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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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2014 Piedmont Farm
School

Training farmers to operate successful small-scale, sustainable farms. What is the 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 give farmers the tools to create a viable business plan for a small scale, economically sustainable farm enterprise. The school also includes seven field trips to working farms led by innovative experienced farmers and agricultural professionals. A new addition to the class for 2014 is a one day mini-conference that will cover production topics. The scope of what participants learn will include: low-cost Sustainable Farming Methods business Planning & Development Financial Management Effective Marketing Strategies *Farm school is geared for the adult learner. Minimum age for classes and field trips is 12 years of age. For more information please call 336-753-6100

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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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Looking for something
fun to do this summer?

Come join 4-H, we have put together a packed fun filled summer for Davie County youth! We are very excited about this summer. Simply click on the 4-H Youth Development link on the left side. Scroll down till you see Davie County 4-H Summer Fun Programs. You will find all the information you need to join us this summer.

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Farmers Sales Tax Exemption

Need help understanding form E-595QF, application for qualifying farmer exemption certificate? Please click on the link below for answers. MORE »

Vegetable Diseases

Tōmātō, tōmătō – However you say it, growing tomatoes can be challenging. Q: My tomato leaves turn brown and then the plants die. What is causing this and what can I do about MORE »

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E.Coli Outbreak

http://barfblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/FSInfosheet-5-19-14.pdf Click on the link for more information regarding contaminated ground beef linked to E.Coli MORE »

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New 4-H Horse Club

Please click on the link below for more information regarding the new horse club. If you have any questions please call 336-753-6100. 4-h flyer III 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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Project Learning Tree PreK-12 WorkshopMon Sep 22, 2014
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Catawba College Center for the Environment, 2300 W Innes St, Salisbury, NC, United States
— 4 days away
2014 Master Gardener Training ClassTue Sep 23, 2014
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
180 S. Main Street, Mocksville
— 5 days away
Piedmont Farm School TripThu Sep 25, 2014
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Different locations every month
— 6 days away
Project Learning Tree PreK-12 WorkshopMon Sep 29, 2014
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Catawba College Center for the Environment, 2300 W Innes St, Salisbury, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
2014 Master Gardener Training ClassTue Sep 30, 2014
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
180 S. Main Street, Mocksville
— 2 weeks away
National 4-H WeekMon Oct 6 - Fri Oct 10, 2014 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
Clover ClubMon Oct 6, 2014
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM— 2 weeks away
2014 Master Gardener Training ClassTue Oct 7, 2014
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
180 S. Main Street, Mocksville
— 3 weeks away
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