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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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March Livestock
Newsletter

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

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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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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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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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NC Farm School launches a new website

“The NC Farm School program offers seven business-planning seminars taught by Agricultural Economists, which give farmers the tools to create viable business plans. The school is easy to fit into a busy schedule by MORE » – from   Local Food

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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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Backyard Chicken Feather Loss

Do your chickens look like they need the Hair Club for Hens? Chickens lose feathers for a variety of reasons and most are just part of the normal cycle of poultry life. Chickens MORE »

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Protect Animals From Cold Temps

The temperatures have dropped below freezing several times in the past few weeks. During this time, animal owners need to think about four very important points to protect their pets and livestock. You MORE »

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Putting Your Vacant Land To Use

If you have property and are considering using it for a small farm, take time to make a plan and consider different enterprises before getting started. There are many resources that can be MORE »

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EVENTS View All
4-H Achievement NightFri Feb 27, 2015 Today
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Ag Services Center, 123 Caroline St., Rockingham, NC 28379
— 2 hours ago
Gardening101-DiseasesMon Mar 9, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM— 1 week away
Farmers Market MeetingTue Mar 10, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM— 2 weeks away
Gardening101-IPM/PesticidesMon Mar 16, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM— 2 weeks away
Southern Foresters' Climate Observations: State Comparisons and Spatial TrendsThu Mar 19, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://forestrywebinars.net
— 3 weeks away
Sandhills Farm SchoolThu Mar 19, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
123 Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379, USA
— 3 weeks away
Gardening101-Growing VegetablesMon Mar 23, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM— 3 weeks away
Invasive Plant Best Management Practices WebinarTue Mar 24, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 4 weeks away
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