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130 Ammons Drive, Morganton, NC 28655, USA 130 Ammons Drive, Morganton, NC 28655, USA Ashe County Center 4 weeks ago
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Description: The Foothills Ornamental Production Workshop is designed to provide updated information on ornamental plants, production practices, and pest identification and control for the nursery and landscape industry in the Southeastern US. Cost of the workshop is $25 per person if paid by February 15th. $30 per person if paid after February 15th. For more information or to register, visit https://burke.ces.ncsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/FOPW-2019.pdf. Contact Amanda Taylor with questions at amanda_jo_taylor@ncsu.edu or 828-475-2915
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Third Day Market, 599 NC-16, Jefferson, NC 28640, USA Third Day Market, 599 NC-16, Jefferson, NC 28640, USA Ashe County Center 27 minutes ago
Description: This workshop is designed to give participants a basic understanding of how to prune woody ornamentals in the landscape. Attendees will learn the basic tools used in pruning and how to care for them, the time or season when to prune, the importance of maintenance pruning and the different types or techniques of pruning.

The 2-hour session will include class time outside for hands-on learning. The class will meet on the second floor of Third Day Market, rain or shine.

Third Day Market will provide participants with refreshments and all attendees will receive a 10% discount coupon. RSVP online by clicking here before March 21st.
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Description:

This workshop is designed to provide growers with an overview of the requirements of the USDA Harmonized GAP Audit, discuss relevant food safety practices for produce farms, and share the resources available from NC State University to help you implement a food safety plan in your farm and become Harmonized GAP Certified.

10:00 am - 12:00 pm - For new growers unfamiliar with GAP certification and writing a food safety plan

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm - Lunch

12:45 pm - 3:30 pm - Outline of new Harmonized GAP requirements for both new growers and existing GAP certified farmers

A representative from USDA GAP auditors will be present during lunch and the afternoon session.

Lunch and materials will be provided to each participant.

If you have any questions please call Travis Birdsell, County Extension Director, at (336) 846-5850.

To ensure enough meals and materials, please register by March 27, 2019 by calling the North Carolina
Cooperative Extension, Ashe County Center at (336) 846-5850.

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The 2-hour session will help attendees identify common wildlife pests and techniques to prevent and minimize damage. Participants will gain understanding of legal laws that regulate wildlife control measures.

Third Day Market will provide participants with refreshments and all attendees will receive a 10% discount coupon.  RSVP online by clicking here before April 10th.
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