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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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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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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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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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4-Hers Attend NC District 4-H Teen Retreat popular

On March 21-22, 2015, four Rockingham County teen 4-Hers attended the North Central District 4-H Teen Retreat at Betsy Jeff Penn 4-H Camp.  Rockingham County 4-Hers; Franco Neal, Erika Padron, Emily Holmes and 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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North Central District 4-H Horse Council meeting in BurlingtonMon Apr 6, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Golden Corral, 3108 Garden Road, Burlington, NC 27215, United States
— 5 days away
State 4-H Horse Judging Entry forms postmarkedFri Apr 10 - Fri Apr 10, 2015 - ALL DAY— 1 week away
Muscadine Grape Pruning DemonstrationFri Apr 10, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Rockingham County High School 180 High School Rd Reidsville, NC 27320
— 1 week away
4-H Nutrition Fair contest entries due to 4-H officeMon Apr 13 - Mon Apr 13, 2015 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
NC 4-H Hall of Fame nominations due to RaleighWed Apr 15 - Wed Apr 15, 2015 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
WNC Spring Fling Cattle ShowFri Apr 17 - Sat Apr 18, 2015 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
Postmark District 4-H Horse Show entries & sponsorsSat Apr 18 - Sat Apr 18, 2015 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
Spring Holiday Classic Open Horse Show in Raleigh (fundraiser for 4-H)Sat Apr 18 - Sun Apr 19, 2015 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
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