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Safe Plates January 2023 Registration

Safe Plate Registration: January 2023 Course Please complete the following form to sign up for the Safe Plate Course. Registration …

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Marketing Medicinal Herbs

The Piedmont Medicinal Herb Growers will be hosting an online class focused on marketing medicinal herbs and herbal products. When: …

So easy to preserve canning book with vegetables and canning jars

So Easy to Preserve

Canning Resource Book for Sale at Iredell Extension Office for $25 Makes a great gift! Preserving Foods: Different methods of food …

This is a picture of the QR Codes that can be used to registered for each Lunch and Learn Session.

Gardening Lunch and Learn Series

Gardening Lunch and Learn Series (1) Are you interested in learning how to become a better gardener? If so, then …

Iredell County Fair Sept 2 -10

Iredell County Fair

The Iredell County fair opens Friday, September 2 and runs through Saturday, September 10. We will be taking in …

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Safe Plates Food Safety Manager Training

N.C. Cooperative Extension’s Training Program for Retail Food Protection Manager Certification N.C. Cooperative Extension Agents offer Safe Plates for Food …

Home Foods Preservation Boot Camp

Saturday, June 18, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. 151 West Main Avenue – Township of Taylorsville, NC 28681 Register for the boot …

Bring your pressure canner to have the dial-gauge tested. During the clinic, gaskets (seals) and valves will also be checked. Bring the lid of your presto-type dial-gauge canner. There is no charge for this service.

June Canner Lid Clinic

Friday, June 10th 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Lowry’s 3204 Harmony Hwy Harmony, …

Report to the People

Our 2021 Report to the People was held in July, here’s the report of what our Department did over …

Garden Fair

2022 Garden Fair will be held at the Agriculture Center on April 30, 2022 at 444 Bristol Drive, Statesville, …

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Farmers Market Meeting

Iredell County Cooperative Extension will be hosting the 2022 Farmers Market Meeting on Monday, March 21. See flier for …

Wolfpack’s Waggle Newsletter

Want to be added to our newsletter email list? Just email us! Issue What Have We Been Up To? (July 2021) July 2021 This …

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Fine-ground basalt rock has recently become available as a soil amendment in North Carolina. This …

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Sesame’s Impact on Root-Knot Nematode Populations

Soils were collected from three farms in Wilson County before and after a sesame crop. …

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2024 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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