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2016 Wilkes
Agricultural Fair Catalog

It's fair time again!  If you are interested in entering items into the fair, please check out the 2016 Wilkes Agricultural Fair Catalog.

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2016 Fair Cover

2016 Wilkes
Agricultural Fair Catalog

It's fair time again!  If you are interested in entering items into the fair, please check out the 2016 Wilkes Agricultural Fair Catalog.

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State Climate Office
of North Carolina

Our partners at the State Climate Office of North Carolina provide the most accurate climate information to the citizens of our state. Their website includes recent news from their Twitter feed, featured products, quick links, and a map of data from their ECONet weather stations. You can also view data from more than 1,000 Southeastern weather stations on their full CRONOS map or follow their blog.

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Consumer Horticulture

Extension's Gardening Portal at NC State University provides access to a wealth of information, events and resources for gardeners in North Carolina.  Managed by the State Urban Horticulture Specialist and Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agents throughout the state, it is your doorway to guidance about successfully growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers and ornamentals in your landscape.

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Food Processing and
Manufacturing Initiative

NC food processing and manufacturing initiative feasiblity study released The agricultural resources, industrial capacity and research innovation assets present in North Carolina create opportunities to catalyze development of value-added food processing and manufacturing businesses, according to a joint NC State-NCDA&CS economic feasibity study released Jan. 12. One page summary of the Initiative View the Full Report

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Wilkes County 4-H
Programs

Check out our new website by clicking here!  wilkes4h.blogspot.com  Wilkes County 4-H offers monthly special interest programs, community clubs, and after school programs at eight community schools.For more information please contact the Wilkes County 4-H Office at 336-651-7331

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Fun with Muscadines for the Whole Family popular

I hope that these recent weeks have found you enjoying the brimming bounty, the juicy delight, the healthful wonder of the muscadine grape! Whether you eat the seeds or spit them, or crunch MORE » – from   Gardening

Soybean Rust Update popular

Sept. 23, 2016 from Jim Dunphy, Crop Science Extension Specialist (Soybeans) and Lindsey Thiessen, Extension Plant Pathologist Although Asiatic Soybean Rust may be moving up the Mississippi River valley pretty rapidly, it seems MORE » – from   Integrated Pest Management

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The Fair is in the Air

The Wilkes County Agricultural Fair will be here from September 27th through October 1st.  The Wilkes Fair is one of only a few agricultural fairs still operating in North Carolina.  Here is your MORE »

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Double Trouble? popular

As most producers have starting calving heifers and older cows starting next month, twin births occur in 1 to 7 percent of cattle depending on breed and genetics. Though fairly rare, it helps MORE »

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Get the Best of Both Worlds With Crossbreeding

We’ve all heard the horror stories of purebred dogs and their health problems while mutts seem to live forever. Obviously, if you are a purebred breeder, you have an incredible amount of responsibility MORE »

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Calving Tips

Calving time is when the rubber hits the road in the cow business.  After all, without a live – and thrifty – calf, all the anticipated payoff of expenditures in genetics, cow health, MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Master Gardener Association MeetingWed Oct 5, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
416 Executive Drive, Wilkesboro
— 4 days away
Wilkes Beekeeper's Association MeetingMon Oct 10, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Executive Drive, Executive Dr, Wilkesboro, NC 28697, USA
— 1 week away
Project Learning Tree K-8 Professional Development WorkshopFri Oct 14, 2016
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM Where:
Meadowview Middle School, 1282 McKinney Rd, Mt Airy, NC 27030, USA
— 2 weeks away
Market ChefSat Oct 29, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
CBV Loop, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
— 4 weeks away
Nickels for Know How ReferendumTue Nov 1, 2016
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Wilkes Agricultural Center, 416 Executive Drive, Wilkesboro, NC 28697
— 1 month away
Master Gardener Association MeetingWed Nov 2, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
416 Executive Drive, Wilkesboro
— 1 month away
Veteran's Day - Office ClosedFri Nov 11 - Fri Nov 11, 2016 - ALL DAY— 1 month away
Wilkes Beekeeper's Association MeetingMon Nov 14, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Executive Drive, Executive Dr, Wilkesboro, NC 28697, USA
— 1 month away
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