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Thank you for your interest in Moore County Cooperative Extension programs.  Please click the "Sign Me Up" button below to browse and choose program areas of interest. SIGN ME UP! Take a look at our past Moore County Cooperative Extension Newsletters: August 2016 July 2016 May 2016 April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 Take a look at our past Moore County 4-H Youth Development Newsletters: September 2016 August 2016

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Thank you for your interest in Moore County Cooperative Extension programs.  Please click the "Sign Me Up" button below to browse and choose program areas of interest. SIGN ME UP! Take a look at our past Moore County Cooperative Extension Newsletters: August 2016 July 2016 May 2016 April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 Take a look at our past Moore County 4-H Youth Development Newsletters: September 2016 August 2016

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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 Pumpkin
Growers

Click HERE for a list of Moore County Pumpkin Growers.

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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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©2016 Forensic Floriculture

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Tobacco Research Update: Magnesium Deficiency of Tobacco In this tobacco research update, we highlight the symptoms of magnesium 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 »

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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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EVENTS View All
Moore County FairTue Sep 27 - Sat Oct 1, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
3699 US-15, Carthage, NC 28327, USA
— Tomorrow
National 4-H WeekSun Oct 2 - Sat Oct 8, 2016 - ALL DAY— 6 days away
National Youth Science Day - Moore County EditionSat Oct 15, 2016
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Moore County Co-Op Ext, 707 Pinehurst Ave, Carthage, NC 28327, USA
— 3 weeks away
South Central District 4-H Volunteer Leaders' Fall DaySat Nov 5, 2016
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Catawba County Co-Op Extension, 1175 S Brady Ave # 2, Newton, NC 28658, USA
— 1 month away
State 4-H Council ConferenceSat Nov 19, 2016 @ 10:30 AM -
Sun Nov 20, 2016 @ 12:30 PM Where:
Raleigh, NC, USA
— 2 months away
4-H Project Record Book WorkshopSat Dec 3, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Moore County Co-Op Ext, 707 Pinehurst Ave, Carthage, NC 28327, USA
— 2 months away
Moore County 4-H Project Record Books DueTue Jan 3, 2017
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Moore County Co-Op Ext, 707 Pinehurst Ave, Carthage, NC 28327, USA
— 3 months away
South Central District 4-H Horse BowlSat Jan 28 - Sat Jan 28, 2017 - ALL DAY Where:
Union County Co-Op Ext, 3230 Presson Rd # D, Monroe, NC 28112, USA
— 4 months away
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