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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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4-H Newsletter,
November-December 2014

Be sure to check out the November-December 2014 issue of "The Green Scene," the Person County 4-H Newsletter! The Green Scene-November December 2014

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Fraser Fir

4-H Wreath Sale

Person County 4-Hers are selling Fraser Fir wreaths for $20 through November 20th.  Be sure to order your wreath today!  Wreaths are 20-24 inches in diameter and are made from North Carolina Christmas Trees.

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Working Arts

The 2015 Working Arts Workshop is offering some new and exciting heritage skills classes. Whether you want to learn a new skill for fun or for income, you’ll have fun while learning. The annual Working Arts Workshop will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, February 18 and 19, 2015 in Roxboro at the Person County Office Building. The inclement weather dates for the program are February 25 and 26. This workshop is for people who want to learn a new craft for fun or those who wish to create products to sell in their crafts business. Choose from the following fun sessions: Chrismons; Basic Knitting; Intermediate Knitting; Crocheting; Rug Hooking; Hand Caning; Bob Ross Oil Painting; Basket making; Cake Decorating; Jewelry Making; and Pine-Needle Basket making. Some classes may be completed in one day while others require two days. The class descriptions and registration form are available online or in person at the Person County Extension Office at 304 South Morgan St., Room 161, Roxboro, NC 27573. The cost to attend the workshop includes a non-refundable registration fee of $10 that covers both days, plus the instructor fee for the workshop(s) you select. The registration form, $10 fee, and the Instructor Fee for your first choice class must be received at the Extension Center in the county in which you reside by January 9, 2015.  This event is sponsored by the NC Cooperative Extension Centers in Alamance, Caswell, Durham, Orange, and Person Counties. Space is limited in all classes so please register early to secure your space.

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Working Arts

The 2015 Working Arts Workshop is offering some new and exciting heritage skills classes. Whether you want to learn a new skill for fun or for income, you’ll have fun while learning. The MORE »

Teen Court Newsletter

Check out our new informational newsletter about the Teen Court program!    NEWSLETTER November MORE »

Tis the Season for Stories 11.20.14

Tis the Season for Stories

The Very Important Parents Program along with the Person County Public Library will be collaborating for a family Literacy night at the  Person County Public Library beginning at 6:30 p.m on November 20. MORE »

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“Dine In” With Us!

For the first annual Family & Consumer Sciences Day, the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences will be asking families to prepare and eat a healthy meal together on December 3rd. This MORE »

Winter Squash

CAROLINA GARDENER Carl Cantaluppi Extension Agent, Agriculture NC Cooperative Extension Granville County Center 919-603-1350 September 25, 2014 2014 Winter Squash There are many types of winter squash that are now being displayed in MORE » – from   Granville County Center

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Lunch N' Learn: Healthy HolidaysThu Nov 20, 2014 Today
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension Services, 304 S Morgan St, Roxboro, NC 27573, United States
— 9 hours ago
Farm Bill MeetingFri Nov 21, 2014
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Where:
Person County Office Building
— 12 hours away
Horsemen's MeetingThu Dec 4, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Person County Office Building
— 2 weeks away
ECA Achievement DayTue Dec 9, 2014
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
304 S Morgan St, Roxboro, NC 27573, USA
— 3 weeks away
4-H Cards and CookiesSat Dec 13, 2014
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
304 S Morgan St, Roxboro, NC 27573, USA
— 3 weeks away
Butner Bull SaleFri Dec 19, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
4200 Cannady Mill Rd, Oxford, NC 27565, USA
— 4 weeks away
4-H Record Books dueMon Jan 12 - Mon Jan 12, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
304 S Morgan St, Roxboro, NC 27573, USA
— 2 months away
Beekeeping School StartsThu Jan 22, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
304 S Morgan St, Roxboro, NC 27573, USA
— 2 months away
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