Hello friends of the Brasstown Community Center,
Just a reminder that the Brasstown Community Civic Center Summer Concert Series continues tomorrow evening, Saturday, July 22, 2017 with Brasstown’s own Wilson Family and Bill Pruitt on banjo. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the music starts at 7 p.m. Admission is $5, children under 12 are free. Hot dog and barbecue sandwich plates, homemade cobbler, ice cream and root beer floats will be available for purchase. This is a great opportunity to hear outstanding live bluegrass music, visit with your neighbors and support the Brasstown Community Center.
The Clay County Extension Office will have the following programs available in the coming weeks – FOR FREE!
Horse Pasture Management
A seminar will be offered at the Brasstown Community Center on Tuesday, July 25, 6:00-8:00pm focused on pasture management for horses. The program topics will include weed identification and controls, nutrient management, determining appropriate grass stands and stocking rates and chemical applications for horse pastures. There is no fee for the program, but we request that you preregister in order to prepare sufficient materials for the class by calling the Clay County Extension Office at 389-6305.
High Tunnel Systems
A webinar focused on High Tunnel production will be offered on August 2, 2:00-3:00. Information on webinar connection is located in the attachment below.
Fall Into Winter Workshop
This is a great opportunity to learn more about cool season crops and the benefits of fall gardening and extending your vegetable growing season as well as starting seedlings, direct seeding, using row covers and more. The workshop will be held on Thursday, August 3, 6:00-8:00pm at the Tri-County Community College campus located in Marble…also known as the Center for Applied Technologies (CAT). For more information, contact Christina Newhouse at (828)361-2266 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fire Ant Management
A workshop will be held on Tuesday, August 22, 6:00pm at the Clay County Community Garden to focus on the management of fire ants. As fire ants have progressively moved across the south they have caused numerous problems in homes, gardens, farms and the endless list goes on. Many “home remedies” have been offered to deal with fire ants. Come find out which ones work and which don’t and learn the best management options available to help you deal with fire ants on your own turf. There is no fee for the workshop, but please preregister by calling the Clay County Extension Office at 389-6305.