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15th Annual Wild
Foods Cook-Off

Please see this link for more information on the Richmond County Wild Food Cooking Contest to be held Friday, March 27, 2015.  Please see the following information on safe cooking temperatures of all prepared foods.

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15th Annual Wild
Foods Cook-Off

Please see this link for more information on the Richmond County Wild Food Cooking Contest to be held Friday, March 27, 2015.  Please see the following information on safe cooking temperatures of all prepared foods.

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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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Managing Moss in the Landscape

In the spring of the year, many homeowners say to themselves: “THIS is the year I will get the lush, green lawn I’ve always wanted!” However, this ambition is frequently thwarted by many MORE »

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SNAP EBT Farmers Market Sign-Up Events

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, in collaboration with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Education Program (SNAP) has scheduled SNAP EBT Farmers Market sign-up events in Fayetteville for April 22, Louisburg MORE » – from   Local Food

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Thank a Farmer Today

Do you know that March 18 is National Ag Day? It’s a great time to celebrate how well our farmers feed, fuel and clothe the world every day! Every last one of us MORE »

42,000,000+ Households Gardening

According to a study conducted by the National Gardening Association in 2014 more than 42 million households will grow a vegetable garden and 90% of them will MORE » – from   Gardening

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Pollinator Garden App popular

Identify plants you can add to your garden to attract and support pollinators. Below is a description quoted directly from the Pollinator Partnership website about their free, regionally specific App BeeSmart “With the Bee Smart™ MORE » – from   Gardening

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Giving Goes A Long Way

4-H began as a way to improve the lives and fortunes of rural youth across the country, and became the youth outreach arm of the Cooperative Extension Service. 4-H is a youth development MORE »

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Spring Bermudagrass Management

With the cold weather we’ve been having, it may seem early to start thinking about bermudagrass management, but successful Farmers plan ahead and realize that timing is very critical. Controlled burning of bermudagrass MORE »

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Opening New Markets For Small Farms

Imagine that you are a small farmer, which means you probably also work a full time job somewhere else and spend your weekends and nights cultivating, spraying, harvesting — the work is endless. MORE »

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Gardening101-Tree Fruits & NutsMon Mar 30, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM— 22 hours away
Gardening101-Small FruitsMon Apr 13, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM— 2 weeks away
Sandhills Farm SchoolThu Apr 16, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
123 Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379, USA
— 3 weeks away
Gardening101-Flowers/WoodiesMon Apr 20, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM— 3 weeks away
Pine Straw Harvesting in Longleaf Pine Forests: Best Management Guidelines to Sustain Wildlife ResourcesThu Apr 23, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 4 weeks away
Gardening101-WildlifeMon Apr 27, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM— 4 weeks away
Sandhills Farm School Field DayTue Apr 28, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM— 4 weeks away
[ProNR] Emergency Planning Webinar Thu Apr 30, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 1 month away
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