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2015 4-H Farm Credit
Showmanship Circuit

View the following link for updated information on the current year's 4-H Showmanship Circuit! http://richmond.ces.ncsu.edu/site-richmond-9/

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2015 4-H Farm Credit
Showmanship Circuit

View the following link for updated information on the current year's 4-H Showmanship Circuit! http://richmond.ces.ncsu.edu/site-richmond-9/

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Rockingham's
Saturday/Wednesday Farmer's Market Open!

Are you, or someone you know, interested in becoming a vendor at the downtown Rockingham Farmer's Market?  If so, please see the informational packet and application link below!  Note!: New location in 2015 for Wednesday's market from 3:30-6:00pm at the Dept. of Social Services' parking lot at 125 Caroline Street. Saturday's market is from 8am to 12 noon downtown Rockingham on historic Harrington Square. Don't miss it! 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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March Livestock
Newsletter

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

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Pollinator Garden Tour Wednesday July 8

Wednesday July 8 at 5:30 pm Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will be giving a tour of Chatham County Cooperative Extension’s Pollinator Paradise Demonstration Garden at Chatham Mills in Pittsboro. The garden was designed to MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

The New “Word of Mouth” For Small Business

Word of mouth has always been a highly valued and inexpensive (free!) communication method for small businesses and entrepreneurs. Jane Eckert, the CEO of Eckert AgriMarketing has been attributed with stating that social MORE »

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Reliable Nutrition Advice

Nutrition is an ongoing and ever-changing topic as research continues to emerge. It can often be overwhelming for the people to sort through this information and understand what is truly healthy. Blogs, books, MORE »

Avian Influenza

Avian Influenza, aka bird flu, has finally made its way to the US this year, and while it has missed North Carolina so far we are just starting to experience the far-reaching effects MORE »

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Combat Summer Learning Loss popular

The dog days of summer are fast approaching. Youngsters will be out of school for nine weeks. During those nine weeks, a tremendous loss could occur—learning loss. Students have spent the last nine MORE »

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Extension@YourService: Tomato Troubles

This is the time of year I have come to dread: Tomato Season. Why would a person dread the approach of summer; a time representing vacations, beach trips, cookouts, and all manner of MORE »

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Extension@YourService: Soil Sampling

It’s summer time and everyone is pulling out the grills and getting their swimming pools ready. It’s also a great time to get your soil ready for the summer. The first step is MORE »

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Mindful eating: Savor the Moment

Mindful eating” is an emerging term in nutrition research. It involves removing outside distractions and acknowledging all of the senses while eating. By eating mindfully, the pace of eating is slowed; this allows MORE »

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Learning “Hatches” at Local Elementary School

Richmond County 2nd grade students at all seven elementary schools have been participating in the 4-H Embryology School Enrichment Program for the past three weeks. Children have a natural sense of curiosity about MORE »

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EVENTS View All
2-in-1 Wellness ClassWed Jul 8, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
123 Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379, USA
— 3 days away
Richmond County Farmer's MarketWed Jul 8, 2015
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM— 3 days away
2-in-1 Wellness ClassWed Jul 15, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
123 Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379, USA
— 1 week away
Richmond County Farmer's MarketWed Jul 15, 2015
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM— 1 week away
Sandhills Farm SchoolThu Jul 16, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
123 Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379, USA
— 2 weeks away
Richmond County Farmer's MarketWed Jul 22, 2015
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM— 2 weeks away
Sandhills Farm School Field DayTue Jul 28, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM— 3 weeks away
Richmond County Farmer's MarketWed Jul 29, 2015
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM— 3 weeks away
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