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NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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New Strawberry
Diagnostic Tool

An interdisciplinary team of  NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences extension specialists have created a new, mobile-friendly, database driven tool to help strawberry growers visually diagnose disorders. The new Strawberry Diagnostic Key provides a way to filter by visual characteristics to identify problems. Results include details about the disorders and possible management strategies. The Strawberry Diagnostic Key was developed with funding in part from the Strawberry Sustainability Initiativethe Walmart FoundationUniversity of ArkansasSouthern Region IPM CenterNorth Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service and the North Carolina Strawberry Association.

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Support New Downtown
Farmer's Market on Wednesdays and Saturdays!

Exciting News!  The Rockingham Downtown Farmer's Market is moving!  Starting Wednesday, April 30th, local foods and crafts will be available each Wednesday afternoon from 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. and Saturday mornings from 8:00 a.m. - 12 noon at the R.W. Goodman's store parking lot across from the Judicial building on West Franklin Street.  Thanks to support from the City of Rockingham, this location has been leased for the market in support of local businesses.  And thanks to a CTG grant, the market now has tents, tables, a sound system and local advertising with signage to help draw more folks. We're very excited to spread the word; come support your local farmers and businesses!

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Integrating New Audiences

The demographics of North Carolina have changed significantly during the last two decades. Although the general public may believe this change is a result of the influx of immigrants moving to the state, MORE » – from   Community Development

Pollinator Garden Tour Wednesday August 13 popular

Wednesday August 13 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

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4-H Farm Credit Showmanship Circuit popular

4-H youth are busy preparing for the start of the 2014 4-H Farm Credit Showmanship Circuit season. They have been training and clipping their animals for the past month. Many of them get MORE »

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Extension@YourService: Baby Animals

Many concerned citizens call our Extension office around this time of year because they have found an abandoned baby animal in the wild. They want to know if they can keep it and MORE »

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Fecal Egg Counts For Animals

Fecal egg counts may be performed on any species, but they are especially important for goats and sheep.  Parasite resistance to dewormers has become a huge problem in goats and sheep.  You can MORE »

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Veterans In AgricultureThu Sep 11, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Agricultural Services Center, 123 Caroline St., Rockingham, NC
— 3 weeks away
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