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Moore County 4-H
Summer Adventures!

4-H Summer Adventures is a collection of educational workshops, field trips, and hands-on activities designed to give youth positive learning opportunities and focuses on developing life skills.  These programs are sponsored by 4-H, the youth development program of the Moore County Center for North Carolina Cooperative Extension.  Participants do not have to be current 4-H members to participate in 4-H Summer Adventures! This year, we have some new and exciting opportunities including a trip to Washington, D.C.!  Please review the 2016 Moore County 4-H Summer Adventures Brochure to get more information about each opportunity and to learn how to register your child(ren).

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2016 Master Gardener
Class

The Moore County Center of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service will hold Extension Master Gardener training at the Agricultural Center in Carthage, on Tuesday and Thursday mornings beginning Tuesday, September 13. The 40 hours of classes cover practical aspects of gardening and landscaping. We emphasize sustainable and organic methods of gardening. Those who take the class are expected to donate 20 hours of volunteer service in the youth gardening programs or client “helpline” duty, and an additional 20 hours in other Extension horticulture programs. There is a $150 fee for training materials for those accepted into the program. Application and Syllabus

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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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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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Figure 2. Intermediate Ca deficiency symptoms.  Note the yellowing on the leaf margin.
©2016 Forensic Floriculture

From the Field-Agronomy Notes

Tobacco Research Update: Calcium Deficiency of Tobacco In this tobacco research update, we highlight the symptoms of calcium deficiency.  These images are part of a project supported by the North Carolina Tobacco Foundation to MORE » – from   Tobacco Growers Information

Figure 2. The symptoms of sulfur deficiency can be seen moving up the plant from the center foliage. This may help one in distinguishing between sulfur deficiency and nitrogen deficiency, which occurs first on the lower foliage.
©2016 Forensic Floriculture

From the Field-Agronomy Notes popular

Tobacco Research Update: Sulfur Deficiency of Tobacco In this tobacco research update, we highlight the symptoms of sulfur deficiency.  These images are part of a project supported by the North Carolina Tobacco Foundation to MORE » – from   Tobacco Growers Information

Rabies Warning in Moore County

The rabies virus is present in the wildlife population in our region.  In the past two months, four foxes have tested positive for the virus in the Carthage and Pinehurst areas.  Wildlife known MORE »

2016 Moore County 4-H Summer Adventures!

4-H Summer Adventures is a collection of educational workshops, field trips, and hands-on activities designed to give youth positive learning opportunities which focus on developing life skills.  These programs are sponsored by 4-H, MORE »

New 4-H Scholarship Available!

The South Central District 4-H Volunteer Leaders’ Association will offer two college scholarships in the amount of $300 to active 4-H youth in the South Central District.  The completed application is due Friday, MORE »

Peach Production 101

Peach Pruning and Planting Demonstration 1 pm – 4 pm Monday, January 25, 2016 Sandhills Research Station, 2148 Windblow Road, Jackson Springs, NC.  Free & Open to Public. NC Peach Society Annual Meeting MORE »

Chicken

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Preparedness

Moore County Cooperative Extension will host a Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Preparedness meeting on October 5th at 6:30 pm.  The meeting will feature up-to-date information on Avian Influenza, biosecurity and small flock registration.  MORE »

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Working Forest Summit for North Carolina Landowners

Whether you have forestland already, or considering how to better utilize your land, this Conference will provide valuable information to help you manage your most  important asset. For more information, or to pre-register: MORE »

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Multi-County 4-H Master Volunteer ACE CollegeSat Aug 27, 2016 Today
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension Services, 301 E Mountain Dr # 140, Fayetteville, NC 28306, United States
— 4 hours ago
Project Learning Tree K-8 WorkshopSat Aug 27, 2016 Today
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
Agapé Center for Environmental Education, 1369 Tyler Dewar Ln, Fuquay Varina, NC 27526, United States
— 4 hours ago
Forest Management Planning for Minority and Small LandownersTue Sep 6, 2016
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Moore County Agriculture Center
— 1 week away
Moore County 4-H Livestock ShowSat Sep 17 - Sat Sep 17, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Moore County Fairgrounds
— 3 weeks away
Multi-County 4-H Master Volunteer RevolutionMon Sep 19, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Moore County Co-Op Ext, 707 Pinehurst Ave, Carthage, NC 28327, United States
— 3 weeks away
Fall Pasture Management WorkshopTue Sep 20, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
208 Bernard Purvis Rd, Bennett, NC 27208, USA
— 3 weeks away
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