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Extension's Gardening Portal at NC State University provides access to a wealth of information, events and resources for gardeners in North Carolina.  Managed by the State Urban Horticulture Specialist and Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agents throughout the state, it is your doorway to guidance about successfully growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers and ornamentals in your landscape.

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Consumer Horticulture

Extension's Gardening Portal at NC State University provides access to a wealth of information, events and resources for gardeners in North Carolina.  Managed by the State Urban Horticulture Specialist and Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agents throughout the state, it is your doorway to guidance about successfully growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers and ornamentals in your landscape.

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Our partners at the State Climate Office of North Carolina provide the most accurate climate information to the citizens of our state. Their website includes recent news from their Twitter feed, featured products, quick links, and a map of data from their ECONet weather stations. You can also view data from more than 1,000 Southeastern weather stations on their full CRONOS map or follow their blog.

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Disaster Preparedness
for Livestock Owners

Stokes County Cooperative Extension does not have a livestock agent at present time.  Dr. Christina Law of the NCDA is in the area over the weekend of October 2nd and 3rd.  If cattle producers have EMERGENCY ISSUES they may contact her at (919) 218-2529 or by email at christina.law@ncagr.gov or you may email County Extension Director, Debbie Cox at deb_cox@ncsu.edu. For more information, click here.

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Fall 2015 Newsletter

Our newsletters were dropped into the mail today. However if you would like to read it now, click below.  Please share with your friends and let us know if you would like to continue receiving (or start receiving) our newsletter via snail mail or email. Fall 2015 Newslette

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Food Processing and
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NC food processing and manufacturing initiative feasiblity study released The agricultural resources, industrial capacity and research innovation assets present in North Carolina create opportunities to catalyze development of value-added food processing and manufacturing businesses, according to a joint NC State-NCDA&CS economic feasibity study released Jan. 12. One page summary of the Initiative View the Full Report

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Fun with Muscadines for the Whole Family popular

I hope that these recent weeks have found you enjoying the brimming bounty, the juicy delight, the healthful wonder of the muscadine grape! Whether you eat the seeds or spit them, or crunch MORE » – from   Gardening

Artisanal, Safe and Efficient: The Way Forward for Dairy Producers

Date: Wednesday, October 5 (deadline to register: October 3) Time 8:30am-5:00pm Location: NC Agricultural and Technical State University – COLTRANE HALL, Greensboro, NC Register here: http://go.ncsu.edu/dairy-haccp-reg More info: Visit www.ncgrowingtogether.org or https://cefs.ncsu.edu/event/dairy-producers/ Contact info: Laura Lauffer, North MORE »

Postharvest Handling for Enhanced Shelf Life Workshop

       ** TWO DATES/ LOCATIONS **   Date: Thursday, October 20 (deadline to register: October 10) Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm Location: New Sprout Organic Farms, Black Mountain, NC Register here: http://go.ncsu.edu/phh-black-mt More info: Visit www.ncgrowingtogether.com or https://cefs.ncsu.edu/event/phh-blk-mt/ Contact: Emily MORE »

Venison 101: Wild Game Prep CANCELLED

Regrettably the Venison 101 class scheduled for 09/21/16 at the King Public Library has been cancelled due to the uncertainty surrounding the current fuel situation. We apologize for any MORE »

It’s Time for Fall Seeding of Cool Season Grasses popular

It’s Time for Fall Seeding of Cool Season Grasses (Tall Fescue and Kentucky Bluegrass) by Grady Miller, Professor and Extension Specialist Fall is the best time for renovation and seeding of cool-season lawns. MORE »

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Piedmont Farm School popular

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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Stokes GoatsMon Oct 24, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM— 3 weeks away
Project Learning Tree K-8 Professional Development WorkshopTue Oct 25, 2016
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
Guilford College, 5800 W Friendly Ave, Greensboro, NC 27410, USA
— 3 weeks away
Project Learning Tree Early Childhood WorkshopSat Dec 3, 2016
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
SciWorks, 400 W Hanes Mill Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27105, USA
— 2 months away
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