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Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts Asheville, 1 Resort Dr, Asheville, NC 28806, USA Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts Asheville, 1 Resort Dr, Asheville, NC 28806, USA Madison County Center 4 months 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 2019

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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 Madison County Center 3 days away
Oct 26 Fri
3381 Hunting Country Rd, Tryon, NC 28782, USA 3381 Hunting Country Rd, Tryon, NC 28782, USA Madison County Center 3 days away
Description:
Friday, October 26, 2018 at F.E.N.C.E. in Tryon, NC (3381 Hunting Country Rd, Tryon, NC 28782) 

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

Registration Fee – $25.00 which includes lunch and course materials 

Cash or Check made out to Clemson Cooperative Extension 

or Register Here by October 20, 2018 

This workshop will cover 
  • Grazing management tips for smaller acreages 
  • Ideal forage varieties for our area 
  • Managing soil nutrients 
  • Weed identification 
  • Fencing as a management tool


Read more at: https://madison.ces.ncsu.edu/2018/10/carolina-foothills-forage-management-workshop/
Oct 26 Fri
258 Carolina Ln, Marshall, NC 28753, USA 258 Carolina Ln, Marshall, NC 28753, USA Madison County Center 6 days away
Description:

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 Mon
258 Carolina Ln, Marshall, NC 28753, USA 258 Carolina Ln, Marshall, NC 28753, USA Madison County Center 1 week away
Description:

Topics that will be covered include:
10 mistakes to avoid when transferring the farm
Trusts
Land transfer and management
This workshop will provide critical information to farmers and landowners who are preparing a change in future land ownership. The guest speaker Guido van der Hoeven, an Extension Specialist and senior lecturer at NC State with over thirty years of experience helping farm and timber landowners with taxes. He will be ready to answer any specific questions you may have.

Light refreshments will be served during the break. Please call 828-649-2411 or email elizabeth_ayers@ncsu.edu to register for this FREE event.

Nov 1 Thu
258 Carolina Ln, Marshall, NC 28753, USA 258 Carolina Ln, Marshall, NC 28753, USA Madison County Center 2 weeks away
Description: November 6, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

At the Madison County Extension Office

Learn How To:
Select seeds and plants
Conduct a soil test
Determine how much to plant for your needs
Choose the correct location for your garden

Please call 828-649-2411 to register or email rebecca_bradley@ncsu.edu.

To Learn More: https://madison.ces.ncsu.edu/2018/10/plan-your-garden/
Nov 6 Tue
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Description:
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