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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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Join Madison County
4-H!

Interested in joining Madison County 4-H? We have many opportunities for youth ages 5-19. Clubs, special events, presentations, project records, community service, friends, and fun are just the icing on the cake. Please call Eve Kindley or Vickie Burick at (828) 649-2411 to learn how you can be part of this great organization. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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Horticulture
InfoSearches Provide Answers!

Looking for answers to fruit, vegetable, weed or floriculture questions? The NC State University Department of Horticulture invites you to try their powerful, but focused search engines designed to provide answers from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites and NC State University, and archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s).  Use these search engines for all of your fruit, vegetable, weed and floriculture questions. Floriculture InfoSearch Fruit InfoSearch Vegetable InfoSearch Weed InfoSearch

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CALS has an App For
That!

Trying to grow grass? Tackling stubborn weeds? CALS has an app for that! North Carolina State University Lawn Care App is a free download on iTunes.

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Floriculture
InfoSearch

Floriculture InfoSearch is a powerful, but focused search engine designed to bring you floriculture information from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites, NC State University, and the American Floral Endowment Floriculture Archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s). Use this search engine for all of your floriculture questions. http://floricultureinfosearch.ces.ncsu.edu/

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4-H summer Programs

2014 Madison County 4-H Summer Camps Rise & Shine Cloverbud 4-H Camp: June 16-19, 2014 (ages 5-8, 9am-noon)  $25.00 Do you like games, friends, crafts, songs and more?! If so, please come join MORE »

WNC Medicinal Herb Club Meets March 18th

The next meeting of the WNC Herb Club will address a number of issues specific to preparing land and successfully establishing field-grown herbs. Learn how to conduct a proper soil test and interpret MORE »

4-H Presentations & Madison 4-H County Council Meeting

Join us for our 4-H Presentation Workshop & County Council meeting, scheduled for Saturday, February 1, 2014 (Registration required). The Presentation Workshop will be held from 1:30-3:30pm, Saturday February 1st, at the Madison MORE »

Barns of Madison County

Did you know that there are over 10,000 barns in Madison County?  When considering the fact that farming was the number one industry in Madison County for the majority of it’s history, it MORE »

Eat Smart Move More Weigh Less

Three month weight loss program held at the Madison County Extension Center. Contact Sue Estridge for more info at 828-649-2411 or MORE »

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Pesticide SchoolTue May 27, 2014
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM— 1 month away
Pesticide SchoolWed May 28, 2014
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM— 1 month away
Commercial Pesticide ExamsWed May 28, 2014
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM— 1 month away
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