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The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service is inviting all growers to attend the Regional Sweet Potato Production meeting on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 5:00 PM. Pre-register by calling the Wilson County Ag Center, (252) 237-0111.
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/
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/
The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service in Johnston, Sampson, Cumberland and Harnett counties are inviting all growers to attend the Cotton Production meeting on Thursday, February 28, 2019. The meeting will be held at Sampson County Agricultural Expo Building, 414 Warsaw Rd in Clinton at 10:00 AM. . A sponsored meal will be served at the end of the meeting. Pre-registration is required for the meeting. Please call the Johnston County Extension Center at (919) 989-5380 to register.
The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service is inviting all private applicators whose license expires in 2019 to attend one of four Private Applicator Pesticide Recertification/Safety classes. Applicators are reminded that licenses expire at the end of the year, but all recertifications credits must be obtained before September 30th of the year the license expires. Applicators are asked to bring their Pesticide Credit Report Card with the bar code scan along with them to class. Please call Tim Britton at (919) 989-5380 to check credits or register for this event.