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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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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 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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Soil Sample Fees
Begin Nov. 26th

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 are available in the lobby of the  Guilford County Cooperative Extension office between 8am and 5pm Monday through Friday (3309 Burlington Rd in Greensboro).

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Horticulture
InfoSearches Provide Answers!

Looking for answers to fruit, vegetable, weed or floriculture questions? The NC State University Department of Horticulture invites you to try their powerful, but focused search engines designed to provide answers from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites and NC State University, and archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s).  Use these search engines for all of your fruit, vegetable, weed and floriculture questions. Floriculture InfoSearch Fruit InfoSearch Vegetable InfoSearch Weed InfoSearch

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Strawberry Good Agricultural Practices Webinar

Who: Strawberry Growers of North Carolina What: Strawberry Webinar When: January 22, 2015 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Where: Collaborate Session (Web-based) Why: The issue of food safety spans the spectrum of the specialty crops industry having potentially MORE »

Strawberry Good Agricultural Practices Workshop Series

The first workshop, Principles of Fresh Produce Safety and Navigating the USDA GAP Audit, will consist of on-farm instruction to provide producers with the tools needed to identify potential food safety concerns, as well as strategies to minimize MORE »

“Soil-vival” Soil Health Workshop

Improve your profit margin by applying agro-ecology principles FREE workshop includes FREE Lunch Friday, December 5th, 2014 9am – 3pm Pleasant Union Methodist Church (5929 Coble Church Rd, Liberty) Registration is Required. Call MORE »

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Survey for local farmers popular

2014 NC Farmer Survey — Written By Joanna Lelekacs Are you, or do you know, a current or former North Carolina farmer selling locally? If so, please take a moment to fill out or share MORE »

Gardening with Native Plants – a Boon to Wildlife popular

Gardening with Native Plants – a Boon to Wildlife Written by Charlotte Patterson, Extension Master Gardener Volunteer, Guilford County Many years ago I took a long weekend and visited Charleston. As I enjoyed 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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4-H Soldier Pen Pal Service ProjectTue Dec 2, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Guilford County Extension Office
— 4 days away
4-H County Council meetingTue Dec 2, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM— 4 days away
Make, Bake, & Take Goodie WorkshopFri Dec 19, 2014
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Guilford County Cooperative Extension Office, Greensboro
— 3 weeks away
Pesticide WorkshopTue Jan 27, 2015
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 3309 Burlington Rd Greensboro, NC
— 2 months away
Pesticide ClassWed Jan 28, 2015
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 3309 Burlington Rd Greensboro, NC
— 2 months away
Pesticide WorkshopWed Apr 1, 2015
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 3309 Burlington Rd Greensboro, NC
— 4 months away
Pesticide WorkshopThu Apr 2, 2015
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 3309 Burlington Rd Greensboro, NC
— 4 months away
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