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Purple okra being sold at the farmers' market

Film @ 6

Film @ 6, agriculture, fresh Are you sure you know the difference between a vegetable and a fruit? What if I told you something that would blow your mind? That’s how the Rowan MORE »

Winter squash could also be a mystery ingredient.

Market Chef Competition

Market Chef Competition Do you enjoy “heated” competition? Are you brave in the kitchen? Do you have cooking skills? Can you create gourmet dishes in a pinch? If so, the Market Chef Competition MORE »

Purple coneflowers are great for beneficial insect gardens, and they are also treated as a medicinal herb.


Beneficials This week has been a great time to get in the garden! At our office, we hosted an event to get youth actively gardening; the main event was to create a pallet MORE »

Fall webworms on a pecan

Tricky Weather

Tricky Weather Weather can be tricky, creating many questions on disease and insects:   Question: There is a large web with worms in my pecan tree. What is it? Answer: The photo submitted MORE »

Butner Bull Sale

October 22, 2014 Rowan County Center Bull Sale Butner December 19 December 19 The Butner Bull Sale will be December 19, 2014 at the Granville County Livestock Arena. We will be selling ads for the MORE »

Blueberry Plants Great Addition to Any Landscape

Every fall, Rowan County 4-H sells small fruit plants to support 4-H activities throughout the year. In addition to the typical blueberry, blackberry, raspberry, muscadine, and fig plants, bunch grapes have been added MORE »

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 »