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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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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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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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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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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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4-H Mini Summer Gardens

Warm weather will soon be here, so get ready to break out your gardening skills and tools as the 4-H Mini Gardens get under way. The theme for the 2015 gardens is “Summer MORE »

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Salt and Sodium: Tips to Help You Cut Back

It’s clear that Americans have a taste for salt, but salt plays a role in high blood pressure. Everyone, including kids, should reduce their sodium intake to less than 2,300 milligrams of sodium MORE »

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Student Loan Relief

If you have student loans that are taking a bite out of your financial flexibility, you are not alone. Increasingly, students are leaving college with significant sums of debt. Once graduated, some former MORE »

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4-H County Activity Day 2015

Are you an artist?  A singer? Do you enjoy public speaking? Do you play a musical instrument or love to dance? If so, County Activity Day (CAD) is a great way to showcase MORE »

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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

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!

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 »

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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
Tomato ProductionTue Mar 31, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Surry County Extension Department, 210 North Main Street, Dobson, NC 27017, United States
— 3 days away
Organic Gardening WorkshopTue Apr 14, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Surry County Cooperative Extension, 210 North Main Street, Dobson, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
Welcome to MedicareMon Apr 20, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Surry County Human Services, 1218 State Street, Mt Airy, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away
Pine Straw Harvesting in Longleaf Pine Forests: Best Management Guidelines to Sustain Wildlife ResourcesThu Apr 23, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 4 weeks away
[ProNR] Emergency Planning Webinar Thu Apr 30, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 1 month away
Growing Herbs WorkshopTue May 5, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Surry County Cooperative Extension, 210 North Main Street, Dobson, NC, United States
— 1 month away
Creating Concrete BirdbathsMon Jun 15, 2015
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Surry County Cooperative Extension, 210 North Main Street, Dobson, NC, United States
— 3 months away
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