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Nutrient Management in Corn

Nitrogen is essential in the production of proteins and chlorophyll. Careful management is critical since N frequently limits crop yields, it is expensive, there are numerous sources and application strategies to chose from, MORE »


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

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 »


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 »


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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VAD MeetingTue Aug 5, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Extension Office Kitchen
— 2 weeks away
Yadkin Farmers Market Board MeetingThu Aug 21, 2014
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Yadkin Farmers Market
— 4 weeks away
ALC MeetingThu Sep 4, 2014
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Where:
Entension Center Kitchen
— 1 month away
Harvest FestivalSat Sep 20, 2014
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Downtown Yadkinville
— 2 months away
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