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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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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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Master Gardener
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Need to identify a weed? Issues with your lawn? Installing a new garden bed? If you have gardening questions, our Extension Master Gardener Volunteers have the answer! Call our Master Gardener Infoline (336) 641-2404  Email us at guilfordmg@gmail.com Or stop by and talk to a Master Gardener in person, we'd love to see you! The Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Office is open Mon, Wed, & Fri  9am - noon and 1 -4pm, and Tues & Thurs 9am - noon. www.guilfordgardenanswers.org

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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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Troxler announces availability of bioenergy research grants

Troxler announces availability of bioenergy research grants Application deadline is Sept. 30 RALEIGH – The N.C. Bioenergy Research Initiative is seeking grant proposals focused on research and development of agricultural and forestry-based feedstocks for MORE »

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Wineries celebrate N.C. Wine Month in September

Wineries celebrate N.C. Wine Month in September Wine tastings, grape stomps, festivals planned North Carolina has 525 grape growers and more than 180 wineries. (Click image to download larger version.) RALEIGH – Wine MORE »

Soybean Rust Update August 19, 2016

This morning, Asiatic Soybean Rust was confirmed on soybeans in Colleton County, SC.  One pustule was detected on one leaf out of 50 examined.  The soybeans were at stage R4 (full length pods MORE »

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Growing a Fall Vegetable Garden popular

Growing a Fall Vegetable Garden Written by Melody Glick, Master Gardener Volunteer, Guilford County, NC It’s ninety-five degrees outside and hot. You’re inside, where it’s cooler, having just harvested tomatoes, squash, peppers and cucumbers MORE »

Palmer Amaranth Control in Soybeans

Palmer Amaranth Control in Soybeans Wesley Everman, Weed Science Extension Specialist Alan York, Professor Emeritus Crop Science Department, North Carolina State University Glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth is wide-spread across the Coastal Plain and is MORE »

From the Field-Agronomy Notes — Written By jbhenry2

Tobacco Research Update: Sulfur Deficiency of Tobacco In this tobacco research update, we highlight the symptoms of sulfur deficiency.  These images are part of a project supported by the North Carolina Tobacco Foundation to 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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Lunch and Learn at the Library: Flowerpot Food— Growing Vegetables and Herbs in ContainersFri Aug 26, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
Benjamin Branch, 1530 Benjamin Parkway, Greensboro, NC 27408
— 22 hours away
Fall Vegetable Gardening: Extending the HarvestSun Aug 28, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Greensboro Arboretum, 401 Ashland Dr, Greensboro, NC 27403, USA
— 3 days away
V Pesticide Safety Training Mon Aug 29, 2016
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM— 4 days away
Beautiful and Sustainable Lawns - A Greener YardTue Sep 6, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Guilford County Cooperative Extension Services, 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro, Guilford County, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
Beautiful and Sustainable Lawns - A Greener YardThu Sep 8, 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
Beautiful and Sustainable Lawns - A Greener YardMon Sep 12, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Kathleen Clay Edwards Library, 1420 Price Park Dr, Greensboro, NC 27410, USA
— 3 weeks away
Lunch and Learn at the Library: Low Maintenance LandscapesTue Sep 13, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
McNairy Branch, 4860 Lake Jeanette Road, Greensboro, NC 27455
— 3 weeks away
Lunch and Learn at the Library: Low Maintenance LandscapesThu Sep 15, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
Hemphill Branch, 2301 West Vandalia Road, Greensboro, NC 27407
— 3 weeks away
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