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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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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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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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Eat Smart, Move More,
Maintain, don't gain! Holiday Challenge

Worried holiday weight gain will weigh you down? This holiday season, the only thing that should be “stuffed” is the turkey! Many Americans gain between 1 and 5 pounds each holiday season. While it might not sound like much, most people never manage to lose those extra pounds. Instead of piling on the pounds, you are invited to join the ninth annual Eat Smart, Move More, Maintain, don’t gain! Holiday Challenge. Rather than focusing on trying to lose weight, this FREE seven-week challenge provides participants with tips, tricks, and ideas to help maintain your weight throughout the holiday season. Sign up now! The Holiday Challenge runs from November 17 - December 31, 2014. http://www.esmmweighless.com/sign/ The (free!) Holiday Challenge includes: • Seven weekly newsletters delivered to your inbox with tips to: o Host a healthier Thanksgiving o Manage holiday stress o Fit physical activity into your busy day o Survive a holiday party • Daily Tips • Mid-week Challenges • Healthy holiday recipes • Motivation and support from other participants o How you participate is up to you– share your strategies on our Facebook page, connect for more tips on Twitter, and exchange holiday recipes on Pinterest. • Prizes and free gifts!

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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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Haywood County BeekeepersTue Jan 6, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM— 3 weeks away
Commission for a Clean CountyThu Jan 8, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM— 3 weeks away
Pesticide Exams in Buncombe CoMon Jan 12, 2015
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Buncombe Co
— 3 weeks away
ServSafeWed Jan 21 - Wed Jan 21, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Haywood Cooperative Extension, 589 Raccoon Rd., Waynesville, NC 28786
— 1 month away
Certified Turfgrass Short CourseFri Jan 23, 2015
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
Asheville School, 360 Asheville School Rd, Asheville, NC 28806, United States
— 1 month away
Certified Turfgrass Short CourseFri Jan 30, 2015
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
Asheville School, 360 Asheville School Rd, Asheville, NC 28806, United States
— 1 month away
Haywood County BeekeepersTue Feb 3, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM— 2 months away
Certified Turfgrass Short CourseFri Feb 6, 2015
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
Asheville School, 360 Asheville School Rd, Asheville, NC 28806, United States
— 2 months away
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