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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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State Climate Office
of North Carolina

Our partners at the State Climate Office of North Carolina provide the most accurate climate information to the citizens of our state. Their website includes recent news from their Twitter feed, featured products, quick links, and a map of data from their ECONet weather stations. You can also view data from more than 1,000 Southeastern weather stations on their full CRONOS map or follow their blog.

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Consumer Horticulture

Extension's Gardening Portal at NC State University provides access to a wealth of information, events and resources for gardeners in North Carolina.  Managed by the State Urban Horticulture Specialist and Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agents throughout the state, it is your doorway to guidance about successfully growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers and ornamentals in your landscape.

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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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Figure 4. These symptoms of pale green coloration of the upper leaves, and severe yellowing and beaching of the lower leaves may be observed by downloading the above .gif file. This image provides a 360-degree view of a symptomatic plant.
©2016 Forensic Floriculture

From the Field-Agronomy Notes

Tobacco Research Update: Nitrogen Deficiency of Tobacco In this tobacco research update, we highlight the symptoms of nitrogen deficiency.  These images are part of a project supported by the North Carolina Tobacco Foundation to MORE » – from   Tobacco Growers Information

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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 »

Figure 2. View of a newly transplanted burley tobacco plant in the nutrient disorder irrigation system.  Note the yellow drip emitters used to deliver the nutrient solution.
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Tobacco Research Update: Development of an Online Nutrient Disorder Diagnostic Key for Tobacco Over the next few weeks, we will be providing updates about our current research project of developing a web-based nutrient MORE » – from   Tobacco Growers Information

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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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Poultry Science Summer Institute Sun Jul 31 - Thu Aug 4, 2016 - ALL DAY— 2 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
— 2 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
— 4 days away
4-H Magic of Electricity - 4-H Summer AdventuresTue Aug 2, 2016
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM— 4 days away
Let's Get Cookin' - 4-H Summer AdventuresWed Aug 3, 2016
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM— 5 days away
District 4-H Horse Camp scholarship requests due to MorganFri Aug 5 - Fri Aug 5, 2016 - ALL DAY— 7 days away
Dairy Posters are due to 4-H officeMon Aug 8 - Mon Aug 8, 2016 - ALL DAY— 1 week away
4-H U: Youth Grow Here - 4-H Summer AdventuresTue Aug 9 - Thu Aug 11, 2016 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
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