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NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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Cankerworm picture

There's a Solution to
Cankerworm Activity

NCSU Entomologists have determined the best way to control cankerworms is by interrupting the life cycle. Adult moths are wingless and must "crawl" the tree trunks to lay their eggs.  By applying traps to the trunks of trees in October/November, moths never make it to the tree canopy and the next generation is destroyed.  Click the link for more information Cankerworm Publication

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Cooking Demo with
Local Fall Foods

Join us for a local foods cooking demo and enjoy the taste of healthy eating with the bounty of Fall fruits and vegetables!  Click here for more information.

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Living Healthy

Living Healthy with
Diabetes

Living Health with Diabetes is a program that will help you take control of your diabetes rather than letting it control you!  Click here for more information.

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2013 Seasonal Foods Class

2014 Hands-on with
Home Grown Gaston

From gardening, composting, cooking and canning, Cooperative Extension offers a variety of hands-on workshops to help you enjoy the many aspects of local foods. Both daytime and evening sessions are available for most classes. For more information regarding Hands-on with Home Grown Gaston schedule of workshops click here and for the registration form please click here.

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Muscadines

Muscadine grapes are a local favorite and throughout the years have become more commonly known for both their flavor and health benefits. During 2001, the NC General Assembly named the muscadine grape as MORE »

Apples

It seems that many folks are ready for the change of seasons. They welcome cooler weather and the earth-tone colors of autumn. Regardless of recent summer temperatures, autumn is on its way. One MORE »

Eat at Home

Healthy eating on a budget has been the topic of discussion throughout several community groups that I have worked with over the past week. The most common strategy that I heard over and MORE »

A Matter of Balance

One in every three adults ages 65 or older falls each year. Additionally, two million adults ages 65 or older are treated in emergency departments for fall-related injuries each year. These figures reported MORE »

Local Honey

We take so much of our food supply for granted. One example that comes to mind is honey. Have you ever stopped to think about what it takes for bees to make honey MORE »

Summer Meals

If the hot days of summer are keeping you out of the kitchen, then beat the heat with these cooler takes on quick and healthy meal ideas: Grilling options. When summer’s heat is MORE »

Cooking with Fresh Herbs

Herbs and spices are not just for “foodies” and culinary experts. Whether you want to add additional flavor to meals or to reduce added salt, fat or sugar, herbs and spices can enhance MORE »

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ECA Knitting ClassesMon Oct 27, 2014
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Lucile Tatum Center, 959 Osceola St., Gastonia, NC
— 4 days away
Southwest ECA Club Monthly MeetingMon Oct 27, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Lucile Tatum Center, 959 Osceola St. Gastonia, NC
— 5 days away
Scrappers Unlimited ECA Club Monthly MeetingTue Oct 28, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Lucile Tatum Center, 959 Osceola St., Gastonia, NC
— 6 days away
ECA Knitting ClassesMon Nov 3, 2014
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Lucile Tatum Center, 959 Osceola St., Gastonia, NC
— 2 weeks away
Martha Goebel ECA Club MeetingTue Nov 4, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Lucile Tatum Center, 959 Osceola St., Gastonia, NC
— 2 weeks away
Dallas Pesticide SchoolWed Nov 5 - Thu Nov 6, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
Gaston County Citizens Resource Center 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. Dallas, NC 28034
— 2 weeks away
Happy Potters ECA Club Monthly MeetingMon Nov 10, 2014
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Where:
Lucile Tatum Center , 959 Osceola St. Gastonia, NC
— 3 weeks away
Bel-Heights ECA Club Monthly MeetingMon Nov 10, 2014
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Where:
Presbyterian Church of Lowell, 207 E. 1st St. Lowell, NC
— 3 weeks away
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