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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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Christmas With Farm
Fresh Ventures!

Interested in giving a gift that keeps on giving?  Consider giving the gift of local food; good for you and good for the local economy!

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Sandhills Farm School
2015 Registration Open

Interested in learning the details of beginning successful farming?  Then don't miss signing up for the next farm school!  Registration is limited, so download the following registration form and apply today! Brochure page 1      page 2 Sandhills FS Application(1) (fillable .pdf)

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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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November's Livestock
Newsletter

Please visit this link for the full Livestock Newsletter: November Livestock Newsletter

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Dig In

AHA will host Dig In! again at Marbles Kids Museum on Saturday, March 7, 2015. Agenda and registration materials will be available in January. Plan to join us as we weave edible landscapes–community MORE » – from   Community Gardens

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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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4-H Teen Council Gets In Giving Spirit

The time of year is quickly approaching when people’s hearts begin to warm and fond memories from times past seem to surface. With all the holidays in the month of December, people look MORE »

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In Praise of the Sweetpotato! popular

One of the staples of the Thanksgiving meal is the sweetpotato, usually as a casserole or “candied”; cooked with lots of butter, sugar, and cinnamon. Though frequently called yams, sweetpotatoes are actually completely MORE »

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Opportunities “Hatch” At Cordova School

Richmond County 4-H and Cordova School, both supported by United Way of Richmond County, partnered together to bring “Embryology in the Classroom” to the students at the school. The 4-H school enrichment program MORE »

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Office ClosedWed Dec 24 - Wed Dec 24, 2014 - ALL DAY— 3 days away
Office ClosedThu Dec 25 - Thu Dec 25, 2014 - ALL DAY— 4 days away
Office ClosedFri Dec 26 - Fri Dec 26, 2014 - ALL DAY— 5 days away
Office ClosedThu Jan 1 - Thu Jan 1, 2015 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
Gardening101-BotanyMon Jan 12, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Ag Services Center, 123 Caroline St., Rockingham, NC
— 3 weeks away
Gardening101-Plant PropagationMon Jan 26, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM— 1 month away
NC Peach Growers' Society Annual MeetingTue Jan 27, 2015
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Moore County Ag Center
— 1 month away
Gardening101-Soils & FertilizerMon Feb 9, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM— 2 months away
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