North Carolina Beef Cattle Field Day

North Carolina Beef Cattle Field Day

The North Carolina Beef Cattle Field Day is this Saturday, July 18, 2015 at the Mountain Research Station.  Registration and trade show begins at 8:30 a.m. Lunch will be provided by Haywood Soil & Water Conservation District. They will be serving roast beef raised on our Research Stations! NC pesticide credits and animal waste credits … Continue reading

Farm to School of NC Conference

Please join us for the first annual Farm to School of NC Conference, to be held at NC State’s McKimmon Center this summer,Saturday, July 25th. The newly seeded Farm to School Coalition of NC, openly welcomes and invites all educators, school nutrition folks, parents, administrators, community partners to attend!  The coalition is a collaborative with … Continue reading

2015 4-H Night with the Asheville Tourists

2015 4-H Night with the Asheville Tourists

4-H night with the Asheville Tourists is set for Monday, July 27th at 7:05 pm–where 4-H will be recognized/celebrated!  All the 4-H crowd will be seated together.  4-H’ers will be selected to participate in the fun games featured during breaks.  Gates will open at 6:00 pm. Monday nights are “Kids Eat Free” nights presented by Acropolis Pizza. … Continue reading

2015 Mountain State Fair Entry Information

2015 Mountain State Fair Entry Information

The 2015 Mountain State Fair will take place September 11th-20th at the WNC Agricultural Center in Fletcher. Information is available for many of the contests including livestock, cooking, horticulture, and general exhibits. If you might be interested in submitting an entry to the fair for exhibition and competition, please visit the Mountain State Fair website … Continue reading

2015 4-H Mini Garden Project

2015 4-H Mini Garden Project

  The Buncombe County Extension Master Gardeners will again be co-sponsoring the Buncombe County 4-H Gardening Project. This is an opportunity to “dig in” and have fun with your own vegetable garden while learning through input provided by Extension Master Gardeners.  The Master Gardeners will visit your garden two times during the summer and provide you … Continue reading

2015 4-H Local Foods Camp

2015 4-H Local Foods Camp

We have an exciting day camp planned for the week of July 13th.  It’s our third year of our 4-H Local Foods Camp but this year we will be focusing on everything that’s needed to make an Italian feast!.  Please share this with your friends and families and encourage youth to sign up soon.  We … Continue reading

2015 West District 4-H Horse Show

2015 West District 4-H Horse Show

The West District 4-H Horse Show will take place at the WNC Ag. Center in Mills River on Sunday, May 3rd.  This is the qualifying show for 4-H members who are interested in showing at the State 4-H Horse Show this summer.  Registration for the horse show must be post marked no later than April 17th to the … Continue reading

2014 Buncombe County 4-H Achievement Program

2014 Buncombe County 4-H Achievement Program

We hope you are able to join us for this year’s Buncombe County 4-H Achievement Program where we will recognize our 4-H members and volunteers on their accomplishments from 2014. We hope to see all of our current and new 4-H families at the program.  This is a great way to meet fellow 4-H families … Continue reading

2015 4-H Teen Camp to the Outer Banks!

2015 4-H Teen Camp to the Outer Banks!

  4-H Teen Leadership Camp has been such a success in the last few years that we’ve decided to do it again but we are switching things up a little!  TLC will be offered this summer for Alleghany, Buncombe, Cleveland, Gaston, and McDowell County 4-Hers the week of June 22-25, 2015 at the Outer Banks.  We will have 4 fun-filled days … Continue reading