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Advanced NC Farm
School Class Offered in Richmond County March 31st

Sign up today for the March 31st advanced Farm School class today by going to https://ncfsadvanced16.eventbrite.com or calling Extension at 997-8255.

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Advanced NC Farm
School Class Offered in Richmond County March 31st

Sign up today for the March 31st advanced Farm School class today by going to https://ncfsadvanced16.eventbrite.com or calling Extension at 997-8255.

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Muscadine Grape
Pruning Workshop February 13

Free Muscadine Pruning Demo, Saturday, February 13th from 10am to 12pm at Bynum Farm and Peach Orchard (from Rockingham, take Hwy 220N/I-74 15 miles; take exit 33 to Hwy 73; right on 73 continue North approx. 2 miles; orchard will be on right.)

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Wild Foods Cooking
Contest March 1, 2016

2016 Sponsors: Sandhills Rod & Gun,  Cooperative Extension and Martha Faye Crafters Club (formerly ECA.)[/caption] Please call the Extension office at 997-8255 to register your entry by Monday, February 29. Please click on information below for complete entry/event details!

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Volunteer With
4-H!

Call our office at 910.997.8255  for details on how you may make a difference in the youth of our community as a 4-H Volunteer!

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Brazilian Study Tour

While everyone in Richmond County was fighting snow and ice and enjoying snow days off, I was embarking on a lifetime opportunity on the other side of the world in Brazil with 84-degree MORE »

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New Video: Gardening When Deer Live Nearby

Enjoy this excellent new 20 minute video on strategies for coexisting with deer in the landscape. Lois Chatham and Sara Haigh, Extension Master Gardener Volunteers in Dare County,  identify deer resistant plants and strategies to keep deer MORE » – from   Gardening

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New Video on Gardening on The Outer Banks

Check out this outstanding new video by Extension Master Gardener Volunteers in Dare County! Kudos to Shannon Brooks and her whole team, especially EMGV Barbara Koeblin, the media talent for this 23 minute episode MORE » – from   Gardening

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Racial Equity in Farm to School Workshops

One-day workshops on Racial Equity in Farm to School workshops: at the intersections of food, farms, and education Training led by dRWorks and CEF Offer by FoodCorps NC, co-hosted by NC4H and CEFS Registration: https://testruefood.wufoo.com/forms/racial-equity-in-farm-to-school/ MORE » – from   Local Food

Farmers Market Perfect for Micro-Entrepreneurs

The number of farmers’ markets in the United States surged in the past five years, but growth is slowing as every municipality from large cities to very small towns have established a market. MORE »

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February, the Month For Hearts

Often times when the words “February” and “heart” are mentioned, thoughts of Valentine’s Day may surface. However, February is considered American Heart Month to help raise awareness of your own heart’s health. Heart MORE »

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Liming Your Soil and Soil pH

If you are a gardener – growing roses, a lush green lawn, or a vegetable garden – you have probably heard the admonition to “lime your soil” to raise the soil pH. What MORE »

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Fun In the Sun With 4-H Summer Camps

As the frost is clearing from the yards, all I can think about is how ready I am for summertime. Richmond County 4-H has so many great opportunities during the summer months! In MORE »

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EVENTS View All
GROW WorkshopFri Feb 12, 2016 Today
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM Where:
123 Caroline St., Rockingham, NC
— 8 hours ago
Muscadine Pruning WorkshopSat Feb 13, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Bynum Farm & Peach Orchard, Hwy 73, Windblow, NC
— 18 hours away
Rockingham Downtown CorporationTue Feb 16, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM— 4 days away
Richmond County BeekeepersTue Feb 23, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 2 weeks away
NC Made FurnitureThu Feb 25, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM— 2 weeks away
2016 Wild Foods Cooking ContestTue Mar 1, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
First Presbyterian Church, 133 W. Ballard, Ellerbe, NC 28338
— 3 weeks away
Voting Site at Ag Services CenterThu Mar 3 - Thu Mar 3, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Ag Services Center
— 3 weeks away
Voting Site at Ag Services CenterFri Mar 4 - Fri Mar 4, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Ag Services Center
— 3 weeks away
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