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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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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 Newsletter:
July-August 2014

Check out the latest issue of "The Green Scene" to get the most up-to-date 4-H news in Person County! The Green Scene-July August 2014

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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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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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Don’t Be Creative!!

I know chefs and home cooks love to be creative. Adding a little of this and a little of that to a recipe to make it your own is part of the fun MORE »

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ServSafe

Today, the public is very concerned about food safety issues. Eating out has become popular, with almost 50% of the food dollars being spent away from home. Therefore, it is that time of MORE »

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The Garden Grocery

This Lunch and Learn session will give you a quick lesson on food safety and selection at the Farmers Market, including food and nutrition, food safety, friendly advice and more. Participants will also MORE »

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Aging with Gusto

Come age with us at the annual Aging with Gusto conference, which is scheduled for Thursday, August 21st here in Roxboro at the Person County Office Building.  This year’s conference promises to be MORE »

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Is My Food Okay?

One of the questions I get throughout the year is “Is my food okay?” Usually it is after a snowstorm or a thunderstorm where the power got knocked out. Also throughout the summer MORE »

Preparing For and Controlling Ticks

CAROLINA GARDENER Carl Cantaluppi Extension Agent, Agriculture NC Cooperative Extension Granville County Center 919-603-1350 July 1, 2014 Preparing For and Controlling Ticks Here is some current information about ticks that was shared with MORE » – from   Granville County Center

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Living HealthyWed Sep 3, 2014
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Person County Health Department, South Madison Boulevard, Roxboro, NC, United States
— Tomorrow
Living HealthyWed Sep 10, 2014
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Person County Health Department, South Madison Boulevard, Roxboro, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Roll Out & ReadWed Sep 10, 2014
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Person County Farmers Market, 601 N Madison Blvd, Roxboro, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Person County Farm TourSat Sep 13, 2014
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Person County, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
Person County Farm TourSun Sep 14, 2014
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Person County, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
Living HealthyWed Sep 17, 2014
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Person County Health Department, South Madison Boulevard, Roxboro, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
Living HealthyWed Sep 24, 2014
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Person County Health Department, South Madison Boulevard, Roxboro, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away
Last Day of Person County Farmers MarketSat Sep 27 - Sat Sep 27, 2014 - ALL DAY— 4 weeks away
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