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Holiday Schedule

The Rockingham County Cooperative Extension Office will be CLOSED: 2015 Thursday, January 1,2015 ~ New Year's Day Monday, January 19, 2015 ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Friday, April 3, 2015 ~ Good Friday Monday, May 25, 2015 ~ Memorial Day Friday, July 3, 2015 ~ Independence Day Monday, September 7, 2015 ~ Labor Day Wednesday, November 11, 2015 ~ Veteran's Day Thursday & Friday, November 26 & 27, 2015 ~ Thanksgiving Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday,  December 23, 24, & 25, 2015 ~ Christmas

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Holiday Schedule

The Rockingham County Cooperative Extension Office will be CLOSED: 2015 Thursday, January 1,2015 ~ New Year's Day Monday, January 19, 2015 ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Friday, April 3, 2015 ~ Good Friday Monday, May 25, 2015 ~ Memorial Day Friday, July 3, 2015 ~ Independence Day Monday, September 7, 2015 ~ Labor Day Wednesday, November 11, 2015 ~ Veteran's Day Thursday & Friday, November 26 & 27, 2015 ~ Thanksgiving Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday,  December 23, 24, & 25, 2015 ~ Christmas

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Plant Sciences Initiative Study Report

Plant Sciences
Initiative

Plant sciences initiative could spark NC economic growth, study finds A new economic study, released Jan. 12, shows that North Carolina has an opportunity to be the global hub for advanced plant sciences research and for the application of that research to expanding agricultural productivity. One page summary of the Initiative  View the Report

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Food Processing and Manufacturing Initiative

Food Processing and
Manufacturing Initiative

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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Munsell color book being used to determine the hue, value and chroma of a soil.

Soil 101: Introduction
to Soil – Online!

Understanding soil is a basic skill needed by anyone interested in agriculture, environmental science, gardening, natural resource management, and water quality. Traditionally, to gain that skill, a person has had to pay college tuition and spend long hours in a classroom. Now, with the power of the internet at your fingertips, the NC Cooperative Extension Service is bringing a first class Introduction to Soil education to your office, dining room table, or local coffee shop. Learn more about this open online course at http://go.ncsu.edu/introduction-to-soil

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Fig Program

Thursday, September 3rd 2015 at the Rockingham County Agriculture Center. Flyer below with more MORE »

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NC 4-H Electric Congress

The Rockingham County delegation went to the 68th annual NC 4-H Electric Congress on July 13-15 at UNC Wilmington. Youth and adults from across NC attended the event.  Throughout the three days youth MORE »

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NC 4-H Congress

Eight Rockingham County 4-H youth attended NC 4-H Congress in Raleigh at NCSU on July 18-21. Approximately 520 youth, staff and volunteers from around the state attended Congress. Congress is a four day MORE »

ALL About Ticks

All About Ticks program to by given by Dr. Wes Watson a Veterinarian and NCSU Extension Entomologist on Wednesday May 27, 2015 starting at 7 PM. The program is open to everyone. Please 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
Fig ProgramThu Sep 3, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Rockingham County Agricultural Center 525 NC Hwy 65 Reidsville, NC 27320
— 2 days away
Dairy Posters due to 4-H officeFri Sep 4 - Fri Sep 4, 2015 - ALL DAY— 3 days away
Bird Conservation in the Face of Future Climate Change WebinarThu Sep 10, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 1 week away
State Fair Poultry posters and skillathon entries due Tue Sep 15 - Tue Sep 15, 2015 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
4-H Youth Council and Volunteer Leaders Meeting/TrainingThu Sep 17, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM— 2 weeks away
NC 4-H Forestry ContestSat Sep 19 - Sat Sep 19, 2015 - ALL DAY— 3 weeks away
Entries for the state fair dueMon Sep 21 - Mon Sep 21, 2015 - ALL DAY— 3 weeks away
Southern Region Leaders' Forum in GeorgiaThu Oct 1 - Sun Oct 4, 2015 - ALL DAY— 4 weeks away
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