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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

Extension is Planning
for Another Century of Success.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model and chart a course through choppy economic waters. NCCES has seen recurring budget cuts of $20 million since 2000, resulting in the loss of roughly 90 positions over the past four years.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

Extension is Planning
for Another Century of Success.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model and chart a course through choppy economic waters. NCCES has seen recurring budget cuts of $20 million since 2000, resulting in the loss of roughly 90 positions over the past four years.

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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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Horticulture
InfoSearches Provide Answers!

Looking for answers to fruit, vegetable, weed or floriculture questions? The NC State University Department of Horticulture invites you to try their powerful, but focused search engines designed to provide answers from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites and NC State University, and archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s).  Use these search engines for all of your fruit, vegetable, weed and floriculture questions. Floriculture InfoSearch Fruit InfoSearch Vegetable InfoSearch Weed InfoSearch

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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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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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EEE and WNV Warning for Horse Owners

Recent heavy rains across the state have supplied favorable conditions for mosquito breeding which provides increased chance for Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis (EEE) and West Nile Virus (WNV). Horse owners are encouraged to vaccinate MORE »

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Piedmont Regional Goat and Sheep Producer Training Mon May 5, 2014
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
South Central District Horse ShowSat May 17, 2014 @ 8:00 AM -
Sun May 18, 2014 @ 5:00 PM Where:
Why Not An American Ark, Charlie Williams Road, Monroe, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away
NC Jr Beef Round-UpSat May 31, 2014 @ 7:00 AM -
Sun Jun 1, 2014 @ 7:00 PM Where:
NC State Fair Grounds, Raleigh, NC, United States
— 1 month away
Cattle Field DaySat May 31, 2014
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Horse Creek Farm 8975 NC Hwy 705, Eagle Springs, NC 27242
— 1 month away
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