759
— 2 months away

Schools start at 8:30 a.m. and are over by 4:00 p.m on the first day and typically have the same start time on the morning of the second day. All exams are given at each school on the second day at 1:00 p.m. **Fees for Pesticide Schools are different from NCDA&CS Pesticide exam fees. Exam fees should be paid at the pesticide school or exam location. **

School offers Core training on the first day and on the second day these sub-categories:

-Ornamentals and Turf

-Right of Way

-Private

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