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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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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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2014 Spring Growing
the Green Way Classes

The 2014 Growing the Green Way classes have been announced. Click here to see what's in store for you.

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Are YOU ready to
ZUMBA?

Ready to shed some weight before summer or jumpstart your weightloss journey?  Join our Zumba program with Hermene Westmoreland!  See the attached Zumba Flyer for more information. We would love to see YOU!

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2014 Growing the
Green Way Fall Class Series

The 2014 Growing the Green Way Fall Class Series has been announced.  Click here for information on the scheduled classes.

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Environmental
Investigations Camp

"What are you doing this summer?  Join us for a week of hikes and hands-on field trips to investigate water, wildlife and more!!"  Environmental Investigations Camp is happening July 7-10, 2014 from 8:45 am - 4 pm.  Click here for all the details.

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EMGV’s Annual Passalong Plant Sale

PASSALONG PLANTS  Written by Theresa Sears, Extension Master Gardener Volunteer in Guilford County.   Lovers of all kinds of gardening should save the dates of May 9 and May 10: it’s time for the MORE »

Spring Lawn Fertilizers and Their Effects on Water Quality popular

Spring Lawn Fertilizers and Their Effects on Water Quality  Written by Rosemary Wander, Extension Master Gardener Volunteer in Guilford County  A well-established practice in the spring by homeowners is to apply fertilizer to their MORE »

Arbor Day 2014 Activities in NC

Arbor Day 2014 Activities in NC Written by Colette Corr,  Extension Master Gardener Volunteer in Guilford County. Across North Carolina, communities, schools, and organizations are holding Arbor Day events and activities to celebrate MORE »

WInter Annual Weeds

Winter Annual Weeds “A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows.” (Doug Larson, American journalist) Written by Debbie Hodges,  Extension Master Gardener MORE »

Volcano Mulching: Too Much of a Good Thing!

Volcano Mulching: Too Much of a Good Thing! Written by Linda Brandon, Extension Master Gardener I Volunteer in Guilford County If you follow any of our writings here at Cooperative Extension, you probably MORE »

Growing Outside of Your Zone: Creating Microclimates

Growing Outside of Your Zone: Creating Microclimates Written by Patricia Lunn Adsit, Guilford County extension Master Gardener Volunteer  “You can’t grow lemon trees here. They are tropical plants, not meant for our zone.” MORE »

Use Cold Snowy Days to Your Advantage

Use Cold Snowy Days to Your Advantage Written by Karen Neill, Horticulture Extension Agent           How does a home gardener cure the winter blues?  Easy, just plow through a MORE »

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2nd Grade Embryology Teacher TrainingMon Apr 21, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM— 18 hours away
Scale Certification for Farmers Markets and Roadside StandsTue Apr 22, 2014
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Guilford County Ag Center, 3309 Burlington Rd, Greensboro
— Tomorrow
Vegetable Gardening for BeginnersThu Apr 24, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
209-C N Graham Hopedale Rd, Burlington, NC, United States
— 4 days away
Container GardensThu May 8, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
209-C N Graham Hopedale Rd, Burlington, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away
12th Annual Passalong Plant SaleFri May 9, 2014
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Guilford County Agricultural Center 3309 Burlington Rd., Greensboro
— 3 weeks away
12th Annual Passalong Plant SaleSat May 10, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Guilford County Agricultural Center 3309 Burlington Rd., Greensboro
— 3 weeks away
4-H County CouncilTue May 13, 2014
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM— 3 weeks away
4-H Leaders MeetingTue May 13, 2014
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM— 3 weeks away
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