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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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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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Soil Sample
Results

Have you sent your soil in to be tested?  Results are currently taking 3 to 4 weeks.   Click here to see a copy of your results

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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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Watch presentation
from 2013 Apple School

Dr. Terence Robinson, a professor and Applied Fruit Crop Physiologist from Cornell University Cooperative Extension in Geneva, NY presents at the N.C. Cooperative Extension Henderson County 2013 Winter Apple School, a new method for planting, growing and maintaining an apple orchard. Implementation of this Tall Spindle Apple Orchard System promises to reduce labor costs and to increase yields and fruit quality. We also follow Dr. Robinson to a local apple orchard in Henderson County so he can demonstrate the techniques he discusses in his presentation.  Click here to view.

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Buy Apple trees!

New variety of apple trees for sale.  Proceeds to benefit BRAG and NC Cooperative Extension Master Pomology program.  Crimsoncrisp Apple Tree Sale! Click for more MORE »

Fun with Photography popular

Open to all youth ages 9-18. You do not have to be a 4-H member You’ll learn about:  Equipment – Lighting – Composition & More!   When: May 15, 22 and 29 After MORE »

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Are you a caregiver to someone?  If so, join us for this class covering many topics designed to give you the tools needed to deal with this important role.  Cost of this class MORE »

Sign me up for the 4-H Newsletter!

To receive the 4-H newsletter, please send your email address or mailing address to Barbara_Walker@ncsu.edu or call 697-4891.  For more information about 4-H, contact MORE »

4-H Summer Camp!

Henderson County 4-H will be taking youth, ages 8 – 14, to camp at the Betsy Jeff Penn 4-H Center, in Reidsville, NC, June 29 – July 4.  Space is limited, and will MORE »

Power of Extension

Ever wonder what Extension Is? What types of programs do we offer? Here is the Power of Extension with a summary of programs that were presented by our Agents in 2013. Make sure MORE »

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IPM for Green Industry ProfessionalsWed Apr 23, 2014
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Extension Center, Mills River, NC, United States
— 2 days away
Proper Hand Tool CareThu Apr 24, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Henderson County Extension Office, 100 Jackson Park Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792
— 3 days away
Proper Hand Tool Care - Second SessionThu May 1, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Henderson County Extension Office, 100 Jackson Park Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792
— 1 week away
PASTA (Grandparents Parenting)Tue May 6, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Henderson Co. Cooperative Extension, 100 Jackson Park Road, Hendersonville, NC
— 2 weeks away
Lunch and Learn - GrillingFri May 9, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
Hendersonville Cooperative Extension
— 3 weeks away
Sprayer CalibrationThu May 15, 2014
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM— 3 weeks away
IPM for Green Industry ProfessionalsWed May 21, 2014
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Extension Center, Mills River, NC, United States
— 4 weeks away
Pesticide SchoolTue May 27, 2014
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM— 1 month away
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