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Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center, 455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759, USA Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center, 455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759, USA Henderson County Center 2 months ago
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Description: 2019 Bee School


The Henderson County Beekeepers Association (HCBA) is pleased to announce the schedule for their 2019 Beekeeping School. You will learn about bee biology, care and feeding, equipment selection and use, honey and wax production, pest control and resources for continued education. The course objective is to prepare you to successfully care for your bees during the first year of beekeeping. The $75 fee includes a textbook, course materials and one year Family membership to HCBA. Those completing the class and planning to become spring 2019 beekeepers are encouraged to take advantage of HCBAs unique mentor program. Mentors make themselves available to ‘hands on’ support and coach those completing this course during the critical first year of beekeeping.

The class is held every Monday evening for 7 weeks beginning January 14, 2019 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center, 455 Research Drive in Mills River, North Carolina. For more information, go online or call 828-BEE-5623

Enroll in HCBA 2018 Bee School Now!
http://hcbeekeepers.org/education/2019-beginner-beekeeper-education-enrollment-2-2/
Jan 14 Mon

Also Coming Up

100 Jackson Park Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792, USA 100 Jackson Park Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792, USA Henderson County Center 2 days away
Description: – Christine Brown, Henderson County Environmental Programs Coordinator, will teach gardeners about creating compost from kitchen and garden waste.
– Steve Pettis, Henderson County Commercial and Consumer Horticulture Agent, will give attendees the dirt on mountain soils.

Registration


Name:____________________________________________
Phone Number:___________________________________
Email:____________________________________________
Number of attendees: _____________________________
Cost – $20 per class due one week prior to class start ($35/couple)
-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

Questions? 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
Like us on Facebook @
https://www.facebook.com/HendersonCountyExtension
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Henderson-County-4-H/112032582143476
https://www.facebook.com/gardenvolunteer/ 

***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.
Mar 21 Thu
NC Cooperative Extension - Henderson County Center, 100 Jackson Park Rd., Hendersonville, NC NC Cooperative Extension - Henderson County Center, 100 Jackson Park Rd., Hendersonville, NC Henderson County Center 1 week away
Description:
Mar 26 Tue
100 Jackson Park Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792, USA 100 Jackson Park Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792, USA Henderson County Center 1 week away
Description:

NCDA&CS Scale Technician, Mark Lanning will be available Thursday morning to certify your market scale for the upcoming season. If Thursday is inconvenient you are welcome to drop your scale off at the Extension office anytime before Thursday, March 28th and pick it back up after it has been certified on Thursday.

Contact Karen at karen_blaedow@ncsu.edu for additional information.

Mar 28 Thu
100 Jackson Park Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792, USA 100 Jackson Park Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792, USA Henderson County Center 1 week away
Description:

Learn to grow shiitake mushrooms at home!
Instructors Eric Christianson with Pisgah Gourmet and Karen Blaedow with HC Extension will demonstrate how to make a shiitake log. Every attendee will go home with shiitake spawn!

Registration Form

Cost -$20 per attendee
-$30 per couple; 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

Name:____________________________________________
Phone Number:___________________________________
Email:____________________________________________
Number of attendees: _____________________________

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

Like Henderson County Extension on Facebook @ www.facebook.com/HendersonCountyExtension www.facebook.com/pages/Henderson-County-4-H/112032582143476 www.facebook.com/gardenvolunteer/

***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.

Mar 28 Thu
100 Jackson Park Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792, USA 100 Jackson Park Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792, USA Henderson County Center 3 weeks away
Description:

Planting and Caring for
Your 4-H Veggies, Fruits, and Berries
April 8, 2019 – 6:30pm-8:30pm

Now that you have all of those really great fruits and vegetables that you bought from the 4-H Plant Sale, what should you do with them? Sign up for this class and learn how to plant and care for your new plants.

Part 1: Steve Pettis, Horticulture Extension Agent, will teach gardeners the basics of how to produce their own food at home. Basics such as site prep, soils, and pests will be covered.

Part 2: Karen Blaedow, Henderson County Small Fruit and Vegetable Extension Agent will address the specific care of the plants that will be for sale at the 4-H Plant Sale Fundraiser on April 7: asparagus, blueberries, strawberries, and blackberries.

Registration
Name:____________________________________________
Phone Number:___________________________________
Email:____________________________________________
Number of attendees: _____________________________
Cost – $10 per per person due one week prior to class start ($15/couple)
-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

***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.

Apr 8 Mon
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