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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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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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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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AgReview Newsletter-October Edition is Available

Lots of news available for beef producers.  Topics in this Issue:  Winter Feed Planning and Management, Pros and Cons of AI and Natural Services, The Importance of Breeding Soundness Exams for Bulls. Click MORE »

FAMACHA Certification Workshop for Goat Owners

Internal parasites are the number one health problem affecting goats and sheep.  Therefore, producers must develop an integrated parasite management approach to help control intestinal worms. If you would like to learn more MORE »

Artificial Insemination Course Available

A three day course will be offered on artificial insemination on October 16 @ 5 p.m. and October 17-18, 9am-5pm.   Cost for the registration is $400.  For more information please click the MORE »

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 »

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Livestock Club MeetingMon Dec 1, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
376 1st Avenue SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681
— 2 weeks away
Shooting Sports MeetingMon Dec 8, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM— 2 weeks away
Alexander Beekeepers MeetingMon Dec 8, 2014
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
376 1st Avenue SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681
— 3 weeks away
Cornerstone CloversMon Dec 15, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
376 1st Avenue SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681
— 3 weeks away
Livestock Club MeetingMon Jan 5, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
376 1st Avenue SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681
— 1 month away
Shooting Sports MeetingMon Jan 12, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM— 2 months away
Alexander Beekeepers MeetingMon Jan 12, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
376 1st Avenue SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681
— 2 months away
Cornerstone CloversMon Jan 19, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
376 1st Avenue SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681
— 2 months away
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