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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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Our Mission

Welcome to the Orange County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension. Orange County Cooperative Extension is dedicated to our mission of helping the citizens of Orange County by putting research-based knowledge to work for economic prosperity, environmental stewardship and an improved quality of life. Dr. Carl A. Matyac County Extension Director

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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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You can find Orange County Cooperative Extension on Facebook!  Click here to be taken to our Facebook page where you can “Like” us to receive the latest information on upcoming events, news, and more!

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ServSafe Training Class with Exam

Orange County Cooperative Extension along with Orange County Public Health Department will host a 1-day ServSafe Training Class with Exam on Thursday, November 13, 2014.  Please click here for more details and registration MORE »

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The Monthly Clover – September 2014 Edition popular

The September Edition of “The Monthly Clover” is here…  Please take a few moments to review it for details about upcoming events… Let us continue “to make the best better” in Orange MORE »

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Orange County Master Gardeners Plant Sale popular

The Orange County Master Gardeners will be holding a Plant Sale featuring deer-resistant plants.  This sale will be held September 28th through October 19th, 2014, with plant distribution on November 1st, 2014.   MORE »

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Orange County Food Council Public Interest Meeting popular

You are invited to join county agencies, local/regional businesses, non-profits, and everyday eaters to discuss the need for a food council in Orange County.  For more information on the upcoming September 29th meeting, please MORE »

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Master Gardener Class Now Forming

Master Gardener training will be held at the Orange County Extension Center on Wednesdays in September, 2014, through January, 2015.  Classes will be held from 9:00am until 12:30pm.  For more information, please click MORE »

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NC Summer Grazing Clinics

The Carolinas are blessed with an excellent climate that can provide a year-round grazing system.  However, we are also cursed with a forage base of endophyte infected fescue or bermudagrass.  Our current forage MORE » – from   Alamance County Center

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Planting Trees and ShrubsThu Sep 25, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
209-C N Graham Hopedale Rd, Burlington, NC, United States
— 7 days away
CompostingThu Oct 23, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
209-C N Graham Hopedale Rd, Burlington, NC, United States
— 1 month away
Project Learning Tree PreK-8 WorkshopTue Nov 11, 2014
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
2832 Big Woods Road Chapel Hill, NC 27514
— 2 months away
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