Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Pumpkin Production Workshop

PumpkinsThere will be a pumpkin production and selection workshop held on Tuesday, March 6 from 10:00 am – 2:30 pm @ Upper Mountain Research Station. Lunch is provided. To register, you must contact the Extension Office @ 336-372-5597 by March 2. For more information visit the link below.

Friday, February 23, 2018

NC Trees and Me Video Contest

tress and city scape
In honor of North Carolina's Arbor Day, the NC Urban Forestry Council (NCUFC) is asking for video submissions for their 2018 NC Trees and Me video Contest.

Contest submissions will be short videos (15 to 90 seconds) that answer the question, “What do trees mean to me?”.  Prizes will be awarded to the individual(s) or group(s) whose video submission receives the most online votes. The Grand Prize winner will receive $200, and the Runner Up Winner will receive $50. Both videos will also be featured on NCUFC’s website and social media platforms in honor of Arbor Day and beyond.

Submissions will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. ET on March 14, 2018

Please see the attached flier for more information. Rules, terms, and conditions of the contest can be found online at www.ncufc.org.  The mission of the NCUFC is to advocate the sustainability of North Carolina’s urban forests through the use of economic, human, and environmental resources. Questions?  Contact Leslie Moorman, contest administrator, at ncufc1@gmail.com. 

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Input needed for 4-H Teen Retreat T-shirts

Hey guys!  Our NCD 4-H Teen Officers are looking forward to Teen Retreat and would like to have some of your 4-Hers input on the t-shirts.  This shirt will have a "QUOTE" it can be from youth or agents or from a famous someone!  Please share and have the quotes entered into this form by February 23rd.   https://goo.gl/forms/X92aKTDiTJTkPwkN2  If one of your quotes is chosen you will be recognized at Teen Retreat. 

 If you have any questions please ask Alicia Greer @ alicia.l.greer@gmail.com or any of her other social media.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Feb-April 2018 FCS Newsletter

The Feb-April 2018 Alleghany Family & Consumer Sciences Newsletter is now available online....

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

NCDA Grower/Buyer Exchange

The NCDA “Grower/Buyer Exchange”, featuring buyers from US Foods and Lowes Foods, is scheduled for Tuesday, February 20, 2018. This exchange is exclusive to NC growers of fresh fruits and vegetables.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Part-time Extension Support Staff

Part-time Extension Support Staff

Just for clarification the work schedule is 8 am - 3 pm, Monday - Thursday (max 24 hours per week).  We ask that applicants be flexible in their scheduling to help maintain office coverage.

Please contact the office with any questions.

Applicants MUST apply through the NC State University system at the link above.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Diabetes Today / Apple of My Eye

Make plans to join us on Tuesday, October 3rd from 12:00pm - 1:00pm at the Alleghany Wellness Center as we learn some helpful information about diabetes and your daily life and sample some delicious apple recipes.  Dr. Logan Oliver will share information on the importance of eye health.  Call the Extension Office at 336-372-5597 to register.

The Diabetes Today educational series is a partnership between NC Cooperative Extension, AppHealth Care, Alleghany Cares and Alleghany Wellness Center.