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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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Volunteer Recruitment Flyer copy

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 Starts January 2015

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 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at no charge.

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January Livestock
Newsletter

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

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Pastured ducklings. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Register Now for Small Flock Workshop February 5 popular

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, in partnership with The Livestock Conservancy, the NCDA&CS, and the NCSU Prestage Department of Poultry Science, will conduct their Annual Area Small Flock Seminar on Thursday February 5 at the McSwain Extension Education MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

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2015 Native Plant Conference

Scholarships are available for student/ beginning professional/ K-12 educators to attend the 2015 Cullowhee Native Plant Conference, July 15-18, held on the campus of Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina. Individuals who MORE » – from   Gardening

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Protect Animals From Cold Temps

The temperatures have dropped below freezing several times in the past few weeks. During this time, animal owners need to think about four very important points to protect their pets and livestock. You MORE »

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Putting Your Vacant Land To Use

If you have property and are considering using it for a small farm, take time to make a plan and consider different enterprises before getting started. There are many resources that can be MORE »

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New Year – New Active Family

Dr. Carol Devine of Cornell University states that “Long work hours and irregular schedules mean more time away from family, less time for household food work, difficulty in maintaining a regular meal pattern MORE »

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Extension@YourService: Gift Giving Animals

The holidays are a wonderful time for giving to others and spending time with family. Shopping for gifts takes a lot of time and thought for each individual family member or friend. A MORE »

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Who Will Be Our Next Generation of Farmers?

The average age of the Richmond County farmer is 58. When people in most professions are thinking about pensions, retirement, babysitting grandchildren and winters in Florida; farmers may not be planning to ever MORE »

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Gardening 101

Here is an opportunity to learn about a wide array of subjects dealing with home gardening A-Z.  The series of classes is designed to be taken consecutively, or occasionally as your schedule permits.  MORE »

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Farm Fresh Ventures’ Christmas Promotion

The multi-county, two state partnership of local agricultural producers that organized as Farm Fresh Ventures two years ago is celebrating another year of success. In its second year, the group successfully boxed and MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Animal Waste Management ClassFri Jan 30, 2015
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
123 Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379, USA
— 2 days away
Timber Tax Update for the 2014 Tax Year WebinarThu Feb 5, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
http://www.forestrywebinars.net/
— 1 week away
Gardening101-Soils & FertilizerMon Feb 9, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM— 2 weeks away
Gardening101-LawnsMon Feb 16, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM— 3 weeks away
Sandhills Farm SchoolThu Feb 19, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
123 Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379, USA
— 3 weeks away
Gardening101-Plant DiseasesMon Feb 23, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM— 4 weeks away
Sandhills Farm School Field DayTue Feb 24, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM— 4 weeks away
Gardening101-DiseasesMon Mar 9, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM— 1 month away
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