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Our People are our greatest Asset

Happy Employee
Appreciation Day!

To the most dedicated workforce in the industry, on behalf of NC State's Extension administration team and millions of North Carolinians, we extend our sincerest gratitude, respect and admiration on Employee Appreciation Day. Extension is an organization founded on relationships, passion and trust, and it's truly amazing to see our people changing lives and promoting prosperity on a daily basis all across the state. Thank you all for you've done and continue to do! Happy Employee Appreciation Day! ~ Joe, Tom, Sheri & Mike

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Our People are our greatest Asset

Happy Employee
Appreciation Day!

To the most dedicated workforce in the industry, on behalf of NC State's Extension administration team and millions of North Carolinians, we extend our sincerest gratitude, respect and admiration on Employee Appreciation Day. Extension is an organization founded on relationships, passion and trust, and it's truly amazing to see our people changing lives and promoting prosperity on a daily basis all across the state. Thank you all for you've done and continue to do! Happy Employee Appreciation Day! ~ Joe, Tom, Sheri & Mike

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Farmers - Do You Have
a Disability or Chronic Condition?

NC AgrAbility Partnership (NCAP) provides assessment, education and referral assistance to individuals farming with a disability or chronic condition so that they will be able to continue farming.  More information about how NCAP can help you or someone you know can be found at www.ncagrability.com  To help NCAP serve farmers, farmworkers and farm family members better, your help is needed.  Please take five minutes to complete the survey found at  https://ecu.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bOfFiC9SP1q8Yxn       Questions?  Contact Robin Tutor-Marcom at 252.744.1008

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Info for Wheat
Producers

Check out the video, The Four Keys to High Yielding Wheat.  The video was prepared by Randy Weisz, small grains specialist at NC State University.

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Food Processing and Manufacturing Initiative

Food Processing and
Manufacturing Initiative

NC food processing and manufacturing initiative feasiblity study released The agricultural resources, industrial capacity and research innovation assets present in North Carolina create opportunities to catalyze development of value-added food processing and manufacturing businesses, according to a joint NC State-NCDA&CS economic feasibity study released Jan. 12. One page summary of the Initiative View the Full Report

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Farmers - Do You Have
a Disability or Chronic Condition?

NC AgrAbility Partnership (NCAP) provides assessment, education and referral assistance to individuals farming with a disability or chronic condition so that they will be able to continue farming.  More information about how NCAP can help you or someone you know can be found at www.ncagrability.com  To help NCAP serve farmers, farmworkers and farm family members better, your help is needed.  Please take five minutes to complete the survey found at  https://ecu.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bOfFiC9SP1q8Yxn       Questions?  Contact Robin Tutor-Marcom at 252.744.1008

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Statewide Tornado Drill March 4, 2015 9:30 am

Statewide Tornado Drill popular

North Carolina’s annual statewide tornado drill for 2015 will take place today, Wednesday, March 4, at 9:30 AM.  Every school, business, work place, and family across the state is strongly encouraged to participate MORE » – from   NC Disaster Information Center

What About Oatmeal For Your Heart popular

Meet Oatmeal: Choosing oatmeal instead of a fast-food breakfast sandwich or a breakfast pastry will cut about 20 grams of fat, over 5 teaspoons of sugar, and 300 calories per day. The fiber MORE »

Tobacco Greenhouse Production popular

Tobacco transplant production is off to a good start with ice and snowstorms. With this in mind, cold injury is a common occurrence when growing transplants during the winter in a greenhouse. Cold MORE »

Physical Activity Guidelines And You popular

The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans provide science-based guidance to encourage Americans to improve health through appropriate physical activity. Exercise is often described by intensity, or how hard a person works to do MORE »

Will Expansion Continue With The Drop In Prices? popular

As carcass bids continue to decline at a relatively rapid rate and slaughter numbers grow, I’ve been asked about the expansion plans for 2015 that I and others have written about. Will producers MORE »

Cleaning The Home After Illness popular

Winter is prime time for viruses to come in the house and take up residence. It’s up to you to clean them away as best you can. Of course, you’re not going to MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Private Pesticide Applicators Recertification ClassesThu Mar 12, 2015
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Sampson County Livestock Facility
— 6 days away
Pond Management WorkshopTue Mar 17, 2015
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension - Sampson County, Clinton, NC
— 2 weeks away
Southern Foresters' Climate Observations: State Comparisons and Spatial TrendsThu Mar 19, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://forestrywebinars.net
— 2 weeks away
Boating Safety ClassSat Mar 21, 2015
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
93 Agriculture Place, Clinton NC
— 2 weeks away
Invasive Plant Best Management Practices WebinarTue Mar 24, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 3 weeks away
Rally for AgricultureTue Mar 24, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Sampson County Exposition Center, 414 Warsaw Road, Clinton, NC 28328, United States
— 3 weeks away
Private Pesticide Applicators Recertification ClassesThu Mar 26, 2015
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Sampson County Livestock Facility
— 3 weeks away
[ProNR] Urban Forestry Webinar Series: Urban InterfaceThu Mar 26, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 3 weeks away
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