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Extension is Planning
for Another Century of Success.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model and chart a course through choppy economic waters. NCCES has seen recurring budget cuts of $20 million since 2000, resulting in the loss of roughly 90 positions over the past four years.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

Extension is Planning
for Another Century of Success.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model and chart a course through choppy economic waters. NCCES has seen recurring budget cuts of $20 million since 2000, resulting in the loss of roughly 90 positions over the past four years.

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Chicks are Hatching
with 4-H

Click on the link below to watch a short video of one of our 4-H embryology chicks hatching. Thanks so much to the teachers at Cornatzer Elementary School for sharing this video with us!! VID00008

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Winter Vegetable
Conference

Winter Vegetable Conference and 46th Annual Meeting of the NC Tomato Growers Association Dates: February 19 and 20, 2014 Location: Crowne Plaza Resort, Asheville NC Costs: $30 for pre-registration prior to February 7th. $35 for registration at the door. For more information and the registration form click on this link. 2014 Winter Vegetable Conference media release

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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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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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Newsletter Updates

Be sure to read the latest articles regarding field crops. They are listed under Newsletters in the Field Crop section. If you wish to be on our mailing list and receive the newsletter MORE »

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2014 ECA Senior Scholarship

Davie ECA Higher Education’14 Click on the link above to see information regarding the 2014 ECA Senior Scholarship. Any Davie High, Davie Early College or Davie Homeschool student who needs financial help can apply. 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 Explorers Club MeetingMon Apr 21, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 3 days away
Sassy SaddlesMon Apr 21, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM— 3 days away
Summer Fun RegistrationTue Apr 22, 2014
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Where:
Davie Extension Center
— 4 days away
Piedmont Farm School TripThu Apr 24, 2014
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Different locations every month
— 6 days away
4-H Golf TournamentFri Apr 25 - Fri Apr 25, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
Pudding Ridge Golf Club
— 7 days away
Clover ClubMon May 5, 2014
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM— 2 weeks away
Shooting SportsSat May 10, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM— 3 weeks away
Piedmont Farm SchoolTue May 13, 2014
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
1450 Fairchild Road, Winston Salem 27105
— 4 weeks away
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