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Description: Leaf dealers and contracting companies require growers to attend a GAP Recertification meeting. Registration begins at 8:30.  Please bring your GAP Connections card, photo ID, and pesticide applicator license to scan for credit.  The meeting will begin at 9:00 and will conclude with lunch.  If you are not able to attend this meeting, a complete list of meetings can be found at www.gapconnections.com.

Preregistration is required by January 16, so adequate provisions can be made for seating and food.  For more information or to register, contact Mac Malloy, Extension Field Crops Agent, at   910-671-3276 or mac_malloy@ncsu.edu.



Agenda


9:00 ...................................................................................................................................Welcome
Mac Malloy, Extension Fields Crops Agent, Robeson County Center


9:10 ...................................................................................................Tobacco Agronomic Update
Dr. Matthew Vann, Extension Tobacco Specialist, NCSU


9:45 ................................................................................. Tobacco Disease Management Update
Yara Rivera, Tobacco Pathology Research Technician, NCSU


10:15 ............................................................................................... Tobacco Entomology Update
Dr. Hannah Burrack, Extension Tobacco Entomologist, NCSU


10:40 .................................................................................................NCDA&CS Pesticide Update
Doug Bullard, Pesticide Inspector II, NCDA&CS


11:00 ..................................................................................................... GAP Connections Update
Xavier Harmon, Compliance & Assessment Coordinator, GAP Connections


11:20 ...................................................................................................Labor Management Update
NC Department of Commerce, Division of Workforce Solutions - Agricultural Services


12:00 ......................................................................................................................................Lunch
Jan 18 Fri

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455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA 455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA Robeson County Center 6 hours ago
Description:

For Robeson County 4-H'ers who have signed up to participate.

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

Mar 23 Sat
Mount Pleasant Church, 921 Echo Rd, Rowland, NC 28383, USA Mount Pleasant Church, 921 Echo Rd, Rowland, NC 28383, USA Robeson County Center 4 days away
Description:
These classes will help you to:
  • Learn how to plan, shop for, and prepare healthy meals for your family.
  • Discover delicious, healthy, family-friendly recipes.
  • Explore simple ways to be physically active during the day and in your faith community.
  • Talk about the connections between foods, physical activity, and faith.

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; Whitney McFarland, Public Health Educator II, at 910-671-3442; or Janet Nichols, Health Ministry Chairperson, at 910-733-0076.


Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made at least five business days prior to the date of the event to Cooperative Extension by calling 910-671-3276.
Mar 27 Wed
455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA 455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA Robeson County Center 6 days away
Description:
This informative and educational tour will visit two local farms that use alternative systems. Growers will have the opportunity to see an organic produce and a small-scale livestock operation as well as high-tunnel production. Transportation and light refreshments will be provided.  Those interested in participating must register by March 28.

Agenda
8:00........................................................................................................................ Registration
8:30......................................................................Depart from O. P. Owens Agriculture Center
9:00.....................................................Herndon Farm - Cows, Goats, High-Tunnel Production
10:45...........................................New Ground Farm - GAP Certified, High-Tunnel Production
12:15.........................................................................Arrive at O. P. Owens Agriculture Center


For more information or to register, contact Nelson Brownlee, Extension Area Farm Management Agent, at 910-671-3276 or Nelson_Brownlee@ncsu.edu.

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by March 22
to Nelson Brownlee.
Mar 29 Fri
455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA 455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA Robeson County Center 7 days away
Description:
Taking place just before Good Friday, when everyone wants to plant, this workshop will cover soil siting, fertilization recommendations, crop selection, and pest and disease management.


To register (by March 27) or for more information, contact Mack Johnson at 910-671-3276 or mack_johnson@ncsu.edu.
Mar 30 Sat
Mount Pleasant Church, 921 Echo Rd, Rowland, NC 28383, USA Mount Pleasant Church, 921 Echo Rd, Rowland, NC 28383, USA Robeson County Center 2 weeks away
Description:
These classes will help you to:
  • Learn how to plan, shop for, and prepare healthy meals for your family.
  • Discover delicious, healthy, family-friendly recipes.
  • Explore simple ways to be physically active during the day and in your faith community.
  • Talk about the connections between foods, physical activity, and faith.

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; Whitney McFarland, Public Health Educator II, at 910-671-3442; or Janet Nichols, Health Ministry Chairperson, at 910-733-0076.


Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made at least five business days prior to the date of the event to Cooperative Extension by calling 910-671-3276.
Apr 3 Wed
210 N Florence St, Maxton, NC 28364, USA 210 N Florence St, Maxton, NC 28364, USA Robeson County Center 2 weeks 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.
Apr 4 Thu