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NC Safe Plates
Certification Course

Food handlers will learn all about food safety in this certification course! Training will take place Mon-Thurs from 9AM - 1PM; Certification Exam will be on Friday from 9AM-11:30AM. Cost: $125. Contact Hayley Napier for additional info. Deadline to register is August 28, 2015

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

NC Safe Plates
Certification Course

Food handlers will learn all about food safety in this certification course! Training will take place Mon-Thurs from 9AM - 1PM; Certification Exam will be on Friday from 9AM-11:30AM. Cost: $125. Contact Hayley Napier for additional info. Deadline to register is August 28, 2015

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

2015 Peach Festival
Cooking Contest Winners

Congratulations! to the winners of the Peach Festival Cooking Contest. Click on the link for the winning recipes. The 2016 Peach Festival Cooking Contest will be here before you know it, start testing recipes now. .2015 Peach Festival Cooking Contest winners

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

2015 4-H Youth
Development Agricultural & Craft Fair

This fair is Open to ALL youth ages 5-19 in Montgomery County. For a list of fair entries that are being accepted, come by the Montgomery County Extension Office and pick-up the fair booklet. Inside the booklet the rules and regulations for each category are listed. NEW this year, we will be awarding a "Best of Show" award. The winner will be chosen from all first place winners and will receive a ribbon and a cash prize.

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2015 Montgomery
County Livestock Show

Come out and join us Saturday August 22, 2015. There will be hamburgers, hot dogs, and drinks for sale. This concession stand is a joint fundraiser for Montgomery County Cooperative Extension and Montgomery County 4-H. The money raised will be used toward future programs

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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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National Survey of Organic Farmers popular

Press release from the Organic Farming Research Foundation: Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) Kicks Off 2015 National Survey of Organic Farmers OFRF’s 2015 National Survey of Organic Farmers will begin landing in e-mail boxes MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

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Canning Season Has Arrived!!

It’s that time of year again! Time to dust off the canner and collect all the empty jars because it is canning season. Canning is a great way to enjoy fresh and healthful MORE »

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Ready for less debt, fewer money worries, more cash and more living? If you are ready, PowerPay can help. PowerPay is a debt-reduction computer program that is easy to use, understand and follow. MORE »

Extension Living Well Month

“On February 28, 2005 the US Senate passed a Senate resolution, recognizing Extension Living Well Week. Living Well Week was developed to encourage all Americans to improve their health and well-being by taking MORE »

NEW SNAP-Ed Nutrition Programs!!

Some great changes are occurring within NC Cooperative Extension this year! Some of these changes have influenced nutrition programming right here in Montgomery County. With new Snap-Ed programming being released through NC A&T MORE »

NC Safe Plates: Food Safety Manager Certification Course

The Montgomery County Center of the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service will offer NC Safe Plates – Food Safety Manager Certification Course. This comprehensive course is appropriate for food service managers and supervisory staff in MORE »

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Montgomery County Master Gardener Monthly MeetingWed Aug 5, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
203 West Main Street, Troy NC
— 3 days away
Farmer's MarketThu Aug 6, 2015
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
Downtown Troy behind in the Cashpoints parking lot
— 4 days away
[ProNR] Working Forest Summit 2Mon Aug 10, 2015
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Moore County Cooperative Extension, 707 Pinehurst Ave, Carthage, NC 28327
— 1 week away
Montgomery County Cattlemen's AssociationTue Aug 11, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Ag Center, 200 Glen Road, Troy, NC 27371
— 1 week away
Farmer's MarketThu Aug 13, 2015
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
Downtown Troy behind in the Cashpoints parking lot
— 2 weeks away
Youth Ag & Craft Fair Drop-offThu Aug 20, 2015
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM Where:
Agricultural Building @ 200 Glen Road, Troy NC
— 3 weeks away
HACCPThu Aug 20, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Montgomery County Schools, NC, USA
— 3 weeks away
Farmer's MarketThu Aug 20, 2015
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
Downtown Troy behind in the Cashpoints parking lot
— 3 weeks away
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