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Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts Asheville, 1 Resort Dr, Asheville, NC 28806, USA Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts Asheville, 1 Resort Dr, Asheville, NC 28806, USA Stokes County Center 2 months 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.

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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.
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700 North Main Street, Danbury, NC 27016 700 North Main Street, Danbury, NC 27016 Stokes County Center 2 days away
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N.C. Cooperative Extension of Stokes County will be hosting a Fence Construction Workshop on Monday, April 22, 2019, from 3:30–5:30 p.m. at the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Stokes County office, 700 North Main Street, Danbury, NC 27016.

Attendees will get an overview of fence construction basics as well as hands-on building opportunities. These will include setting a post, constructing a h-brace, installing a gate, and fencing fundamentals. Demonstrations and presentations will be given by N.C. Cooperative Extension of Stokes County Agents.

Register for the Fence Construction Workshop by calling the office at 336-593-8179. Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by April 19, 2019, to Bryan Hartman at (336) 593-8179 or bkhartma@ncsu.edu.

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