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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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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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Find us on Facebook

Alexander County Extension Center has Facebook.....stay up-to-date on different events taking place and what your local Extension Center is doing in Alexander County. "Like Us" and "Share" us with your friends so they can get to know what is Extension has to offer.

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Alexander County 4-H

Now's the time to be thinking about becoming a 4-H member and what club best suits your interests.  Alexander County has a wide variety of special interests clubs and community clubs.  There is no cost to join 4-H and it offers kids so much.  If you would like more information on joining 4-H please call the Alexander County-NC Cooperative Extension Center at 828-632-3125.  You can also visit: http://alexander.ces.ncsu.edu/alexander-4-h-clubs-and-groups/ for a list of clubs and time and place they meet.  Join the Revolution of Responsibility!!

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Mycotoxin in Corn

Mycotoxin in corn continues to be an issue for NC corn producers and NC Extension Corn Specialist Ron Heiniger says they need to be addressed.   At a recent field day Heiniger said “There MORE »

2014 Alexander County Agricultural Fair popular

The 2014 Alexander County Agricultural Fair will be September 2-6, 2014.  Below is the link for the Premium Book with Rules and Entry forms. 2014 Alexander Premium Book Entries will be accepted Sunday, MORE »

AgReview (Summer/Fall Edition)

Topics covered in the AgReview:  Dealing with Pink Eye in Cattle Herds, Horse Pasture Improvement School, North Carolina Beef Field Day, Beef Management Calendar for August To view the newsletter click the following link:  The MORE »

Kids In The Kitchen

Alexander County 4-H along with our Family Consumer Science Agent, Mindy Severt, will be hosting a “Kids in the Kitchen Cooking Class” for ages 8 and older. The class will be held on MORE »

Pullets Available in August

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service in Alexander County is offering Hy Line Brown pullets (red chickens, brown eggs) for sale. These are high quality chickens that have been sold in past years. MORE »

Hay Field Day

HAY FIELD DAY April 16, 2014 9 AM (rain or shine) Piedmont Research Station Salisbury, NC Equipment Demonstrations in the field making hay!! See all colors of equipment operating side by side Hay MORE »

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Private Pesticide Class, X creditTue Sep 23, 2014
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
376 1st Ave SW, 376 1st Avenue Southwest, Taylorsville, NC 28681, USA
— 3 days away
Private Pesticide Class, V creditTue Sep 23, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
376 1st Ave SW, 376 1st Avenue Southwest, Taylorsville, NC 28681, USA
— 3 days away
Livestock Club MeetingMon Oct 6, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
376 1st Avenue SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681
— 2 weeks away
Shooting Sports MeetingMon Oct 13, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM— 3 weeks away
Alexander Beekeepers MeetingMon Oct 13, 2014
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
376 1st Avenue SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681
— 3 weeks away
Cornerstone CloversMon Oct 20, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
376 1st Avenue SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681
— 4 weeks away
Livestock Club MeetingMon Nov 3, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
376 1st Avenue SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681
— 1 month away
Shooting Sports MeetingMon Nov 10, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM— 2 months away
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