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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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New Strawberry
Diagnostic Tool

An interdisciplinary team of  NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences extension specialists have created a new, mobile-friendly, database driven tool to help strawberry growers visually diagnose disorders. The new Strawberry Diagnostic Key provides a way to filter by visual characteristics to identify problems. Results include details about the disorders and possible management strategies. The Strawberry Diagnostic Key was developed with funding in part from the Strawberry Sustainability Initiativethe Walmart FoundationUniversity of ArkansasSouthern Region IPM CenterNorth Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service and the North Carolina Strawberry Association.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

June-August 2014
Newsletter Is Here

The June-August 2014 Newsletter is here!  Click on the link below to see this quarter's edition: June-August 2014 Newsletter

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

2014 NC Summer Feeder
Cattle Sales

Date:  July 10 Location:  Norwood (1,000 head) Market:  Stanly County Livestock Market Telephone:  704-474-7681 or 704-463-5828 Sale Coordinator:  Steve Lemons at 704-983-3987 Date:  July 17 Location:  Norwood (1,200 head) (Value-Added BQA) Market:  Stanly County Livestock Market Telephone:  704-474-7681 or 704-463-5828 Sale Coordinator:  Steve Lemons at 704-983-3987 Date:  July 24 Location:  Statesville (800 head) (Value-Added) Market:  Harward Brothers Livestock Market Telephone:  704-546-2692 or 704-463-5828 Sale Coordinator:  Teresa Herman at 704-878-3153 Date:  August 14 Location:  Norwood (1,000 head) Market:  Stanly County Livestock Market Telephone:  704-474-7681 or 704-463-5828 Sale Coordinator:  Steve Lemons Date:  August 27 Location:  Siler City (750 head) Market:  Carolina Stockyards Telephone:  919-742-5665 Sale Coordinator:  Jonathan Black at 336-318-6000 *All sales start at 7:00 p.m.  For further information, please call N. C. Cattlemen's Association at 919-552-9111.

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Direct Marketing Meats: September 16th, 12pm EST

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

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

Pawpaw Orchard Show & Tell popular

Chatham County Cooperative Extension has organized a Pawpaw Orchard Show & Tell for Monday, September 8, 2014 at Full of Life Farms outside of Pittsboro. We will visit grower Wynn Dinnsen’s orchard where he grows over MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

4-H Youth Attends NCACC Youth Summit

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 »

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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
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Stokes Family YMCA, 105 Moore Rd, King, NC, United States
— 4 days 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
— 6 days away
Stokes County FairMon Sep 8 - Sat Sep 13, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
American Legion, 436 South Main Street, King, NC, United States
— 1 week 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
— 1 week away
Pesticide Training X-CreditTue Sep 9, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 1 week 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
— 2 weeks 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
— 2 weeks 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
— 2 weeks away
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