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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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Growing Fruits

Growing Fruits Growing fruits can be very rewarding if they are cared for properly. If fruit trees, shrubs, or vines are neglected it can be hard to get the plants and trees in MORE » – from   Rowan County Center

A farmer growing lettuce in a raised bed under a hightunnel

Methods for Gardening

Methods for Gardening Gardening is a great past time, and many people just love to play in the soil. Because of hectic schedules or limited property, I receive many questions on gardening in MORE » – from   Rowan County Center

A mixture of lettuces being grown and ready for harvest

Spring

Spring Spring is in full swing and with that starts the questions of farmers’ markets, gardening, and the general outdoors. Being a local food agent, I am privy to all of those details. MORE » – from   Rowan County Center

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Farming

Farming Farming is one of the best jobs a person can have; it is also one of the most difficult, demanding, and least thanked professions. Farming used to be the top occupation in MORE » – from   Rowan County Center

Cooking with Courtney

Cooking with Courtney – Third Show

Courtney Swain, Family & Consumer Science Extension Agent, is featured on the new “Cooking with Courtney” a joint venture between NC Cooperative Extension-Stanly County Center and Stanly Community College. The short You Tube video is MORE » – from   Stanly County Center

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Soil Sampling Kits Available M-FWed Apr 16, 2014 Today
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
N.C. Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, NC 28027
— 7 hours ago
Cook Smart Eat SmartWed Apr 16, 2014 Today
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM— 3 hours ago
Servsafe-Serving Safe FoodWed Apr 16, 2014 Today
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
McSwain Extension Education and Agriculture Center
— 29 minutes ago
Oil & Gas leases seminarWed Apr 16, 2014 Today
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
McSwain Extension Education Center
— 3 hours away
4-H: Visit the Barn Bums Horse Speciality ClubWed Apr 16, 2014 Today
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Circle K Arena, 7860 Gold Hill Road, Concord, NC 28025
— 4 hours away
ECA South Central District Day - Stanly County HostingThu Apr 17 - Thu Apr 17, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
26032 Newt Road, Albemarle, NC, United States
— 9 hours away
Extension Master Gardener TrainingThu Apr 17, 2014
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM— 18 hours away
Food Council WebinarThu Apr 17, 2014
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM— 21 hours away
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