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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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Stokes Youth Teaches
at Conference

Stokes County youth do incredible things! If you would like more information about 4-H and how you can get involved, please call 4-H Agent Matthew Barber at 336-593-8179. Below, see Elizabeth Byers, North Central District 4-H Secretary Treasurer, teaching at the State Council Conference.

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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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Take the Stokes
County Fair Survey!

Do you have thoughts and opinions about the Stokes County Fair?  We want to hear your feedback.  Please take this short survey and let us hear your thoughts. You will also be prompted to give your contact information in case you would like to participate in a community forum about the Stokes County Fair.  Your input is crucial to the future of the Fair. Please feel free to share this survey with any Stokes County residents. http://tinyurl.com/krqrzy3

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Agricultural Taxation
Issues Workshop (Farm Tax School)

Confused about new law changes and how they affect agriculture? Sign up for one of NCSU's Agricultural Taxation Issues Workshops (formerly known as Farm Tax School). Extension specialists from the Departments of Agriculture and Forestry will use lecture, example problems, and discussion to cover agriculture-related tax issues. There is no pre-requisite for this program; all skill levels are welcome. Participants will receive a take-home workbook with detailed examples and problems. Call 919-515-2261 or visit ncsu.edu/opd to register. Nearby dates include 11/4/2014 in Statesville and 11/10/2014 in Greensboro, but other locations are held throughout the state. Cost for the training is $149. http://www.facebook.com/TaxSchools

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NC Community Garden Conference Oct 25th popular

Growing Garden Connections North Carolina Community Garden Partners is hosting our annual statewide community gardening conference this year on the beautiful UNC Asheville campus. The daylong gathering, titled “Growing Garden Connections”, features outstanding MORE » – from   Community Gardens

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New Cooking Classes for Youth, Ages 10-17

New cooking classes for youth! If you are aged 10-17, please come to our informational meeting about a new cooking club. In this first meeting, participants will learn all about the incredible, edible MORE »

Photos from Pawpaw Orchard Show & Tell popular

Photos by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent. These photos are from Chatham County Cooperative Extension’s Pawpaw Orchard Show & Tell held on September 8, 2014 at Full of Life Farms outside of Pittsboro. Grower Wynn Dinnsen grows MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

Fall Management of Italian Ryegrass in Wheat

Fall Management of Italian Ryegrass in Wheat Tim Hambrick, Agr. Ext. Agent September, 2014           A single ryegrass plant in a square yard of wheat can reduce yield in that square yard by MORE »

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National Preparedness Month

Do you know what you and your family would do in case of a disaster? September is National Preparedness Month and now is a great time to devise a strategy for emergencies. This MORE »

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Paid Summer Internship Available!

Created in 2012, the Cooperative Extension Student Internship Program provides employment opportunities to full-time college students that connect classroom experience to real-life work.  This opportunity is open to college juniors, seniors, and graduate MORE »

Photos from NCSU Class Visit to Peregrine Farm popular

Photos by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent. Chatham County Cooperative Extension Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos hosted a group of about 30 students from Dr. Chris Gunter’s Vegetable Production class at North Carolina State University. The MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

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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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Cooking Classes Information MeetingMon Sep 22, 2014 Today
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension, 700 N Main St, Danbury, NC, United States
— 4 hours away
Project Learning Tree PreK-8 WorkshopWed Sep 24, 2014
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Haw River State Park, 339 Conference Center Dr, Browns Summit, NC, United States
— 2 days away
King Farmer's MarketWed Sep 24, 2014
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Stokes Family YMCA, 105 Moore Rd, King, NC, United States
— 2 days away
Stokes Future Farmer's MarketFri Sep 26, 2014
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Pioneer Community Hospital of Stokes, 1570 N Carolina 8, Danbury, NC, United States
— 4 days away
Partnership/LLC Tax WorkshopThu Oct 2, 2014 @ 8:30 AM -
Fri Oct 3, 2014 @ 4:45 PM Where:
NC State University: McKimmon Conference & Training Center, 1101 Gorman St, Raleigh, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Forsyth Tech Community DayFri Oct 3, 2014
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Forsyth Technical Community College, 3111 Big Oaks Dr, Tobaccoville, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
Newsletter DeadlineWed Oct 8 - Wed Oct 8, 2014 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
Plant Diseases and Pathogens Community WebinarTue Oct 28, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension, 700 N Main St, Danbury, NC, United States
— 1 month away
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