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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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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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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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Munsell color book being used to determine the hue, value and chroma of a soil.

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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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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GAP Workshops

Registration is open for the two-part GAP’s workshop on December 1 and December 8, 2014 in Union County. These workshops are for farms of all sizes and will combine classroom and on-farm instruction to provide MORE »

GAP Workshop in Union County

Click on the link below for more information about the upcoming Fresh Produce Good Agricultural Practices Workshop Series Union County GAP Workshop MORE »

Pollinator Garden Tour Wednesday October 8 popular

Wednesday October 8 at 5:30 pm Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will be giving a tour of Chatham County Cooperative Extension’s Pollinator Paradise Demonstration Garden at Chatham Mills in Pittsboro. This will be the last MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

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2014 Union County Farm City Banquet

Union County Farm City Banquet Union County Agricultural Conference Center 3230 Presson Road, Monroe, NC 28112 Thursday, September 25, 2014 Doors open at 5:30 pm – Serving begins at 6:15 pm THIS YEARS MORE »

Open Enrollment to Introduction to Soil Course

NC State University has just broken ground with the nation’s first open enrollment online Introduction to Soil course and we want to make sure you knew about it. Understanding soil is a basic MORE »

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