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4-H September
Newsletter - what's coming up this month

Inside is information about our new ACT prep course, ASPIRE! We also discuss the new Project Record Book forms and give members a handy cheat sheet on how to put theirs together! Check out our calendar for up coming events and other details inside! Cloverfield September 2016

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4-H September
Newsletter - what's coming up this month

Inside is information about our new ACT prep course, ASPIRE! We also discuss the new Project Record Book forms and give members a handy cheat sheet on how to put theirs together! Check out our calendar for up coming events and other details inside! Cloverfield September 2016

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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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Fire Ant Control

Many products are available to control red imported fire ants, including products containing organic active ingredients. Which product will work best for you depends on where and when you need to control fire ants.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

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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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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Extension Gardener Newsletter

Fall Issue Extension Gardener Newsletter Now Available!

Extension Gardener is written by horticultural experts with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service. Each issue features timely, research based information, including statewide features plus a special regional section written specifically for your area MORE »

Chatham County Livestock Show

Congrats to all of our competitors who came out for Friday and Saturday’s Livestock Show at Mitchell Angus Farm! We had a fantastic turnout for both days with goats and heifers. Thanks to MORE »

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September 4-H Newsletter popular

Inside is information about our new ACT prep course, ASPIRE! We also discuss the new Project Record Book forms and give members a handy cheat sheet on how to put theirs together! Check MORE »

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Tips for Establishing Fall Vegetables popular

While it is time to start planting your fall garden, establishing seeds and plants in the heat and dry conditions of late summer can be a challenge. Here are a few tips that MORE »

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Nickels for Know-How Referendum Locations Announced

The Chatham County Nickels for Know-How Referendum will be held on Thursday, November 1, 2016. According to Charlotte Glen, County Referendum Chairman, eight polling places have been established in the county.  The polling MORE »

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Aquatic Weed Management Workshop popular

Is your pond covered in green slime? Are aquatic weeds preventing you from using your pond for irrigation, recreation, or other needs? Learn how to manage algae and other aquatic weeds commonly found MORE »

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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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Pollinator Garden TourWed Oct 12, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 2 weeks away
Pollinator Garden TourSat Oct 15, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 3 weeks away
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