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NC Disaster
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Get updates on disaster preparedness and recovery information related to severe weather and natural disasters.

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NC Disaster
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Get updates on disaster preparedness and recovery information related to severe weather and natural disasters.

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Moore County Farmers
Markets

Enjoy fresh and homegrown fruits, vegetables and meats at the Moore County Farmers Markets.  Take home fresh flowers, crafts and freshly baked breads and pastries.  Support your local community and make new friends!  See you there! Markets open mid-April.  http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/All-Farmers-Mkts-Card-20131.doc

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Moore County Farmers
Markets

The Moore County Farmers Markets are now open!  Locations and hours for the farmers markets can be found here. Farmers Markets Schedule

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Soil 101: Introduction
to Soil – Online!

Understanding soil is a basic skill needed by anyone interested in agriculture, environmental science, gardening, natural resource management, and water quality. Traditionally, to gain that skill, a person has had to pay college tuition and spend long hours in a classroom. Now, with the power of the internet at your fingertips, the NC Cooperative Extension Service is bringing a first class Introduction to Soil education to your office, dining room table, or local coffee shop. Learn more about this open online course at http://go.ncsu.edu/introduction-to-soil

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Where are all the butterflies? popular

Today I saw my first eastern tiger swallowtail butterfly of the year in my pollinator garden in Pittsboro, and it’s mid-July! Last week I saw my first black swallowtail. Earlier in the spring I MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

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Hoof Trimming in Goats

Trimming your goats’ hooves is a task that can be easily learned, however, the challenging part is committing to following a timely schedule for trimming. Many foot and leg issues arise from the MORE »

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Horse Comfort During Cold Weather

Written by Dr. Mike Yoder, NCSU Equine Specialist The Christmas song, Baby it’s Cold Outside, made famous by Lee Ann Womack with Harry Connick, Jr., pretty well describes the 2013 winter to date.  MORE »

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Livestock Survey/ Mailing List Update

Attached you will find a form that is asking for your feedback! It was sent in the Livestock Newsletter however if you did not recieve it please forgive us as we are working MORE »

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Extension Offers Expert Advice

Area residents now have the expertise of all of the nation’s land-grant universities at their fingertips, thanks to a new web tool offered by the Moore County Center of NC Cooperative Extension. With MORE »

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Livestock News November/ December 2013

For the latest edition of Moore County Livestock News please click here: Livestock News November December 2013 If you would like to be added to our mailing list or email list please contact MORE »

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4-H South Central District Showmanship Clinic Wed Jul 23, 2014 Today
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Blinson Herford Farm Buies Creek, NC
— 5 hours away
Beef BBQ Boot CampFri Jul 25, 2014
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM— 2 days away
Southern Region 4-H Horse Championships Mon Jul 28, 2014 @ 10:00 AM -
Sat Aug 2, 2014 @ 11:00 AM Where:
James B Hunt Horse Complex, Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC, United States
— 5 days away
Youth Beef Industry TourSun Aug 3, 2014 @ 10:00 AM -
Wed Aug 6, 2014 @ 11:00 AM Where:
Across the State
— 2 weeks away
Youth Amazing Grazing DaySat Aug 9, 2014
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
NCSU Beef Unit
— 2 weeks away
Western NC Showmanship ClinicSat Aug 9, 2014
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Mountain State Fair Grounds
— 2 weeks away
Tri- State Beef ConferenceTue Aug 12, 2014
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Washington County Fairgrounds, Fairground Drive, Abingdon, VA, United States
— 3 weeks away
Moore County 4-H Heifer and Goat ShowSat Sep 13, 2014
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Travis Farm West End, NC
— 2 months away
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