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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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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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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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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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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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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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Zumba Fit Rocks! popular

Check out some scenes from our awesome fitness classes! Exercise makes us happy! Fitness MORE »

Soil Acidity and Liming for Agricultural Soils popular

Note this lime quality (especially ENV, effective neutralizing value) message sent out by Dr. David Hardy of the NCDA&CS Agronomic Division Soil Testing Laboratory. I am hearing reports of varying ENV of limes MORE »

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Fall Foliage Off the Beaten Path

North Carolina families willing to detour from the nation’s most-popular national park in the Great Smoky Mountains can find stunning fall colors in a variety of less-visited spots statewide, a forestry expert says. 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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Market Shoppes Retail Building Open HouseFri Oct 24, 2014 Today
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Piedmont Triad Farmers Market, 2914 Sandy Ridge Rd, Colfax, NC, United States
— 51 minutes away
Farmers MarketSat Oct 25, 2014
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Aycock Middle School, 811 Cypress Street Greensboro, NC 27405, United States
— 19 hours away
Market Shoppes Retail Buidling Open HouseSat Oct 25, 2014
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Piedmont Triad Farmers Market, 2914 Sandy Ridge Rd, Colfax, NC, United States
— 21 hours away
Flowering Trees and ShrubsMon Oct 27, 2014
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Kathleen Clay Edwards Library, 1420 Price Park Rd., Greensboro, NC 27410
— 3 days away
Pesticide Exam Re-testTue Oct 28, 2014
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Guilford County Extension Office 3309 Burlington Rd Greensboro
— 4 days away
Composting and VermicompostingTue Oct 28, 2014
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Guilford County Cooperative Extension Services, 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC 27405
— 4 days away
COMPOSTING AND VERMICOMPOSTING - RECYCLING WITH NATUREWed Oct 29, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
High Point Public Library (Morgan Room),901 North Main Street, High Point, NC
— 5 days away
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
— 1 week away
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