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Summer Fun 2016
Registration Begins April 18

Registration begins April 18 for all 4-H Summer Fun activities and camps.  See news article posted 3/24 on home page for links to required forms.

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Summer Fun 2016
Registration Begins April 18

Registration begins April 18 for all 4-H Summer Fun activities and camps.  See news article posted 3/24 on home page for links to required forms.

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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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Solar Energy Property
Tax Resources

With a surge in solar power installations across North Carolina, Extension specialists have developed materials to address questions about tax implications, land appraisal and more. Solar Generation Property Taxation Solar and Wind Energy Development Opportunities: Tax Implications

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Food Processing and Manufacturing Initiative

Food Processing and
Manufacturing Initiative

NC food processing and manufacturing initiative feasiblity study released The agricultural resources, industrial capacity and research innovation assets present in North Carolina create opportunities to catalyze development of value-added food processing and manufacturing businesses, according to a joint NC State-NCDA&CS economic feasibity study released Jan. 12. One page summary of the Initiative View the Full Report

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Now hiring . . . popular

  POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Project Coordinator     Organization: North Carolina Community Garden Partners (NCCGP) in collaboration with the North Carolina Public Health Foundation   Location: Home-based, with ability to travel throughout the state MORE » – from   Community Gardens

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Butterflies in Your Backyard popular

New and Improved and even better than before, “Butterflies in Your Backyard” has been updated and  re-released with a beautiful new cover.  Available for free on-line, both as a pdf and, for easy MORE » – from   Gardening

Preparing for Extreme Weather

  Preparing for Extreme Heat Extreme heat events can happen anywhere in the United States. Extreme heat commonly occurs in the summer; however the main season for heat waves may vary regionally. America’s MORE » – from   Community Development

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Smoothies

Smoothies can be a convenient and delicious meal option; plus, they are a great way to increase the amount of fruits and vegetables that you eat. And with the heat of summer just MORE »

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“Egg”-citing Things Happening In 4-H!

Recently, 555 2nd grade students throughout Richmond County public schools participated in the 4-H School Enrichment Curriculum, “Hatching in the Classroom”.  This National 4-H curriculum is a great embryology project sponsored locally by MORE »

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Timing Is Everything With Weeds!

Several Farmers have gotten proactive in pasture and hay management this year.  They have been scouting their fields, bringing in their unknown weeds for identification, and working towards a weed management plan.  Weeds MORE »

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Safe Plates

The CDC estimates that about 1 in 6 Americans get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die from foodborne diseases yearly.  Foodborne illness is caused by harmful bacteria, parasites, viruses, or chemicals in MORE »

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Office Closed - Memorial DayMon May 30 - Mon May 30, 2016 - ALL DAY— 3 days away
Early VotingTue May 31 - Tue May 31, 2016 - ALL DAY— 4 days away
Project Learning Tree K-8 WorkshopThu Jun 16, 2016
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Millstone 4-H Camp, 1296 Mallard Dr, Ellerbe, NC 28338, United States
— 3 weeks away
NC Safe PlatesWed Jun 22 - Mon Jun 27, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
123 Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379, USA
— 4 weeks away
The Basics of Home CanningWed Jul 13, 2016
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
123 Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379, USA
— 2 months away
Water Bath Canning ClassWed Jul 27, 2016
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
123 Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379, USA
— 2 months away
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