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Nash County Agriculture Center, 1006 Eastern Avenue, Nashville NC Nash County Agriculture Center, 1006 Eastern Avenue, Nashville NC Nash County Center 5 days ago

Please register below or RSVP by calling Colby Griffin at 919-496-3344.
Registration deadline is Friday, August 10.

5:30 pm (Meal) 6:00 pm (Program begins)

Strawberry Production Considerations: Pre-Plant & Post-Transplant

Dr. Jayesh Samtani, Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist
Department of Horticulture - Virginia Tech

The NCSU Strawberry Breeding Program: What’s New?
Dr. Gina Fernandez, Associate Professor & Small Fruits Extension Specialist
Department of Horticultural Science - NC State University

Cottle Farms Strawberry Trial Update
Dr. Barclay Poling, Professor Emeritus & Former Extension Specialist
Department of Horticulture Science - NC State University

Pesticide Respirator Fit Testing
Cynthia Smith, RN
NC Agromedicine Institute - East Carolina University

AgCarolina Farm Credit - Rocky Mount and Louisburg, NC Offices
TriEst Ag. Group, Inc.
Southern Container Corporation of Wilson, Inc.
Fresh-Pik Produce, Inc.
Cottle Farms, Inc.
NC Agromedicine Institute

NC Cooperative Extension - Nash & Franklin County Offices

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Aug 14 Tue

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FREE demonstration on great ideas for packing healthy school lunches.
Presented by Regina Moseley,
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Aug 25 Sat
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Aug 30 Thu
1006 Eastern Ave, Nashville, NC 27856, USA 1006 Eastern Ave, Nashville, NC 27856, USA Nash County Center 2 weeks away
Description: Enhancing the Farm Working Community

The objective of this program is to build and strengthen relationships between farmworkers, farmers, farm labor contractors (FLC), and their families, and the community in order to enhance the well-being of the farm working community.

What does this program do?
Provide health and safety training on pesticide safety, heat stress prevention, Green Tobacco Sickness via on-farm and community events training.
  • Serve as a resource to growers as they work to provide a healthy work environment on their farm. 
  • Promote the development of a stakeholder’s network to identify educational needs and opportunities for farmworkers and their families 
  • Connect farmworkers and their families with Extension resources such as youth development, nutrition and food safety programs as well as with other community resources. 
  • Serve as a resource to farmworkers' employers to meet EPA Workers Protection Standard and the U.S. Tobacco Good Agriculture Practices Program farmworkers training requirements. 

For more information contact:
Roberto Rosales
Farmworker Health and Safety Education
Cell 252.883.5721 l RMRosale@ncsu.edu
Aug 31 Fri
3 weeks away
Description: Class is from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

The Hunter Education Program of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission provides FREE hunter education courses throughout the year in every county. More than a firearm safety course, instruction includes ethics and responsibility, conservation and wildlife management, wildlife identification, survival and first aid, specialty hunting and tree stand safety. For more information or register online go to:

Or Call Chris Joyner at 252.883.0435 / Duncan Tatum at 252.883.1435
Sep 10 Mon