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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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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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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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Piedmont Farm School
Students

Lyndsy Gallins and Mandy Self enjoy watermelon at a farm stop.  Both are Davie County residents who are participating in the 2014 Piedmont Farm School for beginning and transitioning farmers.

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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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Jr. CookingTue Jul 22, 2014 @ 10:00 AM -
Wed Jul 23, 2014 @ 11:00 AM Today Where:
180 South Main Street, Mocksville, NC, United States
— 9 hours ago
Zoo Snooze: Safari AdventureThu Jul 24, 2014 @ 4:00 PM -
Fri Jul 25, 2014 @ 3:00 PM Where:
180 South Main Street, Mocksville, NC, United States
— 2 days away
Chef and the ChildMon Jul 28, 2014 @ 9:30 AM -
Fri Aug 1, 2014 @ 12:00 PM Where:
180 South Main Street, Mocksville, NC, United States
— 6 days away
Hunter Safety Mon Aug 4, 2014 @ 8:30 AM -
Wed Aug 6, 2014 @ 12:00 PM Where:
Davie County Law Enforcement Training Center
— 2 weeks away
Clover ClubMon Aug 4, 2014
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM— 2 weeks away
Mini JMG CampWed Aug 6, 2014 @ 9:00 AM -
Thu Aug 7, 2014 @ 3:30 PM Where:
180 South Main Street, Mocksville, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
The Blind SideWed Aug 6, 2014
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
DCCC, Mocksville
— 2 weeks away
Shooting SportsSat Aug 9, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM— 3 weeks away
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