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Beekeeping Series
2017

Beekeeping Series for beginners to intermediate NINE sessions held TUESDAYS, 7-9pm January 17- March 28, 2016 Register Online HERE Click HERE to print a brochure and mail-in registration form Beekeeping for many is a hobby, art or perhaps a profession with many different facets.  Our goal is to teach North Carolina beekeeeping, recruit and mentor new beekeepers.  Upon completion of the series and field day, participants will have been exposed to all of the knowledge needed to receive certification upon passing the state exam. Certified beekeepers will share the history, background, bee anatomy, equipment and products involved with beekeeping.  Participants will learn how to get started with beekeeping, manage hives safely and to "think like a bee".  In addition, participants will learn how to retrieve and process honey from hives. This series is instructed by certified beekeepers of the Cabarrus County Beekeeping Association. Classes are held on Tuesdays from 7-9pm at the NC Cooperative Extension Office, Cabarrus County Center (715 Cabarrus Ave West, Concord, NC  28027).

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Beekeeping Series
2017

Beekeeping Series for beginners to intermediate NINE sessions held TUESDAYS, 7-9pm January 17- March 28, 2016 Register Online HERE Click HERE to print a brochure and mail-in registration form Beekeeping for many is a hobby, art or perhaps a profession with many different facets.  Our goal is to teach North Carolina beekeeeping, recruit and mentor new beekeepers.  Upon completion of the series and field day, participants will have been exposed to all of the knowledge needed to receive certification upon passing the state exam. Certified beekeepers will share the history, background, bee anatomy, equipment and products involved with beekeeping.  Participants will learn how to get started with beekeeping, manage hives safely and to "think like a bee".  In addition, participants will learn how to retrieve and process honey from hives. This series is instructed by certified beekeepers of the Cabarrus County Beekeeping Association. Classes are held on Tuesdays from 7-9pm at the NC Cooperative Extension Office, Cabarrus County Center (715 Cabarrus Ave West, Concord, NC  28027).

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Cooperative Extension
Fall 2016 Plant Sale

Deadline to order is Tuesday, October 25 CLICK HERE to place your order ONLINE. Plants will be available for pick up on November 3 & 4 (9am – 5pm) at the Cabarrus County Cooperative Extension Office (715 Cabarrus Ave-West, Concord, NC  28027).  You will receive a reminder note prior to plants arriving.  All proceeds from the  Plant Sale provide Cooperative Extension programming support. This plant sale is a fundraiser for Cabarrus County Cooperative Extension.  All plants are grown in nurseries in Georgia or Alabama.  All orders are non-refundable. Plants do not have a warranty.   To download a plant sale brochure with detailed information about each plant variety, click HERE. Or call 704-920-3310; weekdays; between 8am and 5pm.

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Consumer Horticulture

Extension's Gardening Portal at NC State University provides access to a wealth of information, events and resources for gardeners in North Carolina.  Managed by the State Urban Horticulture Specialist and Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agents throughout the state, it is your doorway to guidance about successfully growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers and ornamentals in your landscape.

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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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4-H Summer Fling Camps & Classes

Registration is now open for our Summer Fling Camps & Classes!  Come and get a taste of what 4-H has to offer.  Learn a little so you can then explore a lot. Summer MORE »

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4-H Camp Interest Meeting

Interested in Day Camps and Overnight Residential Summer Camps? Join us for an informational meeting about what 4-H has to offer! March 1, 2015 6:00 p.m. Cabarrus 4-H/Extension Office – 715 Cabarrus Avenue MORE »

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Super Saturday Workshop

Workshop designed for youth in 4-7th grade who might be home alone or in charge of others.  Great for babysitters! February 20, 2016 Workshop Fee $18 Sessions include: First Aid, Making a Sitter MORE »

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4-H Curriculum Trainings

Cabarrus County 4-H is proud to offer Low-Cost training for using our 4-H curriculum.  Curriculum is available for use by formal and informal educators and can be adapted to fit most educational environments. MORE »

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Join ECA Clubs with Passion for Learning & SharingSat Oct 1 - Sat Oct 1, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Clubs vary locations, meeting times and locations. Call Pam Outen, Extension Agent at 704/920-3310
— 4 days away
Piedmont Farmers' Market OpenSat Oct 1, 2016
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Piedmont Farmers Market Inc., 518 Winecoff School Rd, Concord, NC 28027, United States
— 4 days away
4-H: Visit Rimer ClubSat Oct 1, 2016
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Where:
Home of Alisa Wickliff, 6835 Cress Road, Concord, NC 28025
— 4 days away
4-H: Visit Pet Pals Special Interest ClubSat Oct 1, 2016
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM— 4 days away
Visit Carolina Co-eds 4-H ClubSat Oct 1, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Contact leader for meeting address
— 4 days away
4-H: Visit Future Focus Fitness Speciality ClubSat Oct 1, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Logan Community Center, 304 Lincoln Street-SW, Concord 28025
— 4 days away
4-H Clover 101 per TMLMon Oct 3, 2016
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
715 Cabarrus Ave W, Concord, NC 28027, USA
— 6 days away
Extension's Master Gardener Volunteer Association Meeting/ProgramTue Oct 4, 2016
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
N.C. Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, 28027.
— 7 days away
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