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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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High Tunnel Workshop

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 from 8:30am – 1:30pm. Click here for class info and registration MORE »

New Soil Sampling Fees

Beginning December 1, 2013 a new soil-testing fee will be charged for all soil samples processed by North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Science’s (NCDA&CS) Agronomic Division. A $4.00 Fee will be MORE »

Cook Smart – Eat Smart Cooking Day Camp

When we think of kids and summertime, we often think of a summer camp.  Do you wish there was a camp for adults? Rutherford County -  Cooperative Extension is introducing a cooking day MORE »

Extension Master Gardener Volunteers

Rutherford County is one of the 73 counties across North Carolina offering the Master Gardener Volunteer Program. Our trained Volunteer staff provide educational assistane to county residents concerning lawns, fruit & vegetable production, MORE »

Commercial Agriculture in Rutherford County

Within Rutherford County a wide-range of animal and crop diversity exists. Full- and part-time commercial producers rely on the Cooperative Extension Service to provide the latest research to assist their operations in being MORE »

Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD)

     Spotted wing drosophila (SWD) is an invasive pest of soft skinned fruit and was first detected in North Carolina during 2010.  The insects will lay their eggs in sound, harvestable fruit and MORE »

Vertical Gardening

     Going up!   If garden space is limited, vertical plantings may be an option to use and can be a wonderful addition to a raised bed or container garden.  Whether you utilize a MORE »

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High Tunnel WorkshopTue Apr 29, 2014
8:30 AM - 1:30 PM Where:
193 Callahan Koon Road, Spindale, NC 28160
— 1 week away
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