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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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Blackberry Field Day

When: Friday October 10, 2014 Time: 1:00 PM to 3:30PM Location: Killdeer Farms, 300 Goforth Road Kings Mountain, NC 28086 On behalf of the NC Commercial Blackberry and Raspberry Growers Association and the MORE »

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2014 NC Sweetpotato Field Day popular

On September 18th growers, packers, researchers, extension agents, and industry representatives all came together to observe and learn about the latest advancements in sweetpotato research here in North Carolina.  The annual event took place MORE » – from   Extension Plant Pathology

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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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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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