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NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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Munsell color book being used to determine the hue, value and chroma of a soil.

Soil 101: Introduction
to Soil – Online!

Understanding soil is a basic skill needed by anyone interested in agriculture, environmental science, gardening, natural resource management, and water quality. Traditionally, to gain that skill, a person has had to pay college tuition and spend long hours in a classroom. Now, with the power of the internet at your fingertips, the NC Cooperative Extension Service is bringing a first class Introduction to Soil education to your office, dining room table, or local coffee shop. Learn more about this open online course at http://go.ncsu.edu/introduction-to-soil

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Small Fruit Plant
Sale

For pricing information click here For plant varieties information click here

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Burke County Cooperative Extension and Burke County 4-H are on Facebook.  "Like Us" to keep up with the latest events happening at our office. Click on the links below to visit our Facebook pages Burke County Cooperative Extension Burke County 4-H

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Empowering People..Providing
Solutions

North Carolina Cooperative Extension partners with communities to deliver education and technology that enrich the lives, land, and economy of North Carolinians. Here in Burke County, Extension professionals assist people who want to improve their personal life or business prospects, their community, and the environment. Extension’s research, professionals, volunteers, local advisory boards, and the support of the county government make it all possible. Burke County Cooperative Extension is: Empowering People…. Providing Solutions Click on Contact Us or Staff for more information or to reach our office. Spring Williams-Byrd County Extension Director Burke County Cooperative Extension Staff[/caption]

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100 HUGS

Help Burke County Cooperative Extension collect 100 HUGS!  Part of our mission is to improve the lives, land, and economy of the citizens we serve. One of the ways we can do this MORE »

A Day of Fun for a Good Cause

As 2014 comes to a close, there’s one more good cause that needs your attention. Burke County 4-H is hosting a fundraiser to help with expenses for summer camp and other activities for MORE »

4-H Horse Program Succeeds in 2014

In 2014, more than 35 youth have participated in the Burke County 4-H Horse Program.  The 4-H Horse Program teaches youth about equine science through activities like horse shows, horse judging, summer day MORE »

Fall Pruning popular

Fall is here and for some reason people love to prune in the fall.  Let’s talk about that!  Fall is not a great time prune.  Pruning encourages new growth and new tender growth MORE »

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Fall Planting for Spring Flowers

Fall bulbs are available in all the garden centers at this time of year. Of course, these bulbs must be planted now in order to bloom in the spring. Spring flowering bulbs must MORE »

Stockpiling Forages for Fall and Winter Pasture

Livestock producers can take advantage of late summer and early fall growing conditions to obtain high quality pasture for late fall and early winter grazing. This practice is called stockpiling. The best grasses MORE »

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National Paper Clover Campaign

Morganton, NC – National 4-H Council has announced the launch of the fall 2014         4-H Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Company (TSC). This event marks the fifth year of collaboration MORE »

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NCFGC MWCThu Jan 29, 2015
12:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Western North Carolina Regional Livestock Center, Stock Dr., Canton, NC
— 1 month away
Sustainable Forestry Teachers' Academy - MountainMon Jun 22 - Fri Jun 26, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Asheville, NC, USA
— 6 months away
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