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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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Local Foods
Directory

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service-McDowell County Center is developing a local foods directory of farm products grown in the county.

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McDowell County
Extension Center on Social Media

McDowell County Extension Center uses Social Media.

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Backyard Composting
with Worms Workshop

Learn how to compost with worms at this workshop.

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Be Prepared for
Disasters

Be prepared for disasters. Visit the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Disaster Information Center.

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Plant a Row for the Hungry

Attention McDowell Vegetable Gardeners: We suffer from obesity and food insecurity in McDowell County.  I encourage gardeners to plant an extra row or just a few extra plants and share their harvest with MORE »

Selecting Plants for your Home Landscape Workshop

Winter is a great time to think about your home landscape and plant selection. Learn characteristics that will help you in choosing plants and review some planning basics. Thursday, January 23 10 am—12 pm North Carolina MORE »

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8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Where:
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Extension Conference Room
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6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
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— 3 weeks away
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Where:
Old Fort United Methodist Fellowship Hall, 273 S Catawba Av, Old Fort, NC 28762
— 3 weeks away
Historic Marion Tailgate Market - Opening DayTue May 13, 2014
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Corner of Logan and Henderson Street, Marion, NC
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Extension Master Gardener TrainingThu May 15, 2014
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Extension Conference Room
— 3 weeks away
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