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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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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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Food Processing and Manufacturing Initiative

Food Processing and
Manufacturing Initiative

NC food processing and manufacturing initiative feasiblity study released The agricultural resources, industrial capacity and research innovation assets present in North Carolina create opportunities to catalyze development of value-added food processing and manufacturing businesses, according to a joint NC State-NCDA&CS economic feasibity study released Jan. 12. One page summary of the Initiative View the Full Report

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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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Extension Master Gardeners Make the World Better

Check out this 10 minute radio segment about the Extension Master Gardener program on Getting Dirty with Extension Master Gardener Volunteers the radio show produced by NC Extension Master Gardeners in Durham County GettingDirtyRadioShow.org MORE » – from   Gardening

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Sweet Potato Weevil Quarantine Zones

On May 11, 2015, the NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) Plant Industry Division sent out a memorandum to all North Carolina Growers/Packers/Shippers of sweet potatoes. “The planting season for the MORE » – from   Local Food

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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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Dig it! The Secrets of Soil! popular

Dig It! The Secrets of Soil May 16–August 16, 2015 There are more living creatures in a shovelful of rich soil than there are people on the planet. Yet, more is known about MORE » – from   Gardening

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Beetles Bad News – For Trees

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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4-H Summer Fun Registration Opens April 13

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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EVENTS View All
2-in-1 Wellness ClassWed Jun 10, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
123 Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379, USA
— 2 weeks away
Sandhills Farm SchoolThu Jun 18, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
123 Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379, USA
— 3 weeks away
Sandhills Farm School Field DayTue Jun 23, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM— 4 weeks away
Office Closed - HolidayFri Jul 3 - Fri Jul 3, 2015 - ALL DAY— 1 month 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— 2 months away
Sandhills Farm SchoolThu Aug 20, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
123 Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379, USA
— 3 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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