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Don't Miss the Dog
Show at the Rowan County Fair

The 4-H Junior Dog Show will be on Sunday September 25th.  This show is open to all youth ages 5-19 in Rowan County.  The dog must be at least 4 months old and have vaccinations for distemper, parvo, and rabies. There are eleven show classes including senior citizen dogs (dogs 10 years or older), dress up, trick class and puppy group.  All classes will be judged on grooming and showmanship.  Only one exhibitor with each dog will receive free admission.  Dogs must be registered with 4-H agent Matthew McClellan by 2:30p.m. September 25th. Go to the link below for registration http://bit.ly/2ckeeuP

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hotdogPetee

Don't Miss the Dog
Show at the Rowan County Fair

The 4-H Junior Dog Show will be on Sunday September 25th.  This show is open to all youth ages 5-19 in Rowan County.  The dog must be at least 4 months old and have vaccinations for distemper, parvo, and rabies. There are eleven show classes including senior citizen dogs (dogs 10 years or older), dress up, trick class and puppy group.  All classes will be judged on grooming and showmanship.  Only one exhibitor with each dog will receive free admission.  Dogs must be registered with 4-H agent Matthew McClellan by 2:30p.m. September 25th. Go to the link below for registration http://bit.ly/2ckeeuP

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2016 NC Farm School
Summit

It is that time of year again when we have the NC Farm School Summit. This is a great program to learn about agriculture and if you are ready to take the next step and take the NC Farm School program. This year the event will be held in Greensboro, NC. We have opened registration for the NC Farm School Summit on October 11th from 9 am - 4:30 pm at the Guilford County Extension Center, 3309 Burlington Rd, Greensboro, NC  27405. The Summit will have programs on cut flowers, livestock, small fruits and much more! You must pre-register to attend! The registration form and program information is available here: 2016 Summit Registration Form.

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Certified Safe
Farm

Certified Safe Farm is a great program to have an in depth evaluation of your farm to make sure you have the safest working environment possible. The good news is it is free! If you would like more information check out this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLV5Ij6q30Y If you would like to schedule a Certified Safe Farm evaluation please call our office at 704-216-8970.

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Don't Miss the Dog
Show at the Rowan County Fair

The 4-H Junior Dog Show will be on Sunday September 25th.  This show is open to all youth ages 5-19 in Rowan County.  The dog must be at least 4 months old and have vaccinations for distemper, parvo, and rabies. There are eleven show classes including senior citizen dogs (dogs 10 years or older), dress up, trick class and puppy group.  All classes will be judged on grooming and showmanship.  Only one exhibitor with each dog will receive free admission.  Dogs must be registered with 4-H agent Matthew McClellan by 2:30p.m. September 25th. Go to the link below for registration http://bit.ly/2ckeeuP

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JON C. LAKEY / SALISBURY POST After months of work in an old warehouse on  Lee Street in Salisbury, the new Morgan Ridge RailWalk Brewery and Eatery is opening. Staff and workers were putting the finishing touches on the newest Salisbury business for their soft opening on Wednesday evening.  Wednesday, September 7, 2016, in Salisbury, N.C.

2016 Rowan County
Farm Tour

This year the Rowan County Farm tour is on October 18th from 9am-3:30pm.  We will be visiting the Piedmont Research Station, and learning about the different varieties of barley being tested for viability and profitability in North Carolina.  While at the station Aaron Goss of the Carolina Malt House will speak to the group about their business and what that means to the microbrew industry in the Piedmont.  Lunch will be at Morgan Ridge Railwalk Brewery & Eatery, where will tour the brewery and you can do tastings too if you like.  The final stop will be New Sarum Brewery where farmers who use the by-product of beer making will be present showcasing their products as well as a tour of brewery.  The cost for the tour is $25 for Rowan County Chamber members and $35/non-members.  This price includes lunch, tour and transportation, beer is not included. Chamber-Ag-Flyer Brewery Tour 2016

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Pesticide Disposal Day

Rowan County is hosting a community Special Waste Disposal Day When: Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Where: Rowan County Recycling Processing Center located at 1102 N. Long Street MORE »

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Nickels for Know How Referendum

The Rowan County Nickels for Know-How Referendum will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 2016.  Amy-Lynn Albertson, Rowan County Extension Director said one polling place has been established for Rowan County.  The polling location MORE »

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Farm Pond Management

Just about every old home place or farm has a pond.  Ponds can be lots of fun for fishing, swimming and other aquatic recreation.  Ponds are also extremely useful for irrigation of plants, MORE »

4-H Fall Plant Sale

The Rowan County 4-H Fall Plant Sale is underway! Call the Extension Office, 704-216-8970, and place your order MORE »

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Q&A: Busy as a Bee!

Garden Column March 9, 2016 I am going to admit it; I am as busy as a bee! I will go ahead and apologize to my clients that with this warm weather, I am swamped! MORE »

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Q&A: Spring has almost Sprung!

Garden Column March 2, 2016 Spring will be here in no time! Flowers are starting to bloom, trees are budding, and insects are getting active. This is the busiest time of year for Cooperative Extension, MORE »

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Piedmont Farm School popular

The Piedmont Farm School is a 7-month educational program that trains beginning and transitioning farmers with a strong commitment to operate successful small-scale, sustainable farms.  The school offers seven business-planning seminars, which will MORE » – from   Forsyth County Center

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EVENTS View All
Seed Saving WorkshopFri Sep 30, 2016 Today
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
2727 Old Concord Rd, Salisbury, NC 28146, USA
— 8 hours away
RACE 4-H MeetingMon Oct 3, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM— 4 days away
Rowan County Cattlemen's MeetingThu Oct 6, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM— 7 days away
Special Waste Disposal DayWed Oct 12, 2016
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Rowan County Recycling Processing Center located at 1102 N. Long Street Extension, East Spencer.
— 2 weeks away
NC State FairThu Oct 13 - Sun Oct 23, 2016 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
4-H County Council MeetingThu Oct 13, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM— 2 weeks away
4-H Ambassador Portfolio DeadlineFri Oct 14 - Fri Oct 14, 2016 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
RACE 4-H Open Horse ShowSat Oct 15 - Sat Oct 15, 2016 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
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