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NC Cooperative Extension Use Value Advisory Board Meeting - RE: PUV Manual Fri Jan 30, 2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Farm Bureau - 301 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC
— Tomorrow
Cotton Edgcombe/Nash/Wilson Cotton Meeting Mon Feb 2, 2015 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Wilson Co. Ag Ctr., 1806 Goldsboro St SW, Wilson, NC 27893
— 5 days away
Cotton Hoke/Robeson/Scotland Cotton Meeting Mon Feb 2, 2015 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Hoke Robeson Gin 7480 Old Maxton Rd, Red Springs, NC 28377
— 5 days away
Strawberry Growers Information North American Strawberry Growers Association Annual meeting Tue Feb 3- Sat Feb 7, 2015 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Ventura, CA, USA
— 5 days away

Join fellow strawberry researchers and growers February 3rd through the 6th for the 2015 North American Strawberry Growers Association Conference and Symposium in sunny Ventura California! The NASGA Symposium is only held once every 4 years.

For more information see:

http://www.nasga.org

Cotton Bertie Cotton Meeting Wed Feb 4, 2015 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Windsor Community Building
— 7 days away
Cotton Martin Cotton Meeting Wed Feb 4, 2015 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Farmers Market at 4001 W. Main St. Williamston, NC, 27892
— 7 days away
Cotton Chowan/Gates?Perquimans Cotton Meeting Wed Feb 4, 2015 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Leon Nixon Catering, 749 Virginia Road, Edenton, NC 27932
— 7 days away
Cotton Northampton Cotton Meeting Thu Feb 5, 2015 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension J W Fasion Building 9495 Hwy 305 North Jackson NC 27845
— 1 week away
Growing Small Farms Small Flock Workshop Thu Feb 5, 2015 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Sanford, NC
— 1 week away

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, in partnership with The Livestock Conservancy, the NCDA&CS, and the NCSU Prestage Department of Poultry Science, will conduct their Annual Area Small Flock Seminar on Thursday February 5 at the McSwain Extension Education and Agriculture Center in Sanford, NC. The target audience for this workshop is producers who raise chickens, turkeys, ducks, and geese.

Topics include Biosecurity & Preventing Disease; Heritage Duck Breeds for Egg & Meat Production; Waterfowl Brooding & Nutrition; Basics of Home Processing; Planting Greens for your Birds; and more.

For more information including registration details, visit Cooperative Extension’s Growing Small Farms website at http://go.ncsu.edu/small-flock-workshop

Deadline for registration is February 3.

Cotton Halifax Cotton Meeting Thu Feb 5, 2015 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Halifax Ag Ctr; 359 Ferrell Lane, Halifax, NC 27839
— 1 week away
Cotton Hertford Cotton Meeting Thu Feb 5, 2015 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension County Extension Office - 301 W Tryon Street Winton NC 27986
— 1 week away
Community Gardens Webinar - Pesticides Strategy Fri Feb 6, 2015 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension on the computer
— 1 week away

Pesticides are useful tools if we use them properly. Improper use can harm the user and the environment and lead to secondary pest outbreaks. Learn how to use pesticides safely and effectively in this webinar presented by Kaci Buhl from Oregon State University. Moderated by Charles Pinkston and Danielle Carroll, Regional Extension Agents, Alabama Cooperative Extension System.

Go to learn.extension.org/events/1864 for information on how to connect to this webinar.

For more information on the series visit: extension.org/pages/72197.

Therapeutic Horticulture Pre-Meeting Tour & Dinner - Carolinas Horticultural Therapy Network Fri Feb 6, 2015 3:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 3:30: Orchid Trail Greenhouses, Church Street, Morrisville, NC, United States
— 1 week away

6:00: Fiction Kitchen, 428 S. Dawson St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Therapeutic Horticulture Winter Meeting - Carolinas Horticultural Therapy Network Sat Feb 7, 2015 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, NC 27606, United States
— 1 week away

"Cultivate Thy Self: Self Care for Those Who Practice HT" Contact Heather Kelejian, hkelejian@nhcgov.com for more information.

Advisory Leadership System Day 1 - SAC (New Members Orientation) Tue Feb 10, 2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM — 2 weeks away
Cotton Pitt Cotton Meeting Tue Feb 10, 2015 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Pitt county office, 403 Government Cir. Greenville, NC 27834
— 2 weeks away
Advisory Leadership System Day 1 - 1/2 SAC Mtg - Winter Mtg Tue Feb 10, 2015 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Hilton Garden Inn Charlotte/Concord, 7831 Gateway Lane Northwest, Concord, NC 28027
— 2 weeks away
Cotton Greene/Lenoir/Wayne Cotton Meeting Tue Feb 10, 2015 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Buckleberry Ruritan Building, 1644 Hardy Bridge Rd, LaGrange, NC
— 2 weeks away
Advisory Leadership System Day 1 - Dinner - SAC Winter Mtg Tue Feb 10, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM — 2 weeks away
Advisory Leadership System Day 2 - 1/2 Day SAC Mtg - Winter Mtg Wed Feb 11, 2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Hilton Garden Inn Charlotte/Concord, 7831 Gateway Lane Northwest, Concord, NC 28027
— 2 weeks away
Beaufort County Center Working Forest Summit for NC Landowners Wed Feb 11, 2015 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Williamston, NC, USA
— 2 weeks away

Are you interested in improving forest health while building family wealth? If so, attend the “Working Forest Summit for North Carolina Landowners,” February 11, 8AM to 3PM at the Senator Bob Martin Ag. Center in Williamston, NC. Participants will hear about topics relating to timber markets, forest taxes, forest management, and more. Learn more and register now for free by calling 919-515-5065, or visit the website: http://www.ncsu-feop.org/landowners/index.html (Copy & paste the link into your browser if needed.)

Advisory Leadership System Day 2 - Lunch - SAC Winter Mtg Wed Feb 11, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Hilton Garden Inn Charlotte/Concord, 7831 Gateway Lane Northwest, Concord, NC 28027
— 2 weeks away
Advisory Leadership System Day 2 - SAC Winter Mtg (Optional Tours) Wed Feb 11, 2015 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Hilton Garden Inn Charlotte/Concord, 7831 Gateway Lane Northwest, Concord, NC 28027
— 2 weeks away
Growing Small Farms Organic Commodities and Livestock Conference Thu Feb 12, 2015 Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Rocky Mount, NC
— 2 weeks away

Carolina Farm Stewardship Association's Organic Commodities and Livestock Conference is the place to network with growers and buyers while learning to improve the productivity and profitability of your larger-scale farm. The conference features nine concurrent workshops on a range of topics including whole farm crop insurance, organic broccoli production, marketing pork to wholesalers and retailers, postharvest handling, organic breeding systems, crop rotation planning, enterprise budgets, and more. For more information visit the CFSA website at http://www.carolinafarmstewards.org/oclc.

NC Choices NC Choices Presents at the NC Cattlemens Association Thu Feb 12- Sun Feb 15, 2015 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension NC Choices Presents at the NC Cattlemens Association
— 2 weeks away

NC Choices' Casey McKissick leads a session on on-farm efficiency and pasture management.

http://www.nccattle.com/annualconference.aspx

NC Choices NC Choices Presents at Organic Commodities and Livestock Conference Thu Feb 12, 2015 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Rocky Mt, NC, USA
— 2 weeks away

http://www.carolinafarmstewards.org/oclc

NC Choices' Sarah Blacklin with lead instructor and chef James Naquin lead a Whole Pork Breakdown session: Marketing Meat to Wholesalers and Retailers

NC Choices NC Choices Presents at ASAP Business of Farming Conference Fri Feb 13, 2015 Where:
NC Cooperative Extension ASAP Business of Farming Conference
— 2 weeks away

Friday/Saturday, February 13 & 14: ASAP's 12th Annual Business of Farming Conference.. Look forward to an all new NC Choices' "Meat Track" titled, The Whole Hog: Strategies for Utilization, Working with your Butcher, Pricing and Marketing.

http://asapconnections.org/events/business-of-farming-conference/

Cotton Blackland Cotton Meeting Fri Feb 13, 2015 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Ponzer Community Building (39111 US 264 Belhaven, NC 27810)
— 2 weeks away
Growing Small Farms Fruit Tree Pruning Demonstration Sat Feb 21, 2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Pittsboro, NC
— 3 weeks away

North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer a fruit tree pruning demonstration on Saturday February 21 from 10:00 am – noon at Howard’s Farm a few miles west of Pittsboro on Hwy 64. Annual training and pruning are needed for fruit trees to develop proper shape and form but many growers are intimidated by pruning and neglect this important task. Properly trained and pruned trees will yield high-quality fruit much sooner and live significantly longer. Dr. Mike Parker, North Carolina State University Fruit Tree Specialist, will demonstrate proper pruning techniques for apple and peach trees. For more details and registration info, visit the Growing Small Farms website at http://go.ncsu.edu/gsf-workshops

Cotton Sampson, Johnston, Cumberland, and Harnett Cotton Meeting Mon Feb 23, 2015 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Performance Dodge Dealership 615 Warsaw Rd Clinton, NC 28328
— 4 weeks away
Blackberry and Raspberry Information Portal North American Raspberry and Blackberry Annual Meeting Tue Feb 24- Sat Feb 28, 2015 (All Day Event) — 4 weeks away
Cotton Piedmont Cotton Meeting Wed Feb 25, 2015 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Stanly County Agri-Civic Center, 26032-E Newt Road Albemarle, NC 28001
— 4 weeks away
on 2 calendars Growing In Place Symposium - Natural Learning Initiative Thu Mar 5, 2015 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Marbles Museum, 201 East Hargett Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
— 1 month away


Our partner, the Natural Learning Initiative, has opened registration for its "Growing In Place" Symposium, March 5, 2015 in Raleigh. Erin White of the Community Food Lab will speak about the role of design in creating diverse, healthy food systems, and there will be a number of other presentations about Green Neighborhood Assets: Streets, Houses, Schools, Parks, Food.

NLI - http://naturalearning.org/growing-place-symposium-2015
Symposium - http://naturalearning.org/growing-place-symposium-2015
Community Food Lab - http://www.communityfoodlab.org/

Growing Small Farms 22nd Annual Organic Growers' School Sat Mar 7- Mon Mar 9, 2015 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Asheville, NC
— 1 month away

The Spring Conference offers practical, regionally-appropriate workshops on organic growing, permaculture, homesteading, urban farming, and rural living plus a trade show, seed exchange, silent auction, children’s program, and pre-conference on-farm events.
More than 70 sessions per day in themed tracks including Gardening, Soils, Livestock, Primitive Skills, Permaculture, Herbs, Alternative Energy, Sustainable Forestry, Homesteading, Cooking, Poultry, Farmers I and Farmers II, Mushrooms and Food Resilience. For more information visit the conference website at http://organicgrowersschool.org/annual-spring-conference.

on 2 calendars Dig-In! Weaving Edible Landscapes, Community Gardens and Urban Ag into the fabric of our community Sat Mar 7, 2015 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Marbles Kids Museum, 201 East Hargett Street, Raleigh, NC 27601, United States
— 1 month away

AHA will host Dig In! again at Marbles Kids Museum on Saturday, March 7, 2015.
http://www.advocatesforhealthinaction.org/eat-healthy/community-gardens/dig-in/

Agenda and registration materials will be available in January.

Plan to join us as we weave edible landscapes–community gardens and urban ag–into the fabric of our community in Wake County! Workshops will feature experts and information on:
- community gardens
- edible school gardens
- edible child care gardens

Who should come to Dig In?
- Elected officials
- City planners
- Teachers
- Child care center staff
- Parents
- Churches and other faith-based organizations
- Business leaders
- Nonprofit organizations
- Advocates

Presentations & Community Gardening Resources
Check out all the resources on community gardens from past Dig In! events and other expert sources.

Soils Certification Training for Nutrient Management Planners Mon Mar 9- Sat Mar 14, 2015 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Raleigh, NC
— 1 month away

Details available at http://go.ncsu.edu/nutrientmanagement

NC Choices NC Choices Presents at the Southern Sustainable Livestock Conference Fri Mar 27, 2015 Where:
NC Cooperative Extension the Southern Sustainable Livestock Conference
— 2 months away

NC Choices Casey McKissick presents: Trends Make Changes” Casey McKissick: Foothills Meats, & NC Choices. How to take advantage of trends, and tapping into niche markets.

http://www.southeasternsustainablelivestock.org/

Advisory Leadership System 2015 PILD Mtg Sun Apr 12, 2015 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Hyatt Regency-Crystal City, Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA
— 2 months away

4/11/2014 from Bob Ohlensehlen -- events@regonline.com

We are in the initial process of planning for next year’s PILD Conference which will be held on April 12 - 15, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, VA.

Advisory Leadership System 2015 PILD Mtg Mon Apr 13, 2015 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Hyatt Regency-Crystal City, Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA
— 2 months away

4/11/2014 from Bob Ohlensehlen -- events@regonline.com

We are in the initial process of planning for next year’s PILD Conference which will be held on April 12 - 15, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, VA.

Advisory Leadership System 2015 PILD Mtg Tue Apr 14, 2015 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Hyatt Regency-Crystal City, Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA
— 2 months away

4/11/2014 from Bob Ohlensehlen -- events@regonline.com

We are in the initial process of planning for next year’s PILD Conference which will be held on April 12 - 15, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, VA.

Advisory Leadership System 2015 PILD Mtg Wed Apr 15, 2015 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Hyatt Regency-Crystal City, Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA
— 3 months away

4/11/2014 from Bob Ohlensehlen -- events@regonline.com

We are in the initial process of planning for next year’s PILD Conference which will be held on April 12 - 15, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, VA.

Growing Small Farms 20th Annual Piedmont Farm Tour Sat Apr 25, 2015 @ 1:00 PM -Sun Apr 26, 2015 @ 5:00 PM — 3 months away

The 20th annual Piedmont Farm Tour features over 35 local sustainable farms featuring livestock, organic vegetables, fruits, and much more. The tour benefits the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association. Visit the CFSA website for more information: http://www.carolinafarmstewards.org/pft.

Advisory Leadership System Day 1 - 1/2 SAC/SPC Joint Mtg - Spring Mtg Tue May 12, 2015 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM — 3 months away
Advisory Leadership System Day 1 - Dinner - SAC/SPC Joint Mtg - Spring Mtg Tue May 12, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM — 3 months away
Advisory Leadership System Day 2 - 1/2 Day SAC/SPC Joint Mtg - Spring Mtg Wed May 13, 2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM — 3 months away
Advisory Leadership System Day 2 - Lunch - SAC/SPC Joint Mtg - Spring Mtg Wed May 13, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM — 3 months away
Advisory Leadership System Day 2 - SAC/SPC Joint Mtg - Spring Mtg (Optional Tours) Wed May 13, 2015 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM — 3 months away
Growing Small Farms 8th Annual Pollinator Day Celebration Sat May 30, 2015 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Pittsboro, NC
— 4 months away

Come join the Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension and the Chatham County Beekeepers’ Association for our 8th Annual Pollinator Day Celebration on Saturday, May 30, from 9:00 am til 1:00 pm on the lawn next to the Chatham Mills Farmers’ Market at Chatham Mills in Pittsboro, NC. The purpose of our popular Pollinator Day is to raise public awareness of the importance of the bees and other pollinators that are needed to produce 80 percent of our flowering plants and one third of our human food crops. The event is co-sponsored by Starrlight Mead. We have a great program planned for folks of all ages and all activities are free! The event will be held rain or shine. Details will be released in March.

Entomology Apiculture webinar Mon Jun 15, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Collaborate webinar
— 5 months away

Honey bees and pesticides

Blackberry and Raspberry Information Portal XI International Rubus and Ribes Symposium Pre-Confernece Tour Thu Jun 18- Sun Jun 21, 2015 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Charlotte NC
— 5 months away

The International Rubus and Ribes Symposium occurs once every 4 years. This is a meeting of scientists and industry people that work with Rubus and Ribes crops. There will be a preconference tour in the Charlotte, NC area and the official symposium will be in Asheville, NC. The last time it was in the US was 1980, 35 years ago. For more information check out the website: http://www.rubusribes2015.com/

Blackberry and Raspberry Information Portal XI International Rubus and Ribes Symposium Sun Jun 21- Thu Jun 25, 2015 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Asheville NC
— 5 months away

The 11th International Rubus and Ribes Symposium, open to those involved in all aspects of production, research, education, and extension on caneberries, currants, and gooseberries, meeting June 21-25, 2015 in Asheville, NC.

Advisory Leadership System Day 1 - 1/2 SAC - Summer Mtg Tue Jul 21, 2015 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM — 6 months away
Advisory Leadership System Day 1 - Dinner - SAC Summer Mtg Tue Jul 21, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM — 6 months away
Advisory Leadership System Day 2 - 1/2 Day SAC Summer Mtg Wed Jul 22, 2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM — 6 months away
Advisory Leadership System Day 2 - Lunch - SAC Summer Mtg Wed Jul 22, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM — 6 months away
Advisory Leadership System Day 2 - SAC Summer Mtg (Optional Tours) Wed Jul 22, 2015 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM — 6 months away
Entomology Apiculture webinar Mon Sep 14, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Collaborate webinar
— 8 months away

TBA

Growing Small Farms 30th Annual Sustainable Agriculture Conference Fri Nov 6- Mon Nov 9, 2015 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Durham, NC
— 9 months away

Carolina Farm Stewardship Association's 30th Annual Sustainable Agriculture Conference brings together those new to the movement and experienced veterans to network and collaborate. There is no place like the Sustainable Agriculture Conference to learn from the experts about cutting-edge techniques and innovative programs and to connect with others who are just as passionate about rebuilding a healthy, local foodshed from seed to plate. For more information visit the CFSA website at http://www.carolinafarmstewards.org/sac.

Advisory Leadership System Day 1 - 1/2 SAC Fall Mtg Tue Nov 10, 2015 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM — 9 months away
Advisory Leadership System Day 1 - Dinner - SAC Fall Mtg Tue Nov 10, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM — 9 months away
Advisory Leadership System Day 2 - 1/2 Day SAC Fall Mtg Wed Nov 11, 2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM — 9 months away
Advisory Leadership System Day 2 - Lunch - SAC Fall Mtg Wed Nov 11, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM — 9 months away
Advisory Leadership System Day 2 - SAC Fall Mtg (Optional Tours) Wed Nov 11, 2015 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM — 9 months away
Advisory Leadership System Hold - Day 2 - SAC Winter Mtg Wed Jan 13, 2016 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM — 11 months away
Advisory Leadership System HOLD Day 3 - SAC Winter Mtg - Optional Tours Thu Jan 14, 2016 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM — 12 months away

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