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NC Cooperative Extension Service

The Power of
Knowledge

North Carolina Cooperative Extension takes the power of knowledge and brings it to the people of North Carolina. Find out more about North Carolina Cooperative Extension at http://www.ces.ncsu.edu

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

The Power of
Knowledge

North Carolina Cooperative Extension takes the power of knowledge and brings it to the people of North Carolina. Find out more about North Carolina Cooperative Extension at http://www.ces.ncsu.edu

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

The Union County
Vision

Extension's Mission North Carolina Cooperative Extension helps people improve the quality of their lives by providing research-based, informal educational opportunities focused on local issues and needs. Vision for the Union County Center To become the premier information source for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Community Resource Development, Family and Consumer Education, and 4-H and Youth Development. Conducting quality programs delivered by a highly competent staff of professionals, appreciated for their individual worth and empowered by their ability to improve the lives of others; all in an atmosphere where the freedom to achieve to their full potential is reflected in the organization's technical expertise and customer focus.

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Catfaced strawberry

New Strawberry
Diagnostic Tool

An interdisciplinary team of  NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences extension specialists have created a new, mobile-friendly, database driven tool to help strawberry growers visually diagnose disorders. The new Strawberry Diagnostic Key provides a way to filter by visual characteristics to identify problems. Results include details about the disorders and possible management strategies. The Strawberry Diagnostic Key was developed with funding in part from the Strawberry Sustainability Initiativethe Walmart FoundationUniversity of ArkansasSouthern Region IPM CenterNorth Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service and the North Carolina Strawberry Association.

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Sally's kitchen

Sally's Kitchen with
Farm Fresh Ventures

Watch Sally McNeil cook with some highlighted items from the new Farm Fresh Ventures' Cooperative!

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Farm Fresh Ventures

Farm Fresh Ventures Newsletter #12

People worldwide are re-discovering the benefits of buying local food. It is fresher than anything in the supermarket and that means it is tastier and more nutritious. It is also good for your MORE »

Farm Fresh Ventures

Farm Fresh Ventures Newsletter #11

People worldwide are re-discovering the benefits of buying local food. It is fresher than anything in the supermarket and that means it is tastier and more nutritious. It is also good for your MORE »

Farm Fresh Ventures

Farm Fresh Ventures Newsletter #10

People worldwide are re-discovering the benefits of buying local food. It is fresher than anything in the supermarket and that means it is tastier and more nutritious. It is also good for your MORE »

Farm Fresh Ventures

Farm Fresh Ventures Newsletter #9

People worldwide are re-discovering the benefits of buying local food. It is fresher than anything in the supermarket and that means it is tastier and more nutritious. It is also good for your MORE »

Team Award Winners

The collaborative efforts of Cheri Bennett, EFNEP Program Assistant, and Sally McNeill, FCS Agent, have enabled EFNEP to grow and flourish in Union County. While there are many examples that can be used to show the strength of MORE »

Farm Fresh Ventures

Farm Fresh Ventures Newsletter #8

People worldwide are re-discovering the benefits of buying local food. It is fresher than anything in the supermarket and that means it is tastier and more nutritious. It is also good for your MORE »

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Basics of Home CanningSat Aug 2, 2014 Today
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
3230 Presson Road, Monroe, NC 28112
— 5 hours away
ServSafe Manager's Food Safety CertificationTue Oct 7, 2014
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
3230 Presson Road, Monroe, NC 28112
— 2 months away
ServSafe Manager's Food Safety CertificationThu Oct 9, 2014
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
3230 Presson Road, Monroe, NC 28112
— 2 months away
ServSafe Manager's Food Safety CertificationTue Oct 14, 2014
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
3230 Presson Road, Monroe, NC 28112
— 2 months away
ServSafe Manager's Food Safety CertificationThu Oct 16, 2014
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
3230 Presson Road, Monroe, NC 28112
— 2 months away
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