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615 Avery Ln, Newland, NC 28657, USA 615 Avery Ln, Newland, NC 28657, USA Avery County Center 2 months ago
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Description:

The workshop is aimed at training new growers to consider establishing a direct market channel for growing small fruit on the farm; including a pick-your-own operation, on-farm sales, and other direct market channels, such as the tailgate market.

The group will discuss blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries for the region. Specific topics include cultivar selection, site establishment (soil conditions and planting), fertilization, irrigation, pruning, harvesting, and resources for pest control. The workshop includes a lecture followed by a pruning demonstration at Waightstill Avery's Farm.

For additional information or to register, please contact Bill Hoffman, Extension Agent at 828-733-8270.

Feb 14 Thu

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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.

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