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Goat Field Day and
Auction May 16th

A goat auction and field day will be held May 16th in Biscoe, NC. See flyer for more information.

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Goat Field Day and
Auction May 16th

A goat auction and field day will be held May 16th in Biscoe, NC. See flyer for more information.

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Rockingham Farmer's
Market Opens April 25th!

Are you, or someone you know, interested in becoming a vendor at the downtown Rockingham Farmer's Market this season?  If so, please see the informational packet and application link below! Support your local producers and vendors by eating and buying local! 2015 RC Farmers Market Rules Regs and Application

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Volunteer With
4-H!

Call our office at 910.997.8255 and speak with Laura Grier, 4-H Agent, for details on how you may make a difference in the youth of our community as a 4-H Volunteer!

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Gardening101 Class
Series Continues Through April

You may register for one, or all, of Gardening101 classes online at http://www.eventbrite.com/o/north-carolina-cooperative-extension-richmond-county-center-3760424995 or by calling our office at 910.997.8255.  These classes will be held Monday nights at the Ag Services Center,  123 Caroline St. in Rockingham from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at no charge.  See details below:

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March Livestock
Newsletter

Please visit the link below for the March copy of the Livestock Newsletter: March Newsletter

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USDA/NIFA Resources for Small and Mid-Sized Farmers and New Farmers popular

Below are two useful websites curated by the USDA. Information is provided from the USDA Small Farms Program. Resources for Small and Mid-Sized Farmers http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?contentid=small-midsized-farmer-resources.xml “Small and midsize producers provide new opportunities for American MORE » – from   Local Food

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Beetles Bad News – For Trees popular

I frequently get phone calls from concerned homeowners about insect infestations of trees in their landscape. Trees may be dying, or they observe holes in the tree bark indicating a problem. Their frustration MORE »

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Mosquito Season Is Here!

Like me, you may have started noticing mosquito activity this week.  This is because Richmond County has had some warm wet conditions, which are optimal for mosquitoes to thrive.  It’s important to not MORE »

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Register Now for Beekeeping Workshop popular

The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer a beekeeping workshop as part of its Enhancing Sustainability Series on Monday, June 1, 2015 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. in the auditorium of the Agriculture Building MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

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4-H Summer Fun Registration Opens April 13 popular

Summer is just around the corner. Now is the time to start planning activities that will keep your child learning and off the couch. 4-H Summer Fun consists of a series of educational MORE »

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2015 4-H Camping Opportunities at Camp Millstone!

Interested in registering a young person for a camping experience this summer?  Camp Millstone, in beautiful Richmond County, has made it easy by going to their website at: http://www.millstone4hcamp.com/Home_Page.html and clicking on this MORE »

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Spring Clean Your Kitchen!

Now that the spring weather is finally here many people have started to clean their houses. The kitchen is a very important area to focus on to help prevent food borne illness. Here MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Sandhills Farm SchoolThu May 21, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
123 Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379, USA
— 2 weeks away
Sandhills Farm School Field DayTue May 26, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM— 3 weeks away
Sandhills Farm SchoolThu Jun 18, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
123 Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379, USA
— 1 month away
Sandhills Farm School Field DayTue Jun 23, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM— 2 months away
Sandhills Farm SchoolThu Jul 16, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
123 Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379, USA
— 2 months away
Sandhills Farm School Field DayTue Jul 28, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM— 3 months away
Sandhills Farm SchoolThu Aug 20, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
123 Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379, USA
— 4 months away
V credit pesticide classMon Sep 14, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
123 Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379, USA
— 4 months away
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