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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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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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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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2014 Farm City
Banquet

2014 Farm-City Banquet Monday November 17, 2014 at 6:30pm Catered by Jordan's Catering and Entertainment provided by the Crawley Creek Bluegrass Band Seating is limited! Please call the extension office to purchase your tickets or see a member of the Advisory Committee. For more info (910) 947-3188 or bccarter@ncsu.edu.

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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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Treating Loopers in Soybeans

Looper numbers have really picked up this week in soybeans.  Loopers are migratory pests that sometimes show up late season and eat leaves, but not pods or seeds.  Remember that the threshold for MORE » – from   Soybeans

Pastured Egg Production Field Day popular

North Carolina State University and North Carolina Cooperative Extension will conduct a Pastured Egg Production Field Day from 8:00 am-3:00 pm on Wednesday, September 24 at the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) in Goldsboro, NC. Topics: MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

Pawpaw Orchard Show & Tell popular

Chatham County Cooperative Extension has organized a Pawpaw Orchard Show & Tell for Monday, September 8, 2014 at Full of Life Farms outside of Pittsboro. We will visit grower Wynn Dinnsen’s orchard where he grows over MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

Farm School Summit August 28 popular

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 popular

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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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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EVENTS View All
4-H Health Certificate ClinicThu Sep 4, 2014
2:00 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
Moore County Agricultural Center Carthage, NC
— 3 days away
Moore County Cattleman's MeetingThu Sep 4, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Moore County Agricultural Center Carthage, NC
— 3 days away
Project Learning Tree PreK-8 WorkshopSat Sep 6, 2014
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
1369 Tyler Dewar Ln, Fuquay Varina, NC 27526, USA
— 4 days away
Lee County Youth Broiler ShowTue Sep 9, 2014
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Lee County Fairgrounds Sanford, NC
— 1 week 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 weeks away
Project Learning Tree: Southeastern Forests and Climate ChangeFri Sep 19, 2014
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
4756 Caraway Mountain Rd, Sophia, NC 27350, USA
— 2 weeks away
Moore County Agricultural Fair Wed Sep 24, 2014 @ 3:00 PM -
Sat Sep 27, 2014 @ 9:00 PM Where:
Moore County Agricultural Fair, 3661 U.S. 15, Carthage, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away
Moore County Cattleman's Meeting Thu Oct 2, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Moore County Agricultural Center Carthage, NC
— 1 month away
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