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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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Local Agent Wins
Award!

Stokes County 4-H Agent Matt Barber received the Excellence in Teamwork award from the NC Association of 4-H Extension Agents.  What a great honor to be recognized for his collaborative efforts!  Pictures and more info to come...

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Alice with Clicker

New Classroom
Tech

Check out our cool new tech! Sign up for an upcoming class and you can get a chance to use our new clickers!   Horticulture Agent Randy Fulk prepares for a class on Landscape Water Management.  This was his first attempt at using clickers and it was a successful endeavor. Master Gardener Alice Kiger shows how easy it is to use this new technology.  Ms. Kiger reports, "Clickers are cool!" See the informative video below.  Horticulture Agent Randy Fulk discusses this new tech and how it will be used in Stokes County. Agents Bring Clickers to Extension Classes

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Munsell color book being used to determine the hue, value and chroma of a soil.

Soil 101: Introduction
to Soil – Online!

Understanding soil is a basic skill needed by anyone interested in agriculture, environmental science, gardening, natural resource management, and water quality. Traditionally, to gain that skill, a person has had to pay college tuition and spend long hours in a classroom. Now, with the power of the internet at your fingertips, the NC Cooperative Extension Service is bringing a first class Introduction to Soil education to your office, dining room table, or local coffee shop. Learn more about this open online course at http://go.ncsu.edu/introduction-to-soil

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Direct Marketing Meats: September 16th, 12pm EST popular

Tuesday, September 16 at 11:00 am CDT Link: https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/womeninag/ Are you new to direct marketing meats? Not sure how to fill out a cut sheet or what questions to ask your butcher?  During this webinar, we'll MORE » – from   NC Choices

Farm to Childcare popular

Farm to Childcare is a 3-year project to get locally sourced produce into Wake County Child Care facilities.The John Rex Endowment has awarded Wake County SmartStart (WCSS) $675,639 for a Farm to Child Care project MORE » – from   Local Food

Pastured Egg Production Field Day popular

North Carolina State University and North Carolina Cooperative Extension will conduct a Pastured Egg Production Field Day from 8:00 am-3:00 pm on Wednesday, September 24 at the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) in Goldsboro, NC. Topics: MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

4-H Youth Attends NCACC Youth Summit popular

A 4-H’er from Stokes 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 and the MORE »

4-H Delegation Attends Annual Electric Congress

A delegation from Stokes County attended the 67th annual 4-H Electric Congress July 14-16 at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee.  Two hundred 4-H’ers, adult leaders and N.C. Cooperative Extension agents from 59 counties MORE »

Landscape Water Management class at King Public Library popular

Landscape Water Management Date: August 28, 2014 Time: 2:00 PM Location: King Public Library 101 Pilot View Drive in King Join Stokes Cooperative Extension Agent Randy Fulk for this informative discussion Topics include- 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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King Farmer's MarketWed Sep 3, 2014 Today
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Stokes Family YMCA, 105 Moore Rd, King, NC, United States
— 10 hours away
Stokes Future Farmer's MarketFri Sep 5, 2014
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Pioneer Community Hospital of Stokes, 1570 N Carolina 8, Danbury, NC, United States
— 2 days away
Stokes County FairMon Sep 8 - Sat Sep 13, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
American Legion, 436 South Main Street, King, NC, United States
— 5 days away
Peticide Training V-CreditMon Sep 8, 2014
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension, 700 N Main St, Danbury, NC, United States
— 6 days away
Pesticide Training X-CreditTue Sep 9, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 7 days away
King Farmer's MarketWed Sep 10, 2014
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Stokes Family YMCA, 105 Moore Rd, King, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Stokes Future Farmer's MarketFri Sep 12, 2014
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Pioneer Community Hospital of Stokes, 1570 N Carolina 8, Danbury, NC, United States
— 1 week away
40th Annual Stokes Stomp: Festival on the Dan RiverSat Sep 13 - Sun Sep 14, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
Moratock Park, 1077 Sheppard Mill Road in Danbury, North Carolina
— 1 week away
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