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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Washington County
Cooperative Extension Staff

Serving the citizens of Washington County since 1914 North Carolina Cooperative Extension partners with communities to deliver education and technology that enrich the lives, land and economy of North Carolinians. La Extensión Cooperativa de Carolina del Norte se asocia con las comunidades para ofrecer educación y tecnología que enriquecen la vida de los habitantes, la tierra y la economía de Carolina del Norte.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Washington County
Cooperative Extension Staff

Serving the citizens of Washington County since 1914 North Carolina Cooperative Extension partners with communities to deliver education and technology that enrich the lives, land and economy of North Carolinians. La Extensión Cooperativa de Carolina del Norte se asocia con las comunidades para ofrecer educación y tecnología que enriquecen la vida de los habitantes, la tierra y la economía de Carolina del Norte.

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Food Processing and Manufacturing Initiative

Food Processing and
Manufacturing Initiative

NC food processing and manufacturing initiative feasiblity study released The agricultural resources, industrial capacity and research innovation assets present in North Carolina create opportunities to catalyze development of value-added food processing and manufacturing businesses, according to a joint NC State-NCDA&CS economic feasibity study released Jan. 12. One page summary of the Initiative View the Full Report

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schoolenrichment

4-H and Schools: How
can we enrich your classroom?

Are you a Washington County teacher looking for a way to add hands-on, research based programming to your classroom? Look no further! 4-H has resources, supplies, training, and support to help you through our many enrichment opportunities. Check out our flyers below for more information on our 2014-2015 School Enrichment menu and our featured program, Embryology! Washington County 4-H Embryology 2014-15 Flyer Washington County 4-H School Enrichment 2014-15 Flyer

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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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Plant Sciences Initiative Study Report

Plant Sciences
Initiative

Plant sciences initiative could spark NC economic growth, study finds A new economic study, released Jan. 12, shows that North Carolina has an opportunity to be the global hub for advanced plant sciences research and for the application of that research to expanding agricultural productivity. One page summary of the Initiative  View the Report

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ServSafe

ServSafe Class

February 4th-6th, 2015 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. each day Exam: February 9th, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. Washington County Extension Center Click on attachment below: Registration ServSafe MORE »

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Agronomic Lab News

Agronomic Lab News September 18, 2014 The Soil Test Peak Season will begin on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 and extend through Tuesday March 31, 2015. During this time period, soil samples are charged MORE »

AppleButter

APPLE BUTTER CLASS

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.  Washington County Extension Office Price is $10.00 per person Call (252) 793-2163 to MORE »

ServSafe

ServSafe Class

September 24th – 26th   9:00 – 3:00 Test will be given on September 29th at MORE »

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Timber Tax Update for the 2014 Tax Year WebinarThu Feb 5, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
http://www.forestrywebinars.net/
— 1 week away
State 4-H Volunteer Leader's ConferenceSat Feb 7 - Sun Feb 8, 2015 - ALL DAY— 1 week away
Working Forest Summit for NC LandownersWed Feb 11, 2015
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
Williamston, NC, USA
— 2 weeks away
Northeast District Activity DaySat May 30 - Sat May 30, 2015 - ALL DAY— 4 months away
State 4-H Citizenship FocusMon Jun 15 - Wed Jun 17, 2015 - ALL DAY— 5 months away
State 4-H CongressSat Jul 18 - Mon Jul 20, 2015 - ALL DAY— 6 months away
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