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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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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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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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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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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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4-H Holiday Wreath Sale Is Here!

The biggest fundraiser to benefit Madison County 4-H members is underway! Holiday wreaths, candle holders, and traditional kissing balls are designed with fresh local greenery and add a festive flare to any home! MORE »

Sales Tax Exemption Changes

There are some upcoming changes to sales tax exemption regulation for farmers. Most farmers currently hold an “Agriculture Exemption” certificate from the NC Department of Revenue (NC DOR) that exempts them from paying MORE »

Downy Mildew Reported

From Dr. Quesada: Cucurbit downy mildew was reported today (June 9, 2014) in a commercial cucumber field in Duplin County, North Carolina and confirmed by the Quesada Lab at NC State University. All 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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Certified Turfgrass Short CourseFri Jan 23, 2015
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
Asheville School, 360 Asheville School Rd, Asheville, NC 28806, United States
— 1 month away
NCFGC MWCThu Jan 29, 2015
12:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Western North Carolina Regional Livestock Center, Stock Dr., Canton, NC
— 1 month away
Certified Turfgrass Short CourseFri Jan 30, 2015
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
Asheville School, 360 Asheville School Rd, Asheville, NC 28806, United States
— 1 month away
Certified Turfgrass Short CourseFri Feb 6, 2015
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
Asheville School, 360 Asheville School Rd, Asheville, NC 28806, United States
— 2 months away
Certified Turfgrass Short CourseFri Feb 13, 2015
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
Asheville School, 360 Asheville School Rd, Asheville, NC 28806, United States
— 2 months away
Certified Turfgrass Short CourseFri Feb 20, 2015
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
Asheville School, 360 Asheville School Rd, Asheville, NC 28806, United States
— 2 months away
WNC Turfgrass ConferenceTue Mar 24, 2015
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
WNC Agriculture Center, 1301 Fanning Bridge Road, Fletcher, NC 28732, United States
— 3 months away
Commercial Pesticide SchoolTue Apr 14, 2015
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM— 4 months away
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