Aug. 24, 2012. The Watauga Cooperative Extension Service is hosting a workshop for area farmers on the laws and highway regulations that apply to farm products that are transported between farms and to markets. An officer with the NC State Highway Patrol will explain the responsibilities of farmers and answer specific questions.
Aug. 13, 2012. During the afternoon of Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, NC Cooperative Extension and Fishel Farms will lead a field day on producing and managing squash, pumpkins, cucumbers, melons and other varieties of cucurbits in the High Country. The Cucurbit Field Day will take place at Fishel Farms, located on John Halsey Road in Grassy Creek from 4 to 7 p.m.
Aug. 10, 2012. On Saturday, Aug. 18, 1 to 4 p.m., N.C. Cooperative Extension is offering a hands-on canning class. You will learn how to safely can using a pressure canner and a boiling water bath. The class will be taught at the Agricultural Conference Center located at 252 Poplar Grove Road.
July 12, 2012. During the afternoon of Thursday, July 26, 2012, NC Cooperative Extension and Ivy Point Farms will lead a field day on producing and managing day-neutral strawberries in the NC High Country. The Strawberry Field Day will take place at Ivy Point Farms.