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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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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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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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Elizabeth

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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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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Pollinator Garden Tour Wednesday September 10 popular

Wednesday September 10 at 5:30 pm Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will be giving a tour of Chatham County Cooperative Extension’s Pollinator Paradise Demonstration Garden at Chatham Mills in Pittsboro. The garden was designed to provide 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 popular

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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EVENTS View All
King Farmer's MarketWed Sep 17, 2014
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Stokes Family YMCA, 105 Moore Rd, King, NC, United States
— 2 days away
Peticide Training V-CreditThu Sep 18, 2014
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension, 700 N Main St, Danbury, NC, United States
— 3 days away
Stokes Future Farmer's MarketFri Sep 19, 2014
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Pioneer Community Hospital of Stokes, 1570 N Carolina 8, Danbury, NC, United States
— 4 days away
Cooking Classes Information MeetingMon Sep 22, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension, 700 N Main St, Danbury, NC, United States
— 1 week 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
— 1 week 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
— 1 week 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
— 2 weeks 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
— 2 weeks away
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