NC State Extension

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 3400 Beatties Ford Rd, Charlotte, NC 28216, USA Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 3400 Beatties Ford Rd, Charlotte, NC 28216, USA Horticulture 3 weeks away
Description:
We invite faith leaders and laypeople, hunger relief advocates, farmers, farm workers, community organizers, community gardeners, food council members, extension agents and others to join us March 12-13th, 2019 in Charlotte, NC to examine the root causes of hunger and collaborate to build a more just food system. At the 2019 Come to the Table Conference, we hope to energize attendees to go back to their communities with the knowledge to challenge the systemic nature of hunger and the skills and connections to grow structures based in justice. The 2019 Conference will:

  • Share resources, tools & knowledge to support attendees in being effective community organizers for a more just food system 
  • Provide space for the knowledge and wisdom in the room to be shared and for us all to learn together 
  • Provide space for people to connect with each other and build relationships that will sustain and support their work

More information is available here:
http://rafiusa.org/cttt/2019conference/

Register here:
https://rafiusa.org/cttt/2019conference/register
Mar 12 Tue

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Crowne Plaza Asheville, 1 Resort Dr, Asheville, NC 28806, USA Crowne Plaza Asheville, 1 Resort Dr, Asheville, NC 28806, USA Horticulture 19 hours ago
Description:

The NC Tomato Growers Association brings you the 51st annual Winter Vegetable Conference and annual tomato meeting. This is the largest commercial vegetable grower event in the region with a high quality educational program put together by vegetable extension specialists and agents at NC State University Cooperative Extension. There will also be a trade show and a fundraiser that supports student scholarships. A sponsored lunch and awards program will be included at noon on Thursday. Pesticide credits will be available for those attending.

Here is the link to the Conference Eventbrite page where you can review the agenda and register as a guest, sponsor, or exhibitor: www.eventbrite.com/e/51st-annual-winter-vegetable-conference-and-trade-show-tickets-53096186122?aff

Feb 20 2019
TODAY
Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts Asheville, 1 Resort Dr, Asheville, NC 28806, USA Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts Asheville, 1 Resort Dr, Asheville, NC 28806, USA Horticulture 10 hours 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.

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
2 days away
Description:

PUBLIC MUSCADINE PRUNING WORKSHOP

The afternoon session from 1:00PM - 3:00PM will be open to the public and Extension Master Gardener Volunteers.

PUBLIC REGISTRATION LINK: go.ncsu.edu/muscadinepruning

Please bring loppers and pruners

Feb 22 Fri
Mission Health / A-B Tech Conference Center, 16 Fernihurst Dr, Asheville, NC 28801, USA Mission Health / A-B Tech Conference Center, 16 Fernihurst Dr, Asheville, NC 28801, USA Horticulture 2 days away
Description:
ASAP’s Business of Farming Conference brings together professional farmers from across the Southeast region to network and share resources to grow their farm businesses. At the conference farmers learn about marketing, business planning, branding, and management from regional experts and innovative farmers. The conference is designed for beginning and established farmers, and those seriously considering farming as a profession.

To register and for complete information, visit https://asapconnections.org/events/business-of-farming-conference/
Feb 23 Sat
Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave, Raleigh, NC 27605, USA 919-856-6710 Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave, Raleigh, NC 27605, USA 919-856-6710 Horticulture 4 days away
Description:

A free 3 hour class for beginning gardeners on the basics of starting a vegetable garden. Topics include: planning, planting and care: managing common problems: and harvesting your vegetables. A gardening book will be for sale to those interested at the end of class. Taught by NC Extension Master Gardener volunteers.

Feb 24 Sun
Burntshirt Vineyards, 2695 Sugarloaf Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792, USA Burntshirt Vineyards, 2695 Sugarloaf Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792, USA Horticulture 5 days away
Description:

AGENTS ONLY:

BUNCH GRAPE Production and Pruning Training

Mark Hoffmann, Cain Hickey, Eric Case.

Please bring loppers and pruners.

Lunch on your own.

Feb 25 Mon