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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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Zumba Fit Starts
Soon!

GET FIT with Zumba dance on Mondays, then build core, strength, and flexibility on Wednesdays using the stability ball! It’s sooo much FUN, you’ll forget you’re exercising! Class will be taught by local favorite certified instructor Hermene Westmoreland! Special health information will be included! These classes are super popular, so get more info and register today!

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Gardening Gala &
Seminar

13th Annual Gardening Gala and Seminar “Pocket Gardens:  Containers and Small Spaces.  What’s in Your Pocket?” SEPTEMBER 11, 2014 8:30 AM–4:00 PM Guilford County Cooperative Extension Office 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC This special day is devoted to exploring gardening practices and educational enrichment that are helpful to Piedmont gardeners.  This year’s focus will be on using containers and small spaces in gardens to their full potential for all types of plants, vegetables and other desirables. Please register no later than September 4.

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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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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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Guilford County 4-H Livestock Club Open House

Guilford County 4-H Livestock Club is having an open House on Thursday, August 28 from 7-8:30pm. This open house will be for all youth that have an interest in Showing Livestock.  The Club members and Leaders will be there MORE »

What are Voluntary Agricultural Districts? popular

As North Carolina’s largest industry, agriculture and agribusiness (food, natural fiber and forestry) contribute significantly to the economic health of Guilford County. As of 2008, it accounted for over 42,000 jobs and 10.3% MORE »

Planting Your Fall Garden: A Focus on Cabbage popular

Planting Your Fall Garden: A Focus on Cabbage Written by Kathy Williams a Guilford County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Just because summer is winding down doesn’t mean that you should stop thinking about MORE »

2014 Guilford County 4-H Livestock Show popular

Excitement is in the air for the Annual Guilford County Junior Livestock Show that will be held on August 9th, 2014 at the Guilford County Agricultural Center. The Guilford County Extension Livestock Show 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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Sustainable Lawn Care - A Greener YardThu Sep 4, 2014
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Bur-Mil Park Wildlife Education Center 5834 Bur-Mil Club Rd., Greensboro, NC 27410
— 2 days away
Sustainable Lawn Care - A Greener YardSun Sep 7, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Greensboro Arboretum, 401 Ashland Drive, Greensboro, NC 27403
— 5 days away
Central Carolina Fair Set upTue Sep 9, 2014
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
Greensboro Coliseum Complex Pavilion, Greensboro, NC, United States
— 6 days away
Sustainable Lawn Care - A Greener YardTue Sep 9, 2014
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Guilford County Cooperative Extension Office 3309 Burlington Rd., Greensboro, NC 27405
— 7 days away
Central Carolina Fair Exhibit Take InWed Sep 10, 2014
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Greensboro Coliseum Complex Pavilion, Greensboro, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Gardening Gala & SeminarThu Sep 11, 2014
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Central Carolina Fair Exhibit Take InThu Sep 11, 2014
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Greensboro Colis
— 1 week away
Shade GardeningThu Sep 11, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
209-C N Graham Hopedale Rd, Burlington, NC, United States
— 1 week away
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