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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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HORSE MANAGEMENT TIPS

Start hunting hay for the upcoming winter months. Make contacts and find the hay that you feel is the best buy and meets your horse’s nutritional needs. Many producers are getting ready to MORE »

Yadkin Farmers Market Opening May 6 popular

The Yadkin Farmers Market will open for the 2014 season on Tuesday, May 6 from 4:00-6:30pm and will continue on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:00-6:30pm, and on Saturdays, 9am-Noon, through October 11. The market MORE »

Affordable Care Act Sessions

Did you know that the uninsured rate for farmers is approximately 30% and 50% for loggers? This coupled with the fact that these individuals work in the most dangerous occupations in our state MORE »

Pets and Health

The American Health Association published research on the latest evidence that pets are good for health. Research found associations between pet ownership and lower blood pressure,heart rate, and blood cholesterol. Dog owners get MORE »

National Radon Action Month

January is the National Radon Action Month to bring awareness of the importance of testing your home for the possibility of the presence of radon. What is radon and why should we be MORE »

BACKYARD POULTRY WINTER TIPS

Winter can be a very tough time for backyard poultry flocks. Cold temperatures, less sunlight, the need for increased nutrition and plenty of water. To help your backyard buddies better tolerate the cold MORE »

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Piedmont Farm School

The Piedmont Farm School is a 7-month educational program that trains beginning and transitioning farmers with a strong commitment to operate successful small-scale, sustainable farms.  The school offers seven business-planning seminars, which will MORE » – from   Forsyth County Center

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EVENTS View All
CATTLE PRODUCERS MEETINGThu Apr 17, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
CENTER COMMUNITY BUILDING IN MOCKSVILLE
— 7 hours ago
Ag Awareness DayWed Apr 30, 2014
8:45 AM - 1:30 PM Where:
Lone Hickory Indoor Arena, Bethel Church Road, Yadkinville, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
Spring Litter SweepSat May 3, 2014
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Meet at County Parking Lot
— 2 weeks away
Yadkin County Farmer's MarketTue May 6, 2014
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Tennessee Street, Yadkinville, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away
Commercial Pesticide Training - 2 Credit HoursWed May 14, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Board of Commissioners Meeting Room at 217 E. Willow St. Yadkinville, NC
— 4 weeks away
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