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WB 25 year celebration

Welcome Baby
Celebrates 25 Years!

Welcome Baby held its silver anniversary celebration on Wednesday, October 1st.  See the wonderful news story from WNCN to learn more!http://www.wncn.com/Clip/10646533/39welcome-baby39-turns-25-years-old

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WB 25 year celebration

Welcome Baby
Celebrates 25 Years!

Welcome Baby held its silver anniversary celebration on Wednesday, October 1st.  See the wonderful news story from WNCN to learn more!http://www.wncn.com/Clip/10646533/39welcome-baby39-turns-25-years-old

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Durham Cooperative
Extension Shares Its 2014 Report to the Community

Click here to read the 2014 Report to the Community: Educating Embracing and Empowering the Durham Community.  Many thanks to our community partners and stakeholders who make our work possible!

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Plant Sciences Initiative Study Report

Plant Sciences
Initiative

Plant sciences initiative could spark NC economic growth, study finds A new economic study, released Jan. 12, shows that North Carolina has an opportunity to be the global hub for advanced plant sciences research and for the application of that research to expanding agricultural productivity. One page summary of the Initiative  View the Report

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Food Processing and Manufacturing Initiative

Food Processing and
Manufacturing Initiative

NC food processing and manufacturing initiative feasiblity study released The agricultural resources, industrial capacity and research innovation assets present in North Carolina create opportunities to catalyze development of value-added food processing and manufacturing businesses, according to a joint NC State-NCDA&CS economic feasibity study released Jan. 12. One page summary of the Initiative View the Full Report

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What's in Season

It’s summer! Even with the heat, it is the best time of year to get out and scavenge for local produce at farmers’ markets and farm stands. See: Tips for shopping at farmers' markets Get the best quality and buy when you buy produce that is season.[/caption]

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Canterbury Bells

Some NC Farmers Stay Local

80% of the cut flowers sold in this country come from outside the US.  Its an industry that has a world wide value estimated at over $40 billion.  NC State Extension Master Gardener MORE » – from   Gardening

Sam Marshall

Brunswick Agent Teaches IPM to Master Gardeners

Brunswick County Horticulture Agent Sam Marshall explained some basic Integrated Pest Management, or IPM, tenets on the Master Gardener podcast Getting Dirty with Master Gardeners. Sam explained that IPM strategies produce long-term solutions and often at less cost MORE » – from   Gardening

Turkey Time Tips

It’s turkey time, that season of year when time seems like a perpetual sprint from fall to Thanksgiving to the winter holidays. Keep the holidays with family and friends festive and safe. Refer MORE »

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The Giving ClosetMon Aug 3, 2015
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Welcome Baby/Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster St., Durham NC 27701
— 6 days away
The Giving ClosetMon Aug 10, 2015
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Welcome Baby/Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster St., Durham NC 27701
— 2 weeks away
The Giving ClosetThu Aug 13, 2015
4:30 PM - 6:10 PM Where:
721 Foster Street/Cooperative Extension-Welcome Baby
— 2 weeks away
The Giving ClosetMon Aug 17, 2015
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Welcome Baby/Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster St., Durham NC 27701
— 3 weeks away
The Giving ClosetMon Aug 24, 2015
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Welcome Baby/Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster St., Durham NC 27701
— 4 weeks away
The Giving ClosetMon Aug 31, 2015
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Welcome Baby/Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster St., Durham NC 27701
— 1 month away
Soil Preparation, Extension Gardener SeminarThu Sep 3, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson Street, Durham, NC, United States
— 1 month away
The Giving ClosetMon Sep 7, 2015
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Welcome Baby/Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster St., Durham NC 27701
— 1 month away
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