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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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Composting and
Vermicomposting Workshops

What to do with all those leaves?! Composting is a great way to recycle, and it also produces a fantastic organic amendment that improves the fertility and texture of your soil and helps everything grow better. We will discuss easy ways to start composting in your own backyard, and what should or shouldn’t be composted. We’ll also go over the to-do list for having a successful “worm bin” at home. GREENSBORO WORKSHOP DATES AND LOCATIONS: Sunday, Oct. 19th 4:00 pm Greensboro Arboretum Thursday, Oct. 23rd 6:30 pm Bur-Mil Wildlife Education Center Tuesday, Oct. 28th 6:30 pm Cooperative Extension Monday, Nov. 3rd 6:30 pm Kathleen Clay Edwards Library HIGH POINT WORKSHOP DATES AND LOCATIONS: Sunday, Oct. 18th 1:00 pm High Point Public Library - Morgan Room Wednesday, Oct. 29th 6:00 pm High Point Public Library - Morgan Room Classes are free, but pre-registration is requested.  Call or email Pam Marshall at 641-2400 or pamela_marshall@ncsu.edu and sign up for your choice of workshop and location. **There will be drawings for 2 free composting bins at each workshop location. 

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Annual 4-H Plant
Sale

It’s time for the annual 4-H Plant Sale! Raspberries, Blueberries, Blackberries, Muscadines, Bunch Grapes, and Figs are in 1-gallon containers and are well adapted to the piedmont growing conditions. Cost for plants is $10 each 2014_Fall_Sale_Flyer 2014 Fall Sale Order Form Deadline to order is Thursday, October 30. Pick up is November 6. ORDER TODAY!

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2014 Growing the
Green Way Fall Class Series

The 2014 Growing the Green Way Fall Class Series has been announced.  Learn techniques and tips to improve your lawn, extend your fall harvest, and more! For more information, view the schedules below. Greensboro Schedule and Locations Highpoint Library Schedule

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Nutritious and
Delicious!

Does the change of weather have you thinking of changes in your meals? Whether you're interested in some healthier options or just want to jazz up your meals, check out our ever-changing selection of delicious and nutritious recipes! You just might discover some new family favorites. Tasty Recipes

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Soil sample fees begin November 26th, 2014

The Soil Test Peak Season will begin on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 and extend through Tuesday March 31, 2015. During this time period, soil samples are charged a $4 per sample peak-season fee. Soil sample kits MORE »

The Great Pumpkin Smash ‘n’ Bash Compost Crush

The Great Pumpkin Smash ‘n’ Bash Compost Crush GREENSBORO, NC – On Saturday, November 1 from 10:00am until noon , the Greensboro Science Center (GSC) will host the Great Pumpkin Smash ‘n’ Bash Compost MORE »

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Tree Care Professional Training Offered

Tree Care Professionals!  Training Class to be held: December 11, 2014 9:00 am – 4:20pm Guilford County Cooperative Extension 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro NC 27405 Registration fee : $30 (registration required by Dec. 4th) MORE »

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Your County Ranger

NC Forest Service County Ranger The county ranger is the key contact for programs and services we offer in your county. Would you like to have a forest management plan prepared for your property? MORE »

Scholarship Available

 Applications for the Guilford County Farmers’ Organization Agriculture Scholarship Award are being accepted. The scholarship amount is $500.00 and is to be awarded each December. Deadline is November 24, 2014, so submit as MORE »

Food Council

Add Your Voice to the Guilford Food Council

Guilford County is putting together a Food Council. The Guilford Food Council (GFC) supports the development of a vibrant, sustainable, and healthy local food system for Guilford County and its cities, municipalities, and MORE »

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Pesticide Workshop and Exam Dates Announced

Just announced - Pesticide Exam Re-Test Dates: When: Wednesday, October 22nd 1pm Where: Forsyth County Extension Office             1450 Fairchild Rd            Winston-Salem, NC 27105 When: Tuesday, October 28th 1pm Where: Guilford County Extension Office MORE »

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A New Program Now Being Offered

The A.S.P.I.R.E. program is designed to bridge deficits in rural high school students’ performance on the ACT College Entrance Examination in order to increase the number of students pursuing higher education. This is MORE » – from   Poultry 4-H & Youth

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Apple Appreciation Day!Sat Nov 1, 2014
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Greensboro Farmers Curb Market, 501 Yanceyville St, Greensboro, NC, United States
— 12 hours away
Second Harvest Food Bank Antique Historical Truck ShowSat Nov 1, 2014
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Piedmont Triad Farmers Market, 2914 Sandy Ridge Rd, Colfax, NC, United States
— 12 hours away
Composting and VermicompostingMon Nov 3, 2014
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Kathleen Clay Edwards Library, 1420 Price Park Rd., Greensboro, NC 27410
— 3 days away
4-H Parliamentary Procedure WorkshopTue Nov 4, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM— 4 days away
4-H Leaders MeetingTue Nov 4, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Guilford County Extension Office
— 4 days away
Forestry Educational ProgramTue Nov 4, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
209-C N Graham Hopedale Rd, Burlington, NC, United States
— 4 days away
4-H County Council MeetingTue Nov 4, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Guilford County Extension Office
— 4 days away
WFMY News 2 E-Cycle EvetThu Nov 6, 2014
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Piedmont Triad Farmers Market, 2914 Sandy Ridge Rd, Colfax, NC, United States
— 6 days away
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