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Free Forest Landowner
Workshop!

Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016 Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm Cost: FREE The NC Forest Service and the NC Cooperative Extension Service invites landowners to attend a Forest Management Workshop that will be held on Thursday September 29th, 2016. This meeting will be held at the Guilford County Extension Office located in Greensboro at 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC 27405. Please RSVP before Friday, September 23, 2016 to Deb Fuller at ddfuller@ncsu.edu or call her at (336) 641-2433, so that we have a headcount for lunch. Questions? Contact NC Forest Service Guilford County Headquarters (336) 641-2406 or email County Ranger David Masters at david.masters@ncagr.gov Guilford County Forest Landowner Workshop

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Free Forest Landowner
Workshop!

Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016 Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm Cost: FREE The NC Forest Service and the NC Cooperative Extension Service invites landowners to attend a Forest Management Workshop that will be held on Thursday September 29th, 2016. This meeting will be held at the Guilford County Extension Office located in Greensboro at 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC 27405. Please RSVP before Friday, September 23, 2016 to Deb Fuller at ddfuller@ncsu.edu or call her at (336) 641-2433, so that we have a headcount for lunch. Questions? Contact NC Forest Service Guilford County Headquarters (336) 641-2406 or email County Ranger David Masters at david.masters@ncagr.gov Guilford County Forest Landowner Workshop

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Become an Extension
Master Gardener Volunteer

The Extension Master Gardener (EMGV) program is a not-for-profit educational program designed to enhance public education in consumer horticulture through the development and use of a trained and supervised volunteer staff. In essence, EMGVs are volunteer educators. Are you interested in becoming an Extension Master Gardener Volunteer? Contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Crystal Mercer, at 641-2414. EMGV Brochure 2016-17 EMGV Application 2016-17

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4-H Back to Basics
Returns!

The Back to Basics learning series for youth ages 9-13 returns in September! These 7 week sessions offer basic skills in cooking, sewing, and money management. Handmade - Sewing & Textiles 101 6 weeks of instruction plus graduation Wednesdays   4-6 pm September 21 - November 2, 2016 $40 per participant Learn the basics of sewing. In this workshop series, youth 9-13 years old will discover textiles, sewing tools and equipment, and machine / hand construction techniques while constructing a simple clothing item. For more information on the series read the Back to Basics Brochure

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Free Gardening
Programs with Master Gardener Volunteers

Love to garden but want to learn more? Our Extension Master Gardener Volunteers teach classes covering a wide range of topics, including: Extending the Harvest, Winter Interest Gardens, Composting & Vermicomposting, and many more! Classes are offered in Greensboro and High Point, with day, evening, and weekend class times. For more information, view the schedules below. Greensboro Classes are FREE Pre-Registration Is Requested Greensboro Growing the Green Way Class Descriptions, Dates & Locations Online Registration for Greensboro Growing the Green Way classes. Lunch and Learn at the Library Class Descriptions, Dates, and Locations Online Registration for Lunch and Learn classes. High Point Classes are FREE No Pre-Registration Required High Point Schedule (all classes held at High Point Public Library)

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Stay Informed!

Did you know that Extension offers classes in Beekeeping, Horse Management, and a variety of gardening classes? We also come out in the community and give talks on a variety of nutrition, agriculture, and gardening topics. Join our mailing list and stay updated on all the great classes, programs, and events that Guilford County Extension offers! You can even choose a list specifically for your interests! Join Our Email List For Email Marketing you can trust.

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4-H Plant Sale popular

It’s time for the annual 4-H Plant Sale! Raspberries, Blueberries, Blackberries, Muscadines, Apple Trees, Figs and more! Sizes vary from  1- 5 gallon containers and all are well adapted to the Piedmont growing conditions. MORE »

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The Big Pick

“The Big Pick” Guilford County is excited to announce the successful completion of “The Big Pick” grape harvesting day at the Guilford County Farm. This event was developed as a partnership between NC MORE »

Winning the Battle Against Ryegrass in Wheat

Italian ryegrass has caused significant issues for small grain production in the Piedmont in recent years due to the development of herbicide resistance.  Currently, Italian ryegrass can be resistant to up to five MORE »

NC Farm School Summit

If you have land, are interested in starting a farm, but don’t know where to begin; North Carolina Farm School Summit is just the conference for you.  The NCFS Summit is October 11th, from 8:30 MORE »

Nickels for Know-How Referendum November 1st

The Guilford County Nickels for Know-How Referendum will be held on Thursday, November 1, 2016. Karen Neill, Guilford County Extension Director said the polling place will be the Guilford County Agriculture Center located MORE »

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Apply Now for School Garden Micro-Grants popular

Guilford County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers are excited to once again be able to offer you the School Garden Micro-Grants, funded by the Extension Master Gardeners of Guilford County. Last year we offered MORE »

Soybean Rust Update Sept 15, 2016

from Jim Dunphy, Crop Science Extension Specialist (Soybeans) and Lindsey Thiessen, Extension Plant Pathologist Asiatic Soybean Rust has been confirmed on soybeans in Bamberg County, SC, which is a little closer to some 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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Winter Interest Gardens - Fall is for PlantingWed Sep 28, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Kathleen Clay Edwards Library, 1420 Price Park Dr, Greensboro, NC 27410, USA
— 6 hours ago
Guilford County Forest Landowners WorkshopThu Sep 29, 2016 Today
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
3309 Burlington Rd, Greensboro, NC 27405, USA
— 8 hours away
Winter Interest Gardens - Fall is for PlantingThu Sep 29, 2016 Today
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Bur-Mil Wildlife Education Center 5834 Bur-Mill Club Rd Exd, Greensboro, NC 27410
— 18 hours away
Planning and Planting for PollinatorsTue Oct 4, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Guilford Co-Op Extension, 3309 Burlington Rd, Greensboro, NC 27405, USA
— 6 days away
Planning and Planting for PollinatorsMon Oct 10, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Kathleen Clay Edwards Library, 1420 Price Park Dr, Greensboro, NC 27410, USA
— 2 weeks away
Lunch and Learn at the Library: Composting and VermicompostingTue Oct 11, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
McNairy Branch, 4860 Lake Jeanette Road, Greensboro, NC 27455
— 2 weeks away
Planning and Planting for PollinatorsThu Oct 13, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Bur-Mil Wildlife Education Center 5834 Bur-Mill Club Rd Exd, Greensboro, NC 27410
— 2 weeks away
Planning and Planting for PollinatorsSun Oct 16, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Greensboro Arboretum, 401 Ashland Dr, Greensboro, NC 27403, USA
— 3 weeks away
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