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The Regional Sweet Potato Meeting is scheduled to be held at the Wilson County Agriculture Center on Tuesday, February 27th, 2017. The meeting has been approved for 2 hours of Pesticide Recertification Credit in N, O, D, and X categories. A sponsored dinner catered by Parkers BBQ will begin the meeting at 5:00 pm. Please register online at Regional Sweet Production Meeting.
So that we can have an accurate count for meals, PLEASE RSVP by Thursday, February 22nd by calling Wilson County Extension Office at 252-237.0111
MEETING LOCATIONWilson County Agriculture Center1806 Goldsboro Street SW, Wilson NC
For more information please contact:Cyndi Lauderdale – 252.237.0113CKLauder@ncsu.edu
Exhibitor InformationColby Griffin – 252.496.3344Colby_Griffin@ncsu.edu
Hosted by Nash County 4-H Youth Development Program
RegistrationDeadline February 20th, 2018
Setup: 5:00PM to 6:00PM
Judging: Begins at6:15PM
Youth grades (K-2)Non-Competitive
Thisgroup will receive participation prizes.
· 3rdand 4th,
· 5thand 6th
· 7thand 8th
· 9ththrough 12th
Thesegroups will be judged for prize placing 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Participation.
The winners will be announced at the endof the Science Fair BLAST during a brief awards ceremony.ConcessionStand will be servingdinner refreshments from 5:00PM to 7:30PM. AllScience Fair participants will receive a FREE Meal Ticket.
For further information please contact
Extension Agent, Agriculture - Commercial - Horticulture
Wilson County Center
There is no charge for the class and lunch is included.
Please wear non-farm clothing and be sure to follow biosecurity protocol.Topics
Emergency Farm Plans, Burial Guidelines, Disease Outbreak Updates, Vaccination Updates Jimmy Collie and Dr. Michael Martin, NCDA
Poultry Mortality Regulations and Operations Margaret Ross, NC State ExtensionCommercial Poultry Biosecurity Lauren Greene, NC State ExtensionNutrient Management Updates Richard Goforth, NC State Extension
Soil Nutrient Uptake Research Dr. Deanna Osmond, NCSU
EPA and CERCLA Updates Mark Rice, NCSU
Being a Good Neighbor Dan Campeau, NC State Extension
Available Cost Share Programs for Poultry Growers Local SWCD or NRCHosted by the NC State Extension Area Specialized Poultry Agents For further information please contact Kelsey Lichtenwalner, County Ag Agent at 252.333.8563