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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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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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New Strawberry
Diagnostic Tool

An interdisciplinary team of  NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences extension specialists have created a new, mobile-friendly, database driven tool to help strawberry growers visually diagnose disorders. The new Strawberry Diagnostic Key provides a way to filter by visual characteristics to identify problems. Results include details about the disorders and possible management strategies. The Strawberry Diagnostic Key was developed with funding in part from the Strawberry Sustainability Initiativethe Walmart FoundationUniversity of ArkansasSouthern Region IPM CenterNorth Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service and the North Carolina Strawberry Association.

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Urban Line Dance
Class

Come join the fun, increase your energy, and get some exercise at the same time.  Also known as "urban line dancing" or "R&B line dancing", "soul" line dance is different from country style line dance in that the music is mainly "R&B/soul music" and the terminology is different. Registration deadline is June 27th - enroll now! Registration form and more information.

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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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Planting Your Fall Garden: A Focus on Cabbage

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 »

Food tasting event for NC Food Entrepreneurs

NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services will host a food tasting event for NC Food Entrepreneurs Registration deadline is Sept. 9 The Taste of Something Good event, aimed at helping individuals or MORE »

Late Blight Confirmed in Eastern N.C.

Late blight was confirmed yesterday on a potato crop in eastern North Carolina. Growers throughout the state are encouraged to actively scout potato and tomato crops (both are susceptible) and take steps now to protect MORE »

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The Great Tomato Festival!

The 5th Annual Great Tomato Festival! Saturday July 26, 2014 Rain or Shine            8am – noon NC A&T State University Farm 3136 McConnell Rd in Greensboro For more information and all the tasty 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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Fall Vegetable Gardening: Extending the HarvestMon Aug 25, 2014
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Kathleen Clay Edwards Library, 1420 Price Park Rd, Greensboro, NC 27410
— 3 days away
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 weeks 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
— 2 weeks away
Central Carolina Fair Set upTue Sep 9, 2014
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
Greensboro Coliseum Complex Pavilion, Greensboro, NC, United States
— 3 weeks 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
— 3 weeks 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
— 3 weeks away
Gardening Gala & SeminarThu Sep 11, 2014
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away
Central Carolina Fair Exhibit Take InThu Sep 11, 2014
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Greensboro Colis
— 3 weeks away
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