Celebrate 100 Years of Extension

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

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

NC Cooperative Extension Centennial Chowan County Extension Centennial Celebration Booth Tue Sep 23- Sun Sep 28, 2014 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Chowan County Regional Fair, 1317 W Queen St Exd, Edenton, NC, United States
— 6 hours away

Visit the Chowan County Extension Centennial Celebration Booth at the Chowan County Regional Fair. Celebrating 100 Years of Extension in Chowan County!

Richmond County Center Beekeepers - Cooking With Honey Contest Tue Sep 23, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM — Tomorrow
Local Food Pastured Egg Production Field Day Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM — 2 days away

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 Cherry Research Farm in Goldsboro, NC.

Topics:
· Paddock Stocking Density and Egg Safety Impacts
· Integrated: From Meat to Eggs and Back Again
· Nutrition: What Can I Feed the Chickens that I Can Raise Myself?
· Processing: Home Processing and Regulations
· Biosecurity: Why Is it Important to Small Producers?
· Small Flocks: Fencing and Predator Prevention
· Tour of Small Farm Organic Unit

Cost of the field day is $35 and includes lunch. The registration deadline is September 10.

For more information and to download a registration form, visit Cooperative Extension's Growing Small Farms website at:
http://go.ncsu.edu/egg-field-day

Community Development Webinar Wed Sep 24, 2014 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM — 2 days 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.

Richmond County Center Sandhills Scouting Clinic: X credit training Wed Sep 24, 2014 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 149 McIntosh Road, Carthage, NC 28327
— 2 days away


Location: 272 Ring Road, Carthage (Secondary)

Pesticide Credits applied for: 2 hours NODX

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

Local Food Agriculture Equipment Demonstration Day Wed Oct 1, 2014 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Southern Appalachian Highland Conservancy Community Farm, Alexander, NC
— 1 week away

Agricultural Equipment Demo
Our Community Farm in Alexander, NC
Date: October 1
Time: 3:00 - 6:00 pm
SAHC will host a demonstration session at our Community Farm featuring equipment available for rent from the Buncombe County Soil & Water District and Buncombe Cooperative Extension Service. Accessible for local farmers at a minimal cost, this equipment can result in higher farm profits by increasing efficiency and land productivity.

Demo equipment will include: a GrassWorks Weed Wiper, which can be towed behind a tractor or all-terrain vehicle to 'wipe' herbicides selectively across pastures and hay fields without damaging the grass; a ShaverPost Driver to install fencing at lower costs; a Raised Bed Mulch Layer, designed to make a raised bed, lay plastic mulch, and drip irrigation in one pass; and a Water Wheel Transplanter, which can plant bare roots, pots or plugs and can carry up to 25 trays.

This event is free & open to the public, but registration is required. Please RSVP to the Buncombe County Cooperative Extension office by contacting Meghan Baker, meghan_baker@ncsu.edu, or Ethan Henderson, ethan_henderson@ncsu.edu.

on 2 calendars GROW workshop (Laurinburg) Sat Oct 4 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Partners In Ministry, Laurinburg, NC
— 2 weeks away

Community garden workshop.
Details here: http://www.nccgp.org/about/project_program_detail/grow-workshops

Richmond County Center Robeson County Livestock Show Sat Oct 4 (All Day Event) — 2 weeks 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
— 2 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 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
— 2 weeks 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
— 2 weeks 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

Blackberry and Raspberry Information Portal Blackberry On-Farm Field Day Fri Oct 10, 2014 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Kildeer Farms, 300 Goforth Rd., Kings Mountain, NC 28086
— 3 weeks away

Agenda:
1:00 to 1:15…Registration
1:15 to 1:30…Welcome from Ervin Lineberger, Killdeer Farms
1:30 to 2:00…Spotted Wing Drosophila (Lauren Diepenbrock & Katie Swoboda, NCSU)
2:00 to 2:30…Hand-washing stations and mobile cooling unit (Daniel Shires, NCCE)
2:30 to 3:00…New Herbicides (Wayne Mitchem, NCSU)
3:00 to 3:30…Disease vs Virus (Andy Rollins, Clemson Extension)

See News section or attachment for more details.
Contact Daniel_Shires@ncsu.edu for more information

on 2 calendars GROW workshop (Hickory) Sat Oct 11 (All Day Event) — 3 weeks away

Community garden workshop.
Details here: http://www.nccgp.org/about/project_program_detail/grow-workshops

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.
— 3 weeks 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
— 3 weeks 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
— 3 weeks 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
— 4 weeks away
on 2 calendars GROW workshop (New Bern) Sat Oct 18 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension New Bern, NC, USA
— 4 weeks away

Community garden workshop.
Details here: http://www.nccgp.org/about/project_program_detail/grow-workshops

on 2 calendars NC Community Garden Conference Sat Oct 25 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Sherrill Center, Mountain View Room, UNC - Asheville, NC
— 1 month away

Details here as they become available.
http://www.nccgp.org/events/detail/nccgp-growing-garden-connections

Community Development NC Rural Center Assembly Thu Oct 30 (All Day Event) — 1 month away

http://ncruralcenter.org/

Community Development Pre application due for CREATING NEW ECONOMIES FUND Tue Nov 4 (All Day Event) — 1 month away

Email application to kmarks@conservationfund.org

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

on 2 calendars GROW workshop (Whitakers) Sat Dec 6 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Whitakers, NC, USA
— 2 months away

Details here
http://www.nccgp.org/about/project_program_detail/grow-workshops

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 Pre-Confernece Tour 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
— 9 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.

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

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

Plantsmen's Tour