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Your Cabarrus
Cooperative Extension Staff

Your Cabarrus Cooperative Extension Staff pictured above at the 2015 Agricultural Celebration: Front Row (left to right): Renee Goodnight, EFNEP Program Assistant Christine Barrier, Administrative Assistant Pam Outen, Famly & Consumer Sciences Extension Agent Becky Lewis, Support Specialist Minnie Mitchell-Bishop, Community Rural Development Extension Agent Back Row (left to right): Tracy LeCompte, 4-H Extension Agent Robert Furr, County Extension Director Carl Pless, Agricultural Extension Agent Beverly Bollenbecker, 4-H School Age Child Care Program Associate

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Cabarrus Local
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Local Foods? - Check out Simply Local on YouTube. Visit our new Local Foods page supporting the 10% Campaign.

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Food Processing and
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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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Protect your Backyard Chickens popular

Avian Infuenza is a virus transmitted by migrating birds, here is some background information and tips for protecting your flock during the fall migration (September and October). History Dec 2014 – First case in MORE » – from   Gardening

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Tree Talk: Meet the Ginkgo Tree popular

The Ginkgo tree is an ancient species that has much to offer in your landscape —especially their brilliant, but short lived fall color.  But you have to be a little… sexist… when you MORE » – from   Gardening

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Another HOME PICKLING CLASS Opportunity

Due to popular demand, Pam Outen, Family & Consumer Sciences Extension Agent has scheduled an additional Home Pickling Class on Monday, July 27, 1-5 pm.  This hands-on workshop will introduce the “basics of pickling.” Participants MORE »

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Learn How to Make Salsa!

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 12:30-4:30pm This “Tomatoes and Salsa” hands-on workshop will teach how to preserve the abundant local tomatoes we enjoy using water bath canning to preserve these summer treats. You will leave MORE »

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Summer Food Preservation Classes Announced!

Register now for NC State Cooperative Extension’s Basics of Home Canning; Tomatoes and Salsa and Home Pickling. Classes will be held in June and July. View the schedule and times at http://maintenance.cabarruscounty.us/  or the MORE »

Grant Writing Classes offered

Learn How to Write A Grant

Minnie Mitchell-Bishop, Cabarrus County Extension Agent, is teaching a grant writing course for anyone interested in understanding the process of writing grants. The class is offered Friday, November 6, from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. MORE »

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GET OUT OF DEBT with PowerPay!

PowerPay is a no cost, debt-reduction computer program that is easy to use, understand and follow. PowerPay will give you the tools to develop a personalized, self-directed debt elimination plan. Discover how quickly you MORE »

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Piedmont Farmers' Market OpenSat Sep 5, 2015 Today
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
518 Winecoff School Rd, Concord, NC 28027, USA
— 2 hours away
Piedmont Farmers Market Rotary SquareSat Sep 5, 2015 Today
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Union Street- South, Concord, NC 28025
— 2 hours away
4-H: Visit Rimer ClubSat Sep 5, 2015 Today
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Where:
Home of Alisa Wickliff, 6835 Cress Road, Concord, NC 28025
— 2 hours away
Piedmont Farmers "Winecoff School Road Market" OpenSat Sep 5, 2015 Today
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
518 Winecoff School Road, Concord, NC 28027
— 3 hours away
4-H: Visit K-9 Capers Dog Specialtiy ClubSat Sep 5, 2015 Today
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
K-9 Capers Dog Training Academy, 2139 Supply Court, Suite 1, Concord NC 28027
— 7 hours away
Visit Carolina Co-eds 4-H ClubSat Sep 5, 2015 Today
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Contact leader for meeting address
— 12 hours away
4-H: Visit Future Focus Fitness Speciality ClubSat Sep 5, 2015 Today
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Logan Community Center, 304 Lincoln Street-SW, Concord 28025
— 13 hours away
Piedmont Farmers Market HarrisburgMon Sep 7, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
6960 Robinson Church Rd, Harrisburg, NC 28075, USA
— 2 days away
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