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Extension is Planning
for Another Century of Success.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model and chart a course through choppy economic waters. NCCES has seen recurring budget cuts of $20 million since 2000, resulting in the loss of roughly 90 positions over the past four years.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

Extension is Planning
for Another Century of Success.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model and chart a course through choppy economic waters. NCCES has seen recurring budget cuts of $20 million since 2000, resulting in the loss of roughly 90 positions over the past four years.

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local-foods

Cabarrus Local
Foods

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

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herb festival

2014 Spring Plant and
Herb Festival

9th Annual Cabarrus Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Spring Herb & Plant Festival Saturday, Apr 12, 2014 8:00am – 4:00pm Where: Piedmont Farmers Market (518 Winecoff School Road, Concord, NC 28027) This popular event boasts unique and hard-to-find gifts, plants and gardener delights from over 85 vendors from several southern states. Held RAIN or SHINE patrons enjoy the atmosphere, selections and the early blooming season found at the festival. Over a hundred Master Gardener Volunteers along with local celebrity, David Goforth will be on site to answer homeowner questions free-of-charge. For more information about the festival contact David Goforth . For vendor inquires contact Vickie Julian at vickiejo@ctc.net or call her at (704)578-9071 or (704)455-7847.

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Your Cabarrus
Cooperative Extension Staff

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

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4-H: How can I help or volunteer?

We are always looking for people to help us out!  Just contact Tracy LeCompte at tracy_lecompte@ncsu.edu. Want to help? If you want to help us go to camp, we have some great young MORE »

Tracy LeCompte Join Cabarrus Extension Team

The Cabarrus County Cooperative Extension team is happy to welcome Tracy LeCompte as the 4-H Extension Agent.  Tracy began working with Cooperative Extension on Monday, February 3, 2014. Tracy brings a wealth of MORE »

2014 Cabarrus Spring Herb and Plant Festival popular

9th Annual Cabarrus Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Spring Herb & Plant Festival Saturday, Apr 12, 2014 8:00am – 4:00pm Where: Piedmont Farmers Market (518 Winecoff School Road, Concord, NC 28027) This popular event boasts MORE »

Cabarrus Extension Spring 2014 Plant Sale

Yes, we are already talking about Spring!  Now is the time to start thinking about your late winter, early spring planting.  There is no better way to update your yards and gardens than MORE »

2013 State 4-H Council Conference Registration

2013 State Council Conference Registration Cabarrus County 4-H’ers, The 2013 NC 4-H State Council Conference will be held Saturday, November 16 through Sunday, November 19 in Raleigh.  The conference is focusing on the MORE »

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"Protect Cabarrus Farmland" Info. available WeekdaysFri Apr 25 - Fri Apr 25, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
NC Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, NC 28027
— 8 hours away
Learn How to "Improve Your Neighborhood" Fri Apr 25 - Fri Apr 25, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
NC Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, NC 28027
— 8 hours away
4-H: Visit "Give to the 10th Power" Community ClubFri Apr 25, 2014
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord 28027
— 18 hours away
Piedmont Farmers "Winecoff School Road Market" OpenSat Apr 26, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
518 Winecoff School Road, Concord, NC 28027
— 2 days away
4-H: Visit "Saddle-Up Horse Speciality Club"Sat Apr 26, 2014
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM Where:
3600 Wendy Lane, Concord, NC 28027
— 2 days away
Soil Sampling Kits Available M-FWed Apr 30, 2014
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
N.C. Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, NC 28027
— 6 days away
4-H Clubs and Youth Programs In Cabarrus CountyThu May 1 - Thu May 1, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
Clubs meet at various times, locations and dates throughout the county.
— 6 days away
Join ECA Clubs with Passion for Learning & SharingThu May 1 - Thu May 1, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
Clubs vary locations, meeting times and locations. Call Pam Outen, Extension Agent at 704/920-3310
— 6 days away
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