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258 Carolina Ln, Marshall, NC 28753, USA 258 Carolina Ln, Marshall, NC 28753, USA Madison County Center 4 months ago

October 29, 2018 | 8:30 am
Madison County Extension Center
NC A&T State University Specialist will cover at this workshop the following topics:

High tunnel basics
High tunnel crops choices and management
Water and nutrient management (including plastic mulch and drip irrigation)
NRCS high tunnel cost share program
Tour of Farm with High Tunnel
Registration starts at 8:30am with coffee and light refreshments. Program will begin at 9:00am and will end at NOON. Lunch is included with your registration fee and will be served at NOON and followed with a farm tour. You can register for this event by calling 828-649-2411 or emailing elizabeth_ayers@ncsu.edu. The cost is $10/person. You can pay by cash or check (made payable to Madison County Extension). When registering please let us know of any dietary needs, as well as, if you are plan to participate in the farm tour after lunch.

Oct 29 2018

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130 Ammons Drive, Morganton, NC 28655, USA 130 Ammons Drive, Morganton, NC 28655, USA Madison County Center 2 days ago
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Feb 21 Thu
1960 13th Ave Dr SE, Hickory, NC 28602, USA 1960 13th Ave Dr SE, Hickory, NC 28602, USA Madison County Center 19 hours ago

To register: www.nccattle.com/news-events/annual-conference

7:30 a.m. Board of Directors Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. Trade Show Opens

Morning Session
Chairman: Johnny Rogers, NCSU
8:45 a.m. Welcome - Dr. Todd See, NCSU
9:00 a.m. Cattle Fax Update - Troy Bockelmann
10:20 a.m. Morning Break
10:30 a.m. Concurrent Breakout Sessions
 Genetic Tools to Improve Beef Cattle Production Efficiency -
Donnell Brown, R. A. Brown Ranch, Throckmorton, TX
 Selecting Beef Cattle for Functional Efficiency - Jason Duggin,
Beef Extension Specialist, University of Georgia, Calhoun, GA
 Heifer Management Decisions - Dr. Glenn Rogers, Holt River
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12:00 noon Awards Luncheon - Sponsored
by Farm Credit Associations of NC
(AgCarolina, Cape Fear, Carolina Farm

Afternoon Session
1:30 p.m. Trade Show Continues
2:00 p.m. Committee Meetings
Forage and Grasslands Council
- Nitrogen Management in Tall Fescue Pastures -
Dr. Alan Franzluebbers, USDA-ARS, Raleigh, NC
Stocker and Cattle Feeders
3:00 p.m. Afternoon Break
3:00 p.m. Committee Meetings
Purebred Breeders Council
3:30 p.m. Committee Meetings
Joint Legislative / Membership*
*Membership Award -
Sponsored by Carolinas Animal Health
5:00 p.m. NCCA Joint Board of Directors and
Annual Business Meeting
6:00 p.m. Social - Sponsored by Alltech
NCBA PAC Auction

7:00 p.m. Cattlemen’s BBQ - Hosted by Catawba
Valley Cattlemen’s Association, Inc.
Sponsored by Mid-Atlantic Cattle Sales/
Harward Bros. Livestock Market/Stanly
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Feb 22 Fri
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When: February 26, 2019
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Feb 26 Tue
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Date: February 26, 2019
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Time: 6pm - 8pm

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Getting to know your woodlands: A primer for beginners

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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/
Cleveland - https://cleveland.ces.ncsu.edu/
Cumberland - https://cumberland.ces.ncsu.edu/
Franklin - https://franklin.ces.ncsu.edu/
Gates - https://gates.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/
Rockingham - https://rockingham.ces.ncsu.edu/
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