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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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Food Preservation Classes

Food Preservation
Classes

The following Food Preservation Programming will be offerd this summer by Haywood Cooperative Extension: Food Preservation 101 -Learn research based information for preserving food safely.  Get judging requirements for county and state fair home canned food entries.  Free Thursday, June 5th  10:30am -12pm  &  5:30pm -7pm Location: Haywood Extension Center Jams & Jellies - This hands on class will work with reduced sugar recipes. Friday, July 11th 9:00-1:00pm  $10.00 Location: Haywood Extension Center Pressure Canning - This class will cover the basics of how to safely use a pressure canner for low acid foods.  Fee $10.00 Tuesday, July 8th  5:30pm - 8:30pm Location: Pigeon Community Multicultural Development Center, 450 Pigeon St., Waynesville, NC  28786   Wednesday, July 9th  9am -1pm   Location: Haywood Extension Center Pickling - This hands-on class will cover the basics of how to safely can pickled products.  Fee $10.00 Tuesday, July 22nd  5:30pm - 8:30pm  & Wednesday, July 23rd  9am -1pm   Location: Haywood Extension Center Tomato Canning - Water Bath Method -This hands-on class will cover the basics to safely can tomato products.  Fee $10.00 Tuesday, August 12th  9am -1pm Location: Haywood Senior Resource Center, 81 Elmwood Way, Waynesville, NC  28786 Fruit Canning - Water Bath Method -This hands-on class will cover the basics to safely can fruit products.  Fee $10.00 Thusday, August 14th  5:30-8:30pm  Location: Haywood Senior Resource Center, 81 Elmwood Way, Waynesville, NC  28786 The classes will be taught by Julie Sawyer, Extension Agent, Family & Consumer Sciences.  For more information  or to register call (828)456-3575 or email julie_sawyer@ncsu.edu.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Keep up with Haywood
County 4-H

Stay updated on local, state and national 4-H events, activities and accomplishments by subscribing to the Haywood County 4-H Blog.

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Munsell color book being used to determine the hue, value and chroma of a soil.

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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Catfaced strawberry

New Strawberry
Diagnostic Tool

An interdisciplinary team of  NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences extension specialists have created a new, mobile-friendly, database driven tool to help strawberry growers visually diagnose disorders. The new Strawberry Diagnostic Key provides a way to filter by visual characteristics to identify problems. Results include details about the disorders and possible management strategies. The Strawberry Diagnostic Key was developed with funding in part from the Strawberry Sustainability Initiativethe Walmart FoundationUniversity of ArkansasSouthern Region IPM CenterNorth Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service and the North Carolina Strawberry Association.

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V credit Pesticide Safety ClassMon Aug 25, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Buncombe County Cooperative Extension Center, 94 Coxe Avenue Asheville NC
— 4 days away
IPM for Green Industry ProfessionalsWed Aug 27, 2014
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
Haywood County Co-operative Extension, Raccoon Road, Waynesville, NC, United States
— 6 days away
Haywood County BeekeepersTue Sep 2, 2014
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM— 2 weeks away
Packaging and Specs for Wholesale MarketsThu Sep 4, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Collaborate
— 2 weeks away
Organic Growers School Harvest ConferenceSat Sep 6, 2014
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Where:
AB Tech, Main Campus, Asheville, NC 28801
— 2 weeks away
Pesticide V credit classWed Sep 10, 2014
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM— 3 weeks away
Commission for a Clean CountyThu Sep 11, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM— 3 weeks away
Haywood County BeekeepersTue Oct 7, 2014
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM— 2 months away
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