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Our People are our greatest Asset

Happy Employee
Appreciation Day!

To the most dedicated workforce in the industry, on behalf of NC State's Extension administration team and millions of North Carolinians, we extend our sincerest gratitude, respect and admiration on Employee Appreciation Day. Extension is an organization founded on relationships, passion and trust, and it's truly amazing to see our people changing lives and promoting prosperity on a daily basis all across the state. Thank you all for you've done and continue to do! Happy Employee Appreciation Day! ~ Joe, Tom, Sheri & Mike

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Our People are our greatest Asset

Happy Employee
Appreciation Day!

To the most dedicated workforce in the industry, on behalf of NC State's Extension administration team and millions of North Carolinians, we extend our sincerest gratitude, respect and admiration on Employee Appreciation Day. Extension is an organization founded on relationships, passion and trust, and it's truly amazing to see our people changing lives and promoting prosperity on a daily basis all across the state. Thank you all for you've done and continue to do! Happy Employee Appreciation Day! ~ Joe, Tom, Sheri & Mike

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Pruning Demonstration
Rescheduled for March 19

The pruning demonstration scheduled for Feb. 26 at Plum Granny Farm has been rescheduled. The new date is Thursday, March 19 at 2:00 PM. 1 hr of pesticide credit in category X will be offered

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Pesticide Meeting
Postponed! Again!

The pesticide meeting scheduled for Wed., 02/25 at 9:00 am at the American Legion has been postponed. It is rescheduled for Wed., March 11. You must call Charlie Watson at King Lawn and Garden to register to attend. (336) 983-2841

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Food Processing and Manufacturing Initiative

Food Processing and
Manufacturing Initiative

NC food processing and manufacturing initiative feasiblity study released The agricultural resources, industrial capacity and research innovation assets present in North Carolina create opportunities to catalyze development of value-added food processing and manufacturing businesses, according to a joint NC State-NCDA&CS economic feasibity study released Jan. 12. One page summary of the Initiative View the Full Report

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North Carolina Mountain State Fair

Youth Live stock Exhibitors - The North Carolina Mountain State Fair is excited to bring you a brand new competition for 2015.  For the first time, they will be offering a youth market MORE »

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Storm Damage to Trees popular

Recent snow and ice storms have caused extensive damage to trees.  Consider hiring a certified arborist to help assess the damage and prune or remove trees. See NC Cooperative Extension publication How to Hire MORE » – from   Gardening

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NCSU’s 16th Vermiculture Conference popular

NCSU’s 16th Vermiculture Conference August 10-11, 2015, Raleigh, NC LOCATION:  NC State University at the Hunt Library (ranked Second Most Amazing College Library in the U.S.A) WEBSITE:   http://www.bae.ncsu.edu/workshops/worm_conference Currently contains information from last year’s conference MORE » – from   Gardening

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NC Farm School launches a new website popular

“The NC Farm School program offers seven business-planning seminars taught by Agricultural Economists, which give farmers the tools to create viable business plans. The school is easy to fit into a busy schedule by MORE » – from   Local Food

Pesticide Meeting Postponed! popular

The pesticide meeting scheduled for Wed., 02/18 at 9:00 am at the American Legion has been postponed. It is rescheduled for Wed., Feb. 25. You must call Charlie Watson at King Lawn and MORE »

2015 Piedmont Grown Conference

The Piedmont Grown Annual Conference is almost here — Register now! This year’s topic is Growing Your Farm and Food Business: Increasing Profitability — something that we all want! Our keynote speaker is MORE »

Acidified Foods Manufacturing School

Space are still available!  The Acidified Foods Manufacturing School provides instruction in food handling techniques; food protection principles; personal hygiene; plant sanitation; pH controls; critical factors in acidification, and more. This two part school is MORE »

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Piedmont Farm School

The Piedmont Farm School is a 7-month educational program that trains beginning and transitioning farmers with a strong commitment to operate successful small-scale, sustainable farms.  The school offers seven business-planning seminars, which will MORE » – from   Forsyth County Center

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Master Gardener TrainingFri Mar 6, 2015 Today
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Where:
Walnut Cove Public Library, 106 5th St, Walnut Cove, NC 27052, United States
— 8 hours ago
Master Gardener TrainingFri Mar 13, 2015
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Where:
Walnut Cove Public Library, 106 5th St, Walnut Cove, NC 27052, United States
— 7 days away
Southern Foresters' Climate Observations: State Comparisons and Spatial TrendsThu Mar 19, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://forestrywebinars.net
— 2 weeks away
Master Gardener TrainingFri Mar 20, 2015
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Where:
Walnut Cove Public Library, 106 5th St, Walnut Cove, NC 27052, United States
— 2 weeks away
Invasive Plant Best Management Practices WebinarTue Mar 24, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 3 weeks away
[ProNR] Urban Forestry Webinar Series: Urban InterfaceThu Mar 26, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 3 weeks away
Master Gardener TrainingFri Mar 27, 2015
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Where:
Walnut Cove Public Library, 106 5th St, Walnut Cove, NC 27052, United States
— 3 weeks away
Pickling Pixies Food Preservation GroupThu Apr 2, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension, 700 N Main St, Danbury, NC 27016, United States
— 4 weeks away
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