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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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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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New Strawberry
Diagnostic Tool

An interdisciplinary team of  NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences extension specialists have created a new, mobile-friendly, database driven tool to help strawberry growers visually diagnose disorders. The new Strawberry Diagnostic Key provides a way to filter by visual characteristics to identify problems. Results include details about the disorders and possible management strategies. The Strawberry Diagnostic Key was developed with funding in part from the Strawberry Sustainability Initiativethe Walmart FoundationUniversity of ArkansasSouthern Region IPM CenterNorth Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service and the North Carolina Strawberry Association.

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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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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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RSVP for 4-H 'Becoming Leaders Through Teamwork' workshopTue Sep 2 - Tue Sep 2, 2014 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
4-H State Council Conference in RaleighSat Sep 6 - Sun Sep 7, 2014 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
State Fair entry deadline for 4-H entriesSun Sep 21 - Sun Sep 21, 2014 - ALL DAY— 4 weeks away
Project Learning Tree PreK-8 WorkshopWed Sep 24, 2014
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Haw River State Park, 339 Conference Center Dr, Browns Summit, NC, United States
— 1 month away
Private Applicator "V" Safety Pesticide TrainingMon Sep 29, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Rockingham County Agricultural Center 525 NC HWY 65 Reidsville, NC 27320
— 1 month away
4-H Rock Eagle Leader's Forum in GAThu Oct 2 - Sun Oct 5, 2014 - ALL DAY— 1 month away
National 4-H WeekSun Oct 5 - Sat Oct 11, 2014 - ALL DAY— 1 month away
4-H Ambassador portfolios due to RaleighWed Oct 15 - Wed Oct 15, 2014 - ALL DAY— 2 months away
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