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Ms. Jeannie Leonard is our Family and Consumer Sciences Agent. She has 13 years of experience as the FCS Agent in Davidson County, and over 10 years of teaching FCS in Davidson County and Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools. She has worked closely with the Extension and Community Association, and has been very active with the Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. She is ServSafe and Safe Plate certified; has taught School HACCP; NC Fresh Produce Safety; Good Agriculture Practices (GAP); Good Farmers Market Practices; Cook Smart, Eat Smart; Dining with Diabetes; and Home Food Preservation Made Easy. March Madness[/caption] Spring Salad[/caption] Birthday Dinner[/caption] Pecans[/caption] Strawberries[/caption] Cinco de Mayo[/caption] Baked Dinner[/caption] Kids in The Kitchen[/caption] Fresh Vegetables[/caption] Tomatoes[/caption] Quick Meals[/caption] Pizza Night[/caption] Casseroles[/caption] Kids In The Kitchen 2[/caption]

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salad

Fresh & Local from
Jeannie's Kitchen

Ms. Jeannie Leonard is our Family and Consumer Sciences Agent. She has 13 years of experience as the FCS Agent in Davidson County, and over 10 years of teaching FCS in Davidson County and Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools. She has worked closely with the Extension and Community Association, and has been very active with the Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. She is ServSafe and Safe Plate certified; has taught School HACCP; NC Fresh Produce Safety; Good Agriculture Practices (GAP); Good Farmers Market Practices; Cook Smart, Eat Smart; Dining with Diabetes; and Home Food Preservation Made Easy. March Madness[/caption] Spring Salad[/caption] Birthday Dinner[/caption] Pecans[/caption] Strawberries[/caption] Cinco de Mayo[/caption] Baked Dinner[/caption] Kids in The Kitchen[/caption] Fresh Vegetables[/caption] Tomatoes[/caption] Quick Meals[/caption] Pizza Night[/caption] Casseroles[/caption] Kids In The Kitchen 2[/caption]

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2016 4-H Clubs

WHAT IS 4-H 4-H ‘s inclusive clubs, programs and camps are open to all youth ages 5-18 regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, sex or disabilities. Because 4-H is a FAMILY ORGANIZATION rather than merely a youth organization, parents are encouraged to stay and participate in the meeting, and projects. Membership is FREE! Contact Allison Walker for more information about enrolling in 4-H.  336-318-6000 ******************************************************************** Cut ‘N Sew 4-H Sewing Club • Meeting Date & Time: First Wednesday of Each Month 6:00 PM – 8:00 • Meeting locations: Randolph County Extension • Club Focus: sewing • Contact: Gwen Wright: gandrwright@yahoo.com Heels Down Horse Club • Meeting Date and Time: Haul in meetings and business type meetings as called • Meeting Location: Various • Club Focus: Horses, showmanship • Contact: Brandy Longmire: brandylongmire1@gmail.com Clever Clovers 4-H Club • Meeting Date & Time: Third Wednesday night of the month 6:30 PM • Meeting Location: Whites Memorial Baptist Church – 2930 Whites Memorial Rd, Franklinville, NC • Club Focus: Livestock, photography, science, community service. • Contact: Kim Osborne: kimosborne@earthlink.net Country Kids Livestock Club • Meeting Date & Time: 4th Tuesday of the Month • Meeting Location: NC Cooperative Extension Office, Randolph County, Asheboro • Club Focus: Livestock education (dairy, poultry) community service. • Contact: Jason and Heather Wright: jhwright627@gmail.com Crimson Clovers 4-H Club • Meeting Date & Time: To be determined • Meeting Location: Cooperative Extension, or TBA • Club Focus: general 4-H participation and community service. • Contact: Michelle Luther: michelle_leigh_1973@yahoo.com Holy Cows Dairy Club • Meeting Date & Time: As called • Meeting locations: Faith Christian School 2016 Randolph County 4-H Master Club List (336) 318-6000 or mawalke3@ncsu.edu • Club Focus: dairy science and community service • Contact: Marjie Grubb: grubbmarjie@yahoo.com Poultry Project Club • Meeting Date & Time: As called • Meeting locations: Randleman HS & SW Randolph HS • Club Focus: Animal science and poultry • Contact: Mark Walker: jwalker@randolph.k12.nc.us • Contact: Jarrett Elliott: jelliott@randolph.k12.nc.us Ramseur 4-H Club • Meeting Date & Time: As called • Meeting locations: Mt. Nebo Holiness Church • Club Focus: traditional 4-H and community service • Contact: Crystal Headen: coachheaden@yahoo.com Randolph County Teen Council • Meeting Date & Time: quarterly • Meeting locations: Randolph County Extension • Club Focus: leadership development and community service • Contact: Jody Terry: jody_terry@ncsu.edu SHARE – Homeschool Club • Meeting Date & Time: As Called • Meeting Location: various locations • Club Focus: Crafts, Community Service and educational activities/presentations from outside guests. • Contact: Leslie McCutchens slmccutchen@gmail.com Super Sharp Shooting Stars • Meeting Date & Time: Sundays at 2:00 PM • Meeting Location: Triad Tactical Training Center, 5068 U.S. 64, Franklinville, NC 27248 • Club Focus: Archery, Shot gun, rifle, archery and hunter safety • Contact: Christy Carte: bmskippy22@hotmail.com Trinity 4-H Club • Meeting Date & Time: 4th Thursday, 6:00 pm • Meeting Location: Trinity High School Agriculture room • Club Focus: Goats and general 4-H projects • Contact: Michael Harmon: mharmon@randolph.k12.nc.us Persons with disabilities and persons with limited English proficiency may request accommodations to participate by contacting Allison Walker, Extension 4-H Agent at 336-318-6000 or mawalke3@ncsu.edu or fax 336-318-6011 or in person at the Randolph County Extension Office at least 10 days prior to the event.  North Carolina Sate University and North Carolina A&T State University commit themselves to positive action to secure equal opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age disability, or veterans status. In addition, the two Universities welcome all persons without regard to sexual orientation. North Carolina State University, North Carolina A&T State University, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and local governments cooperating. Allison Walker, 4-H Agent - 336.318.6000 Jody Terry, 4-H Program Assistant  - 336.318.6000

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Randolph County
Announcements

Welcome to Randolph County Cooperative Extension ******************************************** Our Office will be closed the following dates in 2016: January 1 (Friday) - New Years Day January 18 (Monday) - Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday March 25 (Friday) - Easter / Good Friday May 30 (Monday) - Memorial Day July 4 (Monday) - Independence Day September 5 (Monday) - Labor Day November 11 (Friday) - Veteran's Day November 24 and 25 (Thursday and Friday) - Thanksgiving December 23, 26, 27 (Friday, Monday and Tuesday) - Christmas  Randolph County Agriculture and Farmland Protection Plan Approved by the Randolph County Board of Commissioners on March 10, 2014

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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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2016 ECA Crafty
Christmas

Randolph County Cooperative Extension Presents “Crafty Christmas 2016” Registration: October 3-21, or until the class size limit is met  Classes: November 7-10 ECA Website: http://randolpheca.weebly.com/ The Randolph County ECA (Extension and Community Association) will sponsor its Crafty Christmas Workshops November 7-10. ECA is a state volunteer organization, supported by the NC Cooperative Extension Service. There are a variety of classes offered both during the day and at night. Classes include: Holiday Appetizers, NC Garden Flag, Seaside Ornament, Poinsettia Seed Pins, and more. Classes range in price from $5 to $35; class size is limited to 10-15 participants, depending on the logistics of each session. All classes are open to the public over the age of 18. Craft samples are now on display at the Randolph County Cooperative Extension Office, located at 112 W. Walker Avenue, Asheboro. Registration begins October 3rd and ends October 21st. Workshop registration forms may be picked up at the Extension Office or downloaded from the Randolph ECA website. Photos and detailed class descriptions are also available on the ECA website; look for the “Crafty Christmas” tab. For more information, call 336-318-6000 and/or see the ECA website. http://randolpheca.weebly.com/ 

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Improving Integrated Pest Management in Tobacco popular

Our laboratory has recently published a study which measured the differences between our current integrated pest management (IPM) recommendations for tobacco insect management and what growers actually do. This was the topic of Jeremy Slone’s MORE » – from   Entomology

Figure 3. The pattern of interveinal chlorosis will eventually spread to the center of the leaf, as may be seen here.
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Tobacco Research Update: Magnesium Deficiency of Tobacco In this tobacco research update, we highlight the symptoms of magnesium deficiency.  These images are part of a project supported by the North Carolina Tobacco Foundation to MORE » – from   Tobacco Growers Information

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Randolph County 4-H Ice Cream Social

This is the last week of Randolph County 4H Summer Agriventures! To wish the 2016 summer season farewell we are hosting an Ice Cream Social this Friday from 6:30 to 8:00pm at the MORE »

2016 Randolph County 4-H/FFA Livestock Show

The 2016 Randolph County 4-H/FFA Livestock Show Registration is now live. This year’s registration will be completed online using Google Forms. Registrations are due by 5pm on July 22nd. The 2016 Randolph County MORE »

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2016 Randolph County 4-H/FFA Livestock Clinic

We are excited to offer a Livestock Clinic for 4-H/FFA members on June 11th from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. This clinic will cover halter breaking, daily care/feeding, parasite control, showmanship and more. MORE »

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2016 Summer Agriventures Classes!

We loved seeing all of you guys come out and register your kids for our summer programs!! We had high hopes that you would enjoy the line up and we were not disappointed! MORE »

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Home Food Preservation Workshops

The old ritual of spring-cleaning always included getting the kitchens scrupulously clean in preparation for the canning season. This sanitary purge was intended to minimize spoilage organisms, such as mold, yeasts and bacteria, MORE »

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Registration for Crafty ChristmasMon Oct 3, 2016 @ 8:00 AM -
Fri Oct 21, 2016 @ 5:00 PM Where:
112 W Walker Ave, Asheboro, NC 27203, USA
— 4 days away
Lunch and Learn, Mix-It-Up-Stretching Your Holiday Dollar: Food Mixes in a JarThu Oct 13, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
112 W Walker Ave, Asheboro, NC 27203, USA
— 2 weeks away
Project Learning Tree K-8 Professional Development WorkshopTue Oct 25, 2016
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
Guilford College, 5800 W Friendly Ave, Greensboro, NC 27410, USA
— 4 weeks away
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