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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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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Holiday Schedule

The Rockingham County Cooperative Extension Office will be CLOSED: 2014 Friday, April 18, 2014 ~ Good Friday Monday, May 26, 2014 ~ Memorial Day Friday, July 4, 2014 ~ Independence Day Monday, September 1, 2014 ~ Labor Day Tuesday, November 11, 2014 ~ Veteran's Day Thursday & Friday, November 27 & 28, 2014 ~ Thanksgiving Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday,  December 24, 25, & 26, 2014 ~ Christmas

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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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Horticulture
InfoSearches Provide Answers!

Looking for answers to fruit, vegetable, weed or floriculture questions? The NC State University Department of Horticulture invites you to try their powerful, but focused search engines designed to provide answers from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites and NC State University, and archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s).  Use these search engines for all of your fruit, vegetable, weed and floriculture questions. Floriculture InfoSearch Fruit InfoSearch Vegetable InfoSearch Weed InfoSearch

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4-H Members Attend State 4-H Council Conference

Two delegates from Rockingham County attended 4-H State Council Conference September 6-7, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. The delegation joined more than 280 youth and adults representing 63 counties.  As part of the MORE »

Invasive Forest Pest Training

What: Invasive Forest Pest Training When: Tuesday, August 26th at 10am Where: Agriculture Building : 525 NC 65, Suite 200 Reidsville, NC 27320 What is it about: Dr. Alonso Suazo, Entomological Programs Specialist MORE »

Mealybugs in Vineyards

Mealybugs in Vineyards Growers that have vineyards affected by mealybugs should confirm what species of mealybugs they have. This is very important for several reasons. First, we know we have grape mealybugs in MORE »

Know It and Grow It Medicinal Herb Workshop

Know It and Grow It Medicinal Herb Workshop Friday March 28, 2014  5 – 8 pm Pre-registration and pre-payment required.  Space limited to 30 participants. Cost $30.  RockinghamCounty Agricultural Center 525 Hwy 65 MORE »

Fruit and Nut Tree Pruning Demonstration

Fruit and Nut Tree Pruning Demonstration Tuesday, March 11, 2014  1 PM Larry Baker’s Orchard Click Here for more information Any questions please contact Kathryn Holmes, Rockingham Co. Cooperative Extension Agent at 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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4-H Adult volunteer service award nominations due to 4-H officeMon Nov 24 - Mon Nov 24, 2014 - ALL DAY— 5 hours away
4-H Adult Volunteer ACES portfolios due to RaleighMon Dec 1 - Mon Dec 1, 2014 - ALL DAY— 1 week away
4-H Youth and Volunteers Training/MeetingsThu Dec 4, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM— 2 weeks away
Rockingham County Green's Industry MeetingMon Dec 8, 2014
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM— 2 weeks away
North Central District 4-H Horse Council meetingMon Dec 8, 2014
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Burlington Golden Corral
— 2 weeks away
District 4-H Horse Regionals/Natoinals 4-H scholarship requests due to MorganWed Dec 10 - Wed Dec 10, 2014 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
New 4-H Club Year starts - forms, charters dueThu Jan 1 - Thu Jan 1, 2015 - ALL DAY— 1 month away
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