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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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Floriculture
InfoSearch

Floriculture InfoSearch is a powerful, but focused search engine designed to bring you floriculture information from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites, NC State University, and the American Floral Endowment Floriculture Archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s). Use this search engine for all of your floriculture questions. http://floricultureinfosearch.ces.ncsu.edu/

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Horticulture
InfoSearches Provide Answers!

Looking for answers to fruit, vegetable, weed or floriculture questions? The NC State University Department of Horticulture invites you to try their powerful, but focused search engines designed to provide answers from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites and NC State University, and archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s).  Use these search engines for all of your fruit, vegetable, weed and floriculture questions. Floriculture InfoSearch Fruit InfoSearch Vegetable InfoSearch Weed InfoSearch

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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

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
— Tomorrow
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
— 3 days away
Stokes County FairMon Sep 8 - Sat Sep 13, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
American Legion, 436 South Main Street, King, NC, United States
— 6 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
— 7 days 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
— 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
— 2 weeks away
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