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Horticulture Resource
Guide 2016

The 2016 Horticulture Resource Guide is now available! This guide provides an index of local horticultural retailers and is produced by the Harnett County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Horticulture Resource
Guide 2016

The 2016 Horticulture Resource Guide is now available! This guide provides an index of local horticultural retailers and is produced by the Harnett County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers.

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Master Gardener
Training Course

Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Training Course, Spring 2016 Interested in gardening? Interested in serving your community? Harnett County Cooperative Extension will offer the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Training Course every Friday from February 26 to June 10, 2016, 9 am - noon. The course provides broad horticultural training and prepares participants to volunteer with NC State Extension to help provide unbiased, research-based information on gardens, lawns and landscapes to Harnett County residents. The course fee of $120 includes a copy of the North Carolina Extension Master Gardener training manual. An open house and course preview will be held on January 29 at 9 am. Find applications below, or contact the Harnett County Cooperative Extension office at 910-893-7530. Extension Master Gardener Application EMGV Training Class 2016 Flyer

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Check Your Pesticide
Credit Status & Upcoming Trainings Online

Do you need to check the status of your pesticide credits but don't know where to go?  It's available online. To find upcoming pesticide trainings in your area online.

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2016 4-H Camp at
Betsy Jeff Penn 4-H Center

Harnett County 4-H will be camping at the Betsy Jeff Penn 4-H Center June 26-July 1, 2016.  Placed in coed activity groups according to age, campers participate in horseback riding, canoeing, archery, climbing, swimming, arts & crafts, cookouts, campfires, nature exploration, teambuilding, high ropes, and much more. Adventure programs offer older youth opportunities to gain compass, GPS and other outdoor living skills, plus participate in rock climbing, river canoeing and more. You can download our 2016 4-H Camp Flyer below with the cost and registration details.  You can also help sponsor a child to got to 4-H camp.  If you are interested in supporting a deserving youth to attend 4-H camp, please contact Jackie Helton, 4-H Agent at 910-814-6027. Jackie Helton Betsy Jeff Penn 4-H Center 2016 4-H Camp Brochure

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4-H Summer Fun
2016

The 2016 4-H Summer Fun Program is accepting registrations.  A PDF version of our summer program is linked below for download where you can see all of the fun workshops we have to offer this year.  After you read about the different workshops, you can register online at http://goo.gl/forms/GRNspgPqGE.  Each week we will send an email confirmation and invoice for all of the workshops you were able to successfully register.  We want to thank South River Electric Membership Corporation and North Carolina 4-H for providing resources and funding to reduce the cost of our workshops this summer. If you have questions about our 4-H Summer Fun Program, please call 910-814-6027 or email jhelton@harnett.org and he will assist you. Harnett 4-H Summer Fun-2016final

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Butterflies in Your Backyard

New and Improved and even better than before, “Butterflies in Your Backyard” has been updated and  re-released with a beautiful new cover.  Available for free on-line, both as a pdf and, for easy MORE » – from   Gardening

Planting Cotton Late

The weather during our optimum planting period has not been real cooperative. Tomorrow (May 25) is the insurance cutoff for planting purposes. Cotton planted within 5 days after the final planting date will MORE » – from   Cotton

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How to Handle Storm-Damaged Trees

For information on how to evaluate storm-damaged trees, how to safely remove broken limbs, and how to avoid getting scammed by non-professional arborists, check out this excellent guide from University of Missouri Extension. For MORE »

Fruit and Nut Tree Pruning Demonstration

Join  Dr. Michael L. Parker (NC State University Department of Horticultural Science) for a demonstration on proper pruning techniques for fruit and nut trees. The demonstration will be held at the Central Crops Research MORE »

Master Gardener Training Course

Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Training Course, Spring 2016 Interested in gardening? Interested in serving your community? Harnett County Cooperative Extension will offer the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Training Course every Friday from February MORE »

Get Out of Debt with Powerpay

Ready for less debt, fewer money worries, more cash and more living? If you are ready, PowerPay can help. PowerPay is a debt-reduction computer program that is easy to use, understand and follow. MORE »

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Project Learning Tree K-8 WorkshopSat Aug 27, 2016
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
Agapé Center for Environmental Education, 1369 Tyler Dewar Ln, Fuquay Varina, NC 27526, United States
— 3 months away
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