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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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Pruning Shrubs and Trees

One of the most important aspects of tree and shrub management is pruning.  Knowing why, when, and how to prune correctly will make the difference between a healthy, aesthetically pleasing plant and one MORE »

Hoke County 4-H Youth Attend NCACC Youth Summit

  A 4-H’er from Hoke County attended the fourth annual North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) Youth Summit, which was held in Greensboro, North Carolina    August 23-24, 2013.  North Carolina 4-H and MORE »

Back to the Basics

This is an exciting time to be in the field of agriculture!  Consumers really want to know and understand the food they eat, so they are researching and talking about food.  Local food MORE »

Don’t Forget to Honor Your Volunteers

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Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

Did you hear that the Center for Disease Control recently confirmed that the death of a six-year old Buncombe county child was due to Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF)? When most people think MORE »

Mosquito Control

The warming temperatures and recent rains will lead to increased mosquito activity in the next week.  Before people start planning their chemical assault on the biting menaces, they can put a reasonable dent MORE »

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4-H Youth Development Program Advisory CommiteeMon May 12, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Edinborough Family Restaurant, 224 S. Main Street, Raeford, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away
Caring for the Centipede LawnTue May 13, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
116 W. Prospect Avenue, Raeford, NC 28376
— 3 weeks away
Totally TomatoesThu May 15, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
116 W. Prospect Avenue, Raeford, NC 28376
— 3 weeks away
Hoke County Farm Tour - Time to be AnnouncedSat May 17 - Sat May 17, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
Hoke County Extension Center, 116 W. Prospect Avenue, Raeford, NC 28376
— 3 weeks away
Horticulture Program Advisory CommitteeThu Jun 12, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
Edinborough Family Restaurant, 224 S. Main St., Raeford, NC, United States
— 2 months away
Hoke County Cooperative Extension Advisory Council MeetingMon Jul 21, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Edinborough Family Restaurant, 224 South Main Street, Raeford, NC 28376
— 3 months away
Parents as Teachers Advisory CommitteeTue Jul 22, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
Hoke County Extension Center 116 W. Prospect Avenue, Raeford, NC 28376
— 3 months away
Family and Consumer Sciences Program Advisory CommittteMon Jul 28, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
Edinborough Family Restaurant, 224 S. Main Street, Raeford, NC 28376
— 3 months away
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