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Holiday Schedule

The Rockingham County Cooperative Extension Office will be CLOSED: 2016 Friday, January 1,2016 ~ New Year's Day Monday, January 18, 2016 ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Friday, March 25, 2016 ~ Good Friday Monday, May 30, 2016 ~ Memorial Day Monday, July 4, 2016 ~ Independence Day Monday, September 5, 2016 ~ Labor Day Friday, November 11, 2016 ~ Veteran's Day Thursday & Friday, November 24 & 25, 2016 ~ Thanksgiving Friday, Monday, & Tuesday,  December 23, 26, & 27, 2016 ~ Christmas

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Holiday Schedule

The Rockingham County Cooperative Extension Office will be CLOSED: 2016 Friday, January 1,2016 ~ New Year's Day Monday, January 18, 2016 ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Friday, March 25, 2016 ~ Good Friday Monday, May 30, 2016 ~ Memorial Day Monday, July 4, 2016 ~ Independence Day Monday, September 5, 2016 ~ Labor Day Friday, November 11, 2016 ~ Veteran's Day Thursday & Friday, November 24 & 25, 2016 ~ Thanksgiving Friday, Monday, & Tuesday,  December 23, 26, & 27, 2016 ~ Christmas

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2016 4-H Summer
Adventures

Believe it or not it is time to start thinking about what your child is going to be doing this summer.  Summer is just around the corner and Rockingham County 4-H has some great programs planned!  What is your youth doing this summer?  Would you like for your youth to have a safe and productive place to spend their summer days?  If so, check out the Rockingham County 4-H Summer Adventures programs. Your youth can have fun while learning important life skills!  Rockingham County 4-H along with the NC Cooperative Extension and United Way of Rockingham County is sponsoring the 4-H Summer Adventures Program.  The programs vary in length and cost, but all programs are very reasonable with some being free!  We are offering programs for youth ages five to eighteen and you do not have to be in 4-H to come, but we bet you will want to join after you see what all 4-H offers.  Each program does have a limited number of spots available so be sure to contact us as soon as possible! Here is a summary of some of the programs we are offering this year.  4-H Investigates is back – this is one of the most popular programs where youth will become detectives to solve a “murder” mystery.  They will learn techniques such as DNA extraction, forensic anthropology, fingerprinting and much more.  There are short workshops on woodworking, cooking and more. At Junk Drawer Robotics, youth will gain an understanding in the basic science concepts related to robotics.  This is a program for youth who love to build and design things.  These are just a few of the programs being offered this summer.  Magic of Electricity will help youth learn about electricity and the careers in the field by doing hands on activities.  ‘4-H U – Youth Grow Here” is a new program that will give youth insight to many areas that 4-H offers to youth.  From science, ag to animals; youth will get to experience it all. You can find full details in the 4-H Summer Adventures program packet located here.

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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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Solar Energy Property
Tax Resources

With a surge in solar power installations across North Carolina, Extension specialists have developed materials to address questions about tax implications, land appraisal and more. Solar Generation Property Taxation Solar and Wind Energy Development Opportunities: Tax Implications

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4-Hers Attend NC 4-H Congress

Five Rockingham County 4-H youth attended NC 4-H Congress in Raleigh at NCSU on July 16-19, 2016.  Hundreds of youth, staff and volunteers from around the state attended Congress.  Congress is a four-day MORE »

Roundup Ready 2 Extend Soybean Varieties

‘Roundup Ready 2 Extend’ (RR2X) soybean varieties are now becoming available on the market. Farmers should be aware of some significant concerns about use of these varieties. As of May 2, 2016, these seed MORE » – from   Soybeans

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2016 4-H Summer Adventures

Believe it or not it is time to start thinking about what your child is going to be doing this summer.  Summer is just around the corner and Rockingham County 4-H has some 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 Junk Drawer Robotics - 4-H Summer AdventuresWed Jul 27 - Fri Jul 29, 2016 - ALL DAY— 8 hours away
Southern Regionals 4-H Horse ShowWed Jul 27 - Sat Jul 30, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Georgia, USA
— 8 hours away
NC 4-H Livestock judging, skillathon and quiz bowl contestsThu Jul 28 - Sat Jul 30, 2016 - ALL DAY— Tomorrow
Poultry Science Summer Institute Sun Jul 31 - Thu Aug 4, 2016 - ALL DAY— 4 days away
Camping at Betsy Jeff Penn 4-H CampSun Jul 31 - Fri Aug 5, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Educational Center, 804 Cedar Ln, Reidsville, NC 27320, United States
— 4 days away
District 4-H Horse Council MeetingMon Aug 1, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Golden Corral, 3108 Garden Rd, Burlington, NC 27215, USA
— 6 days away
4-H Magic of Electricity - 4-H Summer AdventuresTue Aug 2, 2016
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM— 7 days away
Let's Get Cookin' - 4-H Summer AdventuresWed Aug 3, 2016
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM— 1 week away
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