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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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September 2014 Issue
of Alamance Gardener

Master Gardener Plant Sale, tips for growing the perfect lawn, and an opportunity to become a Master Gardener.  Click the Toad Lilies to read all about it!

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Alamance County Farms
& Local Foods Listing

Looking for local foods, farmers markets, and farms in Alamance County? Visit the Local Foods section of our website!

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Soil Samples

Are you looking for your soil sample results? Click soil sample box or click link below: http://www.ncagr.gov/agronomi/pals The Alamance 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 report form, and drop it off at the Extension Office located in the Agriculture Building. This service is provided FREE of charge from April–November with a cost of $4 from December–March. **PLEASE NOTE: Samples are taken on an irregular basis to the NCDA Soil Lab in Raleigh by Cooperative Extension staff. If you need faster service, send samples by USPS to: NCDA&CS Agronomic DivisionSoil Testing Section 1040 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC  27699-1040DO NOT USE SAMPLE BOX AS A MAILER** The Agronomic Division of the N. C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services recently announced that a $4 fee per sample will be charged to soil samples that arrive at the Soil Lab in Raleigh during the peak season for soil sampling.   The peak season and when fees apply will be December through March.  The soil sample fee will be based on the date the sample is logged in the system, and not the day of arrival which is usually a few days preceding log in.  To make sure your soil samples arrive on time and are entered into the system prior to December 1, please plan to bring your samples by November 21st. If you send samples during the peak season when the $4 fee applies, clients will need to pay in advance of sending samples, either by using a credit card on-line or using an escrow account on the Agronomic Division website: http://www.ncagr.gov/agronomi/ The North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Alamance County Center, is encouraging farmers and homeowners to soil test early to eliminate having to pay this soil sampling fee.  Soil sample boxes and information sheets are available at the Alamance County Cooperative Extension Office, 336-570-6740.  Please call or email mark_danieley@ncsu.edu if you have questions or need further information.  

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Beef Cattle Management Series

Are you new to managing beef cattle?  Maybe you are not new but want to brush up on your knowledge and skills?  This series was designed with the novice beef cattle producer in MORE »

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ServSafe Class–October 14-15 popular

Alamance County Cooperative Extension and the Alamance County Health Department: Environmental Health Section are offering a ServSafe class at the Alamance County Cooperative Extension on October 14-15, 2014. Please call (336) 570-6740 to MORE »

Back for 2014 - Bigger and better!

Back for 2014 – Think Green Thursdays!

We would love to see you at our next Think Green Thursdays demonstration. Call today to register for one or all of the following great classes presented by the Horticulture staff at Alamance MORE »

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Soil Samples popular

Are you looking for your soil sample results? Click soil sample box or click link below: http://www.ncagr.gov/agronomi/pals The Alamance County Cooperative Extension Service offers soil testing through the NC Department of Agriculture. Simply MORE »

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4th Annual Master Gardener Plant Sale popular

4th Annual Master Gardener Plant Sale ONE DAY ONLY! Wednesday, September 17, 2014 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM All plants $5.00 or less Fantastic selection of flowering perennials and ferns grown by Extension MORE »

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Release Your Inner Gardener!

We are now accepting applications for the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Class of 2015.  The following are links to information and the application 2015 EMGV Program info EMGV 2015 INFO BROCHURE Master Gardener MORE »

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Poultry Health Seminar

Small backyard flocks are increasing in popularity throughout North Carolina.  Many small flock owners need basic knowledge of flock health and nutrition.  This short seminar will address those topics and give you an MORE »

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Pasture Weed Management Class

Got weeds?  Need pesticide credits?  If you answered yes to either you may need our pasture weed management class coming up on September 25, 2014.  The class will be held in the Alamance County MORE »

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4th Annual Master Gardener Plant SaleWed Sep 17, 2014 Today
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Where:
209 N Graham Hopedale Rd, Burlington, NC 27217, USA
— 2 hours away
Planting Trees and ShrubsThu Sep 25, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
209-C N Graham Hopedale Rd, Burlington, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Pasture Weed ClassThu Sep 25, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
209 N Graham Hopedale Rd, Burlington, NC 27217, USA
— 1 week away
Poultry Health SeminarTue Sep 30, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
209 N Graham Hopedale Rd, Burlington, NC 27217, USA
— 2 weeks away
HydroponicsThu Oct 9, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
209-C N Graham Hopedale Rd, Burlington, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away
ServSafe ClassTue Oct 14, 2014
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
209 N Graham Hopedale Rd, Burlington, NC 27217, USA
— 4 weeks away
ServSafe Class/ExamWed Oct 15, 2014
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
209 N Graham Hopedale Rd, Burlington, NC 27217, USA
— 4 weeks away
Household Hazardous Waste Collection DaySat Oct 18, 2014
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Burlington Fire Training Center 100 Stone Quarry Road Haw River, NC
— 1 month away
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