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NC Disaster
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Get updates on disaster preparedness and recovery information related to severe weather and natural disasters.

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NC Disaster
Information Center

Get updates on disaster preparedness and recovery information related to severe weather and natural disasters.

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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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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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4-H Summer Fun!

4-H Summer Fun classes are a great way for young people to learn more, experience more, and enjoy more, and are open to all youth in Person County between the ages of 5-18.  To schedule a registration appointment, call Beth Davis, 4-H Agent at 336-599-1195. 2014 Summer Fun Brochure

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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

Farmers Tax Exempt Purchases popular

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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Person County Farm Tour

The 2014 Person County Farm Tour will be held Saturday, September 13th – Sunday, September 14th from 1:00pm – 5:00pm both days. More information will be forthcoming, but print off this Save The MORE »

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VIP Nutrition Group MeetingThu Jul 24, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM Where:
Person County Office Building
— 2 days away
Safe Sitter Babysitting CourseThu Jul 31, 2014
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension Services, South Morgan Street, Roxboro, Person County, NC, United States
— 1 week away
VIP Nutrition Group MeetingThu Jul 31, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM Where:
Person County Office Building
— 1 week away
Aging with GustoThu Aug 21 - Thu Aug 21, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
PCOB Auditorium
— 4 weeks away
Living HealthyWed Sep 3, 2014
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Person County Health Department, South Madison Boulevard, Roxboro, NC, United States
— 1 month away
Living HealthyWed Sep 10, 2014
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Person County Health Department, South Madison Boulevard, Roxboro, NC, United States
— 2 months away
Person County Farm TourSat Sep 13, 2014
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Person County, NC, United States
— 2 months away
Person County Farm TourSun Sep 14, 2014
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Person County, NC, United States
— 2 months away
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