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* Update* 2016 NC
Farm School, Southern Piedmont

Attention New and Transitioning Farmers: 2016 NC Farm School – Southern Piedmont is NOW accepting applications. For additional information, please contact Pam Jones, Extension Agriculture Agent, Horticulture at pam_jones@ncsu.edu or by calling 336.753.6100.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

* Update* 2016 NC
Farm School, Southern Piedmont

Attention New and Transitioning Farmers: 2016 NC Farm School – Southern Piedmont is NOW accepting applications. For additional information, please contact Pam Jones, Extension Agriculture Agent, Horticulture at pam_jones@ncsu.edu or by calling 336.753.6100.

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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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Plant Sciences Initiative Study Report

Plant Sciences
Initiative

Plant sciences initiative could spark NC economic growth, study finds A new economic study, released Jan. 12, shows that North Carolina has an opportunity to be the global hub for advanced plant sciences research and for the application of that research to expanding agricultural productivity. One page summary of the Initiative  View the Report

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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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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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2016 Farm School Summit

Open to the Public:  2016 NC Farm School Summit October 11 –  Register NOW! Held at the Guilford County Extension Center in Greensboro, you will learn about various farming topics through workshops, presentations, MORE »

Soybean Rust Update popular

Sept. 23, 2016 from Jim Dunphy, Crop Science Extension Specialist (Soybeans) and Lindsey Thiessen, Extension Plant Pathologist Although Asiatic Soybean Rust may be moving up the Mississippi River valley pretty rapidly, it seems MORE » – from   Integrated Pest Management

Improving Integrated Pest Management in Tobacco popular

Our laboratory has recently published a study which measured the differences between our current integrated pest management (IPM) recommendations for tobacco insect management and what growers actually do. This was the topic of Jeremy Slone’s MORE » – from   Entomology

USDA Disaster Resource Center popular

The United States Department of Agriculture Disaster Resource Center offers information to help farmers prepare for disasters.  From drought to Avian Influenza,  and food safety to wildfire, the USDA Disaster Resource Center covers a MORE » – from   NC Disaster Information Center

4-H Horse information flyer

Calling all Horse Fans!

Calling all horse fans… Do you enjoy a fast-paced learning environment where you get to work with teammates and individually to learn about horses? If so, this is for you! Come out September MORE »

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College Prep Workshop popular

Unsure of how to fill out applications, where to look for scholarships or how to perfect your resume’ and personal statement? Come out on September 17th from 1:00-3:00pm to learn more about it! MORE »

Nickels for Know-How Referendum

The Nickels for Know-How Referendum will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 2016.  The Davie County Cooperative Extension office, located at 180 South Main Street in Mocksville, will serve as the polling place.  MORE »

Raffle Winner Kerrie and Master Gardener Terry

Master Gardener Plant Sale Raffle Winner

Kerrie Duck of Kernersville (left) is the lucky winner of the beautiful wooden and copper trellis created by Master Gardener Terry Thornett. Each year the Davie County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers hold an MORE »

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Piedmont Farm School popular

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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EVENTS View All
Peachtree Market openFri Sep 30, 2016
3:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Wake Forest Baptist/Davie Medical Center parking lot, Hwy 801, Bermuda Run, NC
— Tomorrow
Peachtree Market openFri Oct 7, 2016
3:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Wake Forest Baptist/Davie Medical Center parking lot, Hwy 801, Bermuda Run, NC
— 1 week away
Shooting SportsSat Oct 8, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM— 1 week away
Peachtree Market openFri Oct 14, 2016
3:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Wake Forest Baptist/Davie Medical Center parking lot, Hwy 801, Bermuda Run, NC
— 2 weeks away
4-H Explorers Club MeetingMon Oct 17, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 3 weeks away
Sassy SaddlesMon Oct 17, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM— 3 weeks away
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