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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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Pesticide Recertification
Class

Watauga Cooperative Extension will hold a recertification class at the Agricultural Conference Center in Boone on Tuesday, September 16 from 6-8 p.m. The class will be worth two hours of "A, B, D, G, H, I, K, L, M, N, O, T, X" credit. Opportunities in other counties may be found on the NCDA website at www.ncagr.gov/aspzine/str-pest/pesticides/PesticideCalendar/calendar.asp

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Horticulture
InfoSearches Provide Answers!

Looking for answers to fruit, vegetable, weed or floriculture questions? The NC State University Department of Horticulture invites you to try their powerful, but focused search engines designed to provide answers from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites and NC State University, and archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s).  Use these search engines for all of your fruit, vegetable, weed and floriculture questions. Floriculture InfoSearch Fruit InfoSearch Vegetable InfoSearch Weed InfoSearch

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Pesticide Recertification
Classes

Watauga Cooperative Extension will hold the following recertification classes at the Agricultural Conference Center in Boone on Tuesday, September 16: Two hours of "V" credit, 3-5 p.m. Two hours of "X" credit, 6-8 p.m. Opportunities in other counties may be found on the NCDA website at www.ncagr.gov/aspzine/str-pest/pesticides/PesticideCalendar/calendar.asp

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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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Make Breakfast Too Easy To Skip popular

If you are too rushed to eat in the morning, or just don’t feel hungry, you’re not alone. According to a marketing research company study (NPD Group), 14 percent of children aged 14 MORE »

Watauga Extension Radio Show

Catch our new radio show on WATA 1450AM on Mondays at 11:45am. In case you missed our show: June 02, 2014 – https://soundcloud.com/awilsonradio/watauga-extension-spotlight May 12, 2014 –  https://soundcloud.com/awilsonradio/watauga-extension-spotlight-1 April 28, 2014 –  https://soundcloud.com/awilsonradio/watauga-extension MORE »

2014 Watauga Riverfest a Success

Chloe teaches about precipitation in the water cycle obstacle course Megan demonstrates infiltration with the groundwater flow model as part of the water cycle obstacle course Laura demonstrates the non point source pollution MORE »

It’s Summertime!

It’s time for summer fun and for many youth, going to camp is a rite of passage.  The prospects of being away from parents bring feelings of excitement and nervousness.  While homesickness is MORE »

4-H Super Summer

4-H Super Summer is open for registration.  Join us for summer fun.  Workshops are designed for 5-12 year olds.  Check out the dates and topics here.A registration form can be downloaded from the MORE »

Extension Survey

In 2014, North Carolina Cooperative Extension celebrates 100 years of service, enhancing the lives, land and economy of North Carolina citizens.  As we do so, we need your help to illustrate our impact and identify ways MORE »

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Pesticide Recertification Class "V" CreditTue Sep 16, 2014 Today
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Agriculture Conference Center, 252 Poplar Grove Road, Boone, NC 28607
— 6 hours away
Pesticide Recertification Class "A, B, D, G, H, I, K, L, M, N, O, T, X" CreditsTue Sep 16, 2014 Today
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Agriculture Conference Center, 252 Poplar Grove Road, Boone, NC 28607
— 9 hours away
Watauga County BeekeepersTue Oct 7, 2014
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM— 3 weeks away
Watauga County BeekeepersTue Nov 4, 2014
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM— 2 months away
Watauga County BeekeepersTue Dec 2, 2014
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM— 3 months away
Watauga County BeekeepersTue Jan 6, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM— 4 months away
Watauga County BeekeepersTue Feb 3, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM— 5 months away
Watauga County BeekeepersTue Mar 3, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM— 6 months away
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