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Farmer Appreciation
Night

F R E E   F O R    E V E R Y O N E Tuesday, April 12, 2016 North Stokes High School 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm FREE MEAL will include barbecue or chicken and all the fixings (serving 6:00pm until 8:00pm) Music will be provided by the “DRY HILL DRAGGERS” (bluegrass) Door Prizes Coordinators: Cooperative Extension Farm Service Agency N.C. Forestry Department Natural Resources Conservation Service Stokes Soil and Water Conservation District If you plan to attend, please call Cooperative Extension at 593-8179 or Stokes Soil and Water Conservation Office at 593-2846, Ext. 3 NO LATER THAN April 8th.

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Farmer Appreciation
Night

F R E E   F O R    E V E R Y O N E Tuesday, April 12, 2016 North Stokes High School 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm FREE MEAL will include barbecue or chicken and all the fixings (serving 6:00pm until 8:00pm) Music will be provided by the “DRY HILL DRAGGERS” (bluegrass) Door Prizes Coordinators: Cooperative Extension Farm Service Agency N.C. Forestry Department Natural Resources Conservation Service Stokes Soil and Water Conservation District If you plan to attend, please call Cooperative Extension at 593-8179 or Stokes Soil and Water Conservation Office at 593-2846, Ext. 3 NO LATER THAN April 8th.

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National Children's
Mental Health Awareness Day

National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day Awareness Day Live! is your community’s opportunity to be a vital part of the National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day 2016 national event. You can join the discussion online about how communities around the country are connecting children, youth, and young adults with mental and substance use disorders—and their families—to behavioral health services and supports. Youth and family leaders, educators, law enforcement officials, and behavioral health professionals at the national event will share strategies for addressing barriers behavioral health care access. Awareness Day 2016 Honorary Chairperson Reid Ewing of ABC hit comedy "Modern Family" will also join in the discussion. How to Join: Watch Awareness Day Live! on May 5 at 7:00 p.m. ET. Use the hashtag #HeroesofHope when participating in the national event discussion on social media.

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Small Farms Days in
Stokes 2016 Tour

Small Farms Days in Stokes 2016 Tour   Date: April 25, 2016 Time: 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM Departs from: Stokes Cooperative Extension office   Visit 4 innovative small farms in the county Interact with farmers, local officials, and others interested in promoting sound farming practices and the local food movement For more information and to register for the tour contact-   Randy Fulk- Horticulture Agent 700 N. Main St. Danbury, NC 20716 336-593-8179 randy_fulk@ncsu.edu

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Livestock & Forage
Crops Newsletter

Livestock Forage Crops March Newsletter is now available to view online. If you would like to be added to our email distribution list, please email amy_mckenzie@ncsu.edu or call (336) 593-8179.

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4-H Summer Fun
Registration

Registration is May 1-31.  All forms must be brought to the Extension office Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm.  Mailed forms will not be accepted.  All classes are on a first come, first serve basis. All kids must have a current 4-H Enrollment Form on file for 2016.  These forms must be notarized before registration.  Currently, we do not have a notary in our office. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. 2016 4-H Summer Fun

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NC Community Gardening Conference popular

NORTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY GARDENING CONFERENCE Sponsored by NC Community Garden Partners Time: Garden tour Friday, 4/22/2016 4 – 6 PM; Conference and workshops Saturday, 4/23/2016 9 AM – 4 PM Location: Greenville, NC More MORE » – from   Community Gardens

New Fungicides Labeled for Fruit Crops

These newly released materials from Bayer Crop Science are labeled for many common fruit and berry crops. Luna Tranquility (Fluopyram and Pyrimethanil) is registered for apple, blackberry, blueberry, grape, peach and strawberry. Luna MORE »

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Spotted Wing Drosophila Management Survey

To:  All Fruit and Vegetable Growers From:  Craig Mauney, Area Specialized Agent Re:  Spotted Wing Drosophila Management Survey Please see the explanation below from our Extension Specialist Hannah Burrack.  We would like to MORE »

Postharvest Handling for Improved Shelf Life Workshops

The economic success of fruit and vegetable production is highly dependent on postharvest quality preservation. When marketing fresh fruits and vegetables, understanding the processes affecting product quality during storage and transportation is essential 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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Extension Master Gardener's ClassFri Apr 29, 2016 Today
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Francisco Community Building, 7104 North Carolina 89 Hwy W, Francisco, NC 27053, United States
— 13 minutes away
Canner TestingMon May 9, 2016
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
King Public Library, 101 Pilot View Dr, King, NC 27021, United States
— 1 week away
NCACC Youth SummitFri Aug 12 - Fri Aug 12, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Winston-Salem, NC, USA
— 3 months away
NCACC Youth SummitSat Aug 13 - Sat Aug 13, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Winston-Salem, NC, USA
— 3 months away
Stokes StompSat Sep 10 - Sat Sep 10, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Moratock Park, Sheppard Mill Rd, Danbury, NC 27016, United States
— 4 months away
Stokes StompSun Sep 11 - Sun Sep 11, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Moratock Park, Sheppard Mill Rd, Danbury, NC 27016, United States
— 4 months away
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