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4-H Summer Newsletter
- see where Chatham County has been this summer!

We've had a wild and wacky summer here with Chatham County 4-H! Enjoy a taste of it with our Summer Edition of our 4-H Newsletter! We are so proud of the accomplishments of all the Chatham County 4-Hers. They've been busy! Share it with your family and friends and anyone else who may be interested in joining 4-H. Paper copies are available at the office! Cloverfield Summer 2016

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4-H Summer Newsletter
- see where Chatham County has been this summer!

We've had a wild and wacky summer here with Chatham County 4-H! Enjoy a taste of it with our Summer Edition of our 4-H Newsletter! We are so proud of the accomplishments of all the Chatham County 4-Hers. They've been busy! Share it with your family and friends and anyone else who may be interested in joining 4-H. Paper copies are available at the office! Cloverfield Summer 2016

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

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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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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Soil Testing

Find your soil test report online at http://ncagr.gov/agronomi/sthome.htm Learn more about soil testing for home lawns and gardens:  http://chatham.ces.ncsu.edu/soil-testing-for-lawns-and-gardens/

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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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Bed Bug Management

Bed Bug Management Learn about how to detect and prevent Bed Bugs.  On Monday, August 29th, Chatham County Center-NC Cooperative Extension will be providing training on the topic of Bed Bugs.  Our speaker MORE »

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4-H Summer Wrap Up Newsletter!

We’ve had a wild and wacky summer here with Chatham County 4-H! Enjoy a taste of it with our Summer Edition of our 4-H Newsletter! We are so proud of the accomplishments of MORE »

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Plant Now To Extend Your Garden Into Fall! popular

You can extend your summer vegetable garden into fall by making a second planting of quick maturing warm season crops in early August. Warm season crops do not tolerate frost so stick with MORE »

mating black thread-waisted wasps on mountain mint (Pycnanthemum muticum). Photo by Debbie Roos.

Two Pollinator Garden Tours in August! popular

Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will be giving two tours in August of Chatham County Cooperative Extension’s Pollinator Paradise Demonstration Garden at Chatham Mills in Pittsboro: on Wednesday August 10 at 5:30 pm and on Monday MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

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August Events with Chatham County 4-H

Aug. 3-5 – NC Youth Beef Industry Tour Aug. 5 – Beef BBQ Boot Camp at NCSU Beef Educational Unit Aug. 5-6 – Randolph County Livestock Show* (goat and heifer) in Asheboro Aug. MORE »

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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 »

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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

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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!

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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EVENTS View All
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
— 3 days away
Bed Bug ManagementMon Aug 29, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Chatham County: Cooperative Extension Service,65 East Chatham St, Pittsboro, NC 27513, USA
— 5 days away
Lawns and Lawn AlternativesTue Aug 30, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Chatham Agriculture Building, 65 E. Chatham St., Pittsboro
— 7 days away
Lawns and Lawn AlternativesThu Sep 1, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Chatham County Agriculture Building, 65 E. Chatham St., Pittsboro
— 1 week away
Pollinator Gardening Workshop & Garden TourMon Sep 12, 2016
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 3 weeks away
Pollinator Garden TourWed Sep 14, 2016
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 3 weeks away
Pollinator Gardening Workshop & Garden TourSat Sep 17, 2016
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 3 weeks away
Pollinator Gardening Workshop & Garden TourTue Sep 20, 2016
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 4 weeks away
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