"Get Plugged In to University Research!"
Obtain Cabarrus Extension’s Calendar of educational opportunities of research-based information on horticulture, agriculture, community development, family resources, consumer sciences and 4-H youth programs weekly via email by request to firstname.lastname@example.org to "Get-Plugged-In.” Call for more information on any of following program opportunities at 704/920-3315, 8-5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday or visit our website at: http://cabarrus.ces.ncsu.edu/
"Protect Cabarrus Farmland"
Cabarrus County Voluntary Agricultural District Ordinance and Enhanced Agricultural District Ordinance give interested farm, horticulture and forestry land owners additional choices they can use to protect their land-owner rights. Agricultural producers may be eligible for certain federal programs by applying to be a part of an Agricultural District. Contact Carl Pless, Jr., Extension Agent, at 704/920-3317.
"Improve Your Neighborhood"
Contact Minnie Mitchell, Extension Agent, to help work with your community to provide free resources and training for neighborhood-driven issues such as conflict resolutions, parliamentary procedure, officer development, public speaking and economic literacy at 704/920-3329.
“Attend Interesting Programs Through ECA!”
The mission of Extension Community Association (ECA) is to strengthen families through education, leadership development, and community services. Cabarrus County has 9 active ECA clubs that meet once a month. For a list of club schedules, programs and meeting times, call Pam Outen, Extension Agent at 704/920-3322 or email email@example.com .
“Dial Gauge Testing for Pressure Canners”
Free service recommended annually prior to canning season. For appointment, call Pam Outen, Extension Agent at NC Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center for information at 704/920-3322 or stop by the center at 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord 28027.
“Food Preservation Workshops Offered”
Held at North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue West, Concord, NC 28027. Register online at http://onlineservices.cabarruscounty.us/ReservePartner/?c=ClassRegistration/
For assistance call 704/920-3315. For class information call Pam Outen, Extension Agent at 704/920-3322.
- Basics of Canning techniques with hot water bath and pressure: Friday, June 15, 9:30-1:30 p.m.; Tuesday, June 19, 5:30-9:30 p.m.; Thursday, June 21, 12:30-4:30 p.m.; and Saturday, June 23, 9:30-1:30 p.m. Cost $20 per person.
- Basics of Freezing and Dehydrating held: Tuesday, June 26-5:30-8:30 p.m. Cost $10.00 per person.
- Tomatoes and Salsa: Thursday, June 26-9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Cost is $15.00 per person.
Free Soil Sampling kits/instructions for lawn, garden, field and landscaping areas available from N.C. Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, 28027. For further information call David Goforth, Extension Agent at 704/920-3320.
“Horticulture Meeting and Program”
Interested adults invited to join Cabarrus Master Gardener Volunteers first Tuesday of each month, 9:30 a.m. N.C. Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, 28027. Guest speaker on June 5, Jessica Mulligan, Cabarrus County Parks and Recreation Biologist. For information, call 704/920-3315.