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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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Floriculture
InfoSearch

Floriculture InfoSearch is a powerful, but focused search engine designed to bring you floriculture information from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites, NC State University, and the American Floral Endowment Floriculture Archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s). Use this search engine for all of your floriculture questions. http://floricultureinfosearch.ces.ncsu.edu/

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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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Food Science
Extension

The NC State University Department of Food Science's extension group is dedicated to improving the lives of NC citizens through research, extension education and outreach regarding food, food safety and food processing. With seven pilot plants and partnerships with NC State's Center of Marine Sciences and Technology and the new NC State Fruit and Vegetable Science Institute, Food Science Extension Specialists provide assistance in the areas of Dairy (Ice Cream), Entrepreneurs, Food Safety Certification, HACCP, and Seafood.

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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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4-H Food Fair

This year’s Food Fair theme is “Healthy Alternatives”. Food Fair Flier Food Fair Rules & Guidelines Food Fair MORE »

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4-H Fall Plant Sales Fundraisers

DAVIDSON COUNTY 4-H BEGINS FALL FUNDRAISERS It’s that time of year again!  The weather is getting cooler, the county fair has come and gone, and 4-H is beginning their fall fundraisers. 4-H members MORE »

Waste Collection Box Sites

Davidson County has 11 Waste Collection Box Sites that are free to use and open to the public. These sites are an efficient as well as convenient way for residents to dispose MORE »

Recycling and Disposal of Items in Davidson County

  The Davidson County Department of Recycling collects and processes a wide variety of materials. The following materials can be dropped off at any of their eleven (11) box sites.All fiber (newspaper, cardboard,office MORE »

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Lexington Farmers Market - Master Gardener Plant SaleSat Oct 4, 2014
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
129 South Railroad Street, Lexington, NC, United States
— 2 days away
Thomasville Farmers MarketSat Oct 4, 2014
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
21 East Guilford Street, Thomasville, NC, United States
— 2 days away
Mix It Up - Food Mixes in a JarFri Oct 10, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
Davidson County Cooperative Extension, 301 East Center Street, Lexington, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Lexington Farmers Market - Pumpkin Day/Customer Appreciation DaySat Oct 11, 2014
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
129 South Railroad Street, Lexington, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Thomasville Farmers MarketSat Oct 11, 2014
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
21 East Guilford Street, Thomasville, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Mix-It-Up-Stretching Your Holiday Dollar: Food Mixes in a JarFri Oct 17, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
Davidson County Cooperative Extension, 301 E Center St, Lexington, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
Davidson County Beekeepers Association MeetingMon Oct 20, 2014
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Davidson County Cooperative Extension, 301 E Center St, Lexington, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away
4-H Food FairMon Nov 10, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Davidson County Cooperative Extension, 301 E Center St, Lexington, NC, United States
— 1 month away
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