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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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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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4-H Newsletter:
September-October 2014

Check out the latest issue of the Person County 4-H newsletter, "The Green Scene!" The Green Scene-September October 2014

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Alzheimers/Dementia Community Awareness

On Wednesday, November 5th from 10am – noon at the Kirby Theater, the Healthy Personians committee out of the Person County Health Department is joining forces with the Person County Cooperative Extension Service MORE »

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Lunch N Learn

 Come to our next Lunch N’ Learn session and learn how to “Stretch Your Food Budget”. We will provide information on meal planning, shopping tips, supermarket savings, and how to stay on a MORE »

Food_Safety

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 »

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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Farmers Tax Exempt Purchases

Recently, the legislature and the governor signed House Bill 1050 that provides some changes for sales tax exemption when purchasing farming inputs. Farmers must have $10,000 of gross farm income from the preceding 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 »

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Living HealthyWed Sep 24, 2014
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Person County Health Department, South Madison Boulevard, Roxboro, NC, United States
— 6 days away
Lunch N Learn: Stretch Your Food BudgetThu Sep 25, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
304 S Morgan St, Roxboro, NC 27573, USA
— 1 week away
Last Day of Person County Farmers MarketSat Sep 27 - Sat Sep 27, 2014 - ALL DAY— 1 week away
Living HealthyWed Oct 1, 2014
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Person County Health Department, South Madison Boulevard, Roxboro, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
Living HealthyWed Oct 8, 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 DiabetesThu Oct 16, 2014
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Person County Health Department, South Madison Boulevard, Roxboro, NC, United States
— 4 weeks away
Healthy Living for a LifetimeWed Oct 22, 2014
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Where:
Person County Farmers Market, 601 N Madison Blvd, Roxboro, NC, United States
— 1 month away
Living Healthy with DiabetesThu Oct 23, 2014
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Person County Health Department, South Madison Boulevard, Roxboro, NC, United States
— 1 month away
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