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Extension Today

Tune in to Extension Today, featuring Extension professionals from Alleghany, Surry, Wilkes, and Yadkin counties. Airing Wednesdays at 9:05 a.m. and Saturdays at 10:05 a.m. on 100.9 WIFM radio.

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Extension Today

Tune in to Extension Today, featuring Extension professionals from Alleghany, Surry, Wilkes, and Yadkin counties. Airing Wednesdays at 9:05 a.m. and Saturdays at 10:05 a.m. on 100.9 WIFM radio.

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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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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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We are here to serve
you!

Welcome to the Surry County Center site. If you have questions or concerns regarding any information contained in this site, please contact our office. 336-401-8025 Monday - Friday 8:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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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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4-H Camp at Betsy Jeff Penn 2015

This year, Surry County 4‐H is going to Betsy Jeff Penn 4‐H Camp in Reidsville, North Carolina. Mark your calendars today – camp will be the week of July 5 ‐ 10. To MORE »

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Surry County SHIIP Volunteers Recognized popular

SHIIP Volunteers from Surry County were recognized for their outstanding service assisting Medicare beneficiaries during 2014. Trained through the NC Department of Insurance, volunteer counselors are available to help those on Medicare (due MORE »

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See Red on Valentines Day! popular

See “Red” on Valentine’s Day and throughout the year. Red fruits and vegetables contain many health-promoting phytochemicals including lycopene and anthocyanins. This color group may help promote: A lower risk of some cancers MORE »

Surry County Bee School popular

Have you ever thought about becoming a beekeeper, but don’t know where to start? The Surry County Beekeepers’ Association will hold its Surry County Bee School on Saturday, February 28th from 9:00 am MORE »

4-H Mini “Early” Gardens

Date: March 5, 2015 Time: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Location: North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Surry Center, Dobson Cost:  $15.00 Here is an opportunity to learn and test your gardening skills (no previous experience MORE »

4-H Plant Sale

The annual 4-H Plant Sale is in full swing with orders being taken through February 26th. All proceeds for this annual fundraising event will benefit Surry County 4-H programs. Take a look inside MORE »

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Piedmont Farm School

The Piedmont Farm School is a 7-month educational program that trains beginning and transitioning farmers with a strong commitment to operate successful small-scale, sustainable farms.  The school offers seven business-planning seminars, which will MORE » – from   Forsyth County Center

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EVENTS View All
Small Fruit Production WorkshopTue Mar 3, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Surry County Cooperative Extension, 210 North Main Street, Dobson, NC, United States
— 2 days away
Stone Fruit Production WorkshopThu Mar 5, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Surry County Cooperative Extension, 210 North Main Street, Dobson, NC, United States
— 4 days away
Pesticide Training "V"Tue Mar 10, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Surry County Cooperative Extension, 210 North Main Street, Dobson, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Tree Grafting WorkshopTue Mar 10, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Surry County Cooperative Extension, 210 North Main Street, Dobson, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Tree Grafting WorkshopThu Mar 12, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Surry County Cooperative Extension, 210 North Main Street, Dobson, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
Diabetes & YouWed Mar 18, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
Reeves Community Center, 113 South Renfro Street, Mount Airy, NC 27030, United States
— 2 weeks away
Southern Foresters' Climate Observations: State Comparisons and Spatial TrendsThu Mar 19, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://forestrywebinars.net
— 3 weeks away
Invasive Plant Best Management Practices WebinarTue Mar 24, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 3 weeks away
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