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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 Gaston 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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Free program - meets every Wednesday except Holidays
Meeting location: Ruth Ferns Home call 704.473.7742 for address
Instructor: Ruth Ferns, ECA member
Registration deadline: None
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Come learn to make squares for Warm Up America. This is free to the public.
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Lucile Tatum Homemakers Center, 959 Osceola St, Gastonia, NC 28054, USA Lucile Tatum Homemakers Center, 959 Osceola St, Gastonia, NC 28054, USA Gaston County Center 3 days away
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Easy Serger T-Shirt: Thurs., April 25th
Time: 6:00 - 8:30pm l $8 - members; $10 - non-members
Instructor: Cindy Miller and Patti Wells
Registration deadline: April 18th - contact 704.865.3291 or pam.bryson@gastongov.com. Register ASAP - maximum of 5 participants.

Supplies Needed: A favorite t-shirt to be used to make the pillow and a 14” pillow form. Bring scissors and pins and rotary cutter.

The first part of the class will go over the basics of using a serger - instruction will be done using an ECA-owned serger. If you bring your own serger, the instructors will help you learn how to identify basic parts of your machine. Keep in mind that instructors cannot help repair or readjust your serger ! Then they will show you how to use the serger to make a pillow from a t-shirt from your favorite stash!

Bring basic supplies including pins, scissors, etc. Thread and instructions provided.

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This 6-week course, developed by Stanford University, is for anyone with diabetes, pre-diabetes, or at risk for diabetes. Participants will learn how to: prevent low blood sugar; prevent and delay complications of diabetes; eat well; use medications effectively; manage pain, fatigue and depression; and solve problems/set goals

No cost to participants. Sponsored by Centralina Area Agency on Aging. Instructors: Doris Graham & Linda J. Minges

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