Growing Watermelon and Cantaloupe Successfully

— Written By and last updated by Ann Burrows

According to D. Wayne Rowland, Agricultural and Natural Resources Technician with N.C. Cooperative Extension, Vance County Center, a Growing Watermelon and Cantaloupe Successfully meeting has been scheduled for Monday, April 25, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. at the Vance County Regional Farmers Market located at 210 Southpark Drive in Henderson. If you are a farmer or gardener interested in watermelon and cantaloupe production, this meeting will help you increase your production during 2016. During this meeting you will learn about recommended melon varieties, controlling disease and insects in melons, increasing melon production, and expanding your markets for watermelon and cantaloupe. For more information and to register for this meeting contact Wayne Rowland at 252-438-8188 or