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Richmond County Center 4-H Livestock Club Meeting Tue Sep 2, 2014 Today 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 123 Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379, USA
— 1 hour away
NC Cooperative Extension CES Strategic Plan | West District Meeting Wed Sep 3, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC, United States
— 20 hours away

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service leadership team will visit each of our five districts in September to meet with employees and discuss the new strategic plan. The purpose of these meetings is to provide employees with the opportunity to discuss questions, concerns and thoughts regarding the plan with Extension Service administration.

THIS MEETING IS FOR THE "WEST DISTRICT."

These sessions are for Extension employees from both N.C. State and N.C. A&T, as well as county no-pays, grant-paid folks working for Extension, and EFNEP PAs. We value you and want to listen, and we want to do it in person.

*Space is limited, so we ask that you only hold the date for the meeting taking place in your district!

For more details:
http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/vision-initiative/strategic-plan-employees/

Richmond County Center Clover Crafters Meeting Thu Sep 4, 2014 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 123 Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379, USA
— 2 days away
Richmond County Center Richmond County Goat Show Sat Sep 6, 2014 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Dale DeWitt Farm, Ellerbe, NC
— 4 days away
on 3 calendars Paw Paw Orchard Farm Show & Tell Mon Sep 8, 2014 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Pittsboro, NC
— 6 days away

Chatham County Cooperative Extension has organized a Farm Show & Tell from 5:30-7:00 pm at Wynn Dinnsen's paw paw orchard at Full of Life Farms outside of Pittsboro, NC. Visit Cooperative Extension's Growing Small Farms website for more information: http://go.ncsu.edu/farm-show-and-tell

Richmond County Center "V" Credit Pesticide Class Mon Sep 8, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 123 Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379, USA
— 6 days away
Gardening Plantsmen's Tour - JCRA 2nd Tuesday of Month 1pm - Raleigh Tue Sep 9, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
— 7 days away

Plantsmen's Tour

NC Cooperative Extension CES Strategic Plan | South Central District Meeting Wed Sep 10, 2014 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 2420 Tramway Rd Sanford, NC 27332-9174 (Lee County Extension Center)
— 1 week away

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service leadership team will visit each of our five districts in September to meet with employees and discuss the new strategic plan. The purpose of these meetings is to provide employees with the opportunity to discuss questions, concerns and thoughts regarding the plan with Extension Service administration.

THIS MEETING IS FOR THE "SOUTH CENTRAL DISTRICT."

These sessions are for Extension employees from both N.C. State and N.C. A&T, as well as county no-pays, grant-paid folks working for Extension, and EFNEP PAs. We value you and want to listen, and we want to do it in person.

*Space is limited, so we ask that you only hold the date for the meeting taking place in your district!

For more details:
http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/vision-initiative/strategic-plan-employees/

NC Cooperative Extension CES Strategic Plan | North Central District Meeting Wed Sep 10, 2014 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension North Carolina Cooperative Extension, 1450 Fairchild Rd, Winston-Salem, NC, United States
— 1 week away

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service leadership team will visit each of our five districts in September to meet with employees and discuss the new strategic plan. The purpose of these meetings is to provide employees with the opportunity to discuss questions, concerns and thoughts regarding the plan with Extension Service administration.

THIS MEETING IS FOR THE "NORTH CENTRAL DISTRICT."

These sessions are for Extension EMPLOYEES from both N.C. State and N.C. A&T, as well as county no-pays, grant-paid folks working for Extension, and EFNEP PAs. We value you and want to listen, and we want to do it in person.

*Space is limited, so we ask that you only hold the date for the meeting taking place in your district!

For more details:
http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/vision-initiative/strategic-plan-employees/

on 3 calendars Pollinator Garden Tour Wed Sep 10, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Pittsboro, NC
— 1 week away

Wednesday September 10 at 5:30 pm join Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos for a tour of Chatham County Cooperative Extension's Pollinator Paradise Demonstration Garden at Chatham Mills in Pittsboro. The address is 480 Hillsboro St. Pittsboro, NC 27312. The garden was designed to provide forage habitat for pollinators such as honey bees, native bees, butterflies, flower flies, hummingbirds, beetles, and other beneficial insects. No registration is required…just meet on the sidewalk in front of Chatham Marketplace at 5:30 pm, rain or shine! You can view photos of the garden and learn more at Extension's Growing Small Farms website at http://go.ncsu.edu/pollinator-garden

NC Cooperative Extension CES Strategic Plan | Northeast District Meeting Thu Sep 11, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Vernon G James Research Center, 207 Research Station Rd, Plymouth, NC, United States
— 1 week away

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service leadership team will visit each of our five districts in September to meet with employees and discuss the new strategic plan. The purpose of these meetings is to provide employees with the opportunity to discuss questions, concerns and thoughts regarding the plan with Extension Service administration.

THIS MEETING IS FOR THE "NORTHEAST DISTRICT."

These sessions are for Extension EMPLOYEES from both N.C. State and N.C. A&T, as well as county no-pays, grant-paid folks working for Extension, and EFNEP PAs. We value you and want to listen, and we want to do it in person.

*Space is limited, so we ask that you only hold the date for the meeting taking place in your district!

For more details:
http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/vision-initiative/strategic-plan-employees/

Richmond County Center Veterans In Agriculture Thu Sep 11, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Agricultural Services Center, 123 Caroline St., Rockingham, NC
— 1 week away
NC Cooperative Extension Centennial Cooperative Extension Centennial Celebration Fri Sep 12, 2014 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA
— 1 week away

Join us in celebrating Cooperative Extension's Centennial and learn more about Cooperative Extension.

N.C. Cooperative Extension's centennial website provides many resources that tell the 100-year history of this organization. Visit the website, ncce100years.ces.ncsu.edu to see a timeline of Extension milestones, historic photos, examples of Extension programs, the history of the Smith-Lever Act, and much more.

For more information or to RSVP, call Cooperative Extension at 910-671-3276.

NC Cooperative Extension CES Strategic Plan | Southeast District Meeting Tue Sep 16, 2014 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 165 Agriculture Drive, Kenansville, NC 28349, United States (Duplin County Extension Center)
— 2 weeks away

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service leadership team will visit each of our five districts in September to meet with employees and discuss the new strategic plan. The purpose of these meetings is to provide employees with the opportunity to discuss questions, concerns and thoughts regarding the plan with Extension Service administration.

THIS MEETING IS FOR THE "SOUTHEAST DISTRICT."

These sessions are for Extension EMPLOYEES from both N.C. State and N.C. A&T, as well as county no-pays, grant-paid folks working for Extension, and EFNEP PAs. We value you and want to listen, and we want to do it in person.

*Space is limited, so we ask that you only hold the date for the meeting taking place in your district!

For more details:
http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/vision-initiative/strategic-plan-employees/

NC Cooperative Extension Centennial Swain County Cooperative Extension Centennial Celebration Tue Sep 16, 2014 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Swain County Cooperative Extension, 60 Almond School Road
— 2 weeks away

This event will showcase Swain County, its heritage, and the impact that Cooperative Extension has had on the people and economy of Swain County over the last 100 years.

Featuring: Educational Booths, a History Wall, Food, Give-aways, 4-H activities, as well as, Traditional Music and Clogging for your enjoyment! Free Fun Family Activities!

LIKE Swain County Cooperative Extension on Facebook for the latest news!

Growing Small Farms Eastern Triangle Farm Tour Sat Sep 20, 2014 @ 1:00 PM -Sun Sep 21, 2014 @ 5:00 PM — 3 weeks away

9th annual Carolina Farm Stewardship Association Eastern Triangle Farm Tour. Visit the CFSA website for details: http://www.carolinafarmstewards.org/etft/

NC Cooperative Extension Centennial Currituck Heritage Festival and Extension Centennial Celebration Sat Sep 20, 2014 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Currituck County Rural Center, 184 Milburn Sawyer Rd, Powells Point, NC 27966
— 3 weeks away

We'd like to invite natives and visitors alike to celebrate Currituck Heritage and the centennial of Cooperative Extension at this year's Currituck Heritage Festival. The event will be held on Saturday, September 20 from 1-6pm at the Currituck County Rural Center in Powells Point. The day will begin with a re-creation of the annual county farm picnic and will continue with live music, exhibits, a Currituck history timeline, vendors, contests and activities for the whole family in a beautiful setting. The event will end with a community barn dance with musical guest Out 'N The Cold from 4-6pm.
Come and just enjoy the day or register for one of the many contests from Corn Shucking, to the Homegrown and Handmade contests or the Little and Junior Miss Currituck pageants. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information contact the Currituck Extension Office at 232-2261. You can also visit the site online at go.ncsu.edu/currituckheritage.

on 2 calendars Tax Workshop for Farmers Mon Sep 22, 2014 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Silk Hope, NC
— 3 weeks away

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 Hope, NC. The workshop will be taught by North Carolina State University Farm Management Specialist Guido van der Hoeven. This workshop will offer something for everyone, from beginner to experienced farmers. Pre-registration is required. Visit the Growing Small Farms website for complete details and registration info: http://go.ncsu.edu/gsf-workshops

Richmond County Center Beekeepers - Cooking With Honey Contest Tue Sep 23, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM — 3 weeks away
Community Development Webinar Wed Sep 24, 2014 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM — 3 weeks away

Redevelop, Re-energize, and Reinvent: An introduction to our Cultivating Action series of PowerPoint presentations that highlight new and emerging development topics such as Crowdfunding or Placemaking. The presentations are designed specifically for NCCE agents to use at brown-bag lunches, webinars, workshops and planning committee meetings.

on 3 calendars Pollinator Gardening Workshop & Garden Tour Wed Oct 1, 2014 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Pittsboro, NC
— 4 weeks away

The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer a pollinator conservation workshop and garden tour as part of its Enhancing Sustainability Series on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 from 2:00-5:00 p.m. starting in the auditorium of the Agriculture Building in Pittsboro. Chatham County Agricultural Extension Agent Debbie Roos will give an overview of North Carolina pollinators and discuss the role of native bees and managed bees in crop pollination. Participants will learn about the principles of planting a pollinator garden and – just in time for fall planting – how to select trees, shrubs, herbaceous perennials, herbs, vines, and grasses to attract a diversity of pollinators. Debbie will emphasize native plants but also include a few other plants that provide good resources. The workshop will conclude with a tour of Cooperative Extension's pollinator garden at Chatham Mills, about half a mile from the Agriculture Building. The garden is comprised of 145 different species and cultivars, 85% of which are native to the piedmont of North Carolina. The workshop will be repeated on Saturday October 4 so participants can select the most convenient date. Visit the Growing Small Farms website for complete details and registration info: http://go.ncsu.edu/gsf-workshops

Richmond County Center Robeson County Livestock Show Sat Oct 4 (All Day Event) — 1 month away
on 2 calendars Pollinator Gardening Workshop & Garden Tour Sat Oct 4, 2014 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Pittsboro, NC
— 1 month away

The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer a pollinator conservation workshop and garden tour as part of its Enhancing Sustainability Series on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 2:00-5:00 p.m. starting in the auditorium of the Agriculture Building in Pittsboro. Chatham County Agricultural Extension Agent Debbie Roos will give an overview of North Carolina pollinators and discuss the role of native bees and managed bees in crop pollination. Participants will learn about the principles of planting a pollinator garden and – just in time for fall planting – how to select trees, shrubs, herbaceous perennials, herbs, vines, and grasses to attract a diversity of pollinators. Debbie will emphasize native plants but also include a few other plants that provide good resources. The workshop will conclude with a tour of Cooperative Extension's pollinator garden at Chatham Mills, about half a mile from the Agriculture Building. The garden is comprised of 145 different species and cultivars, 85% of which are native to the piedmont of North Carolina. Visit the Growing Small Farms website for complete details and registration info: http://go.ncsu.edu/gsf-workshops

NC Cooperative Extension Centennial Extension Centennial Celebration Mon Oct 6, 2014 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC
— 1 month away

We invite you to join us as we look back at 100 years of Extension, and forward to an exciting future. Fun and free event!

on 3 calendars Pollinator Garden Tour Wed Oct 8, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Pittsboro, NC
— 1 month away

Wednesday October 8 at 5:30 pm join Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos for a tour of Chatham County Cooperative Extension's Pollinator Paradise Demonstration Garden at Chatham Mills in Pittsboro. The address is 480 Hillsboro St. Pittsboro, NC 27312. The garden was designed to provide forage habitat for pollinators such as honey bees, native bees, butterflies, flower flies, hummingbirds, beetles, and other beneficial insects. No registration is required…just meet on the sidewalk in front of Chatham Marketplace at 5:30 pm, rain or shine! You can view photos of the garden and learn more at Extension's Growing Small Farms website at http://go.ncsu.edu/pollinator-garden

Gardening Plantsmen's Tour - JCRA 2nd Tuesday of Month 1pm - Raleigh Tue Oct 14, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
— 1 month away

Plantsmen's Tour

Poultry 4-H & Youth Turkey Show hen check in Wed Oct 15, 2014 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC State Fairgrounds Poultry Tent
— 1 month away
Community Development California Naturalist State-Wide Conference. Fri Oct 17- Mon Oct 20, 2014 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension PDT Pacific Grove, CA
— 1 month away

http://calnat.ucanr.edu/2014Conference/

Poultry 4-H & Youth NC State Fair Youth Market Turkey Show Fri Oct 17, 2014 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC State Fairgrounds - Poultry Tent
— 1 month away
on 2 calendars NCCGP Annual Conference Sat Oct 25 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Sherrill Center, UNC - Asheville, NC
— 2 months away

Details to follow.

Growing Small Farms Sustainable Agriculture Conference Mon Nov 10- Thu Nov 13, 2014 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Greenville, SC
— 2 months away

29th annual Carolina Farm Stewardship Association Sustainable Agriculture Conference in Greenville, SC. Visit CFSA's website fir details: http://www.carolinafarmstewards.org/sac/

Gardening Plantsmen's Tour - JCRA 2nd Tuesday of Month 1pm - Raleigh Tue Nov 11, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
— 2 months away

Plantsmen's Tour

Gardening Plantsmen's Tour - JCRA 2nd Tuesday of Month 1pm - Raleigh Tue Dec 9, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
— 3 months away

Plantsmen's Tour

Gardening Plantsmen's Tour - JCRA 2nd Tuesday of Month 1pm - Raleigh Tue Jan 13, 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
— 4 months away

Plantsmen's Tour

Gardening Plantsmen's Tour - JCRA 2nd Tuesday of Month 1pm - Raleigh Tue Feb 10, 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
— 5 months away

Plantsmen's Tour

Gardening Plantsmen's Tour - JCRA 2nd Tuesday of Month 1pm - Raleigh Tue Mar 10, 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
— 6 months away

Plantsmen's Tour

Gardening Plantsmen's Tour - JCRA 2nd Tuesday of Month 1pm - Raleigh Tue Apr 14, 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
— 7 months away

Plantsmen's Tour

Gardening Plantsmen's Tour - JCRA 2nd Tuesday of Month 1pm - Raleigh Tue May 12, 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
— 8 months away

Plantsmen's Tour

Gardening Plantsmen's Tour - JCRA 2nd Tuesday of Month 1pm - Raleigh Tue Jun 9, 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
— 9 months away

Plantsmen's Tour

Blackberry and Raspberry Information Portal XI International Rubus and Ribes Symposium Thu Jun 18- Sun Jun 21, 2015 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Charlotte NC
— 9 months away

The International Rubus and Ribes Symposium occurs once every 4 years. This is a meeting of scientists and industry people that work with Rubus and Ribes crops. There will be a preconference tour in the Charlotte, NC area and the official symposium will be in Asheville, NC. The last time it was in the US was 1980, 35 years ago. For more information check out the website: http://www.rubusribes2015.com/

Blackberry and Raspberry Information Portal XI International Rubus and Ribes Symposium Sun Jun 21- Thu Jun 25, 2015 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Asheville NC
— 10 months away

The 11th International Rubus and Ribes Symposium, open to those involved in all aspects of production, research, education, and extension on caneberries, currants, and gooseberries, meeting June 21-25, 2015 in Asheville, NC.

Blackberry and Raspberry Information Portal XI Rubus and Ribes Symposium Sun Jun 21- Thu Jun 25, 2015 (All Day Event) — 10 months away
Gardening Plantsmen's Tour - JCRA 2nd Tuesday of Month 1pm - Raleigh Tue Jul 14, 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
— 10 months away

Plantsmen's Tour

Gardening Plantsmen's Tour - JCRA 2nd Tuesday of Month 1pm - Raleigh Tue Aug 11, 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
— 11 months away

Plantsmen's Tour