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Chatham County
agriculture photos wanted!!

Calling all professional and amateur photographers! We are looking for the best Chatham County agriculture related photos. The new deadline for photo submissions is July 29, 2016. Selected photos will be enlarged on canvas and will be displayed at the new Chatham County Agriculture and Conference Center. For more detailed information click here.

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Chatham County
agriculture photos wanted!!

Calling all professional and amateur photographers! We are looking for the best Chatham County agriculture related photos. The new deadline for photo submissions is July 29, 2016. Selected photos will be enlarged on canvas and will be displayed at the new Chatham County Agriculture and Conference Center. For more detailed information click here.

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Check out the June
edition of the 4-H Newsletter!

A fun-filled issue of chicks and ducks, information about our butterfly program, and news of what how our County Activity Day went!

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Gardening E-Newsletter

Subscribe to the Chatham Gardener E-Newsletter to receive timely updates on sustainable lawn, garden and landscape care for the central NC Piedmont. Managed by Chatham Extension horticulture agent, Charlotte Glen, the Chatham Gardener E-Newsletter also shares announcements of upcoming gardening classes and events in Chatham County . To subscribe: Visit: http://go.ncsu.edu/subscribecg Scroll down to enter your email address in the "address" box Click on the subscribe button Other e-newsletters and listservs available from Chatham County Cooperative Extension: Chatham Green Industry News - News and announcements for green industry professionals in the central NC Piedmont. Managed by Chatham Extension horticulture agent, Charlotte Glen. Visit http://go.ncsu.edu/subscribecgi to subscribe. Small Farmer and Sustainable Agriculture - Debbie Roos, Chatham Extension sustainable agriculture agent, manages several listservs. Topics include beekeeping, pastured poultry, medicinal herbs, sustainable agriculture, and more. For a complete list and instructions on how to subscribe, visit http://growingsmallfarms.ces.ncsu.edu/growingsmallfarms-listserve/. Nutrition and Home Food Preservation - Shares information and announcements related to nutrition, wellness, and home food preservation. Managed by Chatham Extension family and consumer sciences agent, Phyllis Smith. To subscribe, email Phyllis at phyllis_smith@ncsu.edu and request to be added to the list.

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Pressure Canning Dial
Gauge Testing for Free

Dial gauge pressure canners need to be checked for accuracy each year. Why is this important? Over time as the canner lid is handled, bumped, or just used, the calibration of a dial gauge can become inaccurate. If it is off just a little bit, you may not notice the inaccuracy.

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CCACC Ext

Chatham County
agriculture photos wanted!!

Calling all professional and amateur photographers! We are looking for the best Chatham County agriculture related photos. The new deadline for photo submissions is July 29, 2016. Selected photos will be enlarged on canvas and will be displayed at the new Chatham County Agriculture and Conference Center. For more detailed information click here.

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ServSafe TEST coming up in August

Do you work in the food industry and need to take the ServSafe test?  We will be offering the test on August 29, 2016 from 9:00am to 12:00pm at our Chatham County office. MORE »

Bumble bee on coneflower. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Pollinator Garden Tour Wednesday July 13 popular

Wednesday July 13 at 5:30 pm Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will be giving a tour of Chatham County Cooperative Extension’s Pollinator Paradise Demonstration Garden at Chatham Mills in Pittsboro. The garden was designed to MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

Frost ring on apple. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Frost Ring on Apples popular

Some apple growers are noticing that some of their apples are looking a little strange, with odd colored scabby rings around the fruit. This is called frost ring and is a result of the MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

Horticulture Competition at NC State Fair

Learn How To Win At The State Fair! popular

You can be a winner at the NC State Fair by entering your homegrown fruits and vegetables in the horticulture competition. Over $20,000 in prize money is available and there are hundreds of MORE »

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4-H Chicken/Duck Bingo Winners Announced

Congratulations to Beth Kalb (chicken) and Neil Bailey (duck) who were our big winners today at the Pittsboro SUMMER FEST celebration! Many thanks to everyone for their support of Chatham County 4-H and MORE »

Late June in the pollinator garden. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Pollinator Garden Tour Thursday July 7 popular

Thursday July 7 at 10:00 am Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will be giving a tour of Chatham County Cooperative Extension’s Pollinator Paradise Demonstration Garden at Chatham Mills in Pittsboro. The garden was designed to MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

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4th of July Holiday popular

We will be closed on Monday, July 4th.  We will re-open on July 5th.  Have a safe and happy MORE »

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June Events with Chatham County 4-H

June 1-3 – Observation week for Chatham 4-H Butterfly Project in local classrooms June 3 – Healthy Kids Day event at Bray Park (Siler City) June 6 – Chatham 4-H Butterfly Project concludes MORE »

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4-H June Newsletter!

A fun filled issue of chicks and ducks, information about our butterfly program, and news of what how our County Activity Day went! Cloverfield June MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Pollinator Garden TourWed Aug 10, 2016
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 2 weeks away
Webinar - Assessing Sustainability for Agricultural and Urban ForestsThu Aug 11, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Where:
forestrywebinars.net
— 2 weeks away
Pollinator Garden TourMon Aug 15, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 3 weeks away
Project Learning Tree K-8 WorkshopSat Aug 27, 2016
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
Agapé Center for Environmental Education, 1369 Tyler Dewar Ln, Fuquay Varina, NC 27526, United States
— 1 month away
ServSafe TEST ONLYMon Aug 29, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Chatham County: Cooperative Extension Service, 45 South St, Pittsboro, NC 27513, USA
— 1 month away
Pollinator Garden TourWed Sep 14, 2016
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 2 months away
Pollinator Garden TourWed Oct 12, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 3 months away
Pollinator Garden TourSat Oct 15, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 3 months away
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