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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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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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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 Congress 2015

Come learn more about 4-H teen involvement! This is a jam packed few days full of activities including great speakers, workshops, dances, service projects, and lots more! You don’t want to miss out MORE »

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4-H Chef & Child

Chef & Child Date: June 15-18 *Must attend all 4 days! Ages: 10-18 Class Limit: 20 Cost: Free Learn to cook from a real chef when you participate in Surry County Chef and MORE »

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Summer Explosion 2015 popular

Summer Explosion is a program for youth in grades K-12. Each class is designed to be fun, educational, and a hands-on learning experience. Registration for Summer Explosion classes will be held at the MORE »

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Tractor Supply Paper Clover Campaign 2015

The spring Paper Clover Campaign at Tractor Supply Company will be April 22-May 3. During this time frame, customers at Tractor Supply in Elkin and Mount Airy can choose to donate $1.00 (or MORE »

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4-H Citizenship NC Focus

4-H Citizenship North Carolina Focus will be held June 15-17, 2015 in Raleigh at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel. Again this year, we are grateful to North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives- Touchstone Energy for being our conference MORE »

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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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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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Hands-On Backyard Stream Repair WorkshopThu May 28, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
Kernersville Public Services, Garage Conference Room 720 Mckaughan St, Kernersville, NC 27284
— 5 days away
Marketing Strategies for Produce GrowersThu May 28, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
SCC Pilot Center, 612 East Main Street, Pilot Mountain, NC 27041, United States
— 6 days away
Hands-On Backyard Stream Repair WorkshopFri May 29, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
Kernersville Public Services, Garage Conference Room 720 Mckaughan St, Kernersville, NC 27284
— 6 days away
Diabetes & You: "Herbs of Our Lives" with NC State Extension Master Gardener Volunteers Sue Johnson & Linda VaughtWed Jun 3, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
Surry County Extension Department, 210 North Main Street, Dobson, NC 27017, United States
— 2 weeks away
4-H Beekeepers Club & Surry County Beekeepers Monthly MeetingMon Jun 8, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Surry County Extension Department, 210 North Main Street, Dobson, NC 27017, United States
— 2 weeks away
Inviting Butterflied, Bees, & Birds to Your BackyardTue Jun 9, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Surry County Extension Department, 210 North Main Street, Dobson, NC 27017, United States
— 3 weeks away
Master Gardener Monthly MeetingWed Jun 10, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
Surry County Extension Department, 210 North Main Street, Dobson, NC 27017, United States
— 3 weeks away
On-Farm Meat Production for ProfitThu Jun 11, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
SCC Pilot Center, 612 East Main Street, Pilot Mountain, NC 27041, United States
— 3 weeks away
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