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Alamance County Extension Office 209 N. Graham-Hopedale Rd, Burlington, NC 27217 Alamance County Extension Office 209 N. Graham-Hopedale Rd, Burlington, NC 27217 Alamance County Center 2 weeks away
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NC Cooperative Extension offers NC Safe Plates for all those who work in the food service industry. The course helps food establishments meet the NC requirement of having at least one supervisor certified as a food protection manager, per the FDA Food Code 2013. NC Safe Plates is taught through case studies, storytelling, activities, and discussion. This class is interactive and encourages participants to engage with the material.

This course is designed for food employees who are seeking food protection manager certification. Certification is based on passing the ANSI-approved exam from the National Registry for Food Safety Professionals. Certification is accepted throughout the US for 5 years from date of exam, and includes a certificate to be displayed in the workplace as well as a wallet card.

Class dates: March 4 and 5, 9am until 4pm each day with one-hour lunch break each day
Test date: March 6, 9am - 12noon

Registration Fee: $125
Cost includes instruction, Safe Plates course book, copy of PowerPoint slides, 3 practice exams, and final exam

Registration due by February 20 via phone, mail, email, or online (link below). Payment due by first day of class, checks payable to Alamance County.

To register or for questions, please call Eleanor Frederick at 336-570-6740 or email at eleanor_frederick@ncsu.edu

Online registration form 

For a printable version of the registration form, click here.
Mar 4 Mon

Also Coming Up

Buster Sykes Demonstration Farm, 2430 Turner Road, Mebane Buster Sykes Demonstration Farm, 2430 Turner Road, Mebane Alamance County Center Tomorrow
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NC State Extension Tree Fruit Specialist Dr. Mike Parker will show you exactly how to prune and train your fruit trees at this workshop. Register here: goo.gl/dwsS64 and join us for the hands-on demonstration in the orchard.

Feb 21 Thu
2 days away
Description: Woodland Stewards: A regional Extension program for landowners.


Getting to know your woodlands: A primer for beginners

Join other woodland landowners through out the region to learn about how you can take better care of your woodlands. This is a regional Extension course being offered in 5 sessions.  The first four sessions are webinars hosted by your local Extension center on Thursdays from 7-9 PM from February 21, 2019 to March 14, 2019. 

February 21, 2019: 7-9 PM   Getting to know your Woodlands, learn how natural and human forests have shaped the forest in this region and the importance of this knowledge when developing management plans and practices on their forests.

February 28, 2019: 7-9 PM Managing your Woodlands, learn about the basics of pine and hardwood management with tips on managing for the future.

March 7, 2019: 7-9 PM  Identifying and Managing Woodland Threats, learn about forest health with emphasis on a few basic pest principles, model example of each threat, and some simple practices to help ensure your woodland remains healthy and productive.

March 14, 2019: 7-9 PM  Wildlife and Woodlands, learn about wildlife and your woodlands with a focus on wildlife habitat requirements and enhancing habitat for game and non-game wildlife.

An optional fifth session maybe offered by the local Extension center. To participate in this course contact one of the following Extension offices.

Anson - https://anson.ces.ncsu.edu
Cherokee - https://cherokee.ces.ncsu.edu/
Cleveland - https://cleveland.ces.ncsu.edu/
Cumberland - https://cumberland.ces.ncsu.edu/
Franklin - https://franklin.ces.ncsu.edu/
Gates – https://gates.ces.ncsu.edu/
Harnett – https://harnett.ces.ncsu.edu/
Lee - https://lee.ces.ncsu.edu/
Mitchell - https://mitchell.ces.ncsu.edu/
Moore - https://moore.ces.ncsu.edu/
Pender - https://pender.ces.ncsu.edu/
Rockingham - https://rockingham.ces.ncsu.edu/
Feb 21 Thu
Buster Sykes Demonstration Farm, 2430 Turner Road, Mebane, NC Buster Sykes Demonstration Farm, 2430 Turner Road, Mebane, NC Alamance County Center 3 days away
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Can't make it on Thursday? We've got you covered! Join us at Buster Sykes Demonstration Orchard on Saturday, February 23rd for a fruit tree pruning demonstration that will answer all of your questions! Please register here: goo.gl/o4UEjH

Feb 23 Sat
6 days away
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Feb 25 Mon
Pittsboro, NC 1 week away
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The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer an Industrial Hemp Workshop as part of its Enhancing Sustainability Series from 4:00-9:00 p.m. on Thursday February 28 at the Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center in Pittsboro. North Carolina State University Hemp Specialists and Researchers will be joined by hemp growers and other stakeholders for an evening of education, networking, and fellowship. The workshop will include exhibitors and a locally sourced dinner. Pre-registration is required. To view the agenda and to register go to go.ncsu.edu/2019-chatham-hemp

Feb 28 Thu
Pittsboro, NC 1 week away
Description:

The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer an Industrial Hemp Workshop as part of its Enhancing Sustainability Series from 4:00-9:00 p.m. on Thursday February 28 at the Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center in Pittsboro. North Carolina State University Hemp Specialists and Researchers will be joined by hemp growers and other stakeholders for an evening of education, networking, and fellowship. The workshop will include exhibitors and a locally sourced dinner. Pre-registration is required. To view the agenda and to register go to go.ncsu.edu/2019-chatham-hemp

Feb 28 Thu