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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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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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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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Rockingham County 4-H Volunteer Awarded at Conference

Four Rockingham County 4-H volunteer leaders attended the NC 4-H Volunteer Leaders Association Conference in Raleigh on February 7-8, 2015. Two volunteers, Anna Micciulla and Gail Bryson attended workshops on youth development, 4-H MORE »

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North Central District 4-H Winterfest

On January 31, 2015 eleven of the Rockingham County 4-Hers attended the North Central District 4-H Winterfest in Guilford County.  Rockingham County 4-Hers; Emily Holmes, Alice Holmes, Xio Micciulla, Franco Neal, Ella Kirkman, MORE »

2015 Extension Horse Management Short Courses

Directions to The Guilford County Agricultural Center, Located at 3309 Burlington Road 375-5876 and can be found at http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/guilford/directions.shtml From Downtown Greensboro: Take E. Market St. and continue straight to Burlington Rd. (the 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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Vegetable Disease ProgramWed Mar 4, 2015
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM— 15 hours away
4-H Youth & Volunteers Meeting/Training Thu Mar 5, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 2 days away
State 4-H Horse Bowl and Hippology ContestsSat Mar 7 - Sat Mar 7, 2015 - ALL DAY— 3 days away
Beginning Beekeeper SchoolSat Mar 7, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
525 State Hwy 65, 525 State Highway 65, Reidsville, NC 27320, USA
— 4 days away
4-H Thank you cards for soldiers due to 4-H officeThu Mar 12 - Thu Mar 12, 2015 - ALL DAY— 1 week away
Clover Classic 4-H Livestock Show in Winston SalemSat Mar 14 - Sun Mar 15, 2015 - ALL DAY— 1 week away
Beginning Beekeeper SchoolSat Mar 14, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
525 State Hwy 65, 525 State Highway 65, Reidsville, NC 27320, USA
— 2 weeks away
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