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Cattlemen’s Meeting

September 30, 2014 Rowan County Center Cattlemen’s Meeting October 9, 7 p.m. This month’s meeting will be held at the Piedmont Research Station.  A meal and presentation will be provided.  Please RSVP to Melva MORE »

Breeding Soundness Exam

September 22, 2014 Rowan County Center Breeding Soundness Exam October 4 Rowan County Cooperative Extension, Rowan County Animal Clinic, and the Rowan County Cattlemen’s Association are offering an opportunity for a Breeding Soundness MORE »

Artificial Insemination Course

September 16, 2014 Rowan County Center Artificial Insemination Course October 16-18 I am sending this message on behalf of John Cothren, Wilkes County Extension Agent.  Please let me know if you have any MORE »

4-H Now Taking Orders for Fall Plant Sale

Rowan County 4-H is now taking orders for their annual Fall Plant Sale.  New this year, we will be offering bunch grapes for the first time. The variety we are selling is Mars. MORE »

Furr Attends 5th Annual NCACC Youth Summit

Micah Furr, 4-H member from Rowan County, attended the fifth annual North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) Youth Summit, which was held in Asheville, North Carolina August 15-16, 2014. North Carolina 4-H MORE »

Rowan Delegation attends Annual 4-H Electric Congress

A delegation from Rowan County attended the 67th annual 4-H Electric Congress held July 14-16 at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, NC. Two hundred 4‑H’ers, adult leaders, and N.C. Cooperative Extension staff from MORE »

Agriculture Newsletters: March 2014-August 2014

Below are links to our most recent agricultural newsletters. Please read for some great information! 14 March Ag Newsletter 14 April Ag Newsletter 14 May Ag Newsletter 14 June Ag Newsletter 14 August MORE »

Mulberry with Popcorn disease

Disease and Plant Problems

Disease and Plant Problems Disease and plant problems have started to arise due to recent rain, storms, and humidity. Our office has been hammered with these questions and a few unusual plant identification MORE »

4-H Lamb Project

4-H Lamb Project Rowan County Cooperative Extension is providing an opportunity for youth interested in completing a 4-H lamb project.  This project is open to youth ages 5-18 as of January 1.  Youth MORE »

Voles teeth marks in the shrubs roots

Disease & Pest Problems

Disease & Pest Problems Spring has sprung out of the gate and for the most part it has been a pretty decent season, until this week. This week our office has been under MORE »

A farmer growing lettuce in a raised bed under a hightunnel


Gardening Gardening is a great past time, and many people just love to play in the soil. Because of hectic schedules or limited property, I receive many questions on gardening in small spaces. MORE »

Danelle Cutting, holding up a Hmong Cucumber, grown to perfection (it is a larger cucumber with a citrus/sweet flavor).

Vegetable Garden

Vegetable Garden People love the idea of having a vegetable garden. It can save money, they will have fresh produce, and they can freeze or can as much as they would like. All MORE »

Spring leaves arriving on the Muscadine vine that survived the frosts


Spring April has had some crazy weather, and it is the time when people go outdoors to plant their summer gardens. With the weather and spring, the Cooperative Extension office has received numerous MORE »

Showing the spacing between trees

Fruits popular

Fruits As most of you know I am very fascinated with tree fruits and I am very excited to announce that our office will soon have a small fruit orchard. This summer our MORE »