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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 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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New Master Gardener
Classes!

New classes start in January.  What a great New Year’s Resolution! If you would like more information about becoming a Master Gardener, please check out our Master Gardener page. Contact Horticulture Agent Randy Fulk at (336) 593-8179 or Randy_Fulk @ncsu.edu to register today!

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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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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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Backyard Composting

Instead of disposing of yard trimmings and kitchen scraps, you can compost them in your own backyard. Composting is an easy, fascinating, and natural way to recycle. Compost can be made from most MORE » – from   Gardening

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Cover Crops are Seeded!

Horticulture Agent Randy Fulk and the Stokes Extension Master Gardeners met on 10/20 to seed cover crops in the SEEDS (Stokes Educational Exploration Dirtspot) Garden at King Recreation Acres. Fulk noted that the MORE »

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Choosing and Using Edible Flowers

Enjoy the Flavor, Color, and Texture That Flowers Can Bring to Food. “Choosing and Using Edible Flowers” by Cyndi Lauderdale and Lucy Bradley is available on-line for free. Full of guidance on how MORE » – from   Gardening

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Newsletter is Hot off the Presses!

Our newsletters were dropped into the mail today, but if you don’t want to wait, you can read it online here.  Please share with your friends and let us know if you would MORE »

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Learn About Cover Crops!

Curious about cover crops? Come on out to the Stokes Educational Exploration Dirt Spot (SEEDS) Garden at King Recreation Acres on Monday, 10/20 at 10 am. Horticulture Agent Randy Fulk will join our MORE »

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World Championship Chicken Stew

Do people always rave about your delicious chicken stew? If so, then you should enter the World Championship Chicken Stew Competition! The Stokes County Arts Council is sponsoring this great event. Registration deadline MORE »

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Food Preservation Group Forming

If you are interested in learning about food preservation, you should come to this meeting! We are forming a food preservation group and this planning/informational meeting will allow us to lay the foundation MORE »

Community Day

Agents Participate in Community Day popular

Forsyth Technical Community College hosted a community fair at its satellite campus in Meadows, North Carolina.  Stokes County Cooperative Extension Agents Debbie Cox, Randy Fulk, and Matt Barber attended the event and spread 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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Plants, Pests, and Pathogens Community WebinarTue Oct 28, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension, 700 N Main St, Danbury, NC, United States
— 3 days away
ServSafeTue Oct 28, 2014
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension, 700 N Main St, Danbury, NC 27016, United States
— 3 days away
ServSafeThu Oct 30, 2014
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension, 700 N Main St, Danbury, NC 27016, United States
— 5 days away
World Championship Chicken StewSat Nov 1, 2014
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Central Park, King, NC 27021, United States
— 1 week away
HACCP TrainingTue Nov 4 - Tue Nov 4, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
Cooperative Extension, 700 N Main St, Danbury, NC 27016, United States
— 1 week away
Agricultural Taxation Issues WorkshopTue Nov 4, 2014
8:30 AM - 4:45 PM Where:
Iredell County Cooperative Extension, 444 Bristol Dr, Statesville, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Agricultural Taxation Issues WorkshopMon Nov 10, 2014
8:30 AM - 4:45 PM Where:
Guilford County Cooperative Extension Center, Greensboro, NC
— 2 weeks away
DIY: Vermicomposting with Red Wigglers Tue Nov 11, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Senior Center, King Recreation Acres, King NC
— 2 weeks away
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