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Halifax County 4-Hers
Present Success at District Activity Day!

in Halifax County, we have eight youth who have conquered that fear and become stellar examples of presenters and public speakers. The twenty-two counties in the Northeast District hold a competition every year for 4-Hers to show off their skills in a variety of Presentation and Public Speaking Categories. The 2016 District Activity Day was a great success for Halifax County! Eight 4-Hers presented and came away with 7 medals!

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DAD 2016.25

Halifax County 4-Hers
Present Success at District Activity Day!

in Halifax County, we have eight youth who have conquered that fear and become stellar examples of presenters and public speakers. The twenty-two counties in the Northeast District hold a competition every year for 4-Hers to show off their skills in a variety of Presentation and Public Speaking Categories. The 2016 District Activity Day was a great success for Halifax County! Eight 4-Hers presented and came away with 7 medals!

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

NC Choices: Women
Working in the Meat Business

NC Choices is hosting a three day conference focusing on "Women Working in the Meat Business" October 2 - 4, 2016.  Register early at it is first come, first serve and space is extremely limited!  http://www.carolinameatconference.com/women-register FEATURING LEAD INSTRUCTORS Kari Underly: Lead instructor, 3rd Generation Master Butcher, founder of Range® Inc. and Grrls Meat Camp. Elizabeth Karmel: Chef, NC-native, leading grill expert, author, and former owner of Hill Country BBQ in NYC Poppy Davis: Program Director for SAGE (Sustainable Agriculture Education), CPA, JD with a focus on agricultural enterprises, and former National Program Leader for Small Farms and Beginning Farmers and Ranchers. Michele Pfannenstiel: Dirigo Food Safety’s President and CEO, certified HACCP auditor, Director of Food Safety for the national Farmer Veteran Coalition. CUTTING-EDGE TOPICS INCLUDE: Added Costs vs. Added Value for the Chuck: Yields, Waste, and Number Crunching at Each Stage of Processing Smart Growth: Strategizing Your Value-Added Meat Business while Reducing Risk (tax, legal, and food safety) Seasonings, Techniques, New Cuts for the Grill: Hands-on, Open-fire Grilling and Smoking Think Like a Consumer: Marketing Tips to Better Sell by the Piece or in Bulk Identifying, Communicating, and Correcting Common Mishaps in Processed Meat Plus, sign up for a pre-conference “Pasture to Plate” on-farm pasture management workshop for women cattle handlers, Saturday, October 1. Topics include troubleshooting temporary fencing, nutrition, and forage management. This activity requires a separate registration via CEFS’ Amazing Grazing.

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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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State Climate Office
of North Carolina

Our partners at the State Climate Office of North Carolina provide the most accurate climate information to the citizens of our state. Their website includes recent news from their Twitter feed, featured products, quick links, and a map of data from their ECONet weather stations. You can also view data from more than 1,000 Southeastern weather stations on their full CRONOS map or follow their blog.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Small Scale Livestock
Conference

Join this great workshop providing value information to small scale producers or for those considering starting a business!

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Hopper burn damage from potato leaf hopper on red maple

Maple Nursery IPM Update popular

I had several questions related to problems with maples last week. In the process I noticed damage from maple spider mite, hopper burn (potato leaf hopper), maple shoot borer, anthracnose, and canker diseases. MORE » – from   Wilson County Center

Horse’n Around the 4-H Way

The 4-H Horse Program offers LOTS of ways youth can become involved in 4-H with their horses or just have kids who love horses involved in 4-H as well.  Below is a list MORE »

It’s Not Too Late to Have a Livestock Project!

Every year, 4-Hers in Halifax County participate in the 4-H Livestock Program.  4-Hers learn to how to raise, show, and sell a market animal.  They learn business and marketing skills, responsibility, and financial MORE »

Sign Up for 4-H Presentations!

4-H is devoted to developing leadership and workforce development skills in youth through innovative programming.  We strongly encourage 4-Hers to start this process through public speaking and presentations.  We know this can be MORE »

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Operation Restart Summer ComponentMon Aug 1, 2016
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Halifax, NC 27839, USA
— 2 days away
Operation Restart Summer ComponentTue Aug 2, 2016
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Halifax, NC 27839, USA
— 3 days away
Operation Restart Summer ComponentWed Aug 3, 2016
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Halifax, NC 27839, USA
— 4 days away
Operation Restart Summer ComponentThu Aug 4, 2016
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Halifax, NC 27839, USA
— 5 days away
NBHA Barrell ShowSat Aug 6 - Sat Aug 6, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Halifax County 4-H Horse and Livestock Complex
— 7 days away
Operation Restart Summer ComponentMon Aug 8, 2016
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Halifax, NC 27839, USA
— 1 week away
Operation Restart Summer ComponentTue Aug 9, 2016
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Halifax, NC 27839, USA
— 1 week away
Operation Restart Summer ComponentWed Aug 10, 2016
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Halifax, NC 27839, USA
— 2 weeks away
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