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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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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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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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Union County
Community Services Guide for Older Adults

The NC Cooperative Extension Union County Center, Council on Aging in Union County, Union County Older Adult Interagency Council and Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center present the 2014-2015 Community Services Guide for Older Adults. Click below for a full listing. 2014-15 OlderAdults Guide

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

2014 Corn Test Plot
Results

Click on link below to get this year's corn variety trials. There are two trials total, one in Oakboro and on in New Salem, land the data represents both of those trials individually as well as the average of them combined. Thank you to both Mr. Keith Hill and Mr. Everette Little for their cooperation this year. We will also send out the OVT green books when they become available for data across the entire state. I surely hope this information is helpful and thank you for your continued support of the NC Cooperative Extension Service. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or comments. Andrew Baucom Field Crops Agent NC Cooperative Extension-Union County Center 704-361-5284 or email me at andrew_baucom@ncsu.edu 2014 CORN TEST PLOT RESULTS-1

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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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Pastured ducklings. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Register Now for Small Flock Workshop February 5 popular

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, in partnership with The Livestock Conservancy, the NCDA&CS, and the NCSU Prestage Department of Poultry Science, will conduct their Annual Area Small Flock Seminar on Thursday February 5 at the McSwain Extension Education MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

Homestead

Union County – Homesteader’s Short Course

HOMESTEADER’S SHORT COURSE As spring approaches many aspire to grand and glorious things with our little piece of earth to improve our lives. The motivations vary as does our degree of ambition. Perhaps MORE »

Receives Small Business Scholarship

Cynthia Hailey Receives Scholarship

Cynthia Hailey awarded the NCCES-Union County Center Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) Small Business Scholarship  Mrs. Cynthia Hailey of Monroe, NC has been awarded the premiere EFNEP Small Business Scholarship. The MORE »

Union County-Farm Transition Program

Farm Transition Program February 26, 2015 8 am – 3:30 pm Union County Agricultural Center Sessions to Include: Estate Planning, Step-by-Step Issues around Farm Transfer Keeping Your Farm in the Family for Next Generation MORE »

Price Risk Management/Commodity Outlook Workshops

The Marketing Division of the North Carolina Depart. of Agriculture and Consumer Services is planning a series of risk management workshops on “Managing Price Volatility/Identifying Macro Indicators”. There is no charge for these MORE »

Sheep at Bonlee Grown Farm

NC Sheep Producers Meeting January 17 popular

The North Carolina Sheep Producers’ Association will hold its annual educational and business meeting on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at the Guilford County Extension Office in Greensboro from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm.    MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

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NCFGC MWCWed Jan 28, 2015
12:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Iredell County Cooperative Extension, 444 Bristol Dr, Statesville, NC 28677, United States
— 20 hours away
4-H Achievement NightFri Jan 30, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
3230 Presson Rd, Monroe, NC 28112, USA
— 3 days away
Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Weight Management ClassMon Feb 2, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
2325 Hanover Dr, Monroe, NC 28110, USA
— 6 days away
Timber Tax Update for the 2014 Tax Year WebinarThu Feb 5, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
http://www.forestrywebinars.net/
— 1 week away
Extension and Community Association FLAPJACK FundraiserSat Feb 7, 2015
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Where:
2239 W. Roosevelt Boulevard, Monroe, NC 28111
— 2 weeks away
Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Weight Management ClassMon Feb 9, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
2325 Hanover Dr, Monroe, NC 28110, USA
— 2 weeks away
Pastured Pork ConferenceThu Feb 12, 2015
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Where:
Guilford Convention Center 3114 Cedar Park Rd. Greensboro
— 2 weeks away
Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Weight Management ClassMon Feb 16, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
2325 Hanover Dr, Monroe, NC 28110, USA
— 3 weeks away
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