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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 Avery County Center 2 months ago
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.

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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

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Mountain Glen Golf Club, 1 Club house Dr, Newland, NC 28657, USA Mountain Glen Golf Club, 1 Club house Dr, Newland, NC 28657, USA Avery County Center 10 hours ago
Description:

The Cooperative Extension Staff will be hosting the annual Report to the People Meeting on Thursday, April 18th, 2019. The meeting will kick-off at 11am with a warm welcome from Jerry Moody, County Extension Director.

The staff will be presenting their goals for 2019 and updating participants on the 2018 completed programs.

The meeting will begin promptly at 11am and will conclude by 12:30 noon; lunch will be served.

If you would like additional information or to register please contact the Avery County Cooperative Extension Staff at 828-733-8270.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!! Deadline to register is Friday, April 12, 2019.

Apr 18 Thu
661 Vale Rd, Newland, NC 28657, USA 661 Vale Rd, Newland, NC 28657, USA Avery County Center 5 months away
Description:

The 2019 Avery A&H Fair will kick off on Wednesday, September 4th at 5PM and will run through Saturday, September 7th.

Lots of new changes coming in 2019, such as:
*Gate Price
*Schedule of Events
MORE INFORMATION WILL BE FORTHCOMING!!!

For additional information please feel free to contact the Avery County Cooperative Extension Center at 828-733-8270.

Sep 4 Wed