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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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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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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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4-H Mock Horse Bowl and Hippology Practice popular

Rockingham County 4-H will host a Mock Horse Bowl Practice and will have Hippology materials to practice with.  The event will be on January 24, 2015 at the Rockingham County Cooperative Extension Center 525 Highway 65, Suite 200 Reidsville, 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 »

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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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10 4-H Horse bowl questions due to Morgan if club is participating in districtMon Dec 29 - Mon Dec 29, 2014 - ALL DAY— 1 week away
New 4-H Club Year starts - forms, charters dueThu Jan 1 - Thu Jan 1, 2015 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
Register with 4-H office for 4-H Leaders ConferenceFri Jan 2 - Fri Jan 2, 2015 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
RSVP for 4-H District WinterfestFri Jan 2 - Fri Jan 2, 2015 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
4-H Record Books due to the 4-H office by 5pmMon Jan 5 - Mon Jan 5, 2015 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
4-H Achievement Night photos, nominations due to 4-H officeTue Jan 13 - Tue Jan 13, 2015 - ALL DAY— 3 weeks away
RSVP for Mock Horse Bowl and HippologyFri Jan 16 - Fri Jan 16, 2015 - ALL DAY— 4 weeks away
Youth judging, hippology, horse bowl clinic in RaleighSat Jan 17 - Sat Jan 17, 2015 - ALL DAY— 4 weeks away
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