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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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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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Our partners at the State Climate Office of North Carolina provide the most accurate climate information to the citizens of our state. Their website includes recent news from their Twitter feed, featured products, quick links, and a map of data from their ECONet weather stations. You can also view data from more than 1,000 Southeastern weather stations on their full CRONOS map or follow their blog.

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Consumer Horticulture

Extension's Gardening Portal at NC State University provides access to a wealth of information, events and resources for gardeners in North Carolina.  Managed by the State Urban Horticulture Specialist and Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agents throughout the state, it is your doorway to guidance about successfully growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers and ornamentals in your landscape.

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Saving the Jewels of Summer

I was doing a little tidying up in my garage the other day, and came upon a cache of opened seed packets. I frequently find forgotten seed packets stashed in my garage, a MORE »

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4-H Showmanship Season Starting Soon

4-H youth are busy preparing for the start of the 2016 4-H Farm Credit Showmanship Circuit season. They have been training and clipping their animals for the past month. Many of them get MORE »

Do You Know What Is In Your Food System?

Much of the work being done in your local NC Cooperative Extension Office has to do with our regional food system. Some of us work to help farmers produce fruits and vegetables; others MORE »

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Extension@YourService: Pulses

Lately, the word “pulse” has become a popular buzzword in nutrition. The word “pulse” refers to the edible, dried seeds produced by legume plants such as dried beans, peas, and lentils. Although related, MORE »

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NC Peaches – The Taste of Summer

Incredible as it may seem, it’s already July, and we’re hitting the peak of summer. And summer means peaches. They just taste like summer! I was born in Miami, Florida, and I remember MORE »

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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 online  (PDF version linked), it has wonderful information on North MORE » – from   Gardening

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Beekeepers Field DaySat Aug 27, 2016 Today
8:30 AM - 1:30 PM Where:
123 Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379, USA
— 10 hours ago
Richmond County Agricultural Advisory Board MeetingMon Aug 29, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 2 days away
Local Foods Focus Group Tue Aug 30, 2016
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
123 Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379, USA
— 3 days away
Office Closed for Labor DayMon Sep 5 - Mon Sep 5, 2016 - ALL DAY— 1 week away
Food Preservation Class - Basics of Freezing & DryingFri Sep 9, 2016
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
123 Caroline St., Rockingham, NC
— 2 weeks away
2 hour "V" credit Pesticide TrainingMon Sep 12, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
123 Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379, USA
— 2 weeks away
Beekeeper's Cooking With Honey ContestTue Sep 27, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
123 Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379, USA
— 1 month away
Richmond County BeekeepersTue Oct 18, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
123 Caroline St., Rockingham, NC
— 2 months away
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