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10th Annual
Agricultural Celebration!

The Cabarrus County Agricultural Advisory Board is hosting the 10th Annual  Agricultural Celebration Wednesday, July 22 6:30 p.m. to be held at The Farm at Brusharbor 7700 Brusharbor Road Concord, NC  28025 Dinner will be provided Reservations REQUIRED by calling 704-920-3316 or email ccbarrie@ncsu.edu or ONLINE by 5:00 p.m., July 13

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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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Your Cabarrus
Cooperative Extension Staff

Your Cabarrus Cooperative Extension Staff pictured above: Front Row (left to right): Christine Barrier, Administrative Assistant Pam Outen, Famly & Consumer Sciences Extension Agent Anita Ford, Expanded Food & Nutrition Program Assistant Back Row (left to right): Beverly Bollenbecker, 4-H School Age Child Care Program Associate Robert Furr, County Extension Director Mildred Upsher, Receptionist Tracy LeCompte, 4-H Extension Agent Carl Pless, Agricultural Extension Agent David Goforth, Horticultal Extension Agent Becky Lewis, Support Specialist Minnie Mitchell-Bishop, Community Rural Development Extension Agent

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How Does Your County Rank? popular

Rarely a week goes by without a call from a community seeking support as its leaders plan for the future. Amid all the advice IEI might offer, perhaps the most important is “engage MORE » – from   Community Development

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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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Free Soil Analysis April 1-November 26

Obtain soil testing kit with instructions and form from NC Cooperative Extension- Cabarrus Cooperative Extension, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, NC 28027. Mail the soil kit and forms to NCDA&CS Agronomic Division at 1040 Mail Service MORE »

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4-H Camp Spots Available

Come and Join us for 2015 4-H Summer Camp at Betsy Jeff Penn 4-H Camp! Who:  Campers Age 8-14 When:  July 5th to July 10th Where:  Betsy Jeff Penn 4-H Camp Reidsville, NC Benefits of going with the MORE »

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Building Sustainable Farms, Ranches, and Communities: A Guide to Federal Programs for Sustainable Agriculture, Forestry, Entrepreneurship, Conservation, Food Systems, and Community Development

A newly updated publication, Building Sustainable Farms, Ranches, and Communities: A Guide to Federal Programs for Sustainable Agriculture, Forestry, Entrepreneurship, Conservation, Food Systems, and Community Development, is a one-stop guide to find the MORE » – from   Community Development

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4-H: Visit the Barn Bums Horse Speciality ClubWed Jul 1, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Circle K Arena, 7860 Gold Hill Road, Concord, NC 28025
— 7 hours ago
Visit Boger Extension & Community Association ClubThu Jul 2, 2015 Today
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
at members’ homes or Cold Water Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall.
— 12 hours away
Piedmont Farmers Market-Les Myers Park, ConcordThu Jul 2, 2015 Today
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Les Myers Community Park, Concord, NC 28025, United States
— 14 hours away
City of Kannapolis Farmers' Market OpenThu Jul 2, 2015 Today
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Corner of Vance Street and Loop Road, Kannapolis
— 15 hours away
Quilting Mothers Special Interest ECA ClubFri Jul 3, 2015
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extenson Services, 715 Cabarrus Avenue West, Concord, NC 28027, United States
— Tomorrow
Piedmont Farmers' Market OpenSat Jul 4, 2015
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
518 Winecoff School Rd, Concord, NC 28027, USA
— 2 days away
Piedmont Farmers Market Rotary SquareSat Jul 4, 2015
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Union Street- South, Concord, NC 28025
— 2 days away
4-H: Visit Rimer ClubSat Jul 4, 2015
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Where:
Home of Alisa Wickliff, 6835 Cress Road, Concord, NC 28025
— 2 days away
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