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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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"The Green Scene" 4-H
Newsletter, March-April 2014

Be sure to check out the Person County 4-H happenings in the most recent issue of "The Green Scene!"  We even have a few contributions from our 4-Hers and volunteers! The Green Scene, March-April 2014

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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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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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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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Screen Free Week

Screen Free Week is coming May 5th through May 11th. Do you have plans to turn off your television and get moving? Screen-Free Week encourages children and adults to watch less television and play MORE »

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FREE Soil Samples

The Person County Cooperative Extension Service offers soil testing through the NC Department of Agriculture. Simply bring a sample of your soil to be sent off in a small box, complete the soil MORE »

Voluntary Agricultural District

To apply to join the Person County Voluntary Agricultural District, please complete and submit application form back to our Extension MORE »

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Person County Farmers Market OpensSat Apr 19, 2014
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Market on Madison Boulevard
— 15 hours away
Community Resource FairTue Apr 22, 2014
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Person County Farmers Market, 601 North Madison Boulevard, Roxboro, NC, United States
— 4 days away
Living Healthy with DiabetesWed May 7, 2014
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Person County Health Department, South Madison Boulevard, Roxboro, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away
Living Healthy with DiabetesWed May 14, 2014
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Person County Health Department, South Madison Boulevard, Roxboro, NC, United States
— 4 weeks away
Living Healthy with DiabetesWed May 21, 2014
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Person County Health Department, South Madison Boulevard, Roxboro, NC, United States
— 1 month away
Living Healthy with DiabetesWed May 28, 2014
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Person County Health Department, South Madison Boulevard, Roxboro, NC, United States
— 1 month away
Living Healthy with DiabetesWed Jun 4, 2014
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Person County Health Department, South Madison Boulevard, Roxboro, NC, United States
— 2 months away
Living Healthy with DiabetesWed Jun 11, 2014
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Person County Health Department, South Madison Boulevard, Roxboro, NC, United States
— 2 months away
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