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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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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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Directions to Ellerbe
Goat Show September 6th at 1:00 p.m.

For those of you who may be attending the Richmond County Goat Show for the first time, please find directions to this yearly event: Location: Dale DeWitt Farm, Ellerbe, NC  (The show site itself has no physical address, but for GPS purposes, the address directly across the road is 326 E NC Highway 73 Ellerbe, NC.) From Hwy 74 in Rockingham:  Take Interstate 73/74/220N. Take exit 33 onto NC Hwy 73.  Turn right onto 73 at the top of the exit.  Go approximately 1½ miles.  Look for cell tower on left. Take drive that goes by cell tower to barn. From West End:  Take 73 west. Go 9 miles till you see cell tower on right. Take drive that goes by cell tower to the barn.

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Farm to Childcare

Farm to Childcare is a 3-year project to get locally sourced produce into Wake County Child Care facilities.The John Rex Endowment has awarded Wake County SmartStart (WCSS) $675,639 for a Farm to Child Care project MORE » – from   Local Food

Pastured Egg Production Field Day popular

North Carolina State University and North Carolina Cooperative Extension will conduct a Pastured Egg Production Field Day from 8:00 am-3:00 pm on Wednesday, September 24 at the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) in Goldsboro, NC. Topics: MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

Pawpaw Orchard Show & Tell popular

Chatham County Cooperative Extension has organized a Pawpaw Orchard Show & Tell for Monday, September 8, 2014 at Full of Life Farms outside of Pittsboro. We will visit grower Wynn Dinnsen’s orchard where he grows over MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

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4-H Goat Show Placings

4-H Farm Credit Showmanship Circuit placings have been submitted from the Montgomery County Livestock show this past weekend. Richmond County youth once again placed very high at the show taking away lots of MORE »

Register Now for Farm Tax Workshop popular

The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer a workshop on Tax Issues for Diversified Farmers from 1:00-5:00 pm on Monday September 22 at the Silk Hope Farm Heritage Center in Silk MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

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Extension@YourService: 4-H Goat Show Placings popular

The 4-H Farm Credit Showmanship Circuit is well under way with 3 shows behind us. Richmond County youth have placed very high at each show, taking away lots of ribbons, trophies, and premium MORE »

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4-H Farm Credit Showmanship Circuit

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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EVENTS View All
Veterans In AgricultureThu Sep 11, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Agricultural Services Center, 123 Caroline St., Rockingham, NC
— 1 week away
Beekeepers - Cooking With Honey ContestTue Sep 23, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM— 3 weeks away
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