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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

Extension is Planning
for Another Century of Success.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model and chart a course through choppy economic waters. NCCES has seen recurring budget cuts of $20 million since 2000, resulting in the loss of roughly 90 positions over the past four years.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

Extension is Planning
for Another Century of Success.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model and chart a course through choppy economic waters. NCCES has seen recurring budget cuts of $20 million since 2000, resulting in the loss of roughly 90 positions over the past four years.

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4-H Camping at
Betsy-Jeff Penn

Are you looking for something fun and exciting for your child to do this summer?  Why not consider an overnight residential camp?  Guilford County will be camping at Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H camp the week of June 29 - July 4.  To learn more about 4-H camp click here.

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Youth Outdoor
Awareness Day

Attention Youth age 7 - 17 - Would you like to spend a Saturday filled with activities including archery, gardening, gun safety, fishing, cooking and beekeeping??  If so, then come out to Northeast Park on May 17th beginning at 9 am.  The days events will finish up at 12 noon, followed by a free lunch and then free afternoon admission to putt-putt and carousel (for registered participants only).  Click here for the registration form. More info:  www.northeast.guilfordparks.com or 336-641-2070.

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2014 Spring Growing
the Green Way Classes

The 2014 Growing the Green Way classes have been announced. Click here to see what's in store for you.

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Environmental
Investigations Camp

"What are you doing this summer?  Join us for a week of hikes and hands-on field trips to investigate water, wildlife and more!!"  Environmental Investigations Camp is happening July 7-10, 2014 from 8:45 am - 4 pm.  Click here for all the details.

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EMGV’s Annual Passalong Plant Sale

PASSALONG PLANTS  Written by Theresa Sears, Extension Master Gardener Volunteer in Guilford County.   Lovers of all kinds of gardening should save the dates of May 9 and May 10: it’s time for the MORE »

Spring Lawn Fertilizers and Their Effects on Water Quality popular

Spring Lawn Fertilizers and Their Effects on Water Quality  Written by Rosemary Wander, Extension Master Gardener Volunteer in Guilford County  A well-established practice in the spring by homeowners is to apply fertilizer to their MORE »

Arbor Day 2014 Activities in NC popular

Arbor Day 2014 Activities in NC Written by Colette Corr,  Extension Master Gardener Volunteer in Guilford County. Across North Carolina, communities, schools, and organizations are holding Arbor Day events and activities to celebrate MORE »

WInter Annual Weeds

Winter Annual Weeds “A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows.” (Doug Larson, American journalist) Written by Debbie Hodges,  Extension Master Gardener MORE »

Volcano Mulching: Too Much of a Good Thing!

Volcano Mulching: Too Much of a Good Thing! Written by Linda Brandon, Extension Master Gardener I Volunteer in Guilford County If you follow any of our writings here at Cooperative Extension, you probably MORE »

Growing Outside of Your Zone: Creating Microclimates

Growing Outside of Your Zone: Creating Microclimates Written by Patricia Lunn Adsit, Guilford County extension Master Gardener Volunteer  “You can’t grow lemon trees here. They are tropical plants, not meant for our zone.” MORE »

Use Cold Snowy Days to Your Advantage

Use Cold Snowy Days to Your Advantage Written by Karen Neill, Horticulture Extension Agent           How does a home gardener cure the winter blues?  Easy, just plow through a MORE »

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EVENTS View All
2nd Grade Embryology Teacher TrainingMon Apr 21, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM— 4 days away
Scale Certification for Farmers Markets and Roadside StandsTue Apr 22, 2014
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Guilford County Ag Center, 3309 Burlington Rd, Greensboro
— 5 days away
Vegetable Gardening for BeginnersThu Apr 24, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
209-C N Graham Hopedale Rd, Burlington, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Container GardensThu May 8, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
209-C N Graham Hopedale Rd, Burlington, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away
12th Annual Passalong Plant SaleFri May 9, 2014
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Guilford County Agricultural Center 3309 Burlington Rd., Greensboro
— 3 weeks away
12th Annual Passalong Plant SaleSat May 10, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Guilford County Agricultural Center 3309 Burlington Rd., Greensboro
— 3 weeks away
4-H County CouncilTue May 13, 2014
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM— 4 weeks away
4-H Leaders MeetingTue May 13, 2014
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM— 4 weeks away
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