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Shiitake mushrooms

Mushroom workshops
upcoming

These workshops will show you how to earn income from hardwood forests, growing shiitake mushrooms.

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Shiitake mushrooms

Mushroom workshops
upcoming

These workshops will show you how to earn income from hardwood forests, growing shiitake mushrooms.

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Find your Soil Test
Report!

Soil test reports are now sent electronically! Click here to Find Soil Report! If you need assistance retrieving or interpreting your report please contact the office!

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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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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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Views from the Field

The video series “Views from the Field” interviews three different strawberry growers in North Carolina who have experience using soil management practices like crop rotation, cover crops and compost to improve soil health.  MORE » – from   Strawberry Growers Information

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Meet the Tomato Bug! popular

I got a call from a Chatham County greenhouse tomato grower recently about an insect flying around that they had never seen. I visited the greenhouse and saw many tiny insects moving around the MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

Farm School for Vets

The Farm School for Veterans is a six session educational program to equip military families to plan and implement a sustainable and diversified small farm. The school offers three classroom seminars, designed to MORE »

NC Horse Blog popular

Check out the NC Horse Blog with articles on management, nutrition and forages, health care and diseases, reproduction/breeding/foaling, and other topics every week!  The blog can be MORE »

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Choosing the right blanket for your horse!

With cooler weather quickly approaching and talk of a long winter it’s time to begin looking at getting the blankets out or purchasing new ones for your horses! Remember when considering the type MORE »

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Moore County 4H Heifer and Goat Show a Success!

More than 50 North Carolina youth from across numerous counties traveled to the Moore County Agricultural Fair Grounds in Carthage on September 13th to compete in the Moore County Farm Credit Livestock Circuit MORE »

Farm School Summit August 28

Considering starting a small farm venture? Want to learn more about sustainable farming methods, small scale livestock and produce ventures? Can I earn income on limited acreage? Perhaps the Farm School Summit is MORE »

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Moore County will offer Extension Master Gardener class at the Agricultural Center in Carthage, on Tuesday and Thursday mornings beginning Tuesday, September 23, and ending Tuesday, November 18. The 40 hour training covers MORE »

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4-H Science AdventuresMon Jul 6 - Wed Jul 8, 2015 - ALL DAY— 6 days away
Sustainable Forestry Teachers' Academy - PiedmontTue Jul 7 - Fri Jul 10, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Asheboro, NC, USA
— 7 days away
4-H Day Camp at MillstoneMon Jul 13 - Fri Jul 17, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Millstone 4-H Camp, 1040 Mallard Drive, Ellerbe, NC 28338, United States
— 2 weeks away
4-H CongressSat Jul 18 - Tue Jul 21, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, United States
— 3 weeks away
Kitchen KidMon Jul 27, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Moore County Co-Op Ext, 707 Pinehurst Avenue, Carthage, NC 28327, United States
— 4 weeks away
All Fun & GamesTue Jul 28, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Moore County Co-Op Ext, 707 Pinehurst Avenue, Carthage, NC 28327, United States
— 4 weeks away
Cloverbud Overnight Camp @ Millstone 4-H CampWed Jul 29 - Fri Jul 31, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Millstone 4-H Camp, 1040 Mallard Drive, Ellerbe, NC 28338, United States
— 4 weeks away
Moore County Internship Academy Thu Jul 30 - Fri Aug 7, 2015 - ALL DAY— 4 weeks away
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