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State Climate Office
of North Carolina

Our partners at the State Climate Office of North Carolina provide the most accurate climate information to the citizens of our state. Their website includes recent news from their Twitter feed, featured products, quick links, and a map of data from their ECONet weather stations. You can also view data from more than 1,000 Southeastern weather stations on their full CRONOS map or follow their blog.

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State Climate Office
of North Carolina

Our partners at the State Climate Office of North Carolina provide the most accurate climate information to the citizens of our state. Their website includes recent news from their Twitter feed, featured products, quick links, and a map of data from their ECONet weather stations. You can also view data from more than 1,000 Southeastern weather stations on their full CRONOS map or follow their blog.

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Plant Sciences Initiative Study Report

Plant Sciences
Initiative

Plant sciences initiative could spark NC economic growth, study finds A new economic study, released Jan. 12, shows that North Carolina has an opportunity to be the global hub for advanced plant sciences research and for the application of that research to expanding agricultural productivity. One page summary of the Initiative  View the Report

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Soil 101: Introduction
to Soil – Online!

Understanding soil is a basic skill needed by anyone interested in agriculture, environmental science, gardening, natural resource management, and water quality. Traditionally, to gain that skill, a person has had to pay college tuition and spend long hours in a classroom. Now, with the power of the internet at your fingertips, the NC Cooperative Extension Service is bringing a first class Introduction to Soil education to your office, dining room table, or local coffee shop. Learn more about this open online course at http://go.ncsu.edu/introduction-to-soil

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Food Processing and Manufacturing Initiative

Food Processing and
Manufacturing Initiative

NC food processing and manufacturing initiative feasiblity study released The agricultural resources, industrial capacity and research innovation assets present in North Carolina create opportunities to catalyze development of value-added food processing and manufacturing businesses, according to a joint NC State-NCDA&CS economic feasibity study released Jan. 12. One page summary of the Initiative View the Full Report

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Consumer Horticulture

Extension's Gardening Portal at NC State University provides access to a wealth of information, events and resources for gardeners in North Carolina.  Managed by the State Urban Horticulture Specialist and Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agents throughout the state, it is your doorway to guidance about successfully growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers and ornamentals in your landscape.

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Soybean Rust Update popular

Sept. 23, 2016 from Jim Dunphy, Crop Science Extension Specialist (Soybeans) and Lindsey Thiessen, Extension Plant Pathologist Although Asiatic Soybean Rust may be moving up the Mississippi River valley pretty rapidly, it seems MORE » – from   Integrated Pest Management

Improving Integrated Pest Management in Tobacco popular

Our laboratory has recently published a study which measured the differences between our current integrated pest management (IPM) recommendations for tobacco insect management and what growers actually do. This was the topic of Jeremy Slone’s MORE » – from   Entomology

USDA Disaster Resource Center popular

The United States Department of Agriculture Disaster Resource Center offers information to help farmers prepare for disasters.  From drought to Avian Influenza,  and food safety to wildfire, the USDA Disaster Resource Center covers a MORE » – from   NC Disaster Information Center

Yadkin County Cooperative Extension has Moved

The Yadkin County Center of NC Cooperative Extension has moved.  The office is now located in the new Yadkin County Agricultural and Educational Building at 2051 Agricultural Way in Yadkinville.  This is the MORE »

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Yadkin Farmers Market Opens Tuesday, May 3

The 2016 season of the Yadkin Farmers Market will kick off on Tuesday, May 3, 3:00 to 6:00 pm.  The market will not operate on Thursdays this year.  New hours are Tuesdays 3:00-6:00 MORE »

West Yadkin Elementary Needs Your Help

West Yadkin Elementary is collecting plastic 2-liter bottles for a school greenhouse project.  Yadkin County Cooperative Extension has a collection box in place where bottles can be left anytime Monday through Friday, 8:00 MORE »

Statewide Food Drive

In conjunction with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s 30th Annual Small Farms Week, Cooperative Extension Centers across the state are conducting a food drive.  Drop of canned and other non-perishable foods MORE »

Kissing Bugs in NC

Local media reports have raised concerns about kissing bugs and Chagas disease in North Carolina.  For complete information on this insect in North Carolina, read this blog post by NCSU Entomologist, Dr. Matt MORE »

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Piedmont Farm School popular

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
Beautification Committee MeetingTue Oct 11, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Yadkin Extension Center 209 East Elm St. Yadkinville
— 2 weeks away
Project Learning Tree K-8 Professional Development WorkshopFri Oct 14, 2016
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM Where:
Meadowview Middle School, 1282 McKinney Rd, Mt Airy, NC 27030, USA
— 2 weeks away
Beautification Committee MeetingTue Nov 8, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Yadkin Extension Center 209 East Elm St. Yadkinville
— 1 month away
Project Learning Tree Early Childhood WorkshopSat Dec 3, 2016
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
SciWorks, 400 W Hanes Mill Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27105, USA
— 2 months away
Beautification Committee MeetingTue Dec 13, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Yadkin Extension Center 209 East Elm St. Yadkinville
— 2 months away
Beautification Committee MeetingTue Jan 10, 2017
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Yadkin Extension Center 209 East Elm St. Yadkinville
— 3 months away
Beautification Committee MeetingTue Feb 14, 2017
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Yadkin Extension Center 209 East Elm St. Yadkinville
— 5 months away
Beautification Committee MeetingTue Mar 14, 2017
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Yadkin Extension Center 209 East Elm St. Yadkinville
— 5 months away
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