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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/
Clay - https://clay.ces.ncsu.edu/
Cleveland - https://cleveland.ces.ncsu.edu/
Cumberland - https://cumberland.ces.ncsu.edu/
Franklin - https://franklin.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/
Pitt - https://pitt.ces.ncsu.edu/
Rockingham - https://rockingham.ces.ncsu.edu/
Scotland - https://scotland.ces.ncsu.edu/
Wake - https://wake.ces.ncsu.edu/
Wilson - https://wilson.ces.ncsu.edu/
Feb 21 Thu

Also Coming Up

Technology Development and Education Center, Blue Ridge Community College Technology Development and Education Center, Blue Ridge Community College Henderson County Center 2 weeks away
Description:
Feb 6 Wed
100 Jackson Park Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792, USA 100 Jackson Park Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792, USA Henderson County Center 3 weeks away
Feb 7 Thu
100 Jackson Park Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792, USA 100 Jackson Park Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792, USA Henderson County Center 3 weeks away
Description:

2019 Pesticide Licensing Recertification Classes
For the Green Industry
Sponsored by:
Site One Landscape Supply, Arden, NC

*Each individual course approved for the following pesticide license category credits:
Dealer D : 2; Landscape L : 2; Demo/Research N : 2; Ag Pest Control O : 2; Private X : 2
*Each class also approved for 2 L Landscape License credits

*Learn the latest information about insect, plant disease and weed management in greenhouses, nurseries and landscapes and learn how to keep turf and trees healthy

February 12 – 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm – Insect Pest Management Update

April 16 – 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm – Plant Disease Pest Management Update

June 11 – 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm – Weed Pest Management Update

July 16 – 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm – Keeping Turf Healthy

August 13 – 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm – Keeping Trees Healthy

Cost -$10 per class due one week prior to class start
-$40 for the entire series; entire series
- payments due one week prior to first class
-cash or check only (make checks out to Henderson Co. Coop. Ext.)
Location – Henderson County Extension Center, 100 Jackson Park Road, Hendersonville, NC

Registration Form
Name:____________________________________________
Phone Number:___________________________________
Email:____________________________________________
Number of attendees: _____________________________
Cost – $10 per class due one week prior to class start
-$40 for the entire series; entire series payments due one week prior to first class
-cash or check only (make checks out to Henderson Co. Coop. Ext.; mail to 100 Jackson Park Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792)
Location – Henderson County Extension Center, 100 Jackson Park Road
Call 828.697.4891 with questions

For more information, contact:

Steve D. Pettis
Commercial and Consumer Horticulture Agent
NC State Cooperative Extension
100 Jackson Park Rd.
Hendersonville, NC 28792
email - steve_pettis@ncsu.edu
office - (828) 697-4891

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***N.C. Cooperative Extension partnership (NCCE) is committed to the value of diversity within our respective universities, to the provision of equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all employment for our staff, and to all N.C. residents seeking to participate in our programs.

Feb 12 Tue
130 S Post Rd, Shelby, NC 28152, USA 130 S Post Rd, Shelby, NC 28152, USA Henderson County Center 4 weeks away
Description:
Feb 15 Fri
Grace Lutheran Church, 1245 6th Ave W, Hendersonville, NC 28791, USA Grace Lutheran Church, 1245 6th Ave W, Hendersonville, NC 28791, USA Henderson County Center 4 weeks away
Description:
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 Henderson County Center 1 month 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