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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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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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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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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 »

4-H Area Food Show

Does your child/children enjoy making some goodies in the kitchen?! Here is an opportunity for them to share their favorite recipe in a FUN way with others! The time has come again for 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

Recipe of the Month

White Chili  (makes 10 servings) Submitted by: Peggy Tim Ingredients: 4 cups white beans (drained & rinsed) 1 Tablespoon olive oil 2 red bell peppers (chopped) 1 large onion, (chopped) 1 green chili MORE »

Healthy Families

Healthy Families is one of the quality programs available through Family Consumer Science at Cooperative Extension. These classes are offered at no cost to qualified families.In this program you can learn to eat MORE »

4-H is for You!!!

Through 4-H, more than 187,000 young people in North Carolina learn new skills and serve their communities each year. 4-H offers clubs, special interest programs, summer camps, school enrichment and after-school child care. MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Timber Tax Update for the 2014 Tax Year WebinarThu Feb 5, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
http://www.forestrywebinars.net/
— 6 days away
Surry County Beekeepers Monthly MeetingMon Feb 9, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Surry County Cooperative Extension, 210 North Main Street, Dobson, NC, United States
— 1 week away
4-H Beekeeping Club Monthly Meeting Mon Feb 9, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Surry County Cooperative Extension, 210 North Main Street, Dobson, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Pesticide Training "V"Tue Feb 10, 2015
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Surry County Cooperative Extension, 210 North Main Street, Dobson, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
Foothill Growers Round TableFri Feb 13, 2015
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Surry Community College - The Pilot Center, 612 East Main St., Pilot Mountain, NC 27041
— 2 weeks away
Diabetes & YouWed Feb 18, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
Surry County Cooperative Extension, 210 North Main Street, Dobson, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away
Vinedressers Monthly MeetingThu Feb 19, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Surry County Cooperative Extension, 210 North Main Street, Dobson, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away
Growing Tomatoes in Your Home Garden Workshop "X Credits"Thu Feb 26, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Surry County Cooperative Extension, 210 North Main Street, Dobson, NC, United States
— 4 weeks away
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