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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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We send out newsletters and other announcements from the local Extension Center. Join our e-mail list to be sure you are receiving the latest information from your Extension Center in Stanly County.  You can choose from a list of topics in which you are interested. Join Our Email ListFor Email Newsletters you can trust.

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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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Sally's Kitchen

Sally's Kitchen with
Farm fresh Ventures

Watch Sally McNeil cook with some of the highlighted items from the newly formed Farm Fresh Ventures Cooperative.

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Cooking with Courtney

Cooking with Courtney
with Callie - Chicken Fajitas

Courtney Swain, Family & Consumer Science Extension Agent, in the July "Cooking with Courtney" a joint venture between NC Cooperative Extension-Stanly County Center and Stanly Community College. The short You Tube video is featured on Time Warner Channel 21 in the Albemarle Area. We are excited to offer this new resource. Be on the look out for more features from "Cooking with Courtney". Courtney can be reached at the NC Cooperative Extension Center-Stanly County located in the Stanly County Agri-Civic Center, 704-983-3987 or courtney_swain@ncsu.edu. All of the Cooking with Courtney videos can be seen on the SCC You Tube Channel -

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Direct Marketing Meats: September 16th, 12pm EST popular

Tuesday, September 16 at 11:00 am CDT Link: https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/womeninag/ Are you new to direct marketing meats? Not sure how to fill out a cut sheet or what questions to ask your butcher?  During this webinar, we'll MORE » – from   NC Choices

Craft Workshop Information

Craft Workshops in Stanly

 Extension & Community Association offering Craft Workshops on September 25 from 1-5 PM at the Agri-Civic Center. There will be six craft demonstrations you are sure to love. Sign up to learn how MORE »

Treating Loopers in Soybeans popular

Looper numbers have really picked up this week in soybeans.  Loopers are migratory pests that sometimes show up late season and eat leaves, but not pods or seeds.  Remember that the threshold for MORE » – from   Soybeans

Bollworms in Bt Cotton popular

We are between flights right now (click here and select “corn earworm” on the right), having experienced our major bollworm (aka corn earworm) flight during the first week of August.  Most of the MORE » – from   Cotton

Pastured Egg Production Field Day popular

North Carolina State University and North Carolina Cooperative Extension will conduct a Pastured Egg Production Field Day from 8:00 am-3:00 pm on Wednesday, September 24 at the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) in Goldsboro, NC. Topics: MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

Amazing Grazing Summer Annuals Field Day

Be sure to plan to attend this great Beef Cattle Production Educational opportunity on July 31, 2014, at Elaine Moore’s Farm in Albemarle.  Check out the agenda for the field day. The program MORE »

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New London Extension & Community Association Club MeetingTue Sep 9, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
New London Town Hall, 114 West Gold St, New London, NC 28127
— 6 days away
Stanly County Beekeepers AssociationThu Sep 11, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Stanly Agri-Civic Center, 26032 Newt Rd, Albemarle NC 28001
— 1 week away
Pesticide Class - VTue Sep 23, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
26032 Newt Rd, Albemarle, NC 28001, USA
— 3 weeks away
Extension & Community Leadership TeamThu Oct 2, 2014
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Where:
Stanly County Agri-Civic Center, Newt Road, Albemarle, NC, United States
— 4 weeks away
Stanly County Beekeepers AssociationThu Oct 9, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Stanly Agri-Civic Center, 26032 Newt Rd, Albemarle NC 28001
— 1 month away
New London Extension & Community Association Club MeetingTue Oct 14, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
New London Town Hall, 114 West Gold St, New London, NC 28127
— 1 month away
Extension & Community Leadership CouncilThu Oct 23, 2014
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Where:
Stanly County Agri-Civic Center, Newt Road, Albemarle, NC, United States
— 2 months away
New London Extension & Community Association Club MeetingTue Nov 11, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
New London Town Hall, 114 West Gold St, New London, NC 28127
— 2 months away
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