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Extension is Planning
for Another Century of Success.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model and chart a course through choppy economic waters. NCCES has seen recurring budget cuts of $20 million since 2000, resulting in the loss of roughly 90 positions over the past four years.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

Extension is Planning
for Another Century of Success.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model and chart a course through choppy economic waters. NCCES has seen recurring budget cuts of $20 million since 2000, resulting in the loss of roughly 90 positions over the past four years.

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CALS has an App For
That!

Trying to grow grass? Tackling stubborn weeds? CALS has an app for that! North Carolina State University Lawn Care App is a free download on iTunes.

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Horticulture
InfoSearches Provide Answers!

Looking for answers to fruit, vegetable, weed or floriculture questions? The NC State University Department of Horticulture invites you to try their powerful, but focused search engines designed to provide answers from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites and NC State University, and archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s).  Use these search engines for all of your fruit, vegetable, weed and floriculture questions. Floriculture InfoSearch Fruit InfoSearch Vegetable InfoSearch Weed InfoSearch

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Floriculture
InfoSearch

Floriculture InfoSearch is a powerful, but focused search engine designed to bring you floriculture information from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites, NC State University, and the American Floral Endowment Floriculture Archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s). Use this search engine for all of your floriculture questions. http://floricultureinfosearch.ces.ncsu.edu/

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Greene County
Sizzling Summer Sessions Are Back!

Greene County 4-H has provided an abundance of summer day camps for youth to participate in this summer! Topics include cooking, energy, horses, chickens, babysitting, pottery, fossils, tennis, college trips, and gardening! Registration for theses camps begins May 1st and are on a 1st come, 1st serve basis based on arrival of registration form, enrollment forms and payment.  Check out this document to learn more details about the camps and to gain the registration form.  To gain the flyer and only registration form click here. Make sure your child has updated enrollment forms, medical release forms, and 4-H Code of Conduct forms on file at the Extension Office. If your child doesn't have these forms you can either print them off HERE or stop by our office at 229 Kingold Blvd Suite E.

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Nutrition Matters

The first week of April is set aside as Public Health Week.  Your health status and age-related nutritional needs is the relationship between nutrition, health and wellness.  Dietary practices are a major contributor MORE »

March is National Nutrition Matters

It is March, National Nutrition Month. National Nutrition Month is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  The campaign focuses attention on the MORE »

Wheat-Hessian Fly

To farmers with wheat fields, please view this short video regarding hessian fly and how to control. MORE »

Nutrition Matters – February is Chocolate Month!

A favorite celebration in February is Valentine’s Day, lots and lots of chocolates.  Chocolate is a functional food, which provides health benefits beyond the basic nutrition.  Functional foods are similar to conventional foods MORE »

Slow Cooker – A Time-Saver

A slow cooker is a way to plan and prepare meals ahead of time.  Here are the benefits of using a slow cooker: A slow cooker uses less electricity than an oven. Slow MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Greene Chicks Pick-UpThu Apr 17, 2014 Today
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Greene County Cooperative Extension Office, 229 Kingold Blvd., Suite E, Snow Hill, NC
— 15 hours away
Cloverbud Camp Teen TrainingWed Apr 23, 2014
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Farmers Market
— 6 days away
Poodle Skirt Workshop - Part 1Wed Apr 23, 2014
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
Meet at Farmers Market
— 7 days away
Poodle Skirt Workshop- Part 2Thu Apr 24, 2014
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Greene County Senior Center, Greenridge Road, Snow Hill, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Teen RetreatFri Apr 25, 2014 @ 5:00 PM -
Sat Apr 26, 2014 @ 4:00 PM Where:
To Be Announced
— 1 week away
Free Health Screenings (blood pressure, cholesterol, blood) sugarSat Apr 26, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Elaney Wood Heritage Farmers Market, 470 Highway 13 South, Snow Hill, NC
— 1 week away
Chick Chain Orientation Tue Apr 29, 2014
4:00 AM - 5:30 AM Where:
229 Kingold Boulevard, Snow Hill, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
Eat Smart Move More Take Control (Nutrition Program for Adults)Thu May 1, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Greene County Senior Center, 104 Greenridge Road, Snow Hill, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
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