Skip to main content

Logo for N.C. Cooperative Extension N.C. Cooperative Extension Homepage

This event has already ended.
455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA 455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA Robeson County Center 2 months ago
February
SMTWHFS
12
3456789
101112schedule141516
17181920212223
2425262728
Description:
This training is a series, consisting of 4 class days, 1 (optional) review day, and the exam day


The registration fee of $125 (check or money order ONLY, made payable to Robeson County Cooperative Extension) may be mailed to Cooperative Extension, P. O. Box 2280, Lumberton, NC 28359 or delivered to the Extension Center.  The fee covers the 7th edition textbook, test answer sheet, handouts, and refreshments.  The attached enrollment form must be returned with the registration fee by Friday, January 17. The last day to register is January 17.  A fillable enrollment form along with other information can be found at https://robeson.ces.ncsu.eduand clicking on “Food Safety and Processing” under Agriculture and Food. It is a good idea to register in enough time to allow for at least 10 days to study before the class begins.  The minimum number of participants needed to hold the training is five; less than five will result in the cancellation of the training.  There are no refunds, but substitutions may be made by the registrant in advance of the first day of class.  The training is available in Spanish if requested; please call for scheduling.
If anyone has participated in this training offered by Cooperative Extension in the past and needs to retest, they can do so on February 13.  The retesting fee is $50 and would need to be paid (check or money order ONLY) by January 17.


For more information, please contact Janice Fields, Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, at Cooperative Extension, 910-671-3276, or Michele Fanning at Environmental Health, 910-272-6567. 


For accommodations for persons with disabilities, contact Cooperative Extension at 910-671-3276 no later than January 17.
Feb 13 Wed

Also Coming Up

455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA 455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA Robeson County Center 4 days away
Description:
This two-night series will focus on horse nutrition, pasture management, forages, and grazing. 


For more information or to register, contact Taylor Chavis, Extension Livestock Agent, at 910-671-3276 or taylor_chavis@ncsu.edu

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by April 18 to Taylor Chavis.
Apr 25 Thu
Fort Caswell, Oak Island, NC, USA 4 days away
Description: Who:    4-H Youth Ages 14 – 18 (as of January 1, 2019)

What:        Activities will include workshops, tours, campfire and smores, spirit stick competition, district officer elections, and tons of networking.  There will be two workshop times and the following workshop topics will be provided:  Blue Crabs, Fort Caswell Tour, Squid Dissection, Busting Through the Walls to REALationships, Design Challenge, and Downward Spiral.

Cost:    County Council Officers      $50
             All Other Members               $60
   
The cost for this event is $75, but thanks to our United Way dollars, we are able to offer this at a reduced price.  The cost includes breakfast and lunch Saturday, lodging, workshops, and snacks.  Bring money for a quick supper on the way.            

Deadline to sign up and pay:  April 11 (Check or money order only)
To register, your 4-H online enrollment must be complete.


Details:  Leave the Extension Center Friday at 4 p.m. and return Saturday around 4 p.m.  Transportation will be provided.  We will send more details for those who register. 

For more information, contact Shea Ann DeJarnette, Extension 4-H Youth Development Agent,at 910-671-3276 or Shea_Ann_DeJarnette@ncsu.edu.

Apr 26 Fri
455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA 455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA Robeson County Center 1 week away
Description:
Safe Plates for Food Handlers is a short training that covers basic information on safe food handling.   This program covers temperature control, personal hygiene and health, preventing cross-contamination, cleaning and sanitizing, and allergens. 


This program would be ideal for anyone working in restaurants, hospitals, nursing homes, schools, and other food establishments.  This course is also appropriate for volunteer and temporary food handlers, such as those working at soup kitchens or fundraising events. 


Registration fee is $5, and can be mailed or brought the day of training.  Registration form can be mailed, emailed, or brought into office by April 29. A fillable PDF registration can be found at

https://robeson.ces.ncsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/SPFHRegistration_April-30.pdf

If mailing, send registration to:
Attn: Janice Fields/Denese Prevatte
N.C. Cooperative Extension, Robeson County Center
P.O. Box 2280
Lumberton, NC 28359

If emailing, send to:
Janice _Fields@ncsu.edu or Denese_Prevatte@ncsu.edu

For more information, contact Janice Fields by phone at 910-671-3276, by fax at 910-671-6278, or by email at Janice_Fields@ncsu.edu or Denese_Prevatte@ncsu.edu.


Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by April 23, 2019, to Janice Fields. 





         
Apr 30 Tue
210 N Florence St, Maxton, NC 28364, USA 210 N Florence St, Maxton, NC 28364, USA Robeson County Center 1 week away
Description:
This series will teach strategies that will help adults develop lifelong habits (eating healthy and being physically active) through goal setting, planning, taking action, tracking, and reflection as well as reduce risks of chronic disease.  Each class will also include sampling of healthy recipes and 5 - 10 minutes of physical activities.

Schedule
April 4..............Taking Control
April 11............Moving More
April 18............Living Mindfully
May 2..............Controlling YOUR Sodium
May 9..............Controlling YOUR Fat
May 16............Reducing YOUR Added Sugar
May 23............Eating More Fruits, Vegetables, and Whole Grains
May 30............Staying In Control

For more information, or to sign up, contact Janice Fields, Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, at 910-671-3276 or janice_fields@ncsu.edu, or Francine McLaurin, Health Coordinator, St. Matthews Metropolitan AMEZ Church, at 910-610-5733.

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made at least five business days prior to the date of the event to Janice Fields.
May 2 Thu
455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA 455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA Robeson County Center 2 weeks away
Description:
This two-night series will focus on horse nutrition, pasture management, forages, and grazing. 


For more information or to register, contact Taylor Chavis, Extension Livestock Agent, at 910-671-3276 or taylor_chavis@ncsu.edu

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by April 18 to Taylor Chavis.
May 2 Thu
116 W Prospect Ave, Raeford, NC 28376, USA 116 W Prospect Ave, Raeford, NC 28376, USA Robeson County Center 2 weeks away
Description:

This is an opportunity for producers to learn about new topics related to goats, management practices, and marketing opportunities and gain support from other goat producers. Meetings will be held the first Thursday of every month at the Hoke County Center. For more information, contact Taylor Chavis (taylor_chavis@ncsu.edu) at 910-671-3276.

eventeventevent This is a recurring event
May 2 Thu